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Q&A: Christian Haghofer, Sony at MWC 17

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 March 2017

An MWC mainstay, Sony unveiled a number of devices in Barcelona. We recently chatted to the South Africa country manager, Christian Haghofer, about the Xperia XZ Premium and local plans. FULL STORY >

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Sony goes all out with 4K HDR display on its Xperia XZ Premium

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 February 2017

The Japanese manufacturer pushes the limits of its tech by unveiling the highly specced 5.5" Xperia XZ Premium at MWC 17. FULL STORY >

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5 things we want from the Sony Xperia X2

By Staff Writer 21 February 2017

Sony is expected to debut the Sony Xperia X2 at MWC next week. With the Xperia X a solid device, but failing to keep pace with other flagships, here's five things the X2 needs to have. FULL STORY >

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Sony Xperia Ear

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 February 2017

The Japanese company's new hearable shows plenty of promise, but the Xperia Ear still feels like it's in beta, rather than a fully fledged device. FULL STORY >

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Top 5 entry-level smartphones of 2016

By Staff Writer 15 December 2016

For cost-savvy consumers, a good smartphone these days is not hard to come by. These five low cost entry-level candidates, however, worked a bit harder to get noticed during 2016. FULL STORY >

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Sony Xperia X compact

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 December 2016

Despite sporting a great camera and solid processor, the Xperia X compact from Sony has lost the crucial element that made its smaller flagship predecessors so enticing. FULL STORY >

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Q&A, Christian Haghofer, Sony Xperia XZ and X compact launch

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 October 2016

The local release of Sony's Xperia XZ and X compact is more than your run-of-the-mill launch, for Sony Mobile South Africa it's a reaffirmation of intent. We spoke to SA country manager, Christian Haghofer about it. FULL STORY >

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Where you can buy the new Sony Xperia XZ in South Africa

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 October 2016

Sony's latest flagship landed in the country earlier this week, with carriers and retailers offering differing deals. Here's a roundup of where to buy the Xperia XZ and for how much. FULL STORY >

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Sony Xperia E5

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 September 2016

Despite serving up a number of solid specs, the Xperia E5 arrives on the scene when a number of great mid-range devices are already on the market. Ultimately, Sony's option is not a clear standout. FULL STORY >

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Sony brings new Xperia XZ and X compact smartphones to the fore at IFA 2016

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 September 2016

A continuation of its focus on high-end and mid-range devices, Sony debuts the Xperia XZ and Xperia X compact at IFA 2016. FULL STORY >

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Sony Xperia X

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 June 2016

The Xperia X from Sony has plenty of enviable elements, but a R12 000 price tag (32 GB) means it's not the best value for money option available at the moment. FULL STORY >

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Sony details local arrival of Xperia E5

By Staff Writer 2 June 2016

Sporting a 5" display, 13 MP camera and Xperia X-inspired body, Sony brings its new mid-range contender to South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Sony Xperia Z5 Premium

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 May 2016

Fitted with a superb 4K display and 23 MP camera, the Z5 Premium has many enviable elements, but falls just shy of being the go-to 5.5" flagship phablet. FULL STORY >

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Sony unveils accessories and concepts, as good as the smartphones, at MWC 16

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 February 2016

While smartphones for Sony's MWC 16 press conference were certainly on the cards, the company's range of smart accessories surprised many. FULL STORY >

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WIN a Xperia Z5 Bond Edition with TechSmart!

By Staff Writer 27 November 2015

With Spectre now in local cinemas, TechSmart has a Sony Xperia Z5 Bond Edition smartphone to give to one lucky reader. FULL STORY >

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