Can The New Xperia LT28at Live Up To Its Leaked Specs?

Details have leaked about Sony Ericsson's new "super phone", and the specs sound impressive. But given the track record, can an Xperia ever actually be a phone that really matters? » 12/22/11 4:40am 12/22/11 4:40am

Sony and Ericsson's Marriage Is Over

Sony-only phones are coming back as predicted. The Japanese electronics giant has announced that it will acquire Ericsson's share of Sony Ericsson partnership, bringing it into the Sony 'platform of network-connected' products. » 10/27/11 5:20am 10/27/11 5:20am

Sony Ericsson to Go Smartphone-Only From 2012

Amid the numbers and percentages in Sony Ericsson's Q3 financial data is a quote from CEO Bert Nordberg, in which he says the company will move "the entire portfolio to smartphones" by 2012. That K600i update isn't happening, folks. » 10/14/11 7:20am 10/14/11 7:20am

Gas Cylinders Are Great For Smuggling Mobile Phones

Smugglers in China will go to great lengths to get their contraband like mobile phones into and out of the country. In the past, they've used housewives and even crossbows and pulleys. This latest operation used gas cylinders. » 10/04/11 12:57am 10/04/11 12:57am

Sony Ericsson CEO Regrets Having His Ass Kicked by iPhone

Sony Ericsson used to be a hugely popular phone maker with some interesting handset designs—sort of like Motorola. But unlike Motorola, it sat and did nothing while Apple created the smartphone frenzy. Perhaps that was a mistake! » 10/03/11 9:24am 10/03/11 9:24am

Is 4.7-Inches Too Big For a Sony Ericsson 3D Gaming Phone?

Phone sizes keep creeping up, to the point where I worry using a 10.1-inch tablet will soon become the norm. If rumors are correct, Sony Ericsson's thinking big with their first glasses-free 3D phone—a possible PlayStation phone, perhaps? » 8/02/11 7:00am 8/02/11 7:00am

A Look at the Zany Math-Based Bids Google Made While Failing to Buy…

When Apple, Microsoft, Google and others started bidding on a treasure trove of Nortel wireless patents this past week, the search giant from California made a series of, well, unconventional bids that had observers mystified. » 7/03/11 10:00am 7/03/11 10:00am

Sony Ericsson's Adding NFC to Its Android Phones

They've actually partnered with NXP, which is the same chip-maker that put the NFC support into the Nexus S phone. Get ready to be disappointed by how few places let you pay via NFC, nerds. [GigaOm] » 6/17/11 7:48am 6/17/11 7:48am

Xperia Play Is Just a Penny at Amazon Through Wednesday

Amazon's having another one of its mondo smartphone sales, this time featuring seven discounted Verizon handsets. But the deal that's going to tempt you is the Xperia Play, which is basically free with a two-year contract. » 6/03/11 6:51pm 6/03/11 6:51pm

The Sony Ericsson Mini & Mini Pro Are Super Tiny Android Phones

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini and Xperia Mini Pro take off right where the X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro did before them, as in they're super tiny Android phones that pack a little bit o' punch. Both have 3-inch 320 x 480 screens, 1 GHz processors, 5-megapixel cameras and run Android 2.3 Gingerbread. SE did a little dizzy… » 5/05/11 4:42pm 5/05/11 4:42pm

Xperia Play Hands On: The PlayStation Phone Is a Button Masher's Dream

From March, you'll be able to pick up the latest PSP. Sorry, did I say PSP? I meant Xperia Play phone—but really, it's hard to tell the difference. True, it's running Android, but at the very core of the phone is a gaming titan begging you to play it. And play I did. » 2/15/11 2:00pm 2/15/11 2:00pm

Mobile World Congress Tablet/Smartphone Smorgasbord

Gaming phones! Bigger tablets! Galaxy S reboots and a sneaky, perfectly-timed mini iPhone rumor to throw water on the whole thing! Today was a day of mobile/tablet news, dear readers, and it's all here. » 2/13/11 4:00pm 2/13/11 4:00pm

Xperia Play Arrives In March with 50 Games, "Legendary" PSOne Title…

When Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play "PlayStation Phone" becomes available in March ("early spring" for Verizon) it will debut alongside 50 launch titles and come preloaded with what execs said was a "legendary" PlayStation One title. Updated. » 2/13/11 1:55pm 2/13/11 1:55pm

Video: Sony Ericsson Neo's Interface and Camera Functions Explored

That weird blog dedicated to busting open the Sony Ericsson Neo is still delivering the goods, with a new series of videos showing the unannounced Android phone's camera abilities. There's a handful of clips recorded with the phone, some still picture samples and a quick look at Sony Ericsson's reworked user interface. » 2/09/11 4:20am 2/09/11 4:20am

Can Xperia Neo Continue Sony Ericsson's Android Comeback?

Last night we got official confirmation of the Xperia Play, today another new Sony Ericsson Android phone has been taken apart on the internet—the Android 2.3 powered Xperia Neo. » 2/07/11 3:40am 2/07/11 3:40am

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Lifts Off February 13

That strangely off-putting Android ad with the human thumbs was trying to tell us something after all, people. Mainly, that the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play phone is arriving soon. Soon, as in February 13th. » 2/06/11 10:50pm 2/06/11 10:50pm

The PlayStation Phone Gets a Full Preview

We've been hearing about a PlayStation Phone since August, with enough leaked video here and there to whet our appetite. But today, Engadget's got a full preview of what we now know as the Sony Xperia Play. » 1/26/11 12:20pm 1/26/11 12:20pm

Sony Ericsson Sues Clearwire Out Of Fear That You'll Mix Up Their Logos

Pop quiz: Which of these logos belongs to Sony Ericsson and which belongs to Clearwire? If you don't know the answer, then you've justified the federal trademark lawsuit Sony Ericsson just filed. » 1/17/11 7:40pm 1/17/11 7:40pm

Watch the PlayStation Phone Actually Play Games

Oh, hello there, PlayStation Phone! Here's the clearest video yet of Sony's mobile gaming messiah living out its main purpose: playing Biohazard 2 and Rage Racer. Get some. » 1/10/11 9:54am 1/10/11 9:54am

Tiny Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro Sequel Has 1GHz Processor and Android…

Sony Ericsson's dinky little X10 Mini Pro phone may've had a few problems under its 2.6-inch screen (running Android 1.6 for starters), but the company's obviously keen to improve, with a sequel leaking out already. » 12/29/10 5:05am 12/29/10 5:05am