Tag Archives: Xperia ion

Sony Announces Ice Cream Sandwich Updates For 2011 Xperia Lineup

Sony has been pretty quiet about their upcoming plans for the Xperia lineup and Jelly Bean updates in recent months, fortunately they broke their silence this morning in a new blog post. Sony clarifies that their last models, the Xperia T and Xperia TX, which are already shipping to their carrier destinations will receive their Jelly Bean update… Read more

AT&T Sony Xperia Ion Users Receiving Ice Cream Sandwich Update

When Sony released the Xperia Ion with Gingerbread pre-installed, many Android users were left asking why? The Japanese tech giant, however, promised it would be updating the device to 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich before the end of the year. Now shortly after the international Xperia Ion began receiving the Ice Cream Sandwich update, the AT&T model has… Read more

Sony Proves That It’s Possible To Shoot An Entire Music Video From A Sony Xperia Ion

We’ve heard of full movies being shot on smartphones before but this is the first time that I’ve seen a professional music video shot on one. Sony wanted to show off the HD Everywhere experience that they feature in the Xperia Ion and so they were able to get one of their partners, Metric, to do a live performance of their new track Synthetica which is… Read more

Sony Xperia Ion Root Method Now Available

Sony Xperia Ion owners can now rejoice as their device can now be rooted.  XDA-Developers forum member yuunanase has released a method that allows the LT28i to be rooted with minimal effort.  It requires you to unlock your bootloader and then flash an insecure kernel.  To complete the process, you will need to run a small script and finally, install… Read more

Sony Xperia S may be dirt-repellent with fast charging

Sony’s newest flagship, the Xperia S (known as the Xperia Ion in the US), has a couple extra tricks up its sleeve that we didn’t know about. It will feature a special nano coating that is said to repel dirt, as well as being UV Active. It has already been confirmed by Sony themselves that the phone will feature an anti-stain coat, but this sounds like there… Read more

Sony Xperia ion up for pre-order now

We know that the Sony Xperia ion is on its way to AT&T’s network, but what we’ve been missing since its official announcement was a price. Not surprisingly, we’ve got word from phone retailers that the pre-order switch has been activated, and now the pricing has finally been confirmed. Thanks to popular retailer Negri Electronics, we’ve finally got a… Read more

Sony Xperia ion hands-on at CES 2012

Now that we have seen how the Sony Xperia S handles in front of the camera, it’s time to find out if the Xperia ion is camera shy. The device, which features plenty of the same statistics as the Xperia S, is headed towards AT&T’s 4G LTE network some time in the second quarter of this year, but until then we’ll just have to live with this hands-on video… Read more

Sony Xperia ion for AT&T officially unveiled

We reported late last year that Sony’s acquisition of the ION trademark would probably lead to something smartphone-related for the company in the future, and sure enough everything has panned out. AT&T has officially unveiled the Sony Xperia ION, a phone that can easily sit at the top of the high-end phone list without much question. It will be an… Read more