The Japanese electronics firm could leave the cut-throat smartphone and TV market as it eyes a forecast profit spike in other areas of its business.
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Sony plans to shed a total of 2,100 jobs in its smartphone division by March 2016, with a significant workforce reduction to take place in China due to its lacklustre performance in the market.
Sony continues to roll out devices with high end audio features and both Kevin and Matthew have a couple in hand.
Matthew loves using his Xperia Z3 smartphone and took the companion tablet for a spin the last few weeks. High end Sony design elements are present, but it will cost you.
The Sony Xperia Z3 has been in Matthew's pocket for over a month and continues to impress him on a daily basis.
Microsoft has taken the wraps off its first non-Nokia branded Lumia, aimed squarely at first-time smartphone buyers and emerging markets.
You don't need to lug around your smartphone to track your performance if you own a Sony SmartWatch 3.
Samsung vs. Apple vs. Nokia, HTC and Motorola. Who cares? All the hardware looks alike. The smartphone battle is won with ecosystems, cloud and sheer marketing.
Microsoft is making major changes to the company and Nokia strategy, while also actively updating the Surface Pro 3. Swappa is feeding my smartphone addiction.
Microsoft has put a lot of dollars and effort into Windows Phone, even going as far as to buy Finnish handset firm Nokia in order to gain traction in the smartphone space. But despite this investment Windows Phone's usage share has grown from about one percent to around two percent over the past 12 months.
Many weeks using the Nokia 1020 as my primary phone revealed it to be both a strong iPhone competitor and an example of why Microsoft has struggled to build a mobile juggernaut. Its superb camera will bring many users, but how does it stack up as a primary phone?
Microsoft looks set to continue with the Android-based Nokia X line, hoping to bring new users in emerging markets to its cloud products.
Nokia has been a leader in smartphone imaging for a long time and their PureView cameras are the best in the industry. A lead engineer announced his departure from Microsoft to help a competitor improve their cameras.
Every inch the premium high-end smartphone, the Xperia Z2 delivers excellent performance, screen quality and camera resolution without compromising battery life. However, the abundance of third-party apps may confuse some users, and we noticed that the handset sometimes runs hot.
$380 off Sony Xperia Z unlocked Android smartphone
The Android-based Nokia X has arrived in India, aimed squarely at the nation's mid-range smartphone market.
Nokia could have gone with Android a couple of years ago and had the leading Android camera phone line and maybe even leading smartphone brand today, but rolling out a Kindlefied version on low end hardware isn't a recipe for success.
Nokia will hope that its X lineup will woo customers away from local heavyweights like Micromax, Karbonn, and Lava, which have dominated the market for low-end smartphones.
Android 4.4 KitKat, more RAM, a bigger battery and a faster processor — Sony takes the wraps off its slimmer, lighter Xperia Z2 smartphone and tablet.
Nokia just announced the Windows Phone I wanted to see when the 1520 was announced. The 5 inch display and high quality construction make the Lumia Icon a smartphone to consider.
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