Tizen Handset

Samsung and Intel’s Tizen OS has been demoed at MWC this week. As well as showing off the operating system, there have been are some key announcements about the future of the fledgling OS.

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The Xperia Z is becoming available today in the first market, and as you’d expect, the lucky first customers are Japanese. The phone is the star of NTT Docomo’s Spring Collection, and was first made available for preorder on January 23.

NEC-Medias-W

With Chinese companies like ZTE and Huawei pushing the phablet limits further and further and Korean giants like Samsung and LG battling it out for the Western smartphone supremacy, Japan seemed to turn from the once upon a time Asian leader to the continent’s black sheep.

Xperia Yuga

Rumors about Sony’s 2013 Xperia line-up have been abundant lately, but as of right now we have only bits and pieces to cling on to and basically nothing official. It obviously doesn’t help that many of the “leaks” have contradicted one another, so seeing one of next year’s Sony smartphones getting FCC certification is a welcomed breath of fresh air.