Tag: Sony Ericsson

  • Sony Ericsson confirms new Xperia range for MWC in February 2011

    Sony Ericsson has officially confirmed through a press invite that it will showcase its new range of Xperia smartphones at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona. Sony Ericsson will be holding their press event on 13th February at 18.00, a day before the show kicks off. You can check out the press invite below, […]

  • Xperia Play – The official name for the Playstation Phone?

    Ever since the first rumours of the Playstation Phone started, we’ve wondered what name Sony Ericsson plan to use for the phone. All of the rumours pointed to SE branding it under the ‘Xperia’ brand and now we can reveal that the gaming handset will almost certainly go under the ‘Xperia Play’ brand. Pocketnow first […]

  • Playstation Phone gets benchmarked, scores lower than the Xperia X10

    Recently we brought you the first benchmark of Sony Ericsson’s next Android smartphone, codenamed ANZU. The handset scored a respectable 63.7fps in the Neocore benchmark against, versus our Xperia X10 that could only manage 27.6fps. Well now, Engadget has revealed the same benchmark score for the upcoming Playstation Phone aka Sony Ericsson Z1. However, if […]

  • Has Sony Ericsson done enough to win you back? [Poll]

    The majority of Xperia X10 owners should by now have received the Android 2.1 (Éclair) update, although we note that there are still a few regions missing (the US springs to mind). The broad consensus seems to be that it is a worthwhile update, although there are quite a few who say it should have […]

  • Sony Ericsson Z1 (Playstation Phone) to launch in March 2011

    The Sony Ericsson Z1 (Playstation Phone) will hit retail in March 2011 according to sources at ITProPortal. This wouldn’t come as a surprise as it’s broadly the same period during which the Xperia X10 launched earlier this year. It is believed the phone will be shown off at the MWC show in Barcelona in February […]

  • Sony Ericsson Z1 (Playstation Phone) gets fondled in close-up detail

    The last video we saw of the Playstation Phone (or Sony Ericsson Z1) was a blurry mess. However, we’ve now come across a much clearer video giving a detailed look at the new gaming handset from Sony Ericsson. The phone is the same that we’ve seen pictures of previously. It has four hardware buttons on […]

  • Sony Ericsson’s Playstation Phone to get 9th December announcement?

    The rumours surrounding a Playstation/PSP Android phone from Sony Ericsson continue. This time we are hearing that the handset may get an announcement on 9th December after Sony Ericsson France sent some invites with some revealing hints. This included a phone icon next to images of the Playstation controller icons (the square, the circle, the […]

  • Sony Ericsson’s CEO hints at February release for Playstation Phone

    Sony Ericsson’s CEO, Bert Nordberg, has hinted that it is indeed working with Sony Corp to deliver a Playstation/PSP Phone. “There’s a lot of smoke, and I tell you there must be a fire somewhere,” Mr. Nordberg said during an interview. “Sony has an extremely strong offering in the gaming market, and that’s very interesting.” […]

  • Sony Ericsson has no plans for Windows Phone 7 after all?

    We recently brought you rumours that Sony Ericsson were planning to launch a couple of handsets under the Xperia brand running the fledgling WP7 OS. However, if SE France CEO, Pierre Perron, is to be believed a WP7 handset could be a long time coming. Whilst SE are still in discussions with Microsoft, the company […]

  • Playstation Phone outed; Engadget says it’s no fake

    Earlier today Engadget followed on their scoop of a Playstation Android handset with some supposed real pictures of the device. The phone, codenamed “Zeus”, bears a strong resemblance to the PSP GO and will pack some serious hardware. The handset will be armed with a 45nm 1GHz Snapdragon (MSM8655 chipset) that comes with the Adreno […]

  • Sony Ericsson’s Android shift already paying dividends

    There has been much doom and gloom surrounding Sony Ericsson over the last few months, not only from frustrated Xperia X10 owners waiting on their promised Android update but also from the wider blog community. Just earlier this week, Gizmodo questioned how long the company will exist for. The latest market share statistics also do […]

  • Sony Ericsson market share shift doesn’t make for pretty reading

    The guys over at asymco have produced some interesting data that looks at mobile phone market share data since 2007. They plotted the data in easy to understand vector charts and it makes for depressing reading from the perspective of Sony Ericsson. It’s had the biggest fall from grace bar one company, Nokia. Nokia moved […]

  • Sony Ericsson CEO says “big surprise” coming soon

    Bert Nordberg, Sony Ericsson’s CEO, has promised that “big surprises” are coming soon from the company over the next few months. He was talking at the grand opening of Sony Ericsson’s new US HQ in Atlanta. Whether this relates to rumours around a Playstation/Xperia branded Android Gingerbread phone remains to be seen. It could also […]

  • Sony Ericsson prepping 1.2GHz Android smartphone with 12MP camera & 1080p video?

    Plant this firmly in rumourville for now, but there is chatter on the interweb that Sony Ericsson is planning to launch two high-end smartphones. One will be an Android phone (the successor to the Xperia X10), whilst the other will run Windows Phone 7 (successor to the Xperia X2). Both phones are listed in this […]

  • Sony Ericsson prepping Playstation/Xperia branded phone running Android Gingerbread?

    Park this firmly in the rumour category for now, but Engadget has it on good word that Sony Ericsson is currently developing a brand new Playstation/PSP-branded smartphone rocking Android Gingerbread. This handset could launch as early as October this year. The handset will be Xperia branded and come in black with silver highlights (sounds very […]