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Paw-some! How to take purr-fect pictures and Super slow motion video of your pets on your Xperia smartphone

As any pet owner will know, taking pictures and videos of our furry friends is completely irresistible… and guaranteed to get plenty of likes and comments on social media. But capturing paw-sitively incredible shots can be hard! Pets often don’t pay attention to our commands, and sitting still while you find the exact angle is …

What happened when we took the XZ3 to one of the world’s most Christmassy places?

The fun of the festive season doesn’t begin and end on Christmas Day. In fact, the preparation for 25 December is almost as exciting as the day itself. The popularity of Christmas markets, where stalls sell stocking fillers and offer delicious mulled drinks, has blossomed in recent years, and one of the world’s best markets …

The Best of Sony: How Sony’s technology innovations combined to create Xperia XZ3

Years of hard work goes into creating each new Xperia smartphone, but the XZ3’s advanced specs and technological advancements also came about through collaborations across Sony. Whether it’s the OLED display that means content looks better on the XZ3 than on any other smartphone, or the Motion EyeTM camera that packs so much incredible technology …

How to take amazing Pumpkin photos on your smartphone this Halloween

It’s a well-known fact that Xperia smartphones take scarily good low light photography and video, and there’s no better excuse to take some incredible night-time snaps than Halloween. Whether your scene is lit with ambient light, candle light or even spooky pumpkin light, the XZ2 Premium lets you take amazing pictures that will see you …

The Journey of an Android Software Rollout

Besides new smartphone announcements, the most-read articles here on our blog are those that include info on all things Android. We’re Xperia users ourselves (obviously) and know how exciting it is to have a shiny new version of Android breathe new life into your device. Whilst we’ve made positive strides over the past couple of …

XZ Premium vs. trampoline dodgeball

Ever since our innovative Motion Eye Camera™ first brought Super slow motion and Predictive Capture into our hands with XZ Premium (and now also available on XZ1 and XZ1 Compact), we’ve been searching for the best way to put the feature to the test. So, naturally, we took a handset down to our local trampoline …

Magic tricks revealed: XZ Premium vs a Magician

Xperia XZ Premium’s Super slow motion feature is capable of capturing 4x more frames than typical smartphone slow mo. This means you’re able to discover a whole new level of detail that isn’t normally visible to the naked eye. To put it to the test we hired – who better – a magician. Magicians are …