Sony has updated quite a few of its handsets to Android 5.1 rather than jumping straight to Android 6.0. The latest being the Xperia C5 Ultra.
According to reports on information provided by a Sony representative, the company is planning to remove the fingerprint sensor from the Sony Xperia Z5 and the Xperia Z5 Compact in units destined for the U.S. market. Both Sony smartphones are slated to be available in the U.S. starting on February 7th through retailers Amazon, Best Buy and B&H. The fingerprint sensor has been a nice selling point for Sony in other markets, so it is not clear why they would remove the technology from devices to be sold in the U.S. Read more
Update: Sony took to Facebook to provide a solid launch date. Both the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact will be available on February 7th at Amazon, Best Buy and B&H.
Sony announced today that its Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact will be coming to the US in February.
The year 2016 is basically the year of VR. All the big VR companies are planning on dropping a new headset this year. However, PlayStation accidentally leaked, or mistakenly released the price of their VR headset on Amazon Canada.
Within the past couple weeks, news leaked that Sony was working on a variant of their Xperia Z5 smartphone that would come in pink with an arrival date in time to capitalize on buyers shopping for both the Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day. Those rumors may have been confirmed by some new postings by Sony’s social media team via their Instagram account. They hint at the reveal of a new device on January 12th. Read more
Sony unveiled the newest additions to its portfolio of wireless speakers Tuesday.
At their CES 2016 press event, Sony unveiled a trio of new TVs to be released in 2016 that will run Android TV. Each of the new devices will also support HDR to bring a new level of luminosity and contrast to the screen to match the 4K resolution. Sony is also using a new Slim Backlight Drive to produce televisions that are extremely thin yet capable of correctly displaying deeper blacks and brighter peak areas. Read more