In the world of gaming consoles, Sony and Microsoft are arch rivals. Sony used to be dominant in the early 2000′s as the PlayStation 2 was the console to beat, but Microsoft roared back in 2005 when it launched the Xbox 360 and beat Sony to the next generation gaming party by a year. In February, Sony set off to change this and announced the hardware spec of the PlayStation 4, but it failed to showcase the actual console. It so happens that Sony has just teased the console itself, just about 24 hours be...
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With devices like the Xperia ZR, Xperia A and another Xperia codenamed S39h leaking online recently, we can add another device to that list called the Xperia UL codenamed Gaga, as reported by Chinese tech blog CNMO.com. (more…)Google+
Rovio seems to be on a roll. Its games are not only doing well, they are attracting big Hollywood studio for movie tie-ins. Back in 2011 we saw Angry Birds Rio and the movie Rio, then earlier in the year we saw the movie tie-in ‘The Croods’ and now it has banked a deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment to release ‘Angry Birds 3D’ in 2016. (more…)Google+
Sony seems to be hogging all the limelight today as it has announced the Xperia ZR, while leaked images of Sony’s new mid-ranger Xperia S39h have surfaced online. But the company is also now showing off a prototype of its all new e-Ink slate. The company is planning to introduce this product as an alternative to a paper notepad and thus has stretched the size of the tab to a massive 13.3-inch to match up to the standard A4 size of paper. (more…)Google+
For sometime there have been rumors about a toned down version of the Xperia Z smartphone that will have a smaller screen and perhaps a lower resolution display called the Xperia ZR. Today, Sony has officially announced the Xperia ZR and has teased a video of the smartphone on its YouTube channel. (more…)Google+
Following the leak of the Sony Xperia A, images of another new Sony smartphone have emerged on the Internet. This time around the folks at the XperiaBlog are responsible for the leak. These images feature a white colored Xperia phone with model number S39h, based on the new design pattern seen in the Sony’s latest models released this year. Actually, the design reminds us of the Xperia SP. (more…)Google+
Sony’s smartphone roadmap for the year will most likely include some more high-end smartphones, as photos and specifications of a new phone named Xperia A have surfaced on the Federal Communications Commission’s website. First spotted by the Engadget, the information also suggests that Sony will launch this phone towards the end of the year. (more…)Google+
Sony Xperia L up for pre-orders at Rs 18,990, features a 4.3-inch display, dual-core processor and runs on Android Jelly Bean
A couple of months back, Sony had launched the Xperia L alongside the Xperia SP but hadn’t mentioned any price or when they would be available. Sony officially launched the Xperia SP last month, and today the folks at NDTVGadgets have spotted the Xperia L going up for pre-orders on retail stores for Rs 18,990. (more…)Google+
Under Kaz Hirai Sony is following a dictum known as ‘One Sony’ – the idea is to combine the resources in certain key areas like imaging, mobile, gaming and focus the strengths into each Sony product. For its mobile division, the Xperia Z was perhaps the first Sony smartphone to be delivered under the ‘One Sony’ philosophy. The Xperia Z however failed to hit all the right notes as we also mentioned in our review. It was big on design and horsepower, but neither of its features were best of the be...
Sony CyberShot WX300 camera launched in India for Rs 19,900, becomes the world’s smallest camera with 20x optical zoom
Optical Zoom is a big deal for many photographers. It becomes even more important with point and shoot cameras as most only offer digital zoom or minimal optical zoom owing to the smaller form factor of the camera. Sony has been making strides with its cameras and today the company has launched its CyberShot WX300 point and shoot camera which also becomes the world’s smallest camera to feature 20x optical zoom. It costs Rs 19,900. (more…)Google+
Yesterday we reported that Sony was planning to launch a smartphone that goes by a the codename Honami in the second half of the year. The device is said to have an 20-megapixel or 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, which points towards impressive imaging capabilities and now thanks to Taiwanese site VR-Zone, more details about the camera sensor have emerged. (more…)Google+
Sony has attained quite a bit of success with the Xperia Z smartphone, but looks like the company is not resting on its laurels. According to multiple reports the company has two flagship products planned for the second half of the year called the Togari and the Honami. The Togari is said to have a 6.44-inch display while the Honami will be the successor to the Xperia Z and will have a design that will rival the iPhone 5 and will probably have a 5-inch display. (more…)Google+