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.
Sony reschedules Xperia V launch for next year, offers Jelly Bean to compensate
Although it is still hard to believe that Sony will unveil the rumored Odin and Yuga super-phones earlier than next year’s CES, the duo continues to be in the spotlight with a seemingly endless string of leaks.
Amongst the many Xperia handsets that were recently introduced by Sony, what would you say your favorite model is? Unless you live in Japan, we hope you’re not going to pick the Xperia VL. After all, the Sony Xperia VL is yet another Japan-exclusive phone that won’t be released outside the country.
James Bond Sony Xperia T phone coming to Bell Canada on November 14 for $550 outright
Sony’s Xperia T, better known as the James Bond phone after a pretty well-crafted advertising campaign, will land in Canada on November 14, according to a leak. Bell is the carrier “confirmed” to start selling the beautiful 4.5-incher two weeks from now.
Sony Xperia Odin render leaks, could the phablet come this year after all?
We don’t know if the two events are tied in any way, but right after Sony issued its latest bittersweet financial quarterly report, a new Xperia Odin image leaked. This is the second pic to reach the interwebs in the last couple of weeks, which makes us wonder if Sony isn’t actually planning to release the new super-phone by the end of the year.
Sony releases bittersweet Q3 2012 financial results: $198 million losses, $20.6 billion revenue
We’ve already heard about Apple and Samsung’s record breaking profits, Nokia’s terrible fall from grace, Google and Microsoft’s worrying drops, and HTC’s disastrous results, and now it’s Sony’s turn to let us peek into the conglomerate’s internal affairs.
Sony Xperia U upgrade to ICS finally available in Canada
The wait for Android ICS has probably been more than a little painful for Canadian owners of the Sony Xperia U. The good news is that Sony has now announced that you can ditch Gingerbread and jump into the Ice Cream Sandwich goodness. The update is available now via Sony's PC Companion software.