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’s IFA 2015 press conference is on September 2nd


Sony may have just announced its ‘super mid-range’ Xperia M5 and gargantuan C5 Ultra smartphones, but that doesn’t mean the Japanese electronics company is anywhere near finished updating its line-up of devices. While we believe that the Xperia Z5 will be unveiled at the IFA in Berlin next month, Sony has confirmed its presence at the trade show via a tweet sent by its Italian subsidiary. Read more

Talk Android Weekly Recap: July 24 – August 1, 2015


We’re just wrapping up another exciting week at Talk Android! OnePlus announced the OnePlus Two, which has been met with much controversy. Motorola revealed a bunch of new devices and accessories: the Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto G, and a handful of Bluetooth headsets. Despite a successfully funded IndieGoGo campaign, the YotaPhone 2 will not be coming to the United States, and Google has indefinitely delayed the Android M Developer Preview 3.

Hopefully you didn’t miss out on any of these awesome stories. If you did, be sure to hit the break to catch up on all the latest happenings in Android!

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Sony posts $780 million operating profit for Q2, but mobile sales continue to decline

Sony_Xperia_Z3v_Front_Lower_Sony_Logo_TASony’s second quarter numbers are in, and while overall things are looking up for the company, their mobile division is still floundering.

The company posted an operating profit of $780 million for the second quarter of 2015, with an overall revenue of $14.5 billion. Sony’s image sensor division had a fantastic year, bringing in $249 million, while its music portion made $260 million. The gaming division of Sony focused around its PlayStation consoles grew to $160 million. Mobile phones and tablets didn’t look so hot, though, with an operating loss of $188 million. Read more