Tag: Sony Ericsson

SaskTel launches the Xperia Z2

Looks like the Bell exclusive is not really that exclusive. Regional carrier SaskTel has added the Xperia Z2 to its lineup. The company stated on its website that they offer it up in black and purple, but the purple model is “out of stock online.” The Xperia Z2 is the latest flagship from Sony and…

Sony’s SmartBand wants to be your life device, but is it enough?

Sony jumped into the activity tracking space last week at CES with the announcement of a line of wearables called SmartWear. We went hands-on with the SmartBand, the first to launch from this line, while at the show. The SmartBand comes in two parts, the wristband itself, and the sensor called Core. The SmartBand is…

Qualcomm’s Toq smartwatch will be available December 2nd for $349

Another smartwatch is almost available — this time from Qualcomm Connected Experiences, a subsidiary from the chipmaker, Qualcomm. Toq — pronounced ‘talk’ — has been given a release date of December 2nd for $349.99 (USD) directly from Qualcomm’s website. This smartwatch, like many others, allows you to read your emails, view texts messages, accept/reject calls,…

Wearable Wars: Wrist to Wrist with Pebble & Galaxy Gear

The war for your wrist is on. The smartwatch market is heating up with a number of manufacturers all vying for that empty spot on your arm. To help you wade through these new (and murky) waters, we go hands-on with two heavy weights in this space: Kickstarter darling Pebble, and Samsung’s first wearable the…

Sony reveals the ‘first raft’ of devices to receive Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade

The release of Android 4.4 KitKat immediately prompted questions from Android users about device upgrades. Some manufacturers have already confirmed their current flagships will see KitKat — HTC promised the One would be updated within 90 days, and Motorola will update the Moto X — and now Sony has come forth with a plan. According…

Sony teases new G lens camera for upcoming Xperia Z1

Sony has been teasing its upcoming flagship smartphone in pieces. The Sony Xperia Z1, codename ‘Honami’, is expected to be officially unveiled at IFA on September 4th in Berlin. Sony continued its tagline of ‘The Best of Sony’ on all the images on Twitter and Facebook. We’ve seen the Z1 be water and dust resistant…

Bell Sony Xperia ZL update to OS 4.2.2 Jelly Bean now available

Bell released the Sony Xperia ZL back in April and promised and upgrade from OS 4.1 to OS 4.2.2. Those users who have the current Sony flagship might want to check their device this morning as it looks like the Jelly Bean update has finally arrived. According to an internal doc we received, plus Bell’s…

Sony Xperia ZL now available in Canada

Sony has put their cards on the table and released the Xperia ZL. This latest flagship brings “the best of Sony in your hand.” The ZL is powered by Android OS 4.1 Jelly Bean, has a 5-inch full HD display (1920 X 1080), 1.5 GHz quad-core processor, 13 MP camera and a 2MP front-facing camera,…

Sony Xperia Tablet Z coming to Canada in Q2

Sony officially announced the Xperia Tablet Z back in January but this was only for a release in Japan. This morning the company declared its global launch, including a Canadian release, in Q2. The design is similar to the Xperia Z smartphone and this thin tablet comes in at measly 6.9mm and weighs only 495…

Sony rumoured to launch the “Xperia Tablet Z” in Q2

Sony has been working hard on competing in the tablet space. They first released the Android-powered Tablet S, then the Xperia Tablet S. Now, if the leaks are true, Sony will be coming back to the tablet table and launch the Xperia Tablet Z – this follows the same branding as their latest Xperia Z…

Sony Xperia Z is water resistant and has a “Skeleton frame structure”

Additional pictures have surfaced online of Sony’s upcoming Xperia Z. This is the 5-inch Android that packs a quad-core processor and a 13MP camera. According to a post on XperiaBlog they note a few more features on the flagship – apparently it’ll be water resistant (similar to the Xperia S Tablet), the “fast capture” camera…

Xperia Z press shot arrives online before official announcement, courtesy of Sony

Sony is expected to announce their new 2013 flagship device on January 7th at CES. Leaked images of the “Xperia Z” – previously known as the Yuga – have appeared online and it’s rumoured to have an availability date of January 15th. It’s always nice to have confirmation from a manufacturer that a leaked device…

Sony rumoured to launch the Xperia Z on January 15th

Sony has scheduled their big CES 2013 press conference for Monday, January 7th at 5PM. They are expected to unveil their new lineup of smartphones and the flagship Android is rumoured to be the Xperia Z: a 5-inch device that has a 1080p display with overall dimensions of 139 x 71 x 7.9mm. In addition,…