Sony 2014 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Sony Articles for 2014

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Review: Small But Powerful

Sony's new Xperia Z1 Compact might be summed up with one of Genie's lines from Aladdin: "Phenomenal cosmic powers...itty-bitty living space!"

Sony Xperia Z2 Review

Sony looks to make a sizable dent in the Android smartphone market with the Xperia 2. Its predecessor looked great, but had significant flaws. Could the sequel surpass the original?

Xperia Z1s: Hands-on with Sony’s Waterproof Phone

Sony's Xperia Z1s makes some common-sense spec upgrades alongside creative camera changes. We go hands-on with the T-Mobile exclusive.

Sony’s Xperia Z2 and M2: 4K Recording in the Palm of Your Hand

Sony refreshed its high-end and midrange smartphones today with the Xperia Z2 and Xperia M2, offering high-end displays and 4K video recording, all in a perfectly pocketable package.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Review: The Little Flagship

The Xperia Z3 Compact stuffs Sony's flagship into a more more comfortable package, proving that high-end phones don't always have to be huge.

Best Black Friday Smartphone Deals 2014

Lots and lots of smartphones will see significant discounts over the next few days, so to help you sort through the madness, here are the best Black Friday deals we[...]

Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact Hands-on Preview: Premium for All Sizes

Sony's new Xperia Z3 flagship looks to steadily improve upon the strides its predecessor made just six months ago, while its Xperia Z3 Compact may wind up being the best[...]

Sony Xperia Z3 Review: Long Lasting Quality

Sony's tossed out new flagship phones at a breakneck pace over the last few months, but it looks like it's found a winner in the Xperia Z3. Here's our review.

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact: Awesome Android Might, Itty-Bitty Phone

Sony's new Xperia Z1 Compact gives you all the best hardware running on Android, without forcing you to buy cargo shorts just to carry it around.

Sony’s Cloud Gaming ‘PlayStation Now’ Service Could Put Cutting Edge Games on Your Smartphone

Sony's acquisition of Gaikai is finally bearing fruit as the new PlayStation Now service will enter a closed beta later this month, with full rollout targeted for later this summer.

Sony Goes After Cable with New Internet TV Service for the U.S.

At last year's CES, Intel announced a new Internet TV service that ultimately went nowhere. At this year's CES, Sony is announcing the same. Can they succeed where Intel has[...]

Sony Brings Waterproof Xperia Z1S to T-Mobile LTE Starting Next Week

As part of the announcements at CES, Sony announced a new version of the Z1: the Z1S, replete with the waterproofing found on some of its other Xperia smartphones; it's[...]

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is a small version of the Xperia Z3, but has almost all of the same features. The primary difference is the latter’s screen is only 4.6 inches.[...]

Sony Shows It Has Smarts with New SmartWatch and SmartBand

Sony announced a pair of wearable devices at the IFA trade show in Berlin this week, including an Android-powered smartwatch and a souped-up fitness bracelet dubbed the SmartBand Talk, both[...]

Sony Xperia Z3 Coming to Verizon, Dubbed Z3v

Sony’s latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z3, is coming to Verizon on October 23, as the Xperia Z3v.

Should You Buy a Smartwatch this Holiday Season?

Wearable technology was all the rage this year, at least in terms of chatter. Many manufacturers produced, or at least announced, smartwatches, and now with the holidays upon us everyone[...]

Sony Going Big, Small, and Budget with Trio of New Xperia Smartphones

Sony has cranked out so many Xperia smartphones in recent years, it’s tough to keep track of them all. Adding to the confusion are three additional handsets: one big, one[...]