Promising chipset at MWC
Sony has sent out the invites for the press conference at the Mobile World Congress and it is expected to launch a new version of Xperia X and Xperia XA. The Sony G3221 phone, which we expect to launch as the Xperia XA, features 16nm Helio P20.
Growth pivots towards gaming and VR
Sony Corporation has recently considered merging its gaming and film divisions into a single business, according to a recent report from the Washington Post.
Guerrilla Games' engine
Probably one of the most interesting upcoming game, Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding, is developed in Decima Engine from Guerrilla Games.
Brings new TV firmware updates
LG has started rolling out new TV firmware updates that should fix the problem some users had while connecting their favorite 4K HDR TV to a shiny new Playstation 4 Pro console.
With over 2 million consoles sold
Black Friday is probably one of the biggest shopping days and it appears Sony's Playstation 4 was a big hit with over 2 million consoles sold.
Demand is picking up
There are signs that the smartphone component industry is picking up, after being in the doledrums for a year or so.
Unlocked at Amazon and Best Buy for $699
Sony’s flagship smartphone this year, the Xperia XZ, first became available in Taiwan last week and is now available in the US after it sold out of pre-orders overseas in about 45 minutes.
No games and a basic Blu-Ray disk
While many had hoped that Sony’s new PlayStation 4 Pro would herald a brave new age of 4k gaming, they might have to scale back their expectations – at least for now.
Only available through Sony AV dealers and installers
This week at Sony’s annual Cedia 2016 press briefing in Dallas, Texas, the company announced its first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player, the UBP-X1000ES. Unfortunately, the device will only be available through Sony’s authorized custom installation dealerships.
On Monday, Sony unveiled two new PlayStation 4 consoles set to debut on September 15th and November 10th, one designed as a slim refresh of the original console from November 2013, and the second as a mid-generation upgrade featuring 4K video output, HDR support and a redesigned GPU based on AMD Polaris, but lacking a 4K Blu-ray disc drive.