Tag: xperia s

Three Xperia S users receive Ice Cream Sandwich

Now, don’t mis-read that headline. There’s more than three people with the ICS / Android 4.0 update, we’re talking about the mobile network “Three”. They’ve announced that their Xperia S customers can.. err.. “proactively download the Android Ice Cream Sandwich update”. What this basically means is that you …

Sony Xperia S vs HTC One X camera shoot-out

Two recently released high-end smartphones from Sony and HTC, namely the Xperia S and One X are both touted as top-class camera phones. Imaging specs are pretty impressive – the Sony Xperia S sports 12-megapixel “Exmor R” sensor, while the HTC One X has 8-megapixel shooter backed by …

Sony Xperia S – Extended review

The Sony Xperia S is quite an important smartphone in Sony’s lineup following recent break-up with Ericsson. We have already covered Xperia S here at Coolsmartphone in a review by Dan a couple of weeks ago, but we have also decided to take another more detailed look at …

Xperia S now available to buy on T-Mobile

OK. The title pretty much sums things up here. If you’re looking to get the Sony Xperia S on the T-Mobile network, click over there now to get it for £36 a month, and no up-front payment. If you’d like a bit more info before signing up check …

Xperia S losing power, even when plugged in?

Now, don’t get us wrong, we know that the USB port on your laptop or PC isn’t the most ideal place to put your phone if you need a quick battery charge. It will, at best, provide a “trickle charge” but isn’t as good as the usual wall …

Xperia S available unlocked from Expansys

If you’re after the Sony Xperia S and don’t want to dive into one of the many contract deals the Expansys have the unlocked version for £449.99 with free postage and packing. They’re expecting stock in a few days and the Xperia S is the showpiece of the …

Sony Xperia S now selling on O2 too

Earlier we spotted the Xperia S hanging about on the Orange website. Now it’s popped up on O2 too. It’s available for absolutely nothing on plans costing more than just £21.50 a month. This is a plan that has been advertised today in our usual broadsheet newspaper The …

Xperia S, now available to buy on Orange

Matt Gough has mailed in because the new Sony Xperia S has just become available on Orange. It’s available for free on plans costing £36. Matt has a big question though.. Do I get this, or wait for the HTC One X to replace my Desire? Hmm.. now …

MWC – Xperia S – Up close

The Xperia S has the largest screen in the NXT range at 4.3″ (720×1280) and is seen here running Android 2.3, although ICS will be along shortly via an upgrade. It’s got a powerful 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, NFC and a 12 megapixel camera around the back plus another …

MWC – Sony Event Photos

Last night we saw the Xperia S, Xperia U and Xperia P in Barcelona and managed to get some photos of all three devices together.  Due to the WiFi problem we were unable to upload from the event live so here are the photos now The Xperia S …

Orange add the Xperia S to Coming Soon pages

Well, we knew that Orange were taking the Xperia S, but now things have moved a step closer with the new Sony Mobile proudly sitting on the “Coming Soon” section. We’re hearing very good things about this phone, and we can’t wait to take a look in Barcelona. …

No change – Xperia S still due in March

We were pretty surprised and pretty much ignored earlier indications that the Xperia S was set to arrive on Play.com in January. We’ve had contact from Sony Ericsson to confirm that the release date is, and always has been, March. The guys at Play.com have now altered the …

White Xperia S Anti-stain demo

On Saturday Leigh posted a piece about the upcoming Xperia S and it’s “light belt” he also mentioned another feature that the Xperia S is going to have. that feature is the anti-stain shell. Sounds like a great idea. I remember my white HTC Hero got some red …

Xperia S – Light belt tells you what’s happening

Over on Facebook the Sony Ericsson guys have posted a close-up of the Sony Xperia S and highlights the “illuminating transparent belt”. We saw this earlier in our in-depth look but it seems that it’s not just a funky part of the design. It’s a notification light, and …

Upcoming Sony handsets leak out

Sony Ericsson, or should that just be “Sony”, appear to have just sprung a leak. There’s at least a dozen new Android phones due to arrive in the next few months, and you’ll no doubt see a lot of these code-names turn into nice new phones at Mobile …

T-Mobile to take the Xperia S too

Joining the ever-expanding group of networks carrying the sexy Sony Xperia S is T-Mobile. They sent this tweet a few days ago but we completely missed it because someone put the mail into the “to do” pile (that’ll be me). We’ve already got lots of detail on this …

Handtec add the Xperia S to their site, pre-orders are go

It’s there, proudly sitting on the Handtec website in pearly white or black. If you’ve got £467.99 (or £389.99 if you can claim the VAT back) you can get this all-new Sony handset unlocked, which comes complete with a 12 megapixel camera, 4.3″ screen, dual 1.5 GHz CPU, …

Confirmed, yes the Xperia S is coming to O2

Earlier this week we saw that someone from a website had heard someone confirming that the spanky new Xperia S was coming to O2. Now we can definitely, positively, absolutely confirm that it’s coming soon to the network after it appeared on their website. No prices as yet, …

Win a Sony Xperia S!

The Xperia S. We’ve talked about it… a lot recently. It’ll be arriving here in the UK soon and could prove successful for the reborn “Sony”. Now, how would you like to win one? Yeah? Sound good? Well, head over to their Facebook page to enter, and while …

Sony Xperia S – In finer detail

I don’t know what it is, but the Xperia range looks totally different now that the “Ericsson” name has gone. The all-new Xperia S appeared on Monday and you can expect Three, Orange and O2 to carry it. Specs on the Xperia S include that 4.3″ HD (1280 …