So far in 2017, Sony has launched some impressive premium devices as well as capable mid-rangers. The company has however, strayed away from the growing trends of thin bezel phones and dual cameras. It looks like Sony will give in to one of those trends with a smartphone which will have dual front facing cameras.
According to a GFXBench listing, the Sony phone with the model number Xperia H3213 Avenger will have dual cameras on the front of the device. The listing reveals that the new Sony will be equipped with a 16MP + 8MP camera setup. Front facing dual cameras are not as common but, recently there have been phones like the Honor 9i which also sport a similar setup. [...]
A lot of smartphones nowadays boast of an ‘IP’ rating which indicates the phone’s ability to fight off water and dust damage. Here’s what an ‘IP’ rating mean-
IP- This stands for the International Protection marking, a standard drawn up by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
6- The first digit stands for its resistance to dust, but also general dirt and sand. For example, the Moto X4 earned a ‘6’ rating for “No ingress of dust; complete protection against contact (dust tight).”
The second digit stands for the phone’s resistance to water
• 0 – No protection. • 1 [...]
After more than a decade when it was launched, Sony has announced its iconic robot pet brand with a brand new model simply called “Aibo” (model number ERS-1000).
It uses ultra-compact actuators that allow its body to move along 22 axes, and its eyes use two OLED panels to show a range of expressions. Battery life is rated at around two hours, with a three-hour recharge time. Sony claims that:
Aibo can form an emotional bond with members of the household while providing them with love, affection, and the joy of nurturing and raising a companion.
Sony says Aibo’s behaviour is adaptable, with the dog seeking out owners, learning what makes them happy, [...]
The new Sony Bravia OLED A1 KD-55A1 4K Android TV is priced at Rs 364,900 for the 55 inch variant and Rs 464,900 for the 65 inch variant. Lets unbox the new Sony TV and see what all we get:The Sony Bravia KD-65A1 Remote Cables Wall mount screws Table support
The Sony Bravia TV has built-in support for 4K HDR content and the remote comes with shortcut buttons for Netflix and Google Play, proving that companies also believe that not a lot of people watch cable or DTH television anymore.
Sony has launched two new mid-range smartphones, the Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus in India. Both the phones will be sold offline and will be available across all Sony Center and major mobile stores across India from the 10th of November. The devices are priced at Rs 12990 for the Xperia R1 and Rs 14990 for the Xperia R1 Plus, and both the phones will be available in Black and White colour variants. The design of the phones reminiscent of all the Sony Xperia phones launched since the Xperia Z with a rectangular shape and blockish design.
Both the phones have identical specifications with the only difference being in the RAM and storage. Both the devices have a 5.2 inch [...]
Sony has launched a new mirrorless camera, the Sony A7R III at an event in China.
The Sony A7R III is based around the same 42.2MP full-frame image sensor as in the earlier A7R II. What’s different is that the A7R III is paired with a reworked imaging pipeline that should allow for a 15-stop dynamic range at lower sensitivities. Sony claims that is the “highest picture quality of any camera we’ve ever made.” Despite its high megapixel count, the A7R III is fast with a continuous shooting speed of up to 10fps with full AF/AE tracking which this is twice as fast as the 5fps on the A7R II. The new A7R III also features new technologies like a [...]
Sony Xperia XZ1 was launched in India on the 25th of September at a price of Rs 44990. The highlights of the phone are that the phone runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box and the 3D scanning camera. Sony has claimed that the Xperia XZ1 is the first smartphone featuring real time 3D capture.SonySort Read MoreSony Smartphone With Dual Cameras Spotted On GFXBenchCompareComparing... Read MoreTop Water Resistant Phones In India Right NowCompareComparing... Read MoreRobot Dog Aibo Unveiled By SonyCompareComparing... Read MoreUnboxing The Sony Bravia OLED A1 KD-55A1 4K Android [...]
Sony launched the Xperia XZ1 in India on the 25th of September at a price of Rs 44990 and went on sale the same day through both offline and online channels. The smartphone is available only in Black colour in India unlike its global variant which is available in Snow Silver, Horizon Blue, and Twilight Pink as well. The highlights of the new flagship smartphone is that the phone runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box and the 3D scanning camera. Let’s unbox the new Sony Xperia XZ1 and see what we get inside the box:Sony Xperia XZ1 Documentation Sim ejector tool USB Type C cable Wall charger
First look at the phone is enough to tell you that it is indeed a Sony [...]
After unveiling the Sony Xperia XZ1 at IFA 2017 in Berlin, the Japanese tech giant has launched the new phone in India. The highlights of the launch was that the phone will run Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box and the 3D scanning camera. A noticeable omission is that of the Xperia XZ1 Compact which was launched globally along with the XZ1. Sony also recently launched the Xperia XA1 Plus in India at a price of Rs. 24990.
The Sony Xperia XZ1 has a 5.2 inch 1920 x 1080 px display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top for protection. The design of the phone is reminiscent of a lot of previous Sony flagships, dating back to 2013’s Xperia Z. The device runs Android 8.0 Oreo out [...]
Sony unveiled the Xperia XA1 Plus at the IFA 2017 in Berlin and has now launched the smartphone in India. The Xperia XA1 Plus will be available in all Sony Center outlets and major electronic stores across India in Black, Blue, and Gold colour variants for a price of Rs 24990.
In terms of design, the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus inherits the traditional all metal, thick bezel design as seen in its earlier variants. The smartphone’s power button on the right-hand side also houses the fingerprint sensor. The XA1 Plus features a 5.5-inch 1920×1080 px display, whereas the earlier models, the Xperia XA1 and the XA1 Ultra featured a 5-inch display and a 6-inch display, [...]
Sony unveiled its new flagship, the Xperia XZ1 along with XZ 1 Compact during the IFA 2017 in Berlin in August. At the time of its unveiling, Sony announced that the smartphone will be available globally in the coming month and it looks like Sony is set to launch the XZ1 in the Indian market on September 25th. Sony has sent out press invites for a launch event in Delhi on 25th September. Whether the compact variant will be launched along with the XZ1 is yet to be seen.
The Sony Xperia XZ1 has a 5.2 inch 1920 x 1080 px display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top for protection. The design of the phone is reminiscent of a lot of previous Sony flagships, dating back to [...]
Sony recently launched its new flagship, the Xperia XZ1 at IFA 2017 in Berlin. Although the phone has top-notch specifications and a promising camera, the design of the phone is still reminiscent of all Sony devices since the 2013 Xperia Z. When all the big smartphone manufacturers are moving towards a bezel-less display, the Sony Xperia XZ1’s design looks dated. However, it seems like 2018 will be the year when Sony finally ditches the top and bottom chins and launch a flagship Android smartphone with an 18:9 aspect ratio display.
A recent leak on GFXBench reveals that the new Sony smartphone, named Sony H8151 will have a tall display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. [...]