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These are the Best Sony Phones in August: Xperia 1 III, Xperia 5 III, Xperia PRO 5G, & more!

Although Sony is no longer a dominant player in the smartphone space and has even exited from several markets throughout the world, the company still has a loyal fan following. Its phones appeal to various niche audiences for their terrific camera chops, sleek design, and immaculate displays. They also pack some valuable features for creators,...

Sony’s Xperia 10 II is now getting its Android 11 update

After rolling out Android 11 to its flagship Xperia 1 II in December, the Xperia 5 II earlier this month, and the Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 just last week, Sony is now bringing the latest flavor of Android to one more Xperia phone. The company has started rolling out stable Android 11 to last...

Sony’s Xperia 10 III breaks cover with a similar design as the last model

Last year’s Xperia 10 II from Sony was a solid mid-range device with decent specs and an affordable price, and it looks like the company is ready to follow that up with the Xperia 10 III. New renders of the Xperia 10 III were shared on Voice by Steve Hemmerstoffer, revealing the device’s design will go...

Here’s when Android 11 will roll out for Sony Xperia phones

Since being released in September, Android 11 has been slow to roll out to third-party devices, with the Vivo V20 and OnePlus 8T among the first to receive the update. Unless you purchased a Pixel device, chances are you’ve been patiently waiting, but the good news is if you own a Sony Xperia device, you...

Sony’s Open Devices Program releases an Android 11 build guide and binaries for select Xperia phones

Unlike some major OEMs, Sony Mobile has yet to publish an elaborate roadmap for Android 11 update distribution. The company doesn't even offer a public beta program to evaluate the newest iteration of Android on Xperia smartphones, but that's not the whole story. With every major Android revision, Sony releases software binaries and instructions on...

Sony Xperia 10 II gets official support for bootloader unlocking

The Sony Xperia 10 II (pronounced as Xperia 10 “Mark 2”) is the latest mid-range smartphone from the Japanese OEM. The smartphone offers Sony's signature 21:9 aspect ratio and a triple rear camera setup with dedicated ultra-wide angle as well as telephoto sensor, but a somewhat dated Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC might be a disappointing...

Sony Xperia 10 II added to Sony’s Open Devices Program

Sony Mobile's Open Devices program is popular among Android hobbyists and aftermarket developers, given Sony's current market position. The OEM provides necessary tools and guides to the development community, which makes it possible to bring Android Open Source Project (AOSP) builds to select Xperia devices. This initiative can also be used as a base to...

Sony uploads the kernel source code for the Xperia 10 II and Xperia 1 II

Back in February, Sony unveiled their “Mark 2” lineup, i.e. the flagship Xperia 1 II and the mid-range Xperia 10 II smartphones via an online event. Months after the initial announcement, the phones are now available for pre-order across Europe as well as in the US. On the software side, both of these devices run...

Sony Xperia 10 II now available for pre-order in Europe for €369

Shortly after the cancellation of MWC 2020 earlier this year, Sony unveiled the Xperia 1 II and Xperia 10 II via an online announcement. At the time, the company only talked about the Xperia 10 II's specifications and revealed no information regarding its pricing and availability. Now, months after the official announcements, the Sony Xperia...

Forums for the Huawei MatePad Pro, Huawei Mate XS, Sony Xperia 1 II, and Sony Xperia 10 II are now open

MWC 2020 may not be happening this week, but we've already had a number of product announcements. Huawei and Sony have revealed a few devices so far, and we have forums open for them. You can check out the forums for the Huawei MatePad Pro, Huawei Mate XS, Sony Xperia 1 II, and Sony Xperia...

Sony launches the Xperia 1 II and Xperia 10 II with 21:9 displays, triple rear cameras, and 3.5mm headphone jacks

After the cancellation of MWC 2020, Sony decided to announce its new products via an online announcement on February 24. The day has now arrived, and the company has now revealed its new flagship Sony Xperia 1 II (pronounced as Xperia 1 "Mark 2") and the mid-range Xperia 10 II smartphones. The Xperia 1 II...