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As with the original flagship, Samsung is counting on the midrange phone's fingerprint scanner, heart-rate monitor, and extra apps to stand out.
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A limited-time promotion sees Sony giving away hundreds of dollars worth of movies, music, and apps for the Xperia Z1, Z1S, and Z2.
Check out our video review of the Sony Xperia M2. It's an affordable Android phone with a 4.8-inch display, quad-core processor and 8-megapixel camera.
Although the Sony Xperia M2 looks pretty slick, it's let down by its low resolution display and its old version of Android, which makes even its affordable price way too high. For much less money, you could snap up the Moto G or spend a little more and pick up the older Xperia Z with its full HD display and waterproof design.
The Sony Xperia Z1 is Sony's latest flagship smart phone, packing a Full HD display, Android KitKat software and a camera that shoots video in 4K.
Sony also promises that the Android 4.3 update is "right around the corner" for the rest of its Xperia lineup.
Surfacing in the run-up to the annual IFA trade show, it appears Sony may push its next-gen flagship out the door a few months early.
Waterproof, a sharp display, and 4G LTE: and now it'll be in the US, with pre-orders starting tomorrow.
The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is a 4.3-inch waterproof Android phone, with the same supercharged specs as its flagship big brother.
The Sony Xperia Z2 has a great 20.7-megapixel camera. We took it for a spin to see what it's capable of.