If you are a Xperia user and love to hack your device then you will be pleased to know that Sony has released a new flash tool that will allow users to easily install the latest software versions on a device that has an unlocked bootloader.
LG Optimus G and Sony Xperia TL now available with AT&T
Sony has failed to meet expectations so far in the Android smartphone market. According to CENS.com there are plans afoot to change that. They claim that Sony has announced a smartphone sales target of 50 million for next year.
Several Sony 2013 phones leak, including flagship Xperia C650X “Odin”
What could Odin, a Norse mythology major god and the ruler of Asgard, have to do with Sony, the Japan-based multinational conglomerate known to us Android geeks for the Xperia line of smartphones? That’s the million dollar question we’re all asking ourselves after hearing that Sony’s 2013 flagship phone could be codenamed “Odin”.
ICS Updates are now rolling out for Sony Xperia Sola, Sony Xperia go, and Sony Xperia U
The Sony Xperia U, Sola, and go have begun receiving an OTA update to Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Aside from the new features baked in by Sony, owners will also get all the goodies that come with Ice Cream Sandwich like re-sizable widgets and other improvements.
Sony Xperia TX and SL released in China for $680 and $610 respectively
Both the Xperia TX and SL are up for grabs on Sony’s Chinese official online store, and they are both kind of pricey. The TX, also known in the past as the LT29i or the “Hayabusa”, is very similar to the “T” flagship unveiled in Berlin and expected to come to the US soon via AT&T.
Sony Xperia Tablet S is now official, to start selling on September 7 for $400 and up
As expected, the first Sony gadget to be unraveled at the IFA is the first ever branded Xperia Tablet. The 9.4-incher doesn’t come with very many surprises, as it was leaked a month ago, together with its almost full spec sheet.
Leaked photo of Sony Xperia NXT tablet may stir interest
The Sony Xperia series is the antithesis to Ericsson it seems. The company has done quite well since its release on the market. We recently reported about a possible Xperia Tablet passing through FCC hands, and then news of a possible Sony product launch in September.
Determined to come out of the slump that has plagued them for the better part of the year, Sony has an epiphany and it involves flashes of images of a mob of Android enthusiasts shouting, demanding for a more affordable Xperia phones from the Japanese.
Sony starts rolling out Android 4.0.4 updates to 2011 Xperia phone lineup
You can criticize Sony for a lot of things, like releasing way too many phones and putting too much “bloatware” on top of Android being only a couple of those. Still, you can’t say the Japanese haven’t done a stupendous job with ICS upgrades.