Today, we’re introducing the next generation SmartBand 2, which features an advanced heart rate sensor, and provides notifications through vibration and color LEDs. SmartBand 2 is compatible with any device running Android 4.4 (KitKat) onwards and iOS 8.2. Get the full specs for SmartBand 2 after the jump.
Today, we’ve announced Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5, two new smartphones joining our 2015 range of Xperia devices. Xperia C5 Ultra features an industry-first, twin 13MP front and rear camera, 6” Full HD display, and 1.7 GHz 64 bit Octa-core processor with 2GB RAM. The waterproof* Xperia M5 offers a 21.5MP rear camera, 5” Full HD display, and a 64-bit 2.0 GHz Octa-core processor with 3GB RAM. Read on for all the specs for Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5.
If you missed out on the chance to get MESH as part of the Indiegogo campaign, not to worry! MESH, the creative, digital DIY kit for makers, has made the jump from concept project to released product, and it’s now available for purchase for Japan and U.S. customers. For details on MESH and how to buy a kit, read more after the jump.
Do you want to increase the potential reach for your app whilst improving the experience for international users? Then why not consider implementing support for bi-directional (BiDi) text This ensures that when the smartphone language uses a right-to-left language, such as Arabic, Hebrew or Persian, your app’s layout is also mirrored from right to left. Read on for instructions and guidelines for adding BiDi support to your app.
Today introduces the Xperia Z3+, a premium smartphone that features a 5.2” full HD screen, a 20.7MP main camera, 5MP front camera, and octa-core 64-bit processor. Xperia Z3+ is slim (6.9mm) and lightweight (144g), and comes waterproof and dust-tight (IP65/68). Read on for all the specs for Xperia Z3+.
Today we’ve launched the Xperia C4, featuring a 5MP front camera, a full HD display, and superior performance. Xperia C4 has a 5.5” display, 13MP main camera, 5MP front-facing camera with wide-angle lens, and 64-bit Octa-core processor. Read on for all the specs for Xperia C4.
Are you interested in experiencing an interactive demo for SmartEyeglass, Sony’s augmented reality eyewear? Want to check out our latest Xperia devices and developer tools in person? If so, visit us at this year’s Droidcon Berlin from June 3-6, and check out all that Sony has to offer developers. Read more after the jump.
At last month’s Embedded Linux Conference, a technical conference for companies and developers using Linux in embedded products in San Jose, California, Tim Bird from Sony presented a topic on mainline integration of the Linux kernel. Get a recap of this session, download the presentation, and find out how this relates to our open source activities.
If you’ve got an AOSP build issue, a question about custom ROMs, or you just want to help other community developers using open devices, we now have a forum available for these topics. The Open Devices community is where you can discuss open source issues, and ask (or answer) open device development-related questions. Read more after the jump.
Today we’ve announced the world’s lightest and slimmest 10” tablet* – Xperia Z4 Tablet. Thanks to a bright 10.1 inch 2K display and long battery life (up to 17 hours of video playback), the Xperia Z4 Tablet is a powerful Android tablet that delivers all the portable performance you need for an entertaining and busy lifestyle. Read on for all the specs on Xperia Z4 Tablet.