Sony

Sony unveils new MDR-ZX and MDR-EX headphones

11 new MDR-ZX headband and MDR-EX in-ear models among Japanese firm's line-up of new headphones launching in April

TVs

Sony KDL-50W829B

Stunning picture quality and excellent smart interface makes this Sony a highly desirable screen

Android Smartphones & Tablets

Sony Xperia Z1

Sony fans will love it – this speedy slab of Xperia glass is an impressive smartphone

Headphones

Sony XBA-H1

At this price, good design and high build quality aren’t enough

DACs

Sony UDA-1

Provided you use the UDA-1 in a set-up optimised for desktop use it’s a fine product. We’re really impressed by the build and finish too

Music servers/clients

Sony HAP-Z1ES

Sony’s ventured into high-definition audio territory with impressive results - the HAP-Z1ES is a smartly designed, superb sounding piece of kit

Moody's cuts Sony's credit rating over TV business concerns

Japanese electronics giant sees rating downgraded to "junk" status due to "challenge" facing its TV business

MP3 players

Sony NWZ-ZX1

Sony seriously impresses us with its first attempt at a premium high-res audio player

Home cinema amplifiers

Sony STR-DN840

A talented, well-equipped amp – just make sure it’s a sonic match for the rest of your system

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact offers flagship features in smaller design

Sony unveils the Xperia Z1 Compact smartphone, offering flagship features with a smaller body and cheaper price tag.