Android

What’s the buzz with haptic feedback?

Have you ever noticed your phone vibrate as you’re navigating around the keyboard? Many of us spot this when we take our new phone out of its box, but we quickly become accustomed to it and usually forget it’s there. What you might be surprised to learn is that the little vibrations from your Xperia™ …

Meet the Makers of the new Remote Controller gestures on Sony’s Xperia Touch

Everyone who’s been using the new Remote Controller gestures on XperiaTM Touch will know that they make watching movies and videos super interactive, fun and easy. For those who need reminding: the Xperia Touch uses Sony’s innovative SXRD projection display technology to turn any flat surface into a touchscreen. If you watch movies, boxsets and …

When can I update my Xperia to Android 9 Pie?

Google has unveiled AndroidTM 9 Pie*, meaning every XperiaTM owner will be wondering: when can I get my hands on it? The good news is: you won’t have to wait too long to get the brand-new version of Android on your Xperia device**. Our Premium-range models are expected to have the upgrade available from November, …

Five Sony XperiaTM smartphones recognized under Android Enterprise Recommended program

Quick update for our enterprise users: Sony Mobile has five Xperia smartphones approved under the new “Android Enterprise Recommended program” – an initiative that helps businesses select, deploy and manage the Android devices and services best suited to meet their needs. Through rigorous Google testing, Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XA2 …

The 2018 Google Play Indie Games Contest

Since we picked up our XZ1 at IFA last year, we haven’t been able to stop playing games on it. The super-speedy Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 keeps games running smoothly while Sony display and audio tech keep games looking and sounding great. Now with a trip to MWC in Barcelona coming up, this feels like the …