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.

Oldie but goldie Sony Xperia X Compact sinks to all-time low price of $280 at Best Buy

Priced as high as $450 back in the day, the 3GB RAM-packing, Android 7.1 Nougat-running and Oreo-eligible Sony Xperia X Compact is now just $280.

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.

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact looks very similar to full-sized XZ1 in new CAD-based renders

The upcoming Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is unsurprisingly nothing special in terms of design, with thick bezels, sharp corners and a seemingly metal build.

Presumed Sony Xperia X Compact follow-up benchmarked with 720p screen, Snapdragon 835

This G8441 has to be an IFA 2017-bound sequel for last year’s Sony Xperia X Compact, with 720p screen resolution and a Snapdragon 835 SoC in tow.

Xperia X Compact sequel is still possible, as two Sony flagships make the rumor rounds

Don’t rule out the possibility of Sony unveiling a second-gen Xperia X Compact at IFA 2017, alongside a follow-up for the XZ Premium.

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.

Best Buy shaves $200 off unlocked Sony Xperia XZ, $100 off Xperia X Compact

In the market for one of Sony’s two robust late 2016-released smartphones? Both the Xperia XZ and X Compact are now cheaper than ever before at Best Buy.

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 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.

Xperia fingerprint sensors back on in US for XZ, X Compact with firmware flash

But only if you’re willing to do a little firmware flashing. Yep, you gotta download some files and tweak a few, too. But if you’re a fan of these phones…

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.

Sony’s Android Nougat update timetable leaks out, though it’s a little too good to be true

An optimistic “Android N update strategy” from Sony makes the rumor rounds, calling for Xperia X Performance and XZ Nougat rollouts in October.

Sony Xperia X Compact pre-orders now on Amazon at $450

Sony’s latest puny puncher of a smartphone is getting its pre-order runs started on Amazon at a confident price. Perhaps it’s too confident.

Sony Xperia XZ, X Compact fingerprint sensors not listed in US specs

The Xperia Z5 had it. The Xperia Z5 Compact also had one. So did the Xperia X Performance. But they all had their fingerprint sensors deactivated.

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We get with it with Withings, hang around Huawei, pity Samsung and Galaxy Note 7 owners and talk a whole bunch about buses in Berlin on our Weekly podcast!

Sony Xperia X Compact first look: The only small premium Android phone?

Is this the only premium, small form factor android phone available? Here’s our Sony Xperia X Compact first look from IFA 2016!

Amazon UK reveals regional Xperia X Compact and Xperia XZ prices in pre-order listings

Due out worldwide sometime in September and October respectively, the Sony Xperia X Compact and XZ are already up for British pre-orders on Amazon.

Sony Xperia X Compact squeezes high-end (-ish) features into 4.6-inch footprint

Looking for an easy to hold, easy to maneuver premium Android phone? Enter the 4.6-inch Sony Xperia X Compact with a proficient 23MP rear camera.

Sony Xperia X Compact benchmark purportedly shows amped up specs [UPDATE]

Sony’s small smartphone for this year may have been outed, but has it been on the up and up for the first time ever? As in up in the pixel count?

Mostly familiar Sony Xperia X Compact and Xperia XZ specifications rumored

It’s practically confirmed – Sony plans to take the wraps off a 4.6-inch and 5.2-inch Xperia X Compact and Xperia XZ at IFA 2016 with SD820 power.

Czech Republic teased with Sony Xperia XZ, Xperia X Compact

Both the Xperia XZ (which may have been the Xperia XR and the F8331 in a past life) and the Xperia X Compact were revealed for a brief moment.

IFA 2016: What to expect (spoiler alert: a lot)

Samsung, Huawei and Sony are only a few of the companies looking to unveil exciting new gadgets at IFA 2016 in Berlin, with surprises possibly in store too.

Say hello to our little friend – the upcoming Sony Xperia X Compact

This rendered Sony Xperia X Compact is almost certainly the highly anticipated Z5 Compact follow-up some feared would never come to pass.

Sony appears to be working on a high-end compact phone with amazing cameras

Sony may have retired the Xperia Z family, but it doesn’t seem to have given up on high-end compact phones, new benchmarks suggest.