Xperia Tablet Z2 officially announced

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As MWC 2014 kicks into full gear, we’re going to see a whole slew of announcements. This announcement is coming out of Sony’s camp as it announces the next generation Xperia Z2 tablet. As you would expect, the tablet features updated specs. They are as follows.

  • 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 CPU, Adreno 330 GPU
  • 10.1-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) TRILUMINOS display, with X-Reality and Live Color LED technology
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 8.1MP Exmor RS rear camera, 2.2MP from camera
  • Sony Front Surround™ audio technology
  • IP55/IP58 rating – waterproof and dustproof
  • 6.4mm thick, 426g for Wi-Fi model and 439g for for LTE/3G model
  • Digital noise-cancelling technology for an immersive audio experience
  • 6000 mAh battery  (up to 10 hours of multimedia use estimated)
  • Quick charge 2.0 technology (75% faster than devices without fast charging abilities)
  • Optional 4G LTE support

On top of the newer specs, the tablet will come with OfficeSuite Pro 7 on board, so you can edit and manipulate Microsoft Office files right out of the gate. There is a robust security architecture that offers protection for both your corporate and personal data. Camera enthusiasts will find Xperia’s camera suite of apps as well.

The tablet will feature the same sleek and slim design the original tablet had. As far as availability is concerned, we’re looking at March of this year. No word on pricing but we can bet it will be in line with the previous model. We have the presser for you after the break.

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Sony unveils the Xperia Z2, sports a 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 801 processor

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Sony has officially unveiled the successor to the Xperia Z1 at the MWC 2014 event in Barcelona. The Sony Xperia Z2 design looks very similar to its older sibling but it is packed with a far more stronger hardware and software which makes it distinct from its predecessor.

The Z2 is powered by a 2.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM and features a 5.2-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD display with TRILUMINOS and X-Reality technology, 20.7 MP camera just like the Z1, a staggering 4K video recording, water and dust resistant, 4G LTE support and comes with Android 4.4 on board. » Read the rest

Sony teases new Xperia device ahead of Mobile World Congress

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The Mobile World Congress rumors are flying, and we won’t see them start to slow down before the event begins next week.

Sony has released a short video teaser for their MWC event, which says that we’ll see “something extraordinary” on Feb. 24. We should expect to see either the Xperia Z2 smartphone or the Z2 tablet— if we see both, then we wouldn’t be surprised either.

Stay tuned for live updates on every bit of information coming out of MWC in Barcelona next week. Hit the break for Sony’s video below.

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Pictures of Sony Xperia Z2 tablet leaked ahead of MWC

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Just this morning the specs of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z2 tablet were leaked, and it seems that there’s already been another leak concerning the device. @evleaks and @gadgetleaks both leaked press photos of the tablet today, ahead of the Mobile World Congress next week. The Xperia Z2 certainly looks sleek, and is set to be one Sony’s biggest releases this year. More pics after the break.

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Sony ‘Sirius’ Xperia Z2 takes center stage in 2nd leaked video

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Last week, the upcoming Sony Xperia Z2 (D6503) showed up in its first video, and another one was just released showing off more details. This video emphasizes the camera and main interface. The Z2 is going to be a beast in terms of the camera as it can shoot 4K video, will include Timeshift effects such as slo-mo and high-speed, shoot cinemagraphs, duplicate moving objects, simulate bokeh, and scan documents to JPG/PDF.

You will also see a lot of the new features from the user interface, which include a new “simple” homscreen that shows bigger icons and larger text.  You will also see some motion gestures, custom sound settings, and so much more.

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Sony Xperia Z2 tablet specs leak ahead of MWC

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A couple of weeks ago, we told you about a new Sony tablet that showed up at the FCC. Now the specs leaked for what could be the same tablet, the Xperia Z2. According to @evleaks, it will have a 10.1-inch (1920 x 1200) Triluminos display, a 2.3GHz quad-core processor (most likely a Snapdragon), 3GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, microSD slot for expanded storage, 8MP rear camera, 2MP front-facing camera, 6,000mAh battery, and Android 4.4 KitKat. It’s also supposed to be only 6.4mm thick and waterproof.

Now the tablet we saw at the FCC has a different model number, TM-0043-BV vs SD800 for this leak. Sony might have different model numbers for different regions so they still could very well be the same tablet. I doubt Sony is readying a second tablet.

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New image of the Sony Xperia G and its specifications leak

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Earlier this week, a photo of the unannounced Sony Xperia G alongside with the Xperia Z1 surfaced on Twitter. However, this time, ViziLeaks took it to twitter  yesterday to post an image of what appears to be the rear of the Xperia G as well as its specifications. The handset on the top appears to be the Xperia Z1.

According to the tweet, the Xperia G sports a 4.8 inch display, 1GB of RAM, 8GB internal storage, LTE connectivity with an 8MP rear camera which is situated in the center of the rear case. The tweet also mentions that it doesn’t have an IP rating so it means that the device might not be waterproof.

Sony might unveil the Xperia G at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) set to take place in Barcelona on February 24.

Source: ViziLeaks
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New Sony D6503 “Sirius” Photos Leak

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Sony-D6503-Sirius-against-Xperia-Z-Z1-640x359Pictures of the yet-to-be released Sony D6503 “Sirius” have surfaced. These photos show of the device in both black and white. In a side-by-side picture with the Xperia Z and Xperia Z1, we can see that Sirius will be the biggest of the bunch.  With the Z and Z1 packing a 5-inch display, the rumored 5.2-inch screen isn’t that much bigger.

According to the leak, the phone will come without a logo on the shatterproof protector and will arrive in April. That being said chances are we’ll see it at MWC at the end of the month, as current rumors suggest.

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Sony D6503 ‘Sirius’ Xperia Z2 spotted in video with new lock screen

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We have seen a number of Sony D6503 ‘Sirius’, otherwise known as the Xperia Z2 leaks, but so far we haven’t seen any videos of the device in action until now. A video was recently leaked showing a tour of the device, as well as Sony‘s KitKat skin. We can see an unlock effect at the start of the video as well, as well as a look at the Walkman lock screen, which allows for easy control of your music. Hit the break to see the video for yourself!

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Sony holding press conference at MWC on February 24

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Sony_Xperia_logo_110The folks over at Xperia Blog have been notified that Sony will be holding its press conference in just under two weeks at Mobile World Congress. On February 24 at 8:30 CET (or 2:30am EST), Sony will take the stage. Later that day, Samsung is slated to announce the inevitable Galaxy S 5. But Sony will no doubt earn some of the spotlight as the Sony ‘Sirius’ (D6503) will likely be announced along with plans to be carried on various networks.

Are you excited for what Sony has to offer?

Source: Xperia Blog