Sony posts list of Xperia devices to receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow update


While Google is busy pushing the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to both Nexus and Android One devices, other companies are announcing which handsets will be updated to the latest version of the operating system. HTC posted a list a few days, T-Mobile announced a list of eligible devices earlier today, and now Sony has gone public with its own list.

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Sony answers the important questions about the 4K display on the Xperia Z5 Premium

Android smartphones_Sony_Xperia_Z5_Premium_smartphone_091515Sony’s Xperia Z5 Premium features an extremely high resolution 4k display, which is the highest we’ve seen on a smartphone yet. If you’re a pixel junkie, it’s gonna be hard to top Sony’s flagship in that regard, but there are some other concerns about such a high resolution screen on a mobile device.

Fortunately the company has taken to their blog to answer some of the biggest questions, including about battery life and resolution of apps and video. Read more

Sony starts pushing out the Android 5.1 update for the M2 Dual


Sony’s pretty busy on the update front today. Having just started rolling out the much-anticipated Lollipop update to the Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra, it’s now pushing out an identical update to the M2 Dual in the United States. This update transports the latest build of the operating system to the handset, in addition to a patch for the Stagefright vulnerability.

Hit the break for the full changelog.

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Sony is now rolling out the Lollipop OTA for the Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra in the US


If you’re the proud owner of either an Xperia Z1 or Z Ultra and reside in the United States, you may want to listen up, as Sony has just started rolling out the long-awaited Android 5.1. update for both handsets in the region. In terms of added functionality, the upgrade brings the latest build of the open-source operating system, as well as a multitude of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations, including a fix for the ever-so-scary Stagefright vulnerability.

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