Sony will be present at MWC 2018 and is expected to make a few announcements. One of the smartphones that are heavily rumoured to be launched at MWC is the Xperia XZ2 Pro. The Sony Xperia XZ2 Pro is expected to be the first Sony Android device to feature an 18:9 aspect ratio and thin bezels. This will be a timely departure for Sony smartphones from the normal design language.
A new leak has shed some light on what to expect from this Sony smartphone. First off, it appears that the smartphone will go by the moniker of Sony Xperia XZ2 Pro. Also, since this is an HTML benchmark, the listing doesn’t reveal much information about it. According to the listing, the [...]
Qualcomm launched the Snapdragon 845 chipset in late-2017. It will be the next flagship chipset for all Android devices and is expected to power the likes of Galaxy S9, OnePlus 6, Galaxy Note8 and more. While it has been confirmed that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be launched on the 25th if February, there are a few question marks around the launch of other Snapdragon 845-powered devices.
A new smartphone has shown up on GeekBench 4 running on Snapdragon 845 chipset. Unfortunately, the model number and even maker have been scrubbed. This means that there is no way to tell if this is the Mi Mix 2S, Xperia XZ Pro, Galaxy S9 or a different device altogether. The leaked device is [...]
Interestingly, the first ever smartphones in 2017 to run Android 8 Oreo out of the box were not the Google Pixel 2 devices. It was the Sony Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact. Sony smartphones launched since then have come with Android 8 Oreo out of the box, which is different than what many other OEMs have done.
Continuing on that, Sony has confirmed that its flagship devices will now receive software updates for up to years after the launch. This means that the Xperia XZ1 and the Xperia XZ Pro could receive software updates to Android P and Android Q. The new Sony Xperia update policies were discovered by Xperia Blog.
However, the new policy does not guarantee the [...]
Back in 2016, Apple took the bold step of removing the beloved 3.5mm headphone jack from its iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Ridiculed by critics and peers at that time, the industry has slowly grown warmer towards the idea of wireless technology. Google launched the Pixel and Pixel XL a month after the iPhone 7 was launched and it mocked Apple for removing the headphone jack. A year later, Google launched the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL without a headphone jack.
Over the course of the past one and a half year, smartphone makers have partially accepted that wireless is the future and that removing the headphone jack will drive the industry towards creating better wireless [...]
Sony has maintained a similar design language for its flagship smartphones ever since the launch the Xperia Z. It recently launched the Xperia XZ1 which also followed a similar design language with thick bezels and rectangular block build. However, all of this might change with the upcoming Xperia XZ Pro, Sony’s first smartphone powered by the Snapdragon 845 chipset.
Sony has started sending out press invites for MWC 2018, scheduled to take place from the 26th of February to 1st of March. This is an indication that the upcoming flagship smartphone from Sony could be launched at MWC. Recent leaks have revealed a lot of key specifications about the Xperia XZ [...]
At the recently concluded Consumer Electronics Show, Sony unveiled three budget-oriented smartphones. A few days ago, all the three devices went up for pre-orders in the US and UK. It appears that Sony is now gearing up to launch a flagship smartphone with a primary dual-camera setup. If the leaks are true, this will be the first ever Sony device with two cameras on the back.
According to a recent leak, the upcoming flagship smartphone from Sony will be called the Xperia XZ Pro. It will have a 5.7 inch OLED display with 4K resolution, thin bezels and possibly, an 18:9 aspect [...]