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Sony's cost-efficient Xperia X Compact is now available in the United States

Sony's Xperia X Compact is launching globally following an unveiling at the IFA consumer electronics conference in Berlin. Like the Xperia Compact before it, the device packs impressive hardware for the price.
Mobile

Better than nothing? Sony profits from phones again

Sony has made some drastic changes to its mobile business over the past year, which appear to have paid off, even if it's only slightly. The company's mobile division has posted a profit in its latest earnings report.
Mobile

Sony’s mobile division decides to ‘defocus’ efforts in the US and India

During its investor day, Sony Mobile reportedly announced it will shift its focus away from the U.S. and other markets and toward the likes of Europe, the Middle East, and East Asia. The cause seems to be stifled phone growth.
Mobile

Sony's newest Xperia X member is a phablet with a 16-megapixel selfie camera

Sony just announced a fourth device to its Xperia X lineup -- the Xperia XA Ultra. The 6-inch phablet has a 16-megapixel front-facing camera, paired with optical image stabilization, for selfies.
Mobile

The next round of awesome smartphones may have a mighty new chip and 8GB of RAM

Rumors of a new Snapdragon mobile processor capable of supporting a massive 8GB of RAM are circulating, and its being linked with exciting hardware including the Samsung Galaxy Note 6.
Mobile

Sony’s finances show what we already suspected, that Xperia sales are low

Sony's recent financial report shows signs of growth coming from a few places in the company, but the mobile division continues to let the side down, while the company looks for profit rather than scale.
Business

No smartphone processors from Sony confirms CEO Kazuo Hirai

Hopes of having a Sony-made processor inside a future version of one of its Xperia smartphones have been dashed after the company's CEO, Kazuo Hirai, denied all related rumors in an interview.
Mobile

A future Xperia smartphone may have a Sony-made processor inside

A new rumor suggests Sony is interested in making its own smartphone processors, potentially shifting away from Qualcomm and MediaTek. It has apparently already started the design process.
Mobile

Sony reaffirms position in mobile business, opens first factory in 20 years

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.
Mobile

Sony wants you to ignore its own marketing and stop using its Xperia devices underwater

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.
Mobile

With the Z5 Compact, Sony proves big things can come from little phones

We go hands on with the newly unveiled Sony Xperia Z5 from the IFA trade show in Berlin -- a compact phone that proves size is everything.
Android Army

Sony’s back with the new SmartBand 2 fitness band, and this time it has a heart rate sensor

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.