Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs iPhone 6S bootup speed test

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs iPhone 6S bootup test

Two of the newest arrivals on the smartphone scene are the Apple iPhone 6S and Sony’s Xperia Z5 Compact. These are both high-end handsets for the iOS and Android platforms respectively, and it can sometimes be interesting to see how new phones compare in particular aspects. With this in mind we’re looking at the Sony […]

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z5 camera performance compared

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Sony Xperia Z5 camera performance

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Sony Xperia Z5 are two of the top Android devices of the moment and both have some excellent photography capabilities. If you’re a keen user of your smartphone camera you might want to consider how they stand up against each other in this respect. We’re looking at Samsung Galaxy S6 […]

Sony Xperia Z3 and Compact Android Marshmallow beta, apply now

Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact beta Android Marshmallow

The Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is already available for some Google Nexus devices and some manufacturers have already announced Xperia devices that will receive the upgrade. One of these is Sony who recently confirmed that the update would be coming to 14 of its devices, including those in the Sony Xperia Z3 lineup. Now owners […]

Sony Xperia C4 Best Buy price includes US LTE support

Sony Xperia C4 Best Buy price

The Sony Xperia C4 has 4G LTE connectivity and the company markets it as a ‘selfie’ smartphone. In June we told how the phone had not officially launched for the US yet but was available stateside from Amazon. However, this version was not compatible with US LTE bands. Now though, the Sony Xperia C4 Best […]

Sony Xperia devices listed for Android 6.0 Marshmallow upgrade

Sony Xperia devices list for Marshmallow

News about the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is coming in thick and fast at the moment, and only a few hours ago we gave details of confirmed devices that would be receiving the upgrade on T-Mobile. Many smartphone and tablet users can’t wait to get their first taste of the new OS version, and now […]

Sony Xperia Z4v and puzzling Verizon cancellation

Sony Xperia Z4v canceled on Verizon

If you’ve been waiting for the arrival of Verizon’s variant of the Sony Xperia Z4 then we have some bad news today. The Z4 was only made available in Japan, and an international edition was dubbed the Xperia Z3+. A slightly improved version for Verizon was announced as the Z4v back in June, but now […]

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact overheating issues reported: UPDATED

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact overheating issues

Sony recently announced its new Xperia Z5 flagship along with the Z5 Premium and Z5 Compact. Some were a little surprised that they all use the Snapdragon 810 chipset, which has previously been the source of some widely documented overheating problems. Now it seems that the company might regret this choice, as Sony Xperia Z5 […]

Sony Xperia M2 and M2 Aqua finally receiving Android Lollipop update

Sony Xperia M2 and M2 Aqua Android Lollipop update

We always enjoy bringing readers good news about operating system updates for their devices, and today’s information is for owners of the Sony Xperia M2 and Xperia M2 Aqua. Recently the 5.1.1 Lollipop update was certified for these devices so we knew a release was on the way. Now we’re glad to say that the […]

Sony TPS-L2 smartphone design celebrates first Walkman

Sony TPS-L2 smartphone design d

Regular readers of Phones Review will know that from time to time we enjoy taking a look at concept ideas. As it’s a quiet Sunday afternoon this is a good time for a new one, and it’s particularly interesting as it commemorates a device that many of us remember with nostalgia. This Sony TPS-L2 smartphone […]

Sony Xperia M2 lineup Android 5.1 Lollipop update certified

Sony Xperia M2 lineup Android 5.1 update

Over the last few weeks we’ve seen the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update start rolling out for quite a few Sony Xperia smartphones. These include several Xperia Z and Xperia Z1 devices, as well as the Xperia C3. There’s good news today for those with a handset in the Sony Xperia M2 line, as the Android […]