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Sony Xperia News 2018


Sony Xperia News 2018:

Sony Xperia NewsWelcome to “Sony Xperia News blog”. Here grab all latest Sony Xperia news, leaks and an official announcement from Sony Mobile communication about their Xperia devices, Android TV, and Sony PlayStation. Find your Xperia smartphone (Xperia X, Xperia XZ, XZ1, Xperia XZ2, Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium) news, their software update release date, tips and other firmware updates news for Sony’s Xperia smartphones and also you can find the latest news about Sony Android smart TV firmware and software update of 2015, 2016, 2017 line-up Android TV.

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Sony has released “God of War” and “The Sims” Xperia Themes

Sony GOD OF WAR android theme

Sony Mobile has just released two new Xperia Themes on Play Store. The first one is based on new “God of War 4” PlayStation game. This theme celebrating the recent return of hero Kratos to the new God of War franchise, theme features some nice touches and including a live lock-screen.




The second Xperia Theme is from the “The Sims franchise”, celebrating the mobile version of the game.

You can download both of them from Play Store, Links are down there

God of War theme and The Sims theme

Sony has released selfie scanning mode in

its 3D Creator app for Xperia XZ1 and XZ Premium


Sony Mobile has just released a new update for its 3D Creator app, which introduces a new feature called “selfie scanning mode“. With this feature, you can make a 3D images of yourself. Sony has released this feature for Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact, and XZ Premium.

This time Sony has improved scanning performance speed in its 3D Creator app. When you upload an image to Sony’s server during Sony’s post-scan cloud process will start to render your 3D scans in 4K image quality to make it more realistic. If you want to try this feature on your Sony Xperia device then you can update or download it from the Google Play Store.

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 Sony Mobile has announced Xperia XZ2 Premium with a dual camera setup first time and 4K HDR display

Xperia_XZ2 Premium_CameraFinally Sony Mobile has unveiled its first dual camera smartphone the Xperia XZ2 Premium. While other companies like Samsung, Huawei, and Apple already have a dual camera setup in their smartphone since last year. But Sony had didn’t give any attention in its Xperia flagship line-up for a dual camera setup. Now finally Sony has launched its flagship with a dual camera setup. They didn’t launch it at MWC  because for some reason. The Xperia XZ2Premium comes with a 5.8-inch 4K HDR display and also equipped with dual cameras on the rear, which makes it the first Xperia device that has a dual camera setup from Sony.

The device is power with Qualcomm’s latest {Snapdragon 845 Mobile}, with X20 LTE, which gives you lightning-fast connection speeds {up to 1.2Gbps}with the second generation Gigabit LTE solution. The additional Xperia XZ2 premium has 6GB RAM for fast multi-tasking. The Device is also packed with a 3,540mAh battery capacity, which is also supported both wireless and fast charging. and  The Xperia XZ2 Premium will be available globally from Summer 2018 and will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo.

The XZ2 premium has dual “Motion Eye” and is capable to record 4K HDR Movie with incredible detail and true to life color. While camera module also can record 960fps Super slow motion in HD or Full HD. It has 13MP front camera snapper. One of the camera sensors is a monochrome sensor, so you can be shoot picture in both colors and in black and white.

Sony has also claimed that the camera has World’s highest ISO sensitivity video recording in a smartphone with 12,800  ISO for video and 51200 for photos with bright live view-finder.


The Sony PS5 specs leaked and release date

Sony PS5-Play Station 5

Sony Xperia news: Sony Play Station 5(PS5): All die heart gamers are waiting for Sony’s next gaming console PS5. After the release of Play station 4 Pro with HDR support, all fans wait for new hardware configuration and features of upcoming PS5. If you guys remember when last year, at E3 Sony’s Shawn Layden, which is Chairman of Worldwide Studios and President of Sony Interactive Entertainment America. They had confirmed in a report that PS5 is coming soon. And he also said that the release will “probably be some time”.

Since at the beginning of 2018 we’ve heard a lot of information out there about next Sony’s Play Station 5. But these were only leaked and the whirling rumor mill and no one can say when or how things happen.

Even according to a recent report, it was supposed that the dev kits had been sent out. And after then, a wealth of info was released by SemiAccurate’s Charlie Demerjian.

While it was the same leaker. Who was responsible for predicting accurately the  PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X hardware upgrades and as well as the Nintendo Switch specs. After Kotaku’s news editor, Jason Schreier, said in the response that the man is incorrect with his estimations of this PS5 specification and rumors.

Some recent online rumors report, people say that it is possible that the PlayStation 5 could be released in 2018. But that’s not true according to Schreier’s investigation and another report. They said that the next PlayStation is far away and it may not arrive until 2020.

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Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact pre-orders are now live in the US

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 compact USA pre-order 2018

Sony Xperia News: Last time Sony Mobile start deals for Sony Xperia XZ2 in United Kingdom-UK. Now Sony Mobile start the pre-order for it’s latest flagship smartphones  Xperia XZ2 and the XZ2 Compact in the US. The popular retailer in the USA the Best Buy has listed the devices on its website. While it offering both devices for $799 and $649, respectively.However, these devices are available in four color options, which include Liquid Black, Liquid Silver, Deep Green, and Ash Pink for XZ2. While for the XZ2 Compact the color combination is Coral Pink, Moss Green, White Silver, and Black and June 1 as the shipment date.

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Grab the best Sony Xperia XZ2 deals before it disappears! in the UK(United-Kingdom)

Sony Xperia XZ2 news and release date in UK
Sony Xperia XZ2 news

Sony Xperia news: The Sony Xperia XZ2 is the latest flagship smartphone from Sony Mobile. Because this is the best-looking device in MWC 2018 from Sony as compares to another manufacturer. Now if we light up on some previous report from some user then, it seems like it will break-out best smartphone hit in the Android smartphone world in 2018 due to Sony’s new design and technology.

After its launch on MWC Sony Mobile was announced that they will land it in the market near April 2018. And now it went on sale in the UK today.

The some exclusively reports from TechRadar, that this deal comes on the Vodafone network and offers users 16GB data and unlimited calls and texts for just £35 per month.

In addition, if we combine with an upfront cost of £99, while it will be total cost about £939, which is cheaper than any other offer out there nowadays.

Check out this deal direct

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Virgin Mobile has started selling the Sony Xperia XZ1 in Canada


Sony Xperia news: Virgin Mobile has now started selling the Sony Xperia XZ1 in Canada. Xperia XZ1 was released in 2017. Telecomm company Virgin is going to sell the phone on its different Gold, Diamond and Platinum plans. While if we talk about the Gold plan it starts at $60 per month with pay-per-use data. The diamond plan begins at $110 for 5GB of data and Platinum starts at $100 for 5GB of data.

All of these plans we have discussed with you are for two years. There is plan else, which company also provide is  Silver tier plan that charges $250 for the phone and, which starts at $45 a month.

Users who want to buy this phone in Canada, Virgin is selling the Xperia XZ1 for $1000. But, this is a one-year-old phone and its successor Sony XZ2 and the XZ2 compact has already in the market. Hence with this deal, it is not a good idea to buy such phone who was released almost one year before.

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Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact, and XZ Premium has received April 2018 security patches

Sony Xperia news: Today Sony Mobile has been rolled out a firmware update to its previous flagship Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact, and XZ Premium devices.The release version of firmware removes the previous build number 47.1.A.12.119 to version 47.1.A.12.145. This update does not bring any sugar candy to its user. Because Sony has just added the 1 April 2018 Android security patches, and few changes or brings else patches.

Sony 2015 Android TV Firmware update to v5.381 for the Asia Pacific region

Sony 2015 Android TV Firmware update to v5.381 for the Asia Pacific region

Sony Xperia news: At last finally, today Sony has been released the major update for its 2015 Android TV models lineup. We have been waiting for this update for a long time. This firmware update introduces  Android Nougat supports for all 2015 Sony’s Android Tv Lineup.

Now we tell you what features and what model will get this update in Asia region…

Applicable Models:

  • *KDL-50W950D
  • KDL-43W950D
  • KDL-55W800D
  • KDL-50W800D
  • KDL-43W800D
  • KDL-50W950C
  • KDL-43W950C
  • KDL-75W850C
  • KDL-65W850C
  • KDL-55W800C
  • KDL-50W800C
  • KDL-43W800C

Nougat new features and improvements for 2015 Sony’s Android TV

Note: All points, which are mention down below are from Sony’s Official website 

    • This firmware update introduces Android Nougat to Sony’s Android TV and supports:
      • Picture-in-Picture mode
      • Half-screen settings mode
      • Task-switching (quickly access recently used apps)
      • Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) HDR content for USB, DLNA
      • Voice search for Serial AbTak (only in India)
      • Voice search web browser functionality
      • Multiple Google accounts
      • Ability to switch to TV viewing mode from Home menu with PROG +/- or number buttons
      • Changes Amazon Prime Video logo
      • EPG extended display with metadata
      • Pre-installs Asphalt Nitro an alternative to Gameloft
      • Improved category list design, “Discover” menu interface and navigation, Wi-Fi password input screen, usability when registering a USB HDD recording device


  • This firmware also resolves the following issues:
    • Amazon Prime Video playback issue where the video freezes and a lip sync error occurs
    • Resolves an issue where no sound can be heard when using an Onkyo amplifier or for 2 to 3 seconds at a specific point during DISC playback
    • Where no content is displayed when the PS4 Pro is connected via HDMI
    • No signal is displayed when an MHL cable is connected via HDMI2
    • The sound is not synchronized properly between the TV speaker and PS4 controller
    • An issue where a short beeping sound can be heard when changing channels from SD to HD via a set-top box

Previous Improvements:

  • Improves TV response time when using the remote control
  • Resolves an issue where the TV cannot connect to the Wi-Fi access point from standby mode
  • “No operation shutdown” issue where dialogue box cannot be closed when using the VOL+/- buttons
  • YouTube 4K playback issue (2560 x 1440 resolution or higher)
  • The HDD is not detected for recording when the TV is in standby mode is resolved (Only for AU and NZ)
  • Removes Twitter functions (Social Viewing)
  • Upgrades to Android Marshmallow
  • Enhances screen design and usability
  • Expands the built-in memory You can now move the downloaded games and apps to a USB memory device or HDD as an extended memory.
  • Displays programs in each genre
  • The new design of Help menu
  • Accessibility support on Netflix
  • Reduces input lag for HDR game
  • Supports Netflix HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • “TV SideView” application name changed to “Video & TV SideView”
  • USB recording feature*
  • Improves general performance of the TV (including the TV’s remote control)

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Sony Bravia Android Smart TV Update

Nougat Software Update for SonyAndroid TV 2015 Models

Sony Xperia news: After a long wait finally, Sony has officially announced their next major software update “Android Nougat (7.0)” for 2015 Sony Android Smart TV in Asia region. However, this update has been already rollout in Europe and USA region in November 2017 for both 2016 and 2015 Models.

Now finally the wait is over for Asian region user, who were waited for this update for 6 months including me. On March 31 Sony has released a notification on 2015  Android smart TV with this message.

Information regarding the Android TV software update.

“Your Android TV software version is scheduled to receive a major update. The update is scheduled being after 04/2018. If the Android TV software is updated, the following various feature is added or improved.”

Like we seen above Sony said, the update will rollout after 04/2018, but they didn’t say when I mean it is April 4 or After April. But anyway we are finally happy that we are going to see Android Nougat in our 2015 Sony Android TV models.

These are the following models, which will be affected by this update:

Applicable Products:






New Feature:

  • Picture-in-Picture during using an app
  • task switching
  • Includes Asphalt Niro
  • Extended Support for Hybrid Log- Gamma HDR Content
  • Using voice search with the browser
  • Add multiple Google accounts to your TV

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Sony Xperia XZ2  pre-orders start in United States(USA) for $799.99

Sony Xperia news: Sony Xperia XZ2 preorder, price in the USA:  There is good news for USA Xperia fans. Those who are looking to pre-order Sony’s latest flagships phone Xperia XZ2. Then they can order it through B&H Photo for $799.99.  and $649.99. for the Xperia XZ2 Compact in all colors. of both handsets are available.

However, there is no sign of launch date of both phone in the US right now. But in Europe, it will be available from 5 April.

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Sony’s PlayStation Plus leaks reveal and news

Sony Xperia news: After the end of the PS3 era, PlayStation Plus is pretty awesome subscription for the user to download free PS4 games. It is a subscription service, which helps you to get the most of your PS4 games free.

PlayStation Plus user whos subscribe this service are waiting for Sony to reveal the April 2018 batch of free PS4 games. According to reports the April 2018 PS Plus reveal should take place on March 28 at 4.30pm UK time.


The PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita games will be available for PS Plus subscribers to download free after April 3.

This month’s batch of free PlayStation Plus games includes Bloodborne, InFamous, Ratchet & Clank etc. Next, in the upcoming month, Sony could be revealed games likes of WatchDogs, Killzone, Gravity Rush, The Order, GOW 3.

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Get PS4 or PSVR bundles free with Pre-order of Sony Xperia XZ2 

Sony Xperia news: Sony Mobile has revealed new amazing deal to its Xperia user. If you preorder the new Sony Xperia XZ2 or Sony XZ2 Compact, Sony will give you a PlayStation 4 Gran Turismo Sports bundle or PlayStation VR starter pack.

Sony Xperia XZ2

Yes, you this is true Sony will give this amazing deal without additional cost. With this, you can get one of the most popular gaming consoles available right now in the market.

But this is not all done:  Sony mobile also offering all Xperia customers a Play-station, Plus 12-month membership with certain Xperia XZ2 handsets. In this deal, you are going to save £49.99.

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