In DepthLet us take you on a journey; from the first cameraphone to the handset you'll be owning in three years time.
In DepthYou definitely had one of these legendary mobiles - maybe even all five are in your technological memorial sock drawer right now.
Sony jumped three places in the global smartphone sales rankings from where it stood during with the same time last year.
Industry sources say Sony wants to double the amount of smartphones it ships this year and next, but profits may remain elusive.
Sony has confirmed it is starting to roll out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update to its 2011 range of Xperia handsets.
News in BriefSo yesterday's solar storms didn't end the world – we totally knew that everything would be fine and incidentally can we interest anyone in several gallons of filtered water and baked beans? – and thus we all live to see One More Thing.
Sony's takeover of Sony Ericsson has been officially completed, with the firm buying out Ericsson's 50% stake in the mobile device company.
Approval for Sony's takeover of the Sony Ericsson brand has been granted by the European Commission after Sony bought out Ericsson in October 2011.