Sony Xperia X and X Compact get remarkably early Android Oreo updates

The “ancient” Sony Xperia X and Xperia X Compact are officially brought up to date from a software standpoint ahead of many new flagship Android phones from other OEMs.

Sony confirms Android 8.0 Oreo plans for nearly a dozen ‘old’ Xperias, but not the Z5 family

Android 8.0 Oreo will soon roll out to a bunch of Sony Xperia devices, including the X, X Performance, X Compact, XZ, XA1 and XA1 Ultra.

Jolla targets Sailfish X launch in October for Sony Xperia X

The Finnish company is about to start selling its software to developers, but it’s still a huge do-it-yourself (and buy-it-yourself) hassle.

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Jolla pushing Sailfish OS development on Sony Xperia X

Some Jolla Tablet backers who never got their hardware may receive a finished version of Sailfish OS if they opt to buy an Xperia X.

Sony reveals it still has two more flagship phones planned for 2017, no Xperia X Compact sequel

Sony’s “premium standard” smartphone line is apparently dead and buried, X Compact included, with two more high-enders instead in the works.

Amazon Prime members and B&H shoppers can get Sony Xperia X Performance for $300 if they hurry

The Snapdragon 820-powered Sony Xperia X Performance is today cheaper than ever before, at $300 unlocked, with a catch or two.

‘Regular’ Sony Xperia X with Nougat and Snapdragon 650 SoC costs $250 after latest discount

No Compact, Performance, Premium or Z branding, and very few bells and whistles. But the “standard” Sony Xperia X is still a pretty great deal at $250.

Sony starts official Android 7.1.1 update process for Xperia XZ and X Performance

Believe it or not, last year’s Sony Xperia XZ and X Performance are receiving Android 7.1.1 goodies before this year’s Samsung Galaxy S8 or LG G6.

Amazon marks down unlocked US Sony Xperia X Performance to lowly $367

Back in the day priced as high as $650, the unlocked Snapdragon 820-powered Sony Xperia X Performance costs $367 now in limited quantities.

Sony Xperia XA1 will debut on April 10 in the UK, Xperia X now deeply discounted stateside

With the Xperia XZ Premium still a ways off and wildly expensive, you might be inclined to give the lower-end Sony Xperia XA1 or Xperia X a chance.

Sony slates MWC 2017 press conference for February 27 to unveil new phones

As expected, Sony is officially headed for Barcelona to showcase a couple of new Xperia phones at MWC 2017 on February 27.

Possible Sony Xperia XA Ultra sequel benchmarked with 4GB RAM, Android 7.0

The 2017 edition of the phablet-sized mid-range Sony Xperia XA Ultra will likely pack 4GB RAM in addition to a Helio P20 processor.

Sony Xperia X gets Android 7.1.1 in a Concept program update

It boasted, promised and now has delivered. Sony Xperia X owners enrolled…

Sony steals the spotlight with Nougat updates for Xperia X and Xperia X Compact

Android 7.0 Nougat is already officially making its way to Sony’s third and fourth smartphones, namely the Xperia X and X Compact.

Sony is on the charge to get Android 7.1.1 to Xperia X

We have no reason to believe that Sony won’t get the Android Nougat update to its phones soon. It seems that progress in software comes fast.

Unlocked Sony Xperia XA Ultra hits new all-time low price of $230 at B&H today only

B&H Photo Video has another treat in store for US bargain hunters, selling the unlocked 6-inch Sony Xperia XA Ultra at a crazy low $230.

Sony Xperia XZ quickly follows X Performance on Android Nougat bandwagon

Just a couple of days after officially rolling out over-the-air to the X Performance, Android 7.0 Nougat is now hitting the Sony Xperia XZ.

Unlocked Sony Xperia XZ available as low as $582 ($118 off) right now on Amazon

Need a respectable alternative for the Samsung Galaxy S7 or iPhone 7? The Sony Xperia XZ is cheaper than ever on Amazon now, at $582 and up.

B&H’s pre-Black Friday deal of the day is a $170 Sony Xperia XA ($80 off list)

It’s hard to imagine the GSM unlocked Sony Xperia XA will be marked down lower than the $170 currently charged by B&H anytime soon.

Beta testers are finally treated to Sony Xperia X Performance Nougat previews

It’s taken a little longer than expected, but select Sony Xperia X Performance users can now try out a pre-release Android Nougat build.

Sony Xperia X Compact follows the XZ’s suit with an extra $50 discount to $400

Amazon and Best Buy have the diminutive but powerful Sony Xperia X Compact on sale for $400, technically down from a $500 MSRP.

Sony Xperia X, XA and X Performance sold at up to 25 percent off on Amazon today only

Amazon has solid discounts in store for Sony Xperia X, XA and X Performance buyers today only, ranging from $80 to around $150.

Now we’re getting somewhere: Sony Xperia X price slashed to $400 on Amazon

It took roughly five months for a third-party seller to reach the arguably right price of the Sony Xperia X – $400. But is it too late?

Sony Xperia X Compact now officially available across Europe straight from OEM

The diminutive but powerful Sony Xperia X Compact is in stock at the OEM’s many European e-stores, priced at the rough equivalent of $500.