In other news, Sony still has a smartphone business
The latest earnings report from Sony indicates the company's already tiny smartphone business has shrunk by almost half.
48-megapixels coming to phones in September
Sony has announced its latest CMOS sensor for smartphones, the 48-megapixel IMX586, which should start showing up in smartphones as early as September 2018.
Double single score performance since SD 835
Sony has a very tight relationship with Qualcomm and it is one of the early adopters and 4G MIMO innovators in the market. The last H8526 codenamed device has shown up at Geekbench and performed some 30 percent faster than Snapdragon 845 powered XZ2 phones.
Gains control of EMI
Sony said on Tuesday it would pay about $2.3 billion to gain control of EMI, becoming the world's largest music publisher in an industry that has found new life on the back of streaming services.
Fed up with working for peanuts
Kenichiro Yoshida, who took over as chief executive officer in April, has had enough of working for peanuts in the consumer gadgets market and has announced a glorious three year plan to make cash from gaming subscriptions and entertainment.
Snapdragon 845, 660 and 636
Qualcomm announced that it plans to fully support Android P on select Snapdragon mobile platform. Having early access, that enabled Qualcomm to optimize its software on Snapdragon 845, 660 and 636 mobile platforms to ensure readiness for OEMs to upgrade to Android P at the time of launch.
Two days to download just over 44GB
Those looking for getting the new God of War for PS4 digitally should know that the pre-load will unlock tomorrow, on April 18th.
Snapdragon 845 SoC and dual cameras with high ISO
Sony has unveiled its newest flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ2 Premium, with a 4K screen, a high end dual rear camera setup and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 SoC with 6GB of RAM.
4x4 and the power of the modem
Sony made a splashy announcement of the Xperia XZ2 phone powered by the Snapdragon 845. It decided to focus on the power of its download communication demo and showed that within two years, the maximum download speed rose from 600 Mbps to 1.2 Gbps.
Not as curved as expected
Sony has unveiled its two latest flagship smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona and although these are not as curved as expected, Sony has at least somewhat changed its boring design and equipped both smartphones with Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 845 SoC.