Starting this month, the Developer World team selects hero open source developers to acknowledge the work done by the open source community. Today we are very happy to present our first hero, Abhinav Jhanwar. Read on to learn how you can try to become our next hero.
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.
Today we’re introducing Xperia M4 Aqua – a smartphone bringing Sony’s leadership in camera, design, battery and performance to an accessible price point. Xperia M4 Aqua features a 13MP rear camera, octa-core CPU, 4G LTE and is waterproof*. Read on for all the specs on Xperia M4 Aqua.
Today we are announcing the commercialisation of SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1, a transparent lens eyewear that connects with compatible smartphones to superimpose information onto the user’s field of view. SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1 will be available for sale in ten countries as of March 2015, with pre-order starting already today in UK and Germany. As of today, we are also making the official version of the SmartEyeglass SDK available, enabling developers to create unique hands-free use cases.
Today marks the announcement of Xperia E4, Sony’s newest smartphone. Xperia E4 features a 5” qHD display, 5MP main camera, quad-core 1.3 GHz processor, weighs 144g, has a screen resolution of 960×540 pixels, and runs Android 4.4.4 (KitKat). A dual SIM version of Xperia E4 is also available. Get the full specs for Xperia E4 after the jump.
Today we are happy to release the Lifelog API, which gives you as a developer secure access to lifestyle data of your users. This way, you can provide your users with insight and inspire smarter choices based on their physical activities, app usage and location. Of course, the user has full control and must approve to share data with your app.
The Camera Remote API beta SDK has today been updated to support the new A7 II, the world’s first interchangeable lens digital camera with 5-axis optical image stabilization and a 35 mm full frame image sensor.
Today we have added Android 5.0 AOSP device configuration source code, pre-built software binaries and build instructions for Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z2, Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact. If you’re a custom ROM developer, you can now create Android 5.0, Lollipop, AOSP-based custom ROMs for these devices.