Sony has confirmed plans to open a new mobile factory in Thailand, its first in 20 years. It is a big step for the Japanese company, which recently said it would drop out of the mobile business if it did not reach a profit in 2016.
Contrary to its marketing, Sony no longer wants customers to use its Xperia devices underwater, regardless of their waterproofing abilities. The problem stems from exactly how those devices earned their IP ratings.
Sony has announced the SmartBand 2, the sequel to its original fitness band, that comes with several new features including a heart rate monitor, plus a new strap design. It's ready to go on sale in September.
Sony reportedly announced a recent round of job cuts in its mobile division, all of which target the workforce in Sweden. Overall, almost 1,000 employees will reportedly get the pink slip, with more job cuts likely to come.
Sony will produce less smartphones and TVs in light of predicted multi-billion dollar losses from those divisions. The company announced a new plan to investors, which places more emphasis on gaming and image sensors.
A new rumor suggests the Sprint network will start selling a Sony Xperia smartphone in the near future. Although the device's name wasn't mentioned, it could be the Xperia Z3, one of the new mobile phones expected to be revealed at next…
Sony has officially introduced the Xperia C3, which it calls the first PROSelfie smartphone, thanks to not only an LED flash above the screen, but a wide variety of apps and features usually seen only on the rear camera.