• Sony Xperia Ion
    Last Updated: Jan 9th,2012

    Marking a new beginning for the Japanese manufacturer, the Xperia Ion is its first Android smartphone to be announced without the Ericsson branding. With Sony being the sole owner of its mobile department, we are starting to see a substantial improvement in specs and design.

    The Sony Xperia Ion comes with a powerful 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, Android 2.3, LTE connectivity, a 720p HD display and 1 GB of RAM.

  • News & Updates

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    Jelly Bean updates: Sony Xperia Z receives 4.2.2, AT&T Xperia Ion gets 4.1.2

    Sony has been busy throwing Jelly Bean at some of their hottest devices. First up is the Sony Xperia Z now receiving Android 4.2.2, followed by the A&T Sony Xperia Ion receiving Android 4.1.2.

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    Sony begins Jelly Bean rollout for Xperia P, Xperia Go, and Xperia E Dual; more coming next month

    Sony has a lot of phones to handle, but the OEM has committed to continuing Jelly Bean updates for most of its 2012 line. Add another three devices to the exclusive club of devices who’ve gotten the upgrade.

    Sony releases AOSP for the Xperia Z, news regarding Jelly Bean rollouts coming next week

    Sony has released AOSP source for the Sony Xperia Z, and is seeking developers’ help to replace proprietary binaries. New Sony phones are also in line for a Jelly Bean update sometime soon!

    Sony provides updates on Xperia Jelly Bean plans; some phones not invited to party

    Our friends at Sony have taken the time to update the masses on its Android 4.1 Jelly Bean rollout plans for the foreseeable future. For starters, they’ve confirmed that the Xperia T, Xperia V and Xperia TX’s upgrades will go out as planned throughout the months of February and March. The Xperia P, Xperia J […]

    Sony provides Jelly Bean upgrade timeline for Xperia devices, 2011 models left out

    On the heels of delivering Ice Cream Sandwich to many of their 2011 and 2012 smartphones, Sony is now providing details on the upgrade to Jelly Bean. Sony plans to upgrade their entire lineup of Xperia phones from 2012, but much to the chagrin of owners of older devices, their 2011 models will not see […]

    AT&T’s Sony Xperia Ion now receiving Ice Cream Sandwich

    Last week the rollout of Android 4.0 for the international model of the Sony Xperia Ion began, but AT&T users were left with a big question mark about when the update would arrive for their devices. Luckily the wait wasn’t very long at all, as today owners of the phone on AT&T’s network are reporting […]

    Sony Xperia Ion gets Ice Cream Sandwich in international markets

    The Xperia Ion is the latest device from Sony to receive an update to Android 4.0.4, as the software is beginning to roll out to users in Hong Kong and Taiwan. The update to firmware version 6.1.E.19 targets the LT28i version of the device, so if it hasn’t already started, the update should be coming […]

    Best Buy offering AT&T Xperia Ion for free on contract

    If you were in the market to buy AT&T’s Sony Xperia Ion but was unwilling to pay the $100 asking price, this deal will definitely be the only one you’ll need. Best Buy has discounted the phone to free on-contract. When you’re not forking over any cash in exchange for a two-year contract that’s the […]

    Rogers launches the Sony Xperia Ion starting at $50

    The Sony Xperia Ion continues to find a home for itself in North America with Rogers launching the device today for Canadian consumers. The Ion, which is available in the US from AT&T, is priced as low as $49.99 on a three-year contract and can be purchased outright for $549.99. The phone might take a […]

    Sony Xperia Ion for AT&T rooted

    Sony’s recently launch Xperia Ion for AT&T has reached a new milestone thanks to the word of XDA member¬†yuunanase. The device can now be rooted, and reports are that the process is simple and pain free. It only requires a bootloader unlock and a modified kernel. Upon running a script and downloading a few companion […]