SONY XPERIA XZ PREMIUM Posts on XDA

DxOMark Published Their Camera Review of the Xperia XZ Premium (New Protocols), Scores it an 83

There are times in which DxOMark is able to get a camera review out for a smartphone before it's even released, and then we have those cases where it can take months before something comes out. The company recently revised the way they handle their mobile camera reviews and this week marks the first Sony...

YouTube HDR Playback Support is Rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Xperia XZ Premium

HDR video is an interesting new type of media that has slowly started to creep its way into the smartphone industry. Some platforms with HDR are littered with bugs right now (such as Windows 10), but a big drawback to the technology is a limited number of content sources. Netflix is slowly adding more smartphones...

Sony Announces Which Devices They’re Updating to Android Oreo

When Google releases a new version of Android, people start asking which devices will be updated to it. Since each individual OEM handles their software updates differently, it can be confusing to know which device will get the new update. Some OEMs are easy to predict though, since they generally stick to flagships released in...

TWRP Available for the Sony Xperia XZ Premium

TWRP is used for a lot of custom modifications on Android devices, it's an essential tool for all XDA users, and now an unofficial port has been released for the Xperia XZ Premium. XDA Recognized Developer Myself5 just released their work to the community this week and it can be found in our Xperia XZ Premium forum....

Xperia XZ Premium Now Part of Sony’s Open Devices Program

Sony has officially added the Xperia XZ Premium to its Open Devices program. Users of the latest (and the most expensive) Sony phone can now easily build AOSP for their devices. If you need a refresher, Sony periodically adds some of its devices to the Open Device program. The company releases device trees, kernel trees, binaries...

Excessive Lag Time Between Device Announcement and Release is Killing Excitement

We've talked at length about how overhyping a product can create unreachable expectations, and it goes without saying that a complete lack of hype can be just as disastrous. However, neither is as damaging as hyping up a product and then letting that excitement die off before launch. People can't maintain excitement about a product that they were...