You’ve seen Skyfall multiple times, uploaded a cover version of the Adele-penned soundtrack on YouTube, and tried to master the 007 agent’s trademark pout. If sporting the same smartphone that James Bond used on the movie is next on your list, here’s more of the Xperia T’s pricing and availability information in Canada.
Sony Xperia Advance comes to U.S., just $250 unlocked
If you are looking for a low-cost Android smartphone off-contract with reasonable power under the hood, Sony may have you covered. Earlier today the company announced it is now offering the Sony Xperia Advance in the United States, unlocked for just $250.
Sony Xperia J and Alcatel One Touch 903 now available with Three UK
Moody's is a credit rating agency you might have heard of while watching the news about the financial crisis. They give companies scores so that investors know what they're getting themselves into. Companies typically borrow money so they can grow, and that debt is then given a rating. Today Moody's has decided to lower Sony's credit rating to "one grade above junk".
Sony Xperia S AOSP support ends, but project continues
Back in August, the Sony Xperia S was added to the list of target devices for the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) as part of an experiment that would hopefully see the device getting Nexus-like update support. As of today, the Xperia S has been taken off the list of target devices, but Sony hopes to continue the project.
Skyfall theme pack for Sony Xperia T includes wallpapers, ringtones and other James Bond exclusive goodies
Sony and even Google have gone to quite a lot of trouble to make people know James Bond uses an Xperia T as a work device, but if you really want to make your T look like something out of MI6’s chest of goodies, there’s a special Skyfall themed pack up for grabs on XDA.
New Sony C6603 Yuga photos leak, it’s an all glass 5 inch 1080p superphone
We've been writing about the Sony Yuga for what feels like months. It's allegedly going to be the Japanese smartphone maker's flagship device for 2013. It'll have a quad core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, just like the Nexus 4, 2 GB of RAM, again, just like the Nexus 4, and a 12 megapixel camera. What makes it special is the display: 5 inches diagonal with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Sony Xperia TX and Sony Xperia T get Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 with new media features
Sony has announced software upgrades for its Xperia T and Xperia TX handsets. The company has released the Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0.4) firmware update, which includes a host of features leading to key media improvements. The firmware update will be rolled out gradually, starting with Europe and Asia.
Sony, LG get certifications for Miracast-standard wireless display mirroring
After Google's announcement that the upcoming Android 4.2 Jelly Bean platform will include built-in support for wireless display mirroring via Miracast, it seemed only a matter of time until device manufacturers likewise announce support for the standard. According to information gleaned from the Wi-Fi Alliance's certifications page, LG and Sony are likewise actively pursuing this wireless standard.
Sony aims to ship 50 million smartphones in 2013, 40% to be built by someone else
Sony is on track to ship 35 million smartphones this year; that's 8.75 million per quarter. Last week the company's Q3 2012 financial results showed 8.8 million smartphones were sold, so it looks like everything is going to plan. But what about next year? According to sources who have spoken to DigiTimes, Sony wants to bump up their smartphone shipments to 50 million in 2013; that's 12.5 million per quarter.