Google IO 2016 Coverage

Sony wiping fingerprint sensor out of US versions of Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact?


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

Sony set to unveil new pink Xperia on January 12th


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