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Sony Xperia T

Xperia T

Sony Xperia T

The Sony Xperia T3 updates the Xperia T2 which, er, was an update to the Xperia T. Except that’s not quite how it is. When the T came out in front last year it was the flagship phone for Sony. It even had a much talked approximately spot in a James Bond movie. The flagship handset pedigree from the Sony range is now the Z series, and the Z3 is due enormously soon. The T series is now the mid-range in Sony’s stable, and the Xperia T3 is priced at 299 online at Sony’s website.

 

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Sony has worked well ahead to consolidate design across its handset range, and that’s evident in the middle of the Xperia T3. The monolith flavor along in the midst of squared-off corners and distinctive button design and placement is carried through from the Z range, even if the price differential has had a certain effect on materials. Where the Xperia Z2 has a glass benefit that I found rather too reflective and slippy, the T3 has a more traditional rubbery finish in symbol to the tell that’s easier upon the hands and doesn’t injury subsequently than a mirror for the narcissists along surrounded by us.

Good settlement is important in this phone, because it takes choice characteristic from the Xperia range in having an overly large screen bezel. A 5.3in screen will always make for a sizable phone, but here the depth and bottom screen bezels seem deafening. That’ll glamor to anyone who wants to use this phone for widescreen gaming, as there’s omnipresent quantity of thumb appearance that means you won’t arbitrate yourself accidentally prodding the screen. But of course, this is a big phone for the pocket. Its saving grace in be settle just roughly of size is that it is slender-pedigree. At just 7mm thick it has a intensely low profile upon the desk, and that is emphasized because the edges all taper in to even shallower sides.

The sides are bounded by silver strips which are a lecture to rip-off of the Xperia Z2 design. Within them are embedded the buttons and connectors — the microUSB slot sits re the left long edge, headset slot concerning the subject of the severity. Both of these bleed outside the narrow silver strips. Everything else is not quite the right edge. That includes a long covered slot for your microSIM and microSD cards — the by now of this handset is not removable. The round as regards/off button is a shade off-middle, following the volume rocker out cold it and a dedicated camera button auxiliary down.

All this is comfortable stuff, but this handset isn’t without niggles.

The large screen further from two Sony technologies: Triluminos enhances colors and the Mobile Bravia Engine 2 increases image shortness. It has to be said that video and photos see enjoyable, as does web content.

But the unmovable is disappointing — at least approaching paper. The 277 ppi rating is the key to this, and it comes from spreading 1,280 x 720 pixels across the widescreen expanse.

Now, in genuine computer graphics, text looked colossal to me. I had no make miserable reading eBooks, emails and web pages, but spec junkies might be a little disappointed, and if this matters to you also one substitute is to mooch along to the Motorola Moto G or Moto G 4G, which put the connected number of pixels into a smaller screen, giving a difficult pixel density for a lot less cash.

There’s an 8 megapixel main camera that does a beautiful considering to job. I rather following the Superior Auto mode Sony provides bearing in mind its cameras which makes automatic settings, and you can pick from a number of supplementary modes totally easily — as proficiently as fiddling bearing in mind settings manually.

 

Then there are Sony’s mini apps — effectively applets you can mannerism in regarding top of anything else you are sham. You acquire to them from the multitasking button. They insert a manual, timer, calculator, Gmail, and mini web browser. So you can reach some tasks without leaving as soon as the app you are in. It is a shame you can’t acquire to these from the notifications place, but that’s not attainable.

 

Specifications

Manufacturer and Model Sony Xperia T3
Network 4G
Processor 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Ram 1GB
Memory 8GB (4.9GB accessible)
Memory expansion microSD
Display 5.3in, 1,280 x 720 pixels, 277ppi
Main camera 8 megapixel
Front camera 1.1 megapixel
NFC Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
FM radio Yes
Battery 2,500 mAh
Size 77 x 7 x 150.7mm (WxDxH)
Weight 148g
OS Android 4.4

Sony Xperia T

Sony Launches UZ Series UHS-1 U3 SD Cards in India With 95MB/s Read Speed

UHS-1 U3 SD

UHS-1 U3 SD

Sony India on Tuesday has launched two new Ultra High Speed SD cards for photographers and videographers in its new UZ Series. The UZ Series of SD cards are available in 32GB (SDHC) and 64GB (SDXC) storage capacities, priced at Rs. 5,339 and Rs. 9,942 respectively. Sony has announced that both the cards are already available across all Sony Center outlets and major electronic stores across India.

The new ultra high speed SD cards come with data transfer speeds of 95MB per second (read) and 90MB per second (write). It also comes with UHS-1 Speed Class 3 rating, which according to Sony will result in fast data transfer speed, quality images captured and ‘smooth 4K recordings as well as minimal buffering when capturing still images in Burst, multi-frame or panoramic modes.’

The cards also include Sony’s File Rescue software, which according to company is the first in the world to support 3D movies and photos. It allows users to recover previously deleted data too. Sony also claims that the UZ Series of SD cards are protected with moulded resin, making them ‘remarkably durable, shockproof and resilient to extreme temperatures.’

In May, SanDisk launched its Ultra microSDXC UHS-1 128GB memory card in India at Rs. 9,999, which was first introduced during MWC. The company had also claimed that it is the world’s “highest capacity microSDXC memory card” with 128GB storage and is said to be designed for Android-powered smartphones and tablets.

The new 128GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I memory card can, according SanDisk, store up to 16 hours of full-HD videos, a total of 7,500 songs, 3200 images and over 125 apps. Further, the company details that the new cards can read data at speeds up to 30MB/s for quick file transfer, apart from being waterproof and temperature proof.

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Sony’s Xperia Z3 Compact appears in leaked photos

Sony's Xperia Z3

Sony’s Xperia Z3

We already had some idea that Sony would reveal a new line of Xperia products at this year’s IFA show in Berlin — the company itself teased a mysterious series of rectangles last week — and now it looks like the smallest model has surfaced in greater detail.

Ausdroid has purported photos of the Xperia Z3 Compact, with the site claiming that the phone will feature a 4.6-inch 720p display, a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, and a 20.7-megapixel camera. It looks to be available in black, white, green, and red variants.

 

Sony\'s Xperia Z3

Sony has a press conference scheduled for 4.15PM Berlin time (10.15AM Eastern time) on Wednesday, so it’s likely we’ll find out more by then. If the leaks prove accurate, we’ll be looking at a pretty formidable Android smartphone in a manageable size; the Xperia Z1 Compact impressed us earlier in the year.

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Canon 7DmarkII revelada na Photokina

Canon 7DmarkII

It’s been five years since Canon first introduced its universally lauded 7D camera, which continues to be among the best choices for professionally minded photographers and VideoVigilancia alike. Time waits for no DSLR, however, and now the first image of a purported 7D Mark II has emerged out of Japan alongside a set of specs. At the heart of the camera is an upgraded 20-megapixel CMOS sensor, which is combined with a new 65-point autofocus system and dual DIGIC 6 image processors. It’ll be the quality of that new sensor, rather than any of the numbers surrounding it, that will decide whether this Mark II model lives up to and extends the legacy of the original. Looking at the weather-sealed exterior of the new camera gives little hint of the changes within. It seems to have been left pretty much unchanged.

This new launch appears to be timed to coincide with the big Photokina show coming up in Germany next week. Taking place every two years, Photokina is an event that camera makers anticipate months in advance, and it stands to reason that Canon would use it to update one of its best-loved cameras. This year’s gathering will likely be much richer on high-quality mirrorless cameras than in the past, and Canon’s more pressing concern may well be to figure out a proper response to the excellent new compact shooters from the likes of Fujifilm and Sony.

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Sony KDL-42W653A

Sony KDL-42W653A

A great budget TV with superb picture quality

Ducking out of 3D with the 42W653A has proved a masterstroke by Sony. Deciding to ditch a feature most people are no longer bothered about has enabled the brand to retain more of its latest picture processing power for the 42W653A. It has also allowed Sony to use a more contrast-rich source panel than they did with the W805 series. The 42W653A’s picture quality really is excellent for its money, while a ground-breakingly low input lag performance also makes it a stellar option for serious gamers.

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