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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.

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 […]

Sony Xperia Ion coming to Canada exclusively through Rogers?

US residents may already be blessed with the option to purchase the Sony Xperia Ion straight from AT&T. Our Canadian neighbors are still waiting, though. And while they are used to a much more diverse and free mobile system it seems Roger may be pulling an American move on them. The Sony Xperia Ion could […]

Sony Xperia Ion now available from AT&T

The long wait for the Sony Xperia Ion ended over the weekend as AT&T officially launched the device. For sale at a price of $99 on a two-year contract, AT&T and Sony have made the Ion a tempting proposition considering what a single Benjamin Franklin will earn you. While definitely not as exciting as it […]

Sony Xperia Ion launches June 24 at AT&T, $99 on two-year contract

And six months after officially unveiling the Sony Xperia Ion to the world, AT&T has finally come clean with details of its availability. The LTE-enabled handset will be available June 24th at a price of $99 on a new two-year contract, a solid price considering what you get. While the Ion won’t give the HTC […]

Sony announces Xperia Tipo and Xperia Tipo Dual, outs HSPA Xperia Ion

After announcing the new Xperia Miro on Facebook early this morning, Sony had some more rabbits to pull out of their hat in the form of the Xperia Tipo and Xperia Tipo Dual. The duo of entry level handsets features Ice Cream Sandwich and is powered by an 800MHz Qualcomm processor.  Both handsets sports a […]

Samsung Xperia Ion flashes AT&T LTE at the FCC

The Sony Xperia Ion was announced at the beginning of the year, but entering the halfway point of 2012 we still don’t have a solid release date. Signs point to June, and a trip the halls of the FCC further suggests a release next month. AT&T LTE is here with support for the 700MHz and […]