Sony Xperia Z4 Dual variant possibly confirmed by leaked screenshots

 

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Last year, Sony had a limited release of a dual-SIM variant to their flagship Xperia Z3 and it appears from these leaked screenshots that they may do this again with the Xperia Z4.

A few of the screenshots show the settings menu of a Sony device running with specs that are consistent with the rumors for the Xperia Z4 and also shows there is a category called “Dual SIM settings”. Additionally, you can see what Lollipop is going to look like on this smartphone. Read more

Here’s when your Android smartphone will receive the Lollipop update

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If you’re wondering when your HTC, Samsung, Sony, LG or Huawei smartphone is set to receive the long-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update, then wonder no more. Here at Talk Android, we have compiled a list extracted from a variety of sources, predominantly leaks, to provide you with an estimated timeframe of when your beloved handset should start receiving the upgrade.

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New Sony Xperia smartphone spotted on benchmark sites, sports 5.2-inch display and mid-range specs

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A few hours ago we learned that Sony may exit both the smartphone and television markets in a bid to return the Japanese tech company back to profitability. While the Sony CEO, Kazuo Hirai, said that he would not “rule out considering an exit strategy”, this would not be a quick process if Sony were indeed to quit making smartphones. In the meantime though, a new Sony smartphone has been seen being put through its paces at both the GeekBench and GFXBench sites. The details of which are below.

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Sony may exit the smartphone and television market to increase profits

Sony_Xperia_Z3v_Front_Lower_Sony_Logo_TASony makes some very nice equipment, especially when it comes to smartphones, and I don’t think there are many people that will argue against that. However, the company has struggled to gain much market share and turn a profit in the wireless industry, partly because of intense competition on both the high and low end, and partly because of their inability to make any headway in the lucrative US market.

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai talked about how Sony plans to get back to profitability by the end of the 2018, and those plans include leveraging Sony’s Playstation business, as well as their camera component sales and access to media like TV shows, movies, and music. However, two of Sony’s current major divisions, televisions and smartphones, are absent from that plan. Read more

Sony announces release of SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1

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Sony has made it official with their announcement today that they will start selling their SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1 starting in March in ten countries and they are even taking pre-orders starting today in the U.K. and Germany. Sony is also releasing the official version of the SmartEyeglass SDK so developers can start working on porting their apps over to the device. Read more

Sony releases official SmartEyeglass app, demo video for SmartEyeglass Attach

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The signs that Sony is getting close to releasing their head-mounted wearable devices are starting to add up. Last week we saw an FCC filing surface for the SED-E1 accompanied by the release of official social media apps for Facebook and Twitter intended to operate on SmartEyeglass devices. Now Sony has released their own dedicated app for SmartEyeglass to the Google Play store. Read more