Xperia Xz Premium Updated With August Security Patch (45.0.a.7.120)

Xperia XZ Premium updated with August security patch (45.0.A.7.120)Sony Mobile has updated the Xperia XZ Premium moving the build number from 45.0.A.7.90 to version 45.0.A.7.120. The latest update adds the 1 August 2017 Android security patch, with few other differences. Sony has still not added double tap to wake, but we hope this is on the company's agenda at some point. If you've updated, let us know your impressions in the comments below.

 

Sony Xperia Xz Premium Getting Scratched, Burned, And Bent In Torture Test

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Getting Scratched, Burned, and Bent in Torture Test

Last week when we reviewed the Sony Xperia XZ Premium, we described it as a marvelous combination of industrial design and top hardware, praising the mirror-like body of the phone not only for the look, but also for the extra strength it provides.

And in a video posted today, YouTuber JerryRigEverything, who throws smartphones in extreme torture tests to determine their strength, confirms that the Xperia XZ Premium is the most durable phone launched by Sony, despite its glossy appearance.

Xperia Xz Premium Gets Jerryrigeverything Treatment; Build Quality Shines Through

Xperia XZ Premium gets JerryRigEverything treatment; build quality shines throughThe Xperia XZ Premium is Sony's flagship design, built with Sony's trademark build quality. This has been evidenced by JerryRigEverything's latest durability test, where he puts the Xperia XZ Premium through his scratch, bend, burn (torture) tests. It's somewhat painful watching the Xperia XZ Premium put through these tests, but the outcome shows Sony's build quality shine through. Check out the video below.



Lexus: Sportier Styling For Premium Lexus Hybrid

Lexus: Sportier Styling for Premium Lexus HybridLexus is building on the strengths of its premium CT 200h hybrid hatch with a sweeping update that brings sportier styling, interior updates and innovative equipment.
Due in Australia in the fourth quarter of this year, the updated CT 200h commands a greater presence while enhancing its reputation for user-friendliness.

Xperia Xz Premium Does Not Feature Tap To Wake (yet)

Xperia XZ Premium does not feature tap to wake (yet)For some odd reason, the current software builds of the Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia XZs do not feature either double tap to wake/sleep functionality. We're not sure why Sony would remove this functionality on its flagship devices, but we're hoping this is a temporary issue that Sony will fix in an upcoming update.

Xperia Xz Premium On Sale In Us On 19 June For $800

Xperia XZ Premium on sale in US on 19 June for $800Sony Mobile USA has announced that the Xperia XZ Premium will be available to pre-order from 12 June for $799.99. The phone will be available to pre-order in three colours (Luminous Chrome, Deepsea Black and Bronze Pink) across a number of retailers including Amazon, Best Buy and Fry's, before shipping on 19 June 2017. As with other unlocked handsets sold in the US, Sony has disabled the fingerprint sensor. However, this is likely to be a software limitation as we have seen with other models.

Sony Reveals Xperia Xz Premium And Xa1 Ultra Us Prices And Release Dates

Sony Reveals Xperia XZ Premium and XA1 Ultra US Prices and Release Dates

Sony announced a slew of new devices during this year’s edition of MWC, but some of them weren't released in all markets. Now, the company revealed pricing and release dates for the Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia Touch, and Xperia XA1 Ultra.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium will be made available in the US starting June 12, 2017. The smartphone will arrive for pre-order at Amazon and Best Buy, while the release will take place one week later, on June 19. Users in the US will get the opportunity to buy the phone unlocked through Amazon, Best Buy, Fry’s and other retailers which weren’t mentioned in the press release.

Pay A Premium To Travel On Keihan Electric This Summer

Pay a premium to travel on Keihan Electric this summer

OSAKA--Passengers using Keihan Electric Railway Co.'s express train service between Osaka and Kyoto will be able to travel in style this summer.

All 40 seats in its Premium Car are reserved and come with a reclining function and an electric outlet to recharge smartphones and other devices. Most seats are equipped with tables that can accommodate laptop computers.

New Suzuki Swift Comes With A £2,000 Premium Over Its Predecessor In Uk

New Suzuki Swift Comes With A £2,000 Premium Over Its Predecessor In UK

After it debuted in full at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, some 3 months following its official presentation, the new generation Suzuki Swift is now arranging its UK market launch, from June 1.

It comes with a £10,999 ($14,114) starting price, which makes it £2,000 ($2,566) more expensive than its predecessor, but comes with more standard features in return.