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Sony Honami appears again as hero Z reboot

Sony Honami appears again as hero Z reboot

When you've got a device on the market that the public appears to take interest in, especially when you're making smartphones, it's become the trend to stick with that excellence as much as possible rather than coming clean with a whole new machine each season. What Sony appears to be doing with the device code-named "Honami". This device appears to be bringing on many of the key elements of the Sony Xperia Z in a package that's ever-so-slightly modified in its construction technique.

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Samsung’s Apple obsession must change as Sony grabs apathetic upgraders

Samsung’s Apple obsession must change as Sony grabs apathetic upgraders

Samsung will need to shift from relentlessly chasing Apple to simultaneously defending its smartphone userbase, analysts have warned, with the Korean company facing an unexpected challenge from Sony in what has so far been a European stronghold. Samsung devices now make up almost half of all smartphones sold in Europe, according to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech figures, the Telegraph reports, but Sony's Xperia Z mounted a surprise attack of sorts, with a significant percentage of Samsung Galaxy S II owners opting to upgrade to Sony's flagship in the UK, rather than the Galaxy S 4.

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Sony Xperia i1 “Honami” (Z refresh) leaks in hardware photos

Sony Xperia i1 “Honami” (Z refresh) leaks in hardware photos

In the wake of the release of several new hero devices from the mobile sector at Sony comes the re-appearance of the device code-named "Honami". This device is said to be the refresh of the Sony Xperia Z, this the company's current flagship handset. This new smartphone appears to be popping up in a sort of pre-release mode with some textured backing and a similar setup to its predecessor for button and camera placement.

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Sony SmartWatch 2 gives wearables another try with NFC and Android

Sony SmartWatch 2 gives wearables another try with NFC and Android

Sony isn't giving up on smartwatches, and its next attempt is the SmartWatch 2 SW2, packing Bluetooth and NFC for easy pairing, and delivering call and message information as well as Android apps to your wrist. Water-resistant, just like the new Xperia Z Ultra, the SmartWatch 2 is billed as a combined watch, notification device, interface for Android apps, and a music remote-control.

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra takes shape: it’s just massive

Sony Xperia Z Ultra takes shape: it’s just massive

There's no getting around the idea that there's one massive handheld (read: not intended to be called a tablet) Sony Xperia phone on the way. This machine has been leaked more than its fair share of times with the name Sony Xperia Z Ultra attached, shown today next to the Sony Xperia Z as well as the Samsung Galaxy Note II for scale, and it's a monster. It's so big you'll giggle at the sight of it.

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Xperia Z Ultra screenshots tip 6.21-inch display, Snapdragon 800 [UPDATED]

Xperia Z Ultra screenshots tip 6.21-inch display, Snapdragon 800 [UPDATED]

It's not every day a smartphone as massive as the Sony Xperia Z Ultra comes around, especially one with a processor that's only thus far been seen in developer testing devices (and the occasional ZTE device.) This morning the Xperia Z Ultra (far larger than the Xperia Z, pictured below) has appeared in screenshot form, complete with specifications that suggest this next-generation device to be appearing on the 4th of July with a 6.21-inch display running at 1080 x 1824 pixel resolution. That would make this machine a 320ppi delivery. UPDATE: More screenshots added via XDA - homescreen included!

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Sony Xperia Z gets T-Mobile exclusivity

Sony Xperia Z gets T-Mobile exclusivity

We've been waiting on the Sony Xperia Z for a few months now, and while it's been available in the US for a while now, no US carrier has picked it up yet. However, T-Mobile announced that the new phone will be exclusively available on their network in the US "in the coming weeks." The Xperia Z will also come with T-Mobile's 4G LTE on board, which they just recently launched along with their "uncarrier" plans.

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