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Sony Highlights Xperia X’s SteadyShot Technology in New Video

Sony Highlights Xperia X’s SteadyShot Technology in New Video

In an age where Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) is being used by most OEM’s to improve image quality of the camera in their devices, Sony has gone in a whole different direction — digital image stabilisation. For the upcoming Xperia X and Xperia X Performance, Sony has decided to ditch OIS in favour of SteadyShot — a technology that is based on digital stabilisation as opposed to physical.

Sony Xperia XA Ultra Now Official with 6-Inch Display, 16MP Front-Facing Camera, and More

Sony Xperia XA Ultra Now Official with 6-Inch Display, 16MP Front-Facing Camera, and More

While rumor has it that Sony is killing off its C and M series devices, the X series continues to strive with a brand new handset.

Sony Reportedly Killing Off C and M Series Devices

Sony Reportedly Killing Off C and M Series Devices

In the early part of the year, Sony officially announced a new series of handsets under the X-brand, including the X Performance at the top of the pyramid.

Sony Releases Android N Developer Preview for Xperia Z3

Sony Releases Android N Developer Preview for Xperia Z3

Sony today released the first build of Android N Developer Preview for the Xperia Z3. This is the first time that an Android OEM has also taken part in the Developer Preview program from Google and released a build for one of its devices.

Leaked Images Showcase Sony Xperia Device with Front-Facing Flash and 6-Inch Display

Leaked Images Showcase Sony Xperia Device with Front-Facing Flash and 6-Inch Display

Sony unveiled the X Series of devices with Android on board back in February, but now it looks like there’s a new C Series handset on the way.

Sony doesn’t have plans to launch an ‘Xperia Z6’

Sony doesn’t have plans to launch an ‘Xperia Z6’

Earlier this week, Sony announced the Xperia X, XA, and X Performance, but there wasn’t any indication that an Xperia Z was right around the corner.

Sony unveils Xperia X series of smartphones: the Xperia X, XA and X Performance

Sony unveils Xperia X series of smartphones: the Xperia X, XA and X Performance

Sony today unveiled its new X-series of smartphones that consists of the Xperia X, XA and X Performance. Despite a new branding, the Xperia X-series of handsets look quite similar to their Z-series predecessors, though Sony says it has made a few design tweaks here and there to make the handsets more ergonomic. To avoid the glass back from cracking, Sony has also switched to plastic panels at the rear of the phone.

Sony unveils new IMX318 sensor with hybrid AF and 3-axis image stabilisation

Sony unveils new IMX318 sensor with hybrid AF and 3-axis image stabilisation

Sony today announced a new image sensor meant for smartphones: the IMX318. The 1/2.6-inch sensor has a 22.5MP resolution with an individual pixel size of 1.0um, and has been pegged as the successor to its popular IMX230 sensor.

Sony holding an MWC press conference on February 22nd

Sony holding an MWC press conference on February 22nd

While manufacturers of Android smartphones keep churning out new devices every now and then, only Sony makes sure it launches flagship smartphones every few months instead of just mid-range or budget devices. Well, it looks like we could soon see the company continuing the trend. 

Sony unveils the ‘sophisticated’ pink variant of Xperia Z5

Sony unveils the ‘sophisticated’ pink variant of Xperia Z5

Sony today announced a new variant “warm, sophisticated pink” variant of the Xperia Z5. Aside from the color change, the pink variant of the Xperia Z5 is exactly the same as the original Z5 that was announced by Sony in September at IFA 2015.