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Black Friday 2017: The best Sony Mobile deals

The sale is on as Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the calendar year, returns. Here at Sony we’re bringing you the best mobile deals with up to 50% off from today until 27th November. With great offers on the Xperia XZ1 and a range of headsets there’s something for everyone, whether treating yourself …

Invisibility cloaks, shoes that let you fly, and talking to pets: Children predict tech innovations for the next 20 years

Flying shoes may be just around the corner, as research released today by Sony Mobile reveals that 62% of children expect these by 2037, and 22% predicting that they could become a reality in just five years. The research, conducted for Sony Mobile’s Xperia Touch projector, explores the vivid imagination of 6-12 year olds globally, …

Xperia and BAFTA award-winning director, Mateo Willis, join forces to capture a World of Wow

Emmy and BAFTA award-winning cinematographer, Mateo Willis – responsible for some of modern television’s most gripping wildlife sequences in Blue Planet II, Planet Earth II and Frozen Planet – has worked with film-makers from around the world to create a crowd-sourced film captured entirely on Xperia smartphones. 40 independent content creators from across the globe were recruited by Sony …

The best HDR content to watch on Netflix

Stranger Things season two has finally launched on Netflix, and here at Sony we couldn’t be more pumped to find out what happens next to Eleven and the gang. However, our excitement goes a little deeper, as not only do we know it’s a top programme, but it’s also available in jaw-dropping HDR quality. Here’s …

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 …

Industry Innovators: Finding Home, the app putting you in the shoes of a refugee

Smartphones – the must-have accessory that most people across the world are unable to live without: a way to keep up to date with friends, family and world news. Smartphones have also become an integral lifeline for refugees across the world and a way to keep in touch with their loved ones. Introducing Finding Home, …

Xperia Hello! Launches in Japan

We first met ‘Xperia Agent’ as a concept back at MWC 2016. Just under two years later this miniature assistant has become a reality in the form of Xperia Hello! Launching in Japan only from November 16th, Xperia Hello! is a communication robot that can recognise each member of the family and assist with daily …