After receiving rave reviews for last year’s model, the Xperia Tablet Z, Sony has refreshed its flagship with a sleek waterproof design that's just a hair thinner than the last. It's even just slightly thinner and lighter than the iPad Air.
By Jonathan Wolfe:Sony Corporation (SNE) has crept up slowly in the smartphone market, from being well outside the top 5, and now sitting 4th for market share, sending out 9.8 million units in the 4th quarter 2012, behind competitors Samsung (SSNLF.PK), Apple (AAPL), and Huawei.
NEW DELHI: Smartphone heavyweights Samsung Electronics, Apple and Google are set to engage in a battle royale over the next few months to capture a larger share of premium phone users, with their latest models breathing new life into the high-end segment. In the fray are South Korea's Samsung, which expanded its lead over Apple in January-August, followed at a distance by Taiwan's HTC. Sony, No. 3 in the segment last year, has dropped off the radar, data from Counterpoint Technology Market Research showed.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has revolutionized the way we use and interact with technology. However, with the perks, comes the high price-tag; Apple products have always been placed in the high-end price bracket. Competitors have used the “It works and it’s cheaper” mantra to sell their products against Apple devices, but with limited success.
SonySony announced a slew of new products at projects it is working on at Mobile World Congress on Monday, ranging from its "X" series Xperia smartphones to a number of concepts —including a portable projector and a 360-degrees spherical lens camera that can be attached to a piece of clothing.