Sony A9 Review: Hands-on

Sony a9 Review: Hands-OnIn April 2017, Sony unveiled the Sony Alpha a9, its flagship full frame mirrorless camera. Equipped with the world's first 24.2 Megapixel full-frame stacked CMOS sensor and the new BIONZ X processor, the Sony a9 delivers silent and blackout-free continuous shooting at 20 fps at full resolution with a buffer of 241 RAW and 362 JPG. After shooting 241 RAW and 362 JPG the camera slows down and stop shooting because the memory buffer is full (~12+ second of shooting at 20FPS). But still, this is quite an impressive performance.

Sneak Peek: Playstation Experience 2017

PlayStation.comPlayStation Experience 2017 is just a few days away and you’re in store for something truly special. To back up that claim, we wanted to give you a quick look at some of the incredible experiences and displays that we are furiously building for you right this very minute!

Sony H81xx Xperia Model Number Outed With 4k Display

Sony H81XX Xperia model number outed with 4K displayWe have seen a number of new Sony Xperia smartphone model numbers being outed recently through their user-agent profiles (UAProf's). Well today we have seen the Sony H81XX (H8116, H8166) UAProf's unveiled, which highlight that these new premium smartphones will come with a 4K display (2160 x 3840). Other features confirmed include Android Oreo and Bluetooth 5.0.

Sony H8324 Model Number Appears In Uaprof

Sony H8324 model number appears in UAProfIt looks like another Xperia smartphone might be in the works, as a Sony H8324 model number has been uncovered through its user-agent profile (UAProf). The Sony H83XX template number is likely to be a premium phone, but no other details are known at this stage, apart from the 1080 x 1920 (16:9) display resolution.

Sony Outs Firmware 3.67 For Playstation Vita And Tv Consoles – Download Now

Sony Outs Firmware 3.67 for PlayStation Vita and TV Consoles – Download Now

Sony has just made available its 3.67 firmware update package developed for its PlayStation Vita and PlayStation TV consoles, which includes the familiar improvements regarding the system quality performance.

If you consider applying this update on your device, you can do so via 3 methods: using any wireless network available, connecting the device to a computer or PlayStation 3 system (only for PS Vita), or through a compatible memory card on which you have priorly copied the new firmware.

Is Sony Finally Adding Ois To Its Xperia Smartphones?

Is Sony finally adding OIS to its Xperia smartphones?


Sony recently filed a trademark application with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office), for the "Dynamic Vibration System". This trademark is believed to be a form of optical image stabilisation (OIS), which could be heading to Xperia smartphones as early as 2018. Adding OIS to its Xperia phones has been a much requested feature from Sony fans for years.

Sony Will Start Making Cfast Memory Cards: 510mb/s Cards Coming In 2018

Sony will start making CFast memory cards: 510MB/s cards coming in 2018

Sony has announced that it will introduce the CFast memory card format to its professional range in the first quarter of next year, and odd and exciting move when you consider that CFast 2.0 competes directly with the XQD card format Sony helped pioneer.

The series will launch with three memory cards that boast maximum read and write speeds of 530MB/s and 510MB/s, respectively. These G-series cards will be aimed at cinematographers and those shooting high bit-rate video, as well as stills photographers working with high frame rate cameras like the Canon 1DX Mark II.

Sony Xperia X Performance Oreo Update Released

Sony Xperia X Performance Oreo Update Released

Those who own a Sony Xperia X Performance should keep an eye out for a firmware update notification today as the company has started rolling out the Oreo update for this device. Sony has been on a roll recently with the Oreo update for some of its handsets. It released Oreo for the Xperia XZ and XZs merely days ago. When those devices received Oreo, it was clear that the Xperia X Performance would also end up getting the Oreo update in the very near future.

Sony launched the Xperia X Performance in February last year. It came with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. It was updated to Android 7.1 Nougat in November last year. Oreo is likely the last major Android platform update that this device is ever going to get.

Black Friday 2017: The Best Sony Mobile Deals

Black Friday 2017: The best Sony Mobile deals - FareastgizmosThe sale is on as Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the calendar year, returns. Sony is bringing you the best mobile deals with up to 50% off from today until 27th November. With great offers on the Xperia XZ1 and a range of headsets there's something for everyone, whether treating yourself or just stocking up on Christmas presents.

Visit the Xperia Storefor the deals now.

Sony: Children Predict Tech Innovations For The Next 20 Years

Sony: Children predict tech innovations for the next 20 yearsFlying shoes may be just around the corner, as research released today by Sony Mobile reveals that 62% of children expect these by 2037, and 22% predicting that they could become a reality in just five years.
The research, conducted for Sony Mobile’s Xperia Touch projector, explores the vivid imagination of 6-12 year olds globally, comparing their fun and advanced expectations of the future to that of their parents.