These days, gaming consoles have become the common household accessories, particularly if there are kids in the house. Both, kids and adults, enjoy playing video games. The video game industry is at the beginning of its 8th generation. The 8th generation includes Nintendo’s Wii U, Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4.The Xbox One and the Playstation 4 will go head to head in the 8th generation so it will be not easy for gamers to choose one. In terms of specs & features, both gaming consoles are almost same, offering a lot of computing power and excellent features. Here is a comparison of both gaming consoles: Xbox One and Playstation 4 so that you can make the right decision.
Sony unveiled its latest gaming system on 20th February, 2013 during a press conference in New York City and Microsoft unveiled the successor to the Xbox 360 on 21st May, 2013 at an event in Redmond. The additional information of Xbox One will be announced at E3 on June 11–13. Sony’s announcement event was focused on the gamers and game creators while Microsoft’s event focused on TV and the new Kinect camera. New games and in-game functionality were the highlights of playstation 4 event; on the other hand, Microsoft concentrated on revolutionizing the living room with its gaming console. The Wii U is already available in the market since 2012 while the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox 360 will be released in Q4 2013. Continue reading
Sony, the Japanese electronics company introduced a new gaming system, PlayStation 4 (PS4). The device will have rich and immersive gameplay with incorporated social capabilities, intelligent personalization, creative second-screen features, powerful graphics, and speed. It will feature PlayStation Network with cloud technology. This gaming ecosystem is mainly centered on the gamers, letting them play how they want. It will connect the gamers to the superior world of experiences with the help of the console, PlayStation Network and mobile spaces offered by the PlayStation. It is anticipated that the device will be offered for an approximate price tag of £299.
The PS4 will be integrated with a supercharged PC architecture as it will sport an X86 CPU, which is an enhanced PC GPU. The Graphics Processing Unit has been improved in many ways for easier use of the GPU for general purpose computing. It will have an 8 GB of unified system memory along with a local storage HDD. There will be a DualShock controller named as DualShock 4. The company confirmed that the device will get a touchpad, headphone jack, a light bar on the front and a share button. The light bar might be used in addition to a stereo camera to track the 3D position of the controller. Continue reading
Rumors regarding a pair of SLT Alpha model cameras – the A38 and A58 along with NEX-3N camera from Sony have been creating a buzz in the internet since few days. The cameras might get enhanced specifications. According to the latest leaked information, the company is expected to announce the full frame mirrorless cameras this year. The A38 and A58 models might replace the current A37 and A57 cameras. The models are expected to feature a 16.1 megapixel APS-C sensor while the A58 is rumored to have a new 20MP APS-C sensor.
Previously, the company had introduced the standard ISO for speedlights and it is anticipated that it will be introduced in these three models too. The devices might get three new lenses such as a slightly modified 70-400G f4.5-5.6 II, the Zeiss 50mm f1.4 and an enhanced 18-55 II kit lens. As per the reports, NEX-3N and A58 will be priced approximately at $500 and $600 respectively. Pricing details of A38 is not known yet. More details of the cameras will be known only after its official release.
Sony Xperia ZL has been launched at CES 2013. This Android smartphone comes with impressive features in a compact design. The pricing of this handset is not known yet, but it is expected that it will be available in India with the price tag of Rs. 30,000. This phone comes in Black and White colors. This device runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Operating System. But, Sony Company promised that this handset will get the upgrade to Android 4.2 in the near future. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8064 Quad Core processor that offers super-fast performance, unmatched graphics and efficient battery utilization.
Sony Xperia ZL contains full HD 5 inch scratch-resistant TFT display with resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. This screen has very high pixel density and better brightness so that it can capture super sharp images, and offer great readability even in sunlight. This device contains non-removable 2370 mAh Li-Ion battery that delivers stand by time up to 500 hours in 2G and up to 500 hours in 3G as well as talk time up to 10 hours in 2G and up to 13 hours in 3G. This battery has a smooth soft-touch finish in its white version and a patterned appearance in the black version of the Xperia ZL. Continue reading
Finally, the release of Sony Xperia Z has been confirmed and this biggest event will happen at 2013 CES in Las Vegas next month. This long rumored device, earlier called Yuga is android-powered Smartphone wrapped with 5-inch full HD 1920 x 1080-pixel display. The era of 1080p Smartphone is going to rush the competition in the mobile world with the beginning of the year 2012 because most renowned tech manufactures including LG, HTC and Samsung is planning to put 1080p display in their upcoming Smartphone range.
One of the interesting features of the Sony Xperia Z is its camera feature, which is supported with 13 megapixel sensor. There is no info released about front facing camera. It is also equipped with a quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM and a microSD slot. It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is powered by powerful graphics processor. With the launch of Sony Xperia Z, it will be one of the first 2013 flagship devices out in the market earlier than the next version of the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S IV. The Sony Xperia Z sports LTE connectivity. Continue reading
As it is Sony, one of the leading brands in electronic products manufacturing, it is obvious that never-ending news and launches on upcoming products keeps on repeating on the web, despite of they are real or fake. Sony released a good number of smartphones this year, but it is true that Sony has yet to debut a quad core phone and also a Jelly Bean device. As per the leaked user agent profiles, there are three new Sony Mobile model numbers: C6502, C6503 and C6506 for 2013. It is usual that these 3 are all one handset where different last character in each model number denotes the region/carrier to be released. Recent leak of Sony Xperia C650X Odin is supposed to be the company’s next flagship, since it is Sony’s first quad core smartphone.
Currently, this rumored Sony device is codenamed Odin and expected to be a big deal for the Sony!!! This time Sony has got something up in its sleeve with Odin, as it has Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU and Adreno 320 GPU. As per the rumor, the 2013 flagship is running Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean with 10.1.A.0.XXX firmware. Sony C650X Odin sports 2 GB of RAM and it may be equipped with camera having resolution above 10 megapixels. Continue reading
A few months back, several reports had surfaced online suggesting that Google is planning to release a bunch of Nexus branded devices in the coming months. Since then, a number of rumors and speculations about would-be Nexus phones from the different manufacturers have been surfaced online. The latest set of rumors is regarding a new Nexus branded smartphone from Sony which is dubbed as ‘Sony Nexus X’. A pair of pictures has popped up on Picasa that allegedly show a Sony-made Nexus smartphone which bearing the title of ‘Sony Nexus X’. A Picasa user, named Mutul Yeter, has posted the two pictures of the mystery phone to his or her album.
Apart from the images, no other details about the smartphone are revealed. The phone displayed in the leaked images has a great resemblance to Sony’s Xperia T and Xperia Ion handsets. One of the leaked photos shows the front view of the rectangular phone, which features three hardware buttons, including for Home and Back. Whereas, the other leaked photo shows the handset’s back side, where you can see two logos, each for Google and Sony, inscribed on the surface. It also seems that the device is equipped with both, back and front facing camera. Plus, there is a microUSB port on the left side of the device along with three pogo-pins to support wireless docking. Continue reading
Sony has made a public appearance of a new touch-enabled Windows 8 ultrabook, dubbed as Sony VAIO T13 (SVT13114GXS), which aims to be both eye-catching and functional for the user that desires more out of his/her laptop than simply a commodity experience. The Japanese company decided to only revamp the VAIO T13 and add touchscreen functionality, in place of coming up with an entirely diverse hardware. The 13.3-inch display has a 1,366 x 768 resolution and utilizes a TN panel, while the whole silver design scheme aids to produce an industrial and rugged impression for the Sony Vaio T13. The Sony Vaio T13 is indeed not the skinniest Ultrabook with a weight of 1.6kg and at 17.8mm thick, although its square, edges set it apart from its competitors.
There are three models offered – a high-spec model packed with a Core i7 processor, 256GB SSD and 8GB RAM, 1366 x 768 resolution, which will arrive to UK on October 26th with a price tag of £1,000 or $1,600, however Sony has not set exact prices. Second model is equipped with Core i7 CPU, 4GB of RAM and 500GB hybrid drive with cost around £900 or $1,400, while an entry-level version with Core i3 will begin at £700 or $1,100. Note that the Original Vaio T13 will start at just around $770. Continue reading
If you are real copycat of James bond blue style, then you would have noted a blue phone in the preview of James bond upcoming movie, “Skyfall.” Do you have any idea about the benchmark of this phone? Noooooooo….it’s a “Sony Xperia TL”… you will be surprised by listening it…but it’s true the next variant of Xperia will appear in upcoming James bond movie. Now James bond becomes an Android man. Sony Xperia TL is full of with innovative features that make it stronger to compete with Nokia Lumia and iPhone 5. The device has been unveiled on Monday by AT&T together with Sony.
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Earlier, the Xperia TL was announced at the IFA trade show in Berlin. The new model of Xperia series is wrapped with 4.6-inch 720p HD display (resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels), which is powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine. It offers 13-megapixel rear camera that can record videos in 1080p HD and capture photo in just about 1.5 seconds from sleep to slap. The high sensor camera is able to capture images with high quality and clarity. The front-facing camera is also available on the new device that is able to shoot HD videos. Continue reading
Sony has officially unveiled its newest Android 4.0 based Walkman series, named Sony Walkman F800. This is the second time that Sony is launching an Android powered Walkman. The first portable media device running on Android OS (2.3 version), called NW-Z1000, was launched back in the year 2011. Now, with Android 4.0 OS, the device will be much more powerful and entertaining compared to its predecessor. The new series of Walkman coming with a number of pre-installed applications and a media gallery will definitely provide the ultimate on-the-go entertainment experience to its users. The NW-F800 walkman will be made available in different flavors and with internal memory ranging from 16 GB up to 64 GB. It is expected to hit the market on or around 20th October for a starting price of 23,000 Yen up to 35,000 Yen for the 64 GB version.
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The new-gen walkman will feature a 3.5-inch touch screen display that supports multi touch functionality. The maximum resolution of the screen is 480 x 320 pixels. The device will be powered by a 1 GHz Tegra 2 Processor coupled with 512 MB of RAM. Plus, it will come with the S-Master MX Digital Amplifier that ensures improved audio reproduction. Another interesting thing about this music player is that it comes preloaded with Sony and Android apps. In addition, the device will also allow the users to download multimedia content, games and apps via Google Play Store. Continue reading