E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, highlights the latest in interactive games.
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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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.
A limited-time promotion sees Sony giving away hundreds of dollars worth of movies, music, and apps for the Xperia Z1, Z1S, and Z2.
The Sony Xperia Z1 gets that shrinking feeling with a new, smaller version officially announced in Japan.
The Xperia Z1F is a sawed-off version of Sony's waterproof flagship Android smartphone, with a 4.3-inch screen instead of a 5-incher.
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 showed off new trailers and gameplay footage for a wide variety of new games, including Destiny, The Order: 1886, Far Cry 4, Mortal Kombat X, Dead Island 2, and Uncharted 4: A Thief's End.
The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is a 4.3-inch waterproof Android phone, with the same supercharged specs as its flagship big brother.
The LTE variant of the phone is available through Sony's Web site, though only the black model is currently in stock.