Mid-range 5.5-inch Sony Xperia XA1 Plus squeezes large battery into familiar design

The newly unveiled Sony Xperia XA1 Plus looks an awful lot like the XA1 and XA1 Ultra on the outside, sporting a 5.5-inch 1080p screen however.

With ‘inconsistencies’ cleared up, Nougat updates for Sony Xperia XA and XA Ultra are rebooted

Following a minor holdup, we’re happy to report Sony Xperia XA and XA Ultra users are treated to Nougat updates again, this time all nice and stable.

Sony Xperia XA, XA Ultra Android Nougat update held up by over-the-air problems

The company has detected an anomaly with its software delivery servers and is working to re-roll the update to the XA and XA Ultra.

Sony Xperia XA is the company’s last promised phone to receive Android 7.0 Nougat

Shortly after the XA Ultra, and following many of the company’s other previous-generation phones, the Sony Xperia XA moves to Android 7.0.

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, Sony Xperia XA Ultra and others discounted during Amazon’s unlocked days

Amazon offers big savings on a number of unlocked phones for a limited time, with the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, Sony Xperia XA and XA Ultra front and center.

Next-gen Sony Xperia XZ and XZ Premium expected to launch with ‘Motion Eye’ cameras… eventually

Sony’s 2017 flagship Android phones are likely still a ways off, but when they eventually come out, the XZs and XZ Premium should wow with their cameras.

MWC 2017: What to expect?

We’re rounding up every rumor concerning every confirmed major MWC 2017 exhibitor, including the likes of LG, Samsung, Nokia, BlackBerry and Motorola.

This upcoming Sony Pikachu phone isn’t as exciting as it sounds, likely following OG Xperia XA

Sony Pikachu is the apparent internal codename of that second-gen Xperia XA expected to break cover at MWC 2017 with largely average specs in tow.

Second-gen Sony Xperia XA (G3121) showcased on video in advanced prototype form

It’s looking increasingly likely that a second-gen Sony Xperia XA and XA Ultra will be unveiled at MWC next month with middling specs and looks.

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.

Next-gen Sony Xperia XA leaked with little flair

If you’ve seen on Xperia, you’ve seen them all. Perhaps you’ll have seen into the future as a new graphical rendering purports to show a 2017 phone.

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.

Best Buy’s new and old Cyber Monday deals are for everyone

Best Buy isn’t done discounting hot mobile gear for the holidays, offering solid savings on iPads, Android phones and wearables for Cyber Monday.

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.

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.

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 Performance now free on contract at Bell Mobility

The Canadian carrier is selling the phone for $699.99 or for free on a two-year contract and if you sign up for an $80 a month service plan.

Sony Xperia XA Ultra drops below $300 on Amazon, microSD card included

Yet another early Sony Xperia XA Ultra deal brings the phablet’s unlocked price down to $298 on Amazon, with a 64GB memory card thrown in for free.

Sony Xperia X Performance sales in US open up with Xperia XA

Sony adds two more phones to the US ecosystem via its retail partners. And you’re getting some deals if you decide to go any way about them.

Sony’s full Xperia X lineup ready for pre-orders in the US

Learn more about the retail prices and availability for the Sony Xperia X lineup, which just reached the United States for pre-order.

Sony Xperia X Performance launches June 23 in Canada, Xperia X following June 29

Due out soon stateside only in unlocked form, the entire Sony Xperia X slate will arrive even earlier to Canada, with decent carrier support.

Here are the official US prices and release dates of the entire Sony Xperia X family

The Z-replacing Sony Xperia X, X Performance, XA and XA Ultra are all headed stateside in the next couple of months, priced at between $280 and $700.

Amazon India has Xperia X in dual-SIM form

You’re going to have to cut a big check if you’re an Indian wanting an Xperia X. Fortunately, you have some options and perks for encouragement.

Sony Xperia X marketed on US YouTube account

Sony’s putting the funk on high with four new videos on how cool the Xperia X, Xperia XA and Xperia X Performance are. Will they come to the US soon?