Although the Sony Xperia T LT30p and the Sony Xperia TX LT29i don’t have a flood of ROMs like the Samsung or Google smartphones do, their ROM builds are pretty strong and stable. When newer ROMs don’t seem to come packed with the features you want, you can always count on custom kernels. To get you started, you can try the simple stock-based kernel known as the gregkernel.
XDA Developers member gregbradley introduces this rooted kernel based on stock software from the LT30p and LT29i. If you want to keep your phone fast and snappy, this is the best kernel to flash. The gregkernel also comes with ClockworkMod Recovery.
Also, if you’re an XDA [...]
One thing is for certain: Sony isn’t going to let trends in the Android world dictate how it designs its phones. Both the Xperia T LT30p (Xperia TL LT30at) and the Xperia TX LT29i are gorgeously designed, standing out from the competition — thanks to their curved backs, 13 MP shooters, and gorgeous displays.
Both of these phones, however, also stand out for another reason. While a lot of competitors are producing quad-core beasts, these two Sony devices are equipped with dual-core processors. Does this mean that these phones have been left behind? The Xperia T is best known as the Bond phone, complete with a cameo appearance in Bond’s latest movie [...]
There’s no denying it: Sony really knows how to design its phones. It has avoided a lot of the design trends that are really popular and continued doing its own thing. Even an entry-level phone such as its Sony Xperia J ST26i looks gorgeous.
The Sony Xperia TX LT29i is equally gorgeous, with its curved back, thin strip of silver, and mirror-like front. A sense of class, sophistication, and elegance emanates from this phone. Its insides, however, aren’t quite as impressive.
Unfortunately, Sony hasn’t quite caught up with companies like Samsung, LG, or HTC when it comes to specs. While those competitors have already released quad-core handsets, [...]