The Sony SmartWatch 3 is Sony's latest foray into the world of tech wearables. Sony is no stranger to smartwatches - in fact the SmartWatch 3 represents Japan's technology powerhouse's fourth iteration into perfecting the computer wristwatch. Given that Sony are on their fourth attempt to bring smartwatches to their mainstream consumers, just how does the Sony SmartWatch 3 measure up? We go into detail on our thoughts of the Sony SmartWatch 3 in this exclusive review.
The Sony Xperia Z Ultra comes with a large 3000mAh battery to compliment its large 6.4" triluminos display. But if you're like us, you'll find that although the battery capacity is rated quite high, it quickly drains when using your device to consume lots of media and surfing the internet. In this article we share some tips on how to get the most out of your phone's battery life.
With Black Friday sales just around the corner, we thought we'd share some great deals on products and accessories that will go great with your Sony Xperia Z Ultra.
Let us know if you find any other great deals that we should share with other Sony Xperia Z Ultra fans!
Unfortunately Sony had an oversite when designing accessories for the Sony QX10 and QX100 lens cameras. The clip that comes with the QX10 and QX100 isn't wide enough to fit the enormous Sony Xperia Z Ultra's 6.44" screen and therefore Xperia Z Ultras are left having to hold onto both their phone and QX lens camera at the same time.
Read on to see how one crafty Xperia Z Ultra fan solved this problem...
Sony has over 100 NFC-enabled products that will work with your Sony Xperia Z Ultra smartphone. Watch the video below for highlights of just a few. We've included some links below the video showing you some of these awesome devices.
The Sony Xperia Z Ultra features IP55 and IP58 ratings meaning it is both dust-proof and waterproof. So what does this really mean?
Well provided that all of the ports are correctly covered by the port covers, the Sony Xperia Z Ultra will continue to function underwater up to a depth of 1.5 meters for up to 30 minutes. Of course you need to take care that the water your phone comes into contact with isn't salt water or contains other chemicals such as chlorine found in pools, but practically it means that if it happens to come in contact with a liquid, your phone should be relatively safe and can be washed off under a tap. Liquids other than freshwater may contain chemicals or dirt which may play havoc on the rubber seals or speakers and can cause potential damage especially if left on the phone for an extended period of time.
Read and see more official test result photos after the break...
How-To Guide: Connecting your Sony Xperia Z Ultra to your Playstation 3 controller for console-quality gaming
Did you know that your Sony Xperia Z Ultra has built-in support for Playstation 3 DualShock controllers? Yes that's right, you can use your PS3's controller with your Xperia Z Ultra to play console-quality games just like having a mini Playstation in your pocket! So just how is this done? Click through to read more after the break...
The Sony CP12 Power Cover is finally available to order online from Mobile Fun. For those who haven't heard about the CP12 battery cover, here's what it is:
Sony Blog goes behind the scenes and interviews the developers responsible for designing and developing the Sony Xperia Z Ultra.
In this interview Sony Blog interviews the Product Planner Toshiyuki Ichino, Designer Naoe Kaneta, Color, Material and Finish Designer Saki Kanada and X-Reality for Mobile Developer Junichi Kosaka.
Continued after the break...
Over at the Sony Mobile developer's site Sony have released a video showing their new soon-to-be-released Sony Smart Imaging Stand accessory for Android smartphones. The release date is pegged for early November and we'll be sure to let you know as soon as it's released.
Check out Sony's video below!