Sony Xperia Z3: Specs, Apps, News, Features & Reviews

Sony Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z3 getting a new Lollipop firmware update

Sony Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z3 getting a new Lollipop firmware update

Just over a month after it initially rolled out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z3 lineup of devices, Sony has started rolling out a new firmware for these devices containing a plethora of bug fixes and improvements. 

Root access on Verizon’s Xperia Z3v and T-Mobile Xperia Z3 achieved

Root access on Verizon’s Xperia Z3v and T-Mobile Xperia Z3 achieved

Sony is relatively open towards the third-party Android development community and ships all its devices with an unlockable bootloader. However, in the United States, the company had to give in to the wishes of T-Mobile and Verizon and release the Xperia Z3 with a locked down bootloader.

Sony’s Xperia Z3 returns to T-Mobile

Sony’s Xperia Z3 returns to T-Mobile

In early April, Sony’s Xperia Z3 was pulled from the shelves at T-Mobile, with the Magenta Carrier saying only that the device was “no longer available.”

T-Mobile stops selling Xperia Z3 only after six months

T-Mobile stops selling Xperia Z3 only after six months

T-Mobile has stopped selling the Xperia Z3 in the United States just six months after it started selling the handset. Sony is hardly a known brand in the U.S. smartphone market and sells only selected devices through carriers in the country. 

Sony starts global rollout of Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Xperia Z3 and Z2 series of devices

Sony starts global rollout of Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Xperia Z3 and Z2 series of devices

Sony today announced that it has started the worldwide rollout of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, and the Z3 Tablet Compact from today.

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact start receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact start receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Sony today announced that it has started rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact. 

Sony releases Android 5.1 binaries for its Xperia devices

Sony releases Android 5.1 binaries for its Xperia devices

It has been less than two days since Google released a new version of Lollipop with bug fixes and enhancements, and Sony has already gone ahead and uploaded new Android 5.1 binaries for devices that it supports under its ‘AOSP for Xperia’ program.

Sony executives say the Xperia Z3 series is doing well; No plans to launch flagships on a yearly cycle

Sony executives say the Xperia Z3 series is doing well; No plans to launch flagships on a yearly cycle

Sony’s Vice President of Western Europe, Pierre Perron and VP of Global Communications, Tim Harrison, have busted some of the rumors about the company’s smartphone division.

Sony unveils the ‘Xperia Z3 Purple Diamond Edition’ in Hong Kong

Sony unveils the ‘Xperia Z3 Purple Diamond Edition’ in Hong Kong

After a few weeks of rumors and a leaked image, Sony has gone ahead and made the purple Xperia Z3 official. The handset is christened “Xperia Z3 Purple Diamond Edition” and will be launched in Hong Kong by the end of January 2015.

Purple Sony Xperia Z3 reportedly photographed in the wild

Purple Sony Xperia Z3 reportedly photographed in the wild