Android 4.4 KitKat rolling out for Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, Xperia Z1 & Xperia Z Ultra

Sony firmware update for Xperia Z1 Compact and other includes 4.4 KitKat A firmware upgrade is rolling out for the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, the Sony Xperia Z1, and the Sony Xperia Z Ultra which, among other things, includes an update to Android 4.4 KitKat. Older devices have not been forgotten mind you; Sony states […]

The Sony Xperia Z2 – An introduction

Sony took to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to announce the newest addition to their Xperia range, the Sony Xperia Z2 and as the market heats up we’ll be looking what features make this the phone you should be buying. One thing that the Sony Xperia devices are well known for are their build quality. […]

Sony Xperia Z price drop – save £96

£96 dropped off the Sony Xperia Z The Xperia Z1 compact and Z2 are capturing the headlines at the moment, but what about the original Xperia Z that set the trend going? You can now pick one up SIM Free for £300 including VAT, that’s £250 excluding VAT. Previously it was £300+VAT. It may not […]

Spec comparison chart of the latest Sony devices

Smartphones ranges are quite vast these days and the naming conventions used can sometimes make it a bit tricky to remember the key differences between similarly named handsets. The chart below has been sent over by Sony and shows the key features of its latest devices side by side, so if you’re considering a new […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active vs Sony Xperia Z (comparison video)

Galaxy S4 Active vs Sony Xperia Z hands on comparison video In this video we take a hands on look at the differences between the SIM-free versions of the Sony Xperia Z and the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, which are two top of the range handsets that have protection ratings against dust and water. This […]

Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

The Sony Xperia Z goes head to head with Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Active In this comparison we take the Sony Xperia Z and put it head to head with the latest device from Samsung’s ever increasing S4 range, the S4 Active. With similar features and specs a natural comparison between these two devices is inevitable. […]

HTC One Pros and Cons

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the HTC One? We are going to take a look at some of the main pros and cons of the HTC One. I may draw some comparisons with its main competitors – the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Sony Xperia Z where necessary. Some of the key differences […]

Sony Xperia Z Pros and Cons

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the Sony Xperia Z? After owning a Sony Xperia Z for a few months now it’s about time I shared what I believe to be the main pros and cons with the device. As with all devices opinions will be divided and these are just a selection of […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active – Water Resistant Headphone Jack

The Galaxy S4 Active has been wining praise from reviewers since its launch for providing (almost) exactly the same experience as the standard S4, but in a slightly more outdoors and work friendly package. Whilst it might not be as ‘rugged’ as devices like the Cat B15 – I don’t recommend dropping the S4 Active […]

What makes a phone premium?

Metals, plastics and rounded corners The most important aspect of our technology should be how it performs when up against the tasks and challenges we encounter every day. With the power and technical quality of smartphones and other devices increasing all the time, this is becoming more and more sidelined for aesthetics. How a product looks […]

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