Company's second "mid-range" business plan starts in April
Sony's top corporate executive is pruning himself from the branches of CEO and passing the baton of leadership to new management, according to the company's latest press release. Kazuo Hirai, who served six years as CEO, will soon become Chairman in a move that allows him to focus on other strategies and milestone targets under a second "mid-range" business plan that starts in April.
5.7-inch OLED screen and Snapdragon 845 SoC
According to the latest rumors, Sony might be unveiling its Xperia XZ Pro flagship at the Mobile World Congress 2018 show in Barcelona.
Viva, Las Vegas
A power cut, of all things, downed the Computer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas today.
H8266 with 4GB RAM
Sony will have at least four new phones coming in early 2018 and the H8266 version with the Snapdragon 845 just got benchmarked. It shows a big improvement over the predecessor.
Sony is working on a successor to the Z1 series, and it is Snapdragon 845 based. We expect this phone to launch at the Mobile World Congress in the last days of February 2018.
Record earnings after restructuring
Sony shares soared to a nine year high after it forecast record earnings.
Sony upping the game
It is not every day that you hear that Sony is one of the first companies to update its flagship phones to the latest Android 8.0 but Sony Xperia XZ Premium just did.
Selling for €700 and €600
After appearing in the UK, Sony's latest Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact smartphones have now been spotted in German retail/e-tail stores, suggesting that the rest of Europe should get them soon as well.
Users might be owed $300
Sony has lost a class action lawsuit for claiming its Xperia phones were "waterproof" when in reality they were only "water resistant".