Sony Debuts Huge E-Paper Tablet, Based on E-Ink Technology, DPT-RP1 Model

Fresh on the heels of the E Ink partnership, Sony unveiled a new giant e-paper slate, dubbed DPT-RP1. We’ve already seen the firm tackling this segment, with the DPT-S1 device, so it’s not exactly a premiere. Such models have the advantage of less power usage compared to regular displays and the fact that they mimic paper and ink. They’re... 

Sony and E Ink Enter New Partnership, Based on Electronics Displays

Sony announced today that it was entering a partnership with E Ink, aimed at bringing electronic displays on their future devices. The Japanese firm already has electronic book readers with E Ink screens, so this is not the first time they’re working together. It’s also true that Amazon dominates that product segment, but Sony wants to... 

Sony Could Already be Preparing PlayStation Phablet/Tablet as Response to Nintendo Switch

There’s a patent that resurfaced these days, coming from Sony and hinting at a potential response to the Nintendo Switch. The PS Vita is long overdue an upgrade and that may come in the form of a big gaming tablet/phablet. The PS Vita didn’t sell well and it didn’t get enough games when it debuted back in 2012 to make it a sure hit.... 

Sony Starts Rolling Out Android 7.0 Nougat OTA Update to the Xperia Z4 Tablet, More Devices

Even though Sony is pretty much out of the tablet business, it still takes case of its customers and has announced the rollout of an Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Xperia Z4 Tablet and a few more devices. The package should take up a bit over 1 GB of space. It should bring improved battery life, the latest security update and a new Xperia launcher,... 

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Closer to Android Nougat Update, as Software Receives Certification

It seems that Sony is taking strides in bringing Android Nougat to its most famous devices, so after seeing Android 7.0 on the Xperia XZ and X Compact, it’s now headed to older models. For example, the Xperia Z5 is about to get this treatment, plus the Xperia Z4 Tablet, it seems. Traces about the software package have appeared online, as the... 

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Expected to Get Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update on June 16th, via KDDI and Au Carriers

It appears that the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet is expected to get the update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow on June 16th, at least in the versions sold by carrier KDDI and au. The SOT31 codenamed version of the slate is the one getting updated. This update comes via OTA or via PC connection, or via LTE, if you want to waste gigabytes. The software package takes... 

Sony Xperia Z3 Plus and Z4 Tablet Get Software Update, That includes STAMINA Functionality

In case you forgot, Sony made tablets at some point, part of the Xperia series even and those got updated with a fresh software version today. It’s firmware build 32.2.A.0.224, that follows the recent Xperia Z5 update and this update brings back the STAMINA battery mode. As you probably know, at some point during the latest firmware updates for... 

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Now Getting Updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Sony started offering the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to the Xperia Z3 family devices earlier this month, minus the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact for some reason. It’s only now that the smaller slate is getting it, to the dismay of owners. Anyway, the gaming-oriented device (one of the first with PS4 remote play) gets over the air the software... 

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Gets Updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Firmware 32.1.A.1.163

Sony Mobile started issuing today updates to Android 6.0 Marshmallow both to the Xperia Z5 models and to its tablets. The Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet is among the devices to get updated, with firmware build 32.1.A.1.163. This is the same version number as on the Xperia Z5 units. The update has been confirmed on the WiFi and LTE versions of the tablet and... 

Sony Could be Ending its Xperia Tablet Series, According to Rumors

2016’s start brings not only beginnings but also a ton of endings. Lumia and Windows Phone are ready to be canned, HTC and BlackBerry are on the edge of breaking and now Sony is considering doing away with its tablet series. Everything is in rumor phase right now, but it sounds plausible and that in spite of the fact that the Xperia Z4 Tablet... 

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