Promo image of alleged Sony Xperia Z5 Compact leaks ahead of IFA 2015


There isn’t long to go until the 2015 edition of the IFA opens its doors in Berlin, where we’ll most likely see Sony announce its new Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 compact handsets in a press conference on September 2nd. Until then, we can expect the flow of leaks to increase both in quantity and quality, and today we have a leaked promotional image of what is believed to be the Xperia Z5 Compact.

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Sony adds binaries for 64-bit devices


Sony has uploaded a new set of operating system binaries for their first 64-bit devices based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. The new files will work on the Sony Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 Tablet and the Xperia Z4 Tablet WiFi. All of these devices are based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. With these files uploaded to the Sony AOSP for Xperia web site, the custom ROM community will be able to more easily produce customized, AOSP based ROMs. Read more

Sony’s Xperia Z5+ to run 4K X-Reality software, lends weight to 4K display rumour

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Moving away from Samsung articles, here we have a report that Sony could bring a new version of its display software called X-Reality to its upcoming Xperia smartphones. While that news isn’t exactly enthralling, another small factoid has reared its head that is much more exciting; in that a version of the display software is called 4K X-Reality. This lends further credence to the rumour that the upcoming Xperia Z5+ (S70+) may actually carry a 4K display.

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