Xperia Xz Premium Camera Reviewed By Dxomark; Scores An Average 83

Xperia XZ Premium camera reviewed by DxOMark; scores an average 83DxOMark camera review site recently changed its review protocols for mobile products to take account for new advances in technology including dual-camera setups, on-sensor phase detection for quicker autofocus and better low-light performance. Therefore, DxOMark has pretty much reset all of its scores for all new reviews.

Sony 3d Creator App Ported To Xperia Xz Premium And Older Devices

Sony 3D Creator app ported to Xperia XZ Premium and older devicesSony's 3D Creator application was one of the highlights of IFA. It will feature on the upcoming Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact, but also confirmed to arrive on the Xperia XZ Premium in a future update. The app allows you to 3D scan a person's face or objects to produce a surprisingly accurate 3D image, which can even be 3D printed.

2018 Toyota Rav4 Adventure Is A $3,290 Premium

2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure is a $3,290 Premium

The 2018 Toyota Rav4 Adventure will start at $28,695 including destination.

The RAV4 Adventure was first revealed at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show and slots in between the XLE and SE gas trims. The model adds exclusive exterior styling features and trim-specific interior touches, such as large over-fender flares and 18-inch five-spoke black alloy wheels. The crossover also gets unique gray lower valence panels and rocker panel guards, black headlight bezels, black fog lamp surround, roof rails, and exclusive Adventure badging for the exterior.

Nintendo Exec Warns Against Paying A Premium For The Snes Classic

Nintendo Exec Warns Against Paying A Premium For The SNES Classic

Given how hard it was to get the NES Classic Edition when it was launched last year, naturally this saw many opportunists take to auction websites like eBay where they offered to sell their units for marked up prices. As if that wasn't bad enough, following the cancellation of the NES Classic, it saw prices skyrocket even further.

However Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime is warning customers against paying a premium price for the upcoming SNES Classic Edition which is set for a release on the 29th of September. Speaking to the Financial Times (via GameSpot), Fils-Aime was quoted as saying, “I would strongly urge you not to over-bid on an SNES Classic on any of the auction sites . . . You shouldn’t [have to] pay more than $79.99."

Yamaha: New Vx Offers Premium Features

Yamaha: New VX offers premium featuresThe brief was clear - blend together all the advanced technology, superior performance and handling, exclusive innovations and sheer reliability for which WaveRunners are renowned the world over, but in an even more affordable, even more powerful and even more stable 3-seater package. A tough call you might say.

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.