Light and Sony partner on reference designs for multi-camera smartphones

Phones with three rear cameras are becoming common. Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Fold has six cameras including three on the back, two on the front, and one on the… umm, other front. And HMD is probably going to introduce the first smartphone with five rear cameras next week. So what’s next? Last year we learned that […]

Sony’s 2019 smartphone lineup leaked ahead of Feb 25th launch

Sony is holding a Mobile World Congress press event on February 25th. But pictures of the company’s upcoming phones have been leaking for a little while, and now the folks at 91Mobiles seem to have obtained details about four of the company’s new phones. Expect a slightly revamped design, a new naming scheme, and a […]

BleemSync 1.0 turns PlayStation Classic into a multi-function retro game system

Sony’s PlayStation Classic looks like a tiny version of the original PlayStation game console. It has a list price of $100, comes with two game controllers and features 20 games pre-loaded. Officially, that’s the end of the story. Sony doesn’t officially offer support for loading any other titles or doing anything other than playing those […]

Sony’s 2019 smartphone lineup could include a phone with slim bottom bezel (but a big one on top)

Sony hasn’t been a major player in the global smartphone market for a while, but the company does still make some interesting phones… even if they tend to lag behind the competition when it comes to innovative design features. But this could be the year Sony does something surprising, by launching a phone that doesn’t […]

Sony PCM-D10 portable audio recorder coming this spring for $500

Sony is updating its line of professional-quality portable audio recorders with two new models, the $230 PCM-A10, which is basically a souped-up voice recorder that you could use for recording music or podcasts on the go, and the $500 Sony PCM-D10 which is Sony’s most affordable professional handheld audio recorder in years… as well as […]

Sony PlayStation Classic coming in December for $100 (with 20 PS1 games pre-loaded)

Sony is following in Nintendo’s footsteps and launching a tiny replica of a classic game console with a bunch of games pre-installed. The PlayStation Classic is set to hit the streets on December 3rd, and it’s already up for pre-order for $100 from Best Buy and GameStop. The retro console looks like a shrunken version […]

Sony’s new image sensor will bring 48MP photography to smartphones

Sony may not be a top 5 smartphone maker. But the company has a pretty major presence in the mobile space thanks to its popular image sensors that are used in smartphone cameras. The company’s next image sensor is called the IMX586, and it’s a stacked CMOS image sensor with support for 48 megapixel photos. […]

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium coming in July for $1000 (4K HDR display and video recording)

Sony’s smartphones may not be as popular in the US as Samsung or Apple devices. But the company does have a habit of launching phones with a feature or two that no competitor has. Earlier this year the company unveiled the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium, a smartphone with a 5.8 inch, 3840 x 2160 pixel […]