Sony’s High-End Xperia ZL Comes to U.S. at a Hefty $719

The Japanese phone maker is bringing the five-inch phone to the U.S., but without the carrier subsidy needed to bring the device to the mainstream market.

Sony Xperia Ion: Entertainment-Filled, but Running on Empty

The Sony Xperia Ion is multimedia-packed and affordable, but it has two major problems.

Sony to Streamline Product Lines, Shift to Common Pricing in the U.S.

In TVs, for example, the company is shifting from 40 models last year to roughly half that number in 2012. The company has also cut more than 300 positions from its U.S. workforce.

Sony Insists It’s Not Just Playing Around When It Comes to Phones

Sony’s mobile marketing chief says the Japanese electronics giant believes it can yet make a difference in the Android market by tapping its strengths in gaming, entertainment and imaging.

Sony Aims to Remake Name for Itself in Phones

In its first major introduction since assuming full control of its mobile business, Sony announces a new lineup of Xperia phones.

Consolidating Smartphone Market Putting Pressure on Second-Tier Makers

While Samsung and Apple battle for bragging rights atop the smartphone market, many of their rivals may find themselves battling for their lives.

Sony Ericsson Reports Brutal Fourth Quarter as It Prepares for Life as Sony Unit

The company posted a loss of 207 million euros, and sold nine million phones in the quarter, down from 11.2 million shipments a year earlier.

Sony Ericsson Asks Game Maker The9 to Manage Its App Store in China

The9, which is known for helping to bring games from the U.S. to China, is announcing a partnership with Sony Ericsson to operate its mobile app store there.

Interview: AT&T’s De La Vega on LTE, Tablets and Life After T-Mobile

The head of AT&T’s cellphone unit also explains why Motorola and Research In Motion were notably absent from the company’s announcements on Monday.

Trio Uses Handful of Android Phones to Offer a 360-Degree Bike Ride

The result is an interactive video, playable on the Web, that lets one view a run down a Utah desert from any angle.