Category: Sony (Android)

Vodafone to range the Sony Xperia XZ3

During IFA we took a look at the Sony Xperia XZ3. It has a 6″ 2880 x 1440 OLED screen, a 19 megapixel Exmor RS MotionEye camera at the back, a 13 megapixel up-front and an S-Force speaker. Powered by a 3,330mAh battery, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon …

Sony Xperia XZ3 goes official at IFA2018

It only seems a few minutes since we reviewed the XZ2 but now, here it is, the Xperia XZ3. It might “just” look like a small upgrade, but there’s actually a lot more to appreciate about this one. Specs include a 6″ 2880 x 1440 screen – that’s …

Sony Xperia XZ3 leaks early

With IFA just around the corner, one phone expected to grab a lot of attention is the flagship from Sony – the Xperia XZ3. Following on from the Sony Xperia XZ2, which launched at MWC this year, there have been lots of rumours what the latest model will …

Sony puts the Xperia™ XZ2 to the ultimate gaming test

Gaming on a mobile is getting more popular by the day due to the power that can be extracted from the modern day device. Sony has put the Xperia XZ2 to the test, by using a PlayStation®4 Remote Play against real-world racing driver Archie Hamilton.  The Passenger Race sees Archie race a …

Sony Xperia XZ2 – Review

The Introduction Just a week or so ago we posted the Sony Xperia XZ1 review, so it would only be right to follow it up with the newer XZ2. As they have done so many times in the past, Vodafone UK kindly loaned us one so we could …

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XA2 now at Vodafone

Vodafone have sent an email to let us know the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XA2 devices announced at MWC are now available. Missed the launch? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with all the details here. The XZ2 is the flagship phone and brings a dramatic new design, …

Sony Xperia XZ1 – Review

The Introduction Sony have had a mixed reaction to their phones. The design has changed very little since the launch of the Xperia Z, and even with a high megapixel numbers in their camera, some people have had varied results. In comes the Xperia XZ1, which takes the best …

Three announce Sony XZ2 pricing

Mobile network Three have just announced pricing and pre-orders for the Sony Xperia XZ2. This was announced at MWC, and the device will arrive 6th April. The new Sony flagship is the first big redesign in years since the Z range launched. It has some top specs too, …

Get yourself a PS4 when you pre-order a Sony Xperia XZ2

Thinking of buying the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact? Well, if you’re being pushed towards the bright light and branding of the Samsung Galaxy S9 (being released today), don’t forget that Sony have a rather interesting little gift for those who instead choose to pre-order a new Xperia …

#MWC18 Sony release their new Xperia XZ2 range

Sony kicked things off for MWC2018 proper this morning with the release of the new Xperia line up. Welcome then, the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact. The two devices have new design elements thanks to move of the fingerprint reader. This is now on the back, much …

#MWC18 – The Sony XZ2 – Confirmed on #EE

It’s early days yet. The handset only got announced a few seconds ago, but already EE have confirmed that they will offer the Xperia XZ2 when it launches on April 6th. If you pre-register your interest with EE between tomorrow and March 21st, you’ll be entered for a …

#MWC18 – Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leakage

On Monday at Mobile World Congress we’ll have another big launch from Sony. This time, according to serial leaker Evan Blass, it’ll include a couple of full-screen smartphones. First, there’s this, the Xperia XZ2. The XZ2 will have a 5.7″ screen, but there’ll be another handset announced too …

Get yourself a Sony PS4 with your next phone

Just a few years ago, I vividly remember some of the free gifts being given away with some of the less-popular phones. Usually these would be in the back of newspapers, and you’d find some Nokia B7 Lite (I made up that name) on offer with a “free” …

Oreo being delivered to the Sony XZ Premium

I’ve been pretty impressed with the XZ Premium ever since I first saw the thing back in March. The build quality is the usual Sony finery and that 5.5″ screen resolution (2160×3840 pixels) is stunning. It also comes with the ultra-fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 CPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB …

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact now available on Vodafone

Fancy a new handset with the Sony design skills and a 5.2″ 1080×1920 pixel screen? Want it to be dust and waterproof? Want it to measure 148 x 73.4 x 7.4 mm and weigh in at 155 g? Sorry. I can’t help you with that. ONLY KIDDING! Coming …

Sony Xperia XA1 now available on Vodafone

It seems a long time since we first saw the Sony Xperia XA1. It has a bigger brother, the XA1 Ultra, too. The XA1 has now popped up on Vodafone has a 5″ screen 720×1280 pixel screen. It’s powered by Android 7.0 and has a 64-bit MediaTek Helio …

Sony at IFA 2017

This morning I just made it to the Sony Press Conference with Peter Holden of Talk Android. Another event, another incremental series of product launches, or was there more? Read on here on Coolsmartphone.com to find the answer to this existential question… We came in as a German …

How to unlock your Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Try as I might, I’ve been unable to loan a Sony Xperia handset so that we can give you a review. At the launch during Mobile World Congress I was, however, very impressed by the build quality and the sheer speed of the thing, which in tests could …

Sony Xperia XZ Premium now on pre-order with Three

Want to get a shiny new Qualcomm 835-powered Sony Xperia XZ Premium? If you’re looking to get one with Three, you can pre-order it right now. It’s available to buy from June 2nd. Three are offering the handset on their  “Advanced Plans”, which means that you can get the …