Xperia Xz2 And Xz2 Compact Get June 2018 Security Patches (51.1.a.4.225)

Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact get June 2018 security patches (51.1.A.4.225)

Sony Mobile has updated the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact flagships with a new firmware update with build number 51.1.A.4.225. This latest update adds the 1 June 2018 Android security patches, with a number of users also reporting of performance improvements too. If you have updated, please let us know your impressions below.

Xperia Xz1, Xz1 Compact And Xz Premium Get June 2018 Security Patches (47.1.a.12.205)

Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact and XZ Premium get June 2018 security patches (47.1.A.12.205)

Sony Mobile is pushing a new firmware update for the Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact and Xperia XZ Premium. The update moves the build number from 47.1.A.12.179 to version 47.1.A.12.205, and adds the 1 June 2018 Android security patches. If you've noticed any other changes, please let us know in the comments below.

2019 Acura Rdx Compact Crossover Goes Into Production In Ohio

2019 Acura RDX compact crossover goes into production in Ohio

Acura has kicked off production of the all-new 2019 RDX, capping a $54 million investment in new technologies and processes at its plant in East Liberty, Ohio, where the compact crossover will be built. It goes on sale starting in June, though prices are yet to be announced.

The RDX is Acura's best-selling model, and the 2019 model was designed and developed in the U.S. for the first time. Acura says it's the first in a new generation of vehicles based on its Precision Crafted Performance brand direction, which is based on the Precision Concept and Precision Cockpit concepts from 2016.

Xperia Xz2 And Xz2 Compact Receive May 2018 Security Patches (51.1.a.4.173)

Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact receive May 2018 security patches (51.1.A.4.173)

Sony Mobile has released a new firmware update for the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact, which adds the May 2018 Android security patches, as seen on other premium Xperia X series over the last few days. The new update moves the build number from 51.1.A.3.159 to version 51.1.A.4.173, and no other changes have been noted at this time. Please let us know your impressions if you've updated below.

2019 Toyota Corolla Vs. Compact Hatchbacks: How They Compare

2019 Toyota Corolla vs. compact hatchbacks: How they compare

So you've read what we thought about the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback. Oh, you didn't? Well, click to your left, we'll still be here. Just made some coffee, we're good for a while.

Welcome back! Wasn't that riveting? The blue paint sure is bright, eh? Well, now you must be wondering how that new 2019 Corolla stacks up with all the other hatchbacks. And, despite long thinking that hatchbacks were doomed, there are actually quite a lot of them these days. So many, in fact, that we couldn't fit them all in our space-limited comparison chart. So, with apologies to the Hyundai Elantra GT, Kia Forte and the dead-man-walking Ford Focus, these were the cars we chose based on sales and competitiveness: the Honda Civic Hatchback, Mazda3 5-Door, Volkswagen Golf, Chevrolet Cruze and Subaru Impreza. We also included the outgoing Corolla iM for reference. If you think we've left something of interest out, you can always create your own comparison.

Sony Xperia Xz2 And Xz2 Compact Available From Amazon And Best Buy Soon

Sony Xperia XZ2 And XZ2 Compact Available From Amazon And Best Buy Soon


It has not even been a couple of months since Sony unveiled the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona back in February. If you liked what you saw and wanted to pick one up then you will be delighted to find out that Sony’s latest smartphones will soon be available for purchase from Amazon and Best Buy in the United States. Many Sony fans will likely be interested in these handsets given that they come with some substantial design changes that were missing from previous iterations.

Some of the design changes that Sony has made include a curved glass back for the XZ2 and slimmer bezels on both models. They also adopt the 18:9 aspect ratio for the display which is a big trend this year as well as a rear fingerprint sensor.

Xperia X And X Compact Receive April 2018 Security Patches (34.4.a.2.50)

Xperia X and X Compact receive April 2018 security patches (34.4.A.2.50)

Sony Mobile is now rolling out new firmware update for the Xperia X and X Compact that moves the build number from 34.4.A.2.32 to version 34.4.A.2.50. The latest update adds the 1 April 2018 Android security patches, as we have seen with Sony's other flagship devices recently. We haven't noticed any other changes in this latest update, and the FTF firmware files for both devices can be foiund below.

Xperia Xz2 And Xz2 Compact Now Available Across Europe

Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact now available across Europe

The Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact are now in stock at the Sony Mobile Store in Europe, as well as other retailers across Europe. Both flagship handsets are available at Amazon.co.uk, and is set to launch in Amazon's other European sites from tomorrow. The Xperia XZ2 will set you back £699 in the UK, with the Xperia XZ2 Compact at £529. Who plans to pick one up? Let us know in the comments below.

Who Plans To Pick Up A Xperia Xz2 Or Xz2 Compact? [poll]

Who plans to pick up a Xperia XZ2 or XZ2 Compact? [Poll]

By now you have probably formed an opinion on the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact. Judging by the comments we have received, you broadly fall into two camps. You are either comfortable with Sony's new design direction and absence of headphone jack, and look optimistically to the future. Or, on the other hand, you find the design uninspiring, can't believe Sony has abandoned its headphone jack, and believe Sony is doomed in the smartphone space.