Why do Android updates take so long? Sony explains it

Android updates can sometimes take their time in reaching phones. But why does that happen? Sony explains it using an infographic.

Sony, Huawei, and HTC Android 9 update plans revealed

Sony, Huawei and HTC made their Android 9 update plans official, complete with list of devices that will get some Pie love soon.

Apple Watch, Galaxy, Sony and Moto phones on sale at B&H Photo until June 17

That’s the Apple Watch Series 3 and the latest phones from Samsung, Sony and Motorola — all on sale for the next several days.

If you hurry, you can still get one of Best Buy’s many discounted phones for Memorial Day

What better way to celebrate Memorial Day than purchasing a deeply discounted unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Sony Xperia XZ Premium or Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom from Best Buy?

Last year’s Sony Xperia XZ Premium now $200 off at Best Buy

It’s a 4K HDR smartphone that occasionally dips below $500 in price. All things considered, it’s still a good get if a great mobile display is your priority.

You only have a few hours to get the Sony Xperia XZs at a crazy low $320

Hot on the heels of a killer Xperia XZ Premium deal, the lower-end Sony Xperia XZs is discounted to a new all-time low price of $320 at B&H Photo Video.

Possible Sony Xperia XZ2 benchmark reveals Snapdragon 845 SoC, 18:9 screen

Even though it lacks 4K screen resolution or 6GB RAM, the presumed Sony Xperia XZ2 benchmarked today as H8266 looks quite special on paper.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium with 4K screen and Oreo goes another $120 off to $480

Priced back in the day at a whopping $800, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium is currently sold by most US retailers for $600. But B&H has it discounted at $480.

Sony confirms February 26 MWC 2018 event, Xperia XZ Pro likely to be unveiled

Sony has something to show off at the 2018 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 26, and we’re pretty sure it’s at least one new high-end smartphone.

Sony H8266 benchmark confirms at least one high-end 2018 Xperia packs Snapdragon 845

There’s a Snapdragon 845 processor inside a pre-release prototype of the Sony H8266 smartphone expected to follow the Xperia XZs and Xperia XZ1.

Multiple next-gen Sony high-enders reveal screen resolution, no new aspect ratio confirmed

Sony seems to have a bunch of high-end smartphones lined up for 2018 releases, all of which could sport “conventional” 16:9 screens.

Sketchy Sony H8541 spec sheet could anticipate Xperia XZ Premium sequel disappointment

Sony’s redesigned Xperia XZ Premium follow-up is expected to significantly slim down the bezels, but retain a rapidly aging Snapdragon 835 SoC.

Red Sony Xperia XZ Premium comes to the US at $599 just in time for Christmas

‘Tis the season to buy eye-catching red smartphones, like this vibrant “Rosso” Sony Xperia XZ Premium, priced at $599 on Amazon.com.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium scores Android 8.0 Oreo update ‘starting from today’

Availability will obviously vary by market and operator, but at least some Sony Xperia XZ Premium owners can expect Oreo updates to arrive OTA today.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Android Oreo update to come from December

That’s the word out of Japan and NTT docomo and it looks like the kick-starter to all the Android Oreo updates for currently supported Xperias.

Sony Xperia XZ1 starts at $613 after latest discount, XZ1 Compact available as low as $542

The Android Oreo-powered Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact are perhaps not absolute bargains yet, but they’re slowly getting there.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium gets long overdue discount to around $585 in two colors

Initially sold for $800, and discounted to $700 a couple of months ago, the HDR-capable Sony Xperia XZ Premium goes down to a more reasonable $585 at last.

Sony’s next-gen flagship will deliver a ‘complete new design’: can you say minimal bezel?

After so many years of “omnibalance”, a top Sony exec says the time has almost come for a big change, likely focused on small bezels.

Samsung will reportedly go after Sony with 1,000 fps video recording for Galaxy S9 camera

It’s a little early to be certain of, well, anything about the Samsung Galaxy S9, but super slow motion video recording sounds like a plausible upgrade.

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 and XZ1 Compact make official debut with Snapdragon 835 inside

Both the Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact pack Snapdragon 835 processors and 4GB RAM, also offering sweet camera capabilities.

Official Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact images hint at plastic design, very capable rear camera

As previously rumored, the upcoming Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact looks an awful lot like the “full-sized” XZ1, minus the latter’s premium metal build.

Behold the first official Sony Xperia XZ1 images in black and pink

It looks like those leaked hands-on photographs and CAD-based renders were spot on in capturing the familiar, unremarkable Sony Xperia XZ1.

These rumored Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact price tags for the UK sure don’t look pretty

It’s hard to look forward to the iterative but powerful Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact when they’re expected to each cost a small fortune.

Familiar-looking Sony Xperia XZ1 stars in freshly leaked hands-on photos and CAD renders

The design of the upcoming Sony Xperia XZ1 holds no more secrets following two detailed new visual leaks, with a bunch of specs also revealed.