​Sony Xperia Z3v Review: A Fantastic Phone With a Dated Design

More likely than not, you've owned at least one Sony product during your short time on Earth. Perhaps you rocked a Walkman, grew up gaming on PlayStation, or watched a favorite movie on... Betamax? You'll notice there's not a smartphone in that mix. But perhaps the Xperia Z3v—the v stands for Verizon—might convince… » 10/23/14 9:00am Today 9:00am

The Sony Z3 Compact Is Android's Best Kept Secret

Small and powerful smartphones are an endangered species, like the California Condor of the mobile world. If you want a top-tier phone that fits in a normal hand, the iPhone 6 is practically your only stateside option. But you know what? An exotic handset designed for Japan and Europe could have everything you've… » 10/14/14 12:33pm 10/14/14 12:33pm

You Can Finally (For Real) Buy an Xperia Z3 Compact in the U.S.

The availability of Sony's Xperia Z3 Compact smartphone in the U.S. has been a point of confusion. Sony has yet to make any official mention of the small flagship, despite bringing its bigger brother to Verizon and T-Mobile. Today, though, the small wonder has silently appeared in the U.S. online store, unlocked and… » 10/13/14 10:14am 10/13/14 10:14am

Cameraphones Banned from the Oscars, Especially the Motorizr Z3

Motorola's been giving away cellphones to stars at the Oscars for at least the past 8 years. But this year, Motorola's relationship with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has soured. Some blogs that wrote about Motorola's free Z3 phones, and the accompanying limited edition gift box that will be given to… » 2/19/07 10:34pm 2/19/07 10:34pm

Sizemodo: MOTOKRZR K1 vs. MOTORIZR Z3 vs. MOTORAZR V3i

In this corner, we have Motorola's newest flip phone, the successor to the popular RAZR, the MOTOKRZR K1! In the opposite corner, we have the venerable MOTORAZR V3i, the phone that's starred in more Entourage episodes than Kevin Dillon! And in the third corner, we've got the dark horse, the upcoming MOTORIZR slider… » 10/12/06 2:31pm 10/12/06 2:31pm