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Vodafone: “No plans to offer Sony Xperia S”

By on January 10th, 2012
Vodafone: “No plans to offer Sony Xperia S”

Vodafone has revealed to SoMobile that it has no plans to offer the new Sony Xperia S smartphone. O2 and Three may have been quick to snap-up the first Sony-branded smartphone, but it’s not such good news for Vodafone customers. The network has told us that it is “not currently planning to include the device […]

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Specs leak for Sony S1 and S2 tablets

By on August 2nd, 2011
Specs leak for Sony S1 and S2 tablets

Specifications have leaked for Sony’s S1 and S2 tablets, ahead of their rumoured late-September release. Citing a ‘source familiar with the company’s plans for the Android devices’, CNET claims to have been given the run-down on what we can expect from the duo of tablets. If accurate, we can expect the Sony S1 – aka the […]

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Sony’s Ericsson buyout complete, renames as Sony Mobile Communications

By on February 16th, 2012
Sony’s Ericsson buyout complete, renames as Sony Mobile Communications

Sony‘s high-profile acquisition of Ericsson’s stake in Sony Ericsson is complete, it has been confirmed, which has seen the firm renamed as Sony Mobile Communications. Sony’s Ericsson buyout was announced back in October, and saw the firm acquiring Ericsson’s 50 percent stake in Sony Ericsson for of €1.05 billion (916 million). This deal will see Sony manufacturing its own-branded Android […]

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Sony Xperia Xperia Ray to get Ice Cream Sandwich ‘mid April’

By on April 2nd, 2012
Sony Xperia Xperia Ray to get Ice Cream Sandwich ‘mid April’

Sony has announced that it’ll begin upgrading Xperia devices to Ice Cream Sandwich in the next few weeks. According to the newly-renamed manufacturer, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray, Xperia Arc S and Xperia Neo V will be the first three handsets to receive the update, with Android 4.0 expected to arrive on the phones in […]

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Sony Xperia U swiftly confirmed by T-Mobile

By on February 26th, 2012
Sony Xperia U swiftly confirmed by T-Mobile

The Sony Xperia U has been getting a lot of love since its launch mere minutes ago, as T-Mobile has become the third network to confirm that it will be offering the affordable smartphone. Running Android Gingerbread with an update to ICS already promised, the Xperia U is Sony‘s first ‘budget’ device, touting a smaller […]

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Sony Xperia U prematurely confirmed for Three

By on February 26th, 2012
Sony Xperia U prematurely confirmed for Three

Sony‘s press conference may have just kicked off in Barcelona, but Three have already announced that they will be selling the Sony Xperia U. The network hasn’t yet confirmed the handset’s full specs, but in a hastily-posted blog post said: “There are lots of announcements coming up this year, and Sony has got us all […]

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Sony Xperia U poses for new snaps ahead of MWC

By on February 20th, 2012
Sony Xperia U poses for new snaps ahead of MWC

The Sony Xperia U has posed for some brand-new photos ahead of its launch at Mobile World Congress. The Sony Xperia U, also known as the ST25i or the Kumquat, has been revealed in a number of high-definition shots published by ePrice, which size the phone up against its larger Xperia S sibling. Unfortunately no […]

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Sony Xperia U pictured with 3.5-inch screen, 5MP camera

By on January 23rd, 2012
Sony Xperia U pictured with 3.5-inch screen, 5MP camera

You may think what you’re looking at is another image of the Xperia S, but it is in fact tipped to be the next phone in Sony’s Android line-up, set to launch as the Xperia U. Also codenamed the Xperia Kumquat ST25i, the phone – pictured by Xperia Blog – is believed to be an affordable […]

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