Upcoming Sony Xperia Tianchi to sport an 8-Core Cortex A7 Mediatek Processor

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After a series of big handheld devices like the Xperia Z Ultra and Xperia Z1, Sony is set to release another big handset device that will sport a 6-inch display – the Sony Tianchi.

The Tianchi is reported to use an 8-core Cortex A7 chip from Mediatek instead of a quad core Snapdragon 800, and will have a 720p screen, which makes it a 16:9 device instead of a 16:10 one, which is a ratio usually reserved for tablets.

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Samsung LSI and Sony To Compete For The Galaxy S5′s 16 Megapixel Camera

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It has only been seven months after the Samsung Galaxy S4 was launched but we are already hearing about a Galaxy S5 to be pushed on as early as January. It’s pretty understandable though as the Galaxy S4 isn’t getting as much sales as Samsung expected it to be. And S4’s sales are expected to drop even more when the much anticipated Nexus 5 gets launched.

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Sony promises to wirelessly charge its smartphones in one hour!

Sony is currently developing a device that will be able to wirelessly charge our smartphones in just one hour! It’s based on the next gen Qi standard and promises to charge your smartphone with 10-15Watts of energy without overheating it.

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Unfortunately this super fast charging method by Sony, won’t be available for its current lineup of smartphones since it will hit the market on the last six months of 2014.

 

 

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Sony launches the Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra and SmartWatch 2 in the US

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Good news for Sony fans in the US! There will be no waiting to get the newest Sony smartphones as today marks the launch of several Sony devices on the US market, specifically the Sony Xperia Z1, Sony Xperia Z Ultra, and the Sony SmartWatch 2.

The Xperia Z1 will be on sale in Sony’s online store for $649.99 (this version does not have LTE connectivity), While the Xperia Z Ultra (unlocked) with 4G connectivity will be on sale at $679.99. The … Continue reading

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Sony urges devs to create apps for its new cameras

sony-camera-apiSony unveiled recently a new program and Camera Remote API and it looks like they are urging developers to start creating new apps for their hot cameras. According to the official announcement, the API will help you devs out there build apps that can control the camera, get the image of what the sensor sees, upload the images and even do some fancy things like time-lapse photography. The API is not single-platform depended, and will work with developers … Continue reading

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Sony Xperia Z1 mini scheduled for future release…

With Sony’s Z1 flagship starting to make waves, since pre-orders for the device became available in many European countries last week, it was only logical we began to learn info regarding it’s lilliputian sibling with the code name (duh) Z1 mini!

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So from what we learned, Sony is preparing a much smaller version of the Z1 “monster”, that’s set for unveiling within the upcoming months. Obviously its official name is still a rumor, but trust me in such things, Sony won’t change … Continue reading

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