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Back in August we detailed how you’d soon be able to bring home one of Sony’s new Aibo robotic dogs. After successfully launching here in the United States, Sony is now putting a new beagle-inspired breed up for adoption as well as introducing home security features into the mix. Head below for a closer look at the upcoming robotic pup and to see what new tricks this dog has learned.

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Sony Stories January 21

Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Premium Smartphone is down to its second lowest price yet: $700 ($200 off)

Amazon offers the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Unlocked Android Smartphone for $699.99 shipped. That’s good for an over 20% discount from the going rate at retailers like Best Buy and is the second lowest price drop at Amazon. Today’s offer matches what we last saw for the smartphone, but without bundled earbuds. Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Premium is headlined by a 5.8-inch 4K HDR display, a dual camera setup, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, dual SIM cards and more. Rated 3.9/5 stars

Sony Stories January 18

PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Consoles get a rare $40 price drop today: $360 (Reg. $400)

Newegg is offering PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Consoles for $359.99 shipped. Be sure to apply code EMCTUUD67 at checkout to redeem the special price. Regularly $400, this is a straight $40 price drop and the lowest price we can find on the rarely-discounted Pro machine. While not the biggest discount, all things considered it doesn’t get much better than this as of late. Outside of that Red Dead Redemption 2 bundle that dropped in price over Black Friday 2018, this is within $1 of the best rate we’ve have seen since. It has a 1TB drive, includes an HDMI cable and brings 4K compatibility to your PS setup. More details below.

Sony Stories January 17

Sony offers 12-months of PlayStation Plus for just $45 today (Reg. $60, New subscribers only)

Sony is now offering new subscribers 12 months of PlayStation Plus for $44.99 via PSN. While not quite as good a value, you can also opt for a 3-month subscription for $19.99. That’s up to $15 off and the current best price around. Before you try and renew your now defunct membership, it looks as though this is only for PSN accounts that have never been PS Plus members in the past. However, it might be worth a shot, and Sony will renew this particular subscription at $59.99 if you don’t manually cancel it before it lapses. Head below for more details.

Sony Stories January 16

expiredStep in to PlayStation VR w/ the Astro Bot & Moss Bundle for $220 shipped (Reg. $300)

Trusted games dealer AntOnline via eBay Daily Deals is offering the PlayStation VR Astro Bot Rescue Mission and Moss Bundle for $219.99 shipped. That’s $80 off the regular $300 price tag, roughly $60 under Amazon’s best price and the lowest we can find. Today’s deal is just $20 above the Black Friday 2018 price. This bundle includes the VR headset itself, the  PlayStation Camera, Astro Bot Rescue Mission disc and a digital copy of Moss. Head below for more details.

expiredThese Sony Wireless On-Ear Headphones have 8 hours of battery life at just $43 (Reg. up to $80)

Today only, Newegg is offering the Sony MDRZX220BT/B Wireless On-Ear Headphones for $42.99 shipped. Use code EMCSTUUA2 at checkout to redeem the special price. Regularly up to $80 at Best Buy and below most pre-owned prices on Amazon. In fact, this is about $5 below the Amazon all-time low, as well as our previous mention. Features include one touch pairing via NFC, Bluetooth streaming, a built-in microphone and 8 hours of playback on a single charge. Rated 4+ stars from nearly 70% of Amazon customers. More details below.

expiredToday’s Best Game Deals: Last Guardian $15, Gears of War 4 $5, more

In today’s best game deals, Walmart is now offering The Last Guardian on PS4 for $14.88 with free shipping in orders over $35. Otherwise opt for in-store pickup to avoid the delivery fees. While it went for $40 or so back when it first dropped, this one regularly sells for $20 these days and is now at the lowest price we can find. Head below for the rest of today’s best game deals including Nioh, Gears of War 4, Red Dead Redemption 2 and more. 

Sony Stories January 15

Update 1/17 @ 2:22 PM: Pre-orders are now open at both Amazon or B&H.

Sony has long been the king of the mirrorless camera industry. From the company’s highly-rated Alpha A7 line to the more budget-friendly prosumer a6xxx line, Sony has reigned king for the past few years. Now, the Sony just announced its a6400 camera with real-time eye autofocus and tracking, the “world’s fastest autofocus,” and even a flip-up screen, something we’ve yet to see on anything but Sony’s RX lineup of cameras.

The a6400 features a 24.2-megapixel APS-C sensor and the company’s acclaimed autofocusing technology. Pair that with the first flip-up touchscreen Sony has put on its mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, stellar 4K recording, and amazing autofocus, and the a6400 is going to be the camera to beat.

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Sony Stories January 11

expiredToday’s Best Game Deals: Uncharted Lost Legacy from $9, Divinity Original Sin 2 $40, more

In today’s best game deals, Sony is now offering Uncharted: The Lost Legacy for $9.99 via PSN for PS4 gamers. But if you’re a PS Plus member, the total will drop down to $8.99. It goes for upwards of $17 or so on Amazon. Head below for the rest of today’s best game deals including Owlboy, Hollow Knight, Disney Afternoon, Rocket League and more.

Sony Stories January 10

expiredSony’s 7-inch In-Dash Receiver adds CarPlay + Android Auto to your ride for $348 (Reg. up to $430)

Amazon is currently offering the Sony XAV-AX5000 6.95-inch CarPlay and Android Auto In-Dash Receiver for $348 shipped. That’s good for an $82 discount from the going rate and matches our previous mention for the Amazon all-time low. For comparison, it is currently on sale for $400 at Best Buy and Crutchfield. Adding this receiver to your vehicle brings CarPlay and Android Auto, plus a seven-inch touchscreen display and more. Rated 4.1/5 stars from over 200 shoppers.

Sony Stories January 9

expiredSony DualShock 4 Wireless Controllers (multiple colors) down to $40 shipped (Reg. up to $60)

Newegg is now offering Sony DualShock 4 Wireless Controllers for $39.99 shipped. You’ll find the black, silver and blue camo models all down at this price. Regularly up to $60 at Best Buy and elsewhere, they are currently down at $47 on Amazon. While we did see it drop down to $39 and then $34 very briefly over the Black Friday deal season last year, this is the current best around. Head below for more details.

Sony Stories January 8

At CES 2019, Sony has announced five new Extra Bass Bluetooth speakers that are scheduled to join its existing lineup in the near future. These new models come in all sorts of shapes and sizes with its largest, the GTK-PG10, easily being the most intriguing of the bunch considering that it will hold on to four drinks within its built-in cup holders. expand full story

Sony Stories January 4

expiredUpgrade to 4K/HDR gaming with PlayStation 4 Pro at $359 shipped (Reg. $400)

Altatac via Rakuten is offering PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Consoles for $359 shipped. Login to your free Rakuten account and apply code SAVE15 at checkout. That’s $40 off the regular $400 price tag and the lowest we can find. The next best option is $370 on eBay Daily Deals. We haven’t seen PS4 Pro drop lower than this for a long while outside of the limited Red Dead Redemption 2 Black Friday bundle deals. Add a 4K/HDR machine to your main room and put that old PS4 in the guest room. More details below.

Sony Stories January 2

expiredAmazon has discounted Sony’s Xperia XA2 Android Smartphone to $200 shipped ($70 off)

Amazon offers the unlocked Sony Xperia XA2 32GB Android Smartphone in all colors for $200 shipped. That saves you $70 or so from the going rate, beats our previous mention by $50, and comes within a penny of the Amazon all-time low. This smartphone is headlined with a 5.2-inch 1080 display, sports 3GB of RAM, and packs a USB-C port alongside 3.5mm audio jack. On the backside of the device you’ll also find a fingerprint sensor. Rated 4.1/5 stars, and you can check out our hands-on review for an in-depth look.

expiredToday’s Best Game Deals: Bloodborne Complete $14 or less, Disney Afternoon from $5, more

In today’s best game deals, Sony still has loads of titles on sale for the holidays via PSN. One standout from the sale is the Bloodborne Complete Edition Bundle for $13.99. It will drop to $13.30 or so for PS Plus members. Regularly $30 or more, this is the best price we can find and matching our previous mention. This version includes the main game and the Old Hunters DLC. Head below for even more deals.

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Sony Stories December 31, 2018

expiredSwitch carriers whenever w/ Sony’s Xperia 5.5-inch Unlocked Smartphone: $142.50 (Reg. $200)

Amazon is offering the Sony Xperia L2 32GB Factory Unlocked Phone for $142.49 shipped when the on-page coupon has been clipped. That’s nearly $60 off the going rate found at retailers like Jet and beats the lowest price we have tracked by $17. This smartphone works with carriers like AT&T, T-Mobile, Straight Talk, and more, providing a low cost option that allows you to switch between carriers if coverage is lacking. It has a 5.5-inch screen, a microSD card slot, and a built-in fingerprint sensor for easy-to-use biometric security. Rated 4+ stars from over 70% of reviewers.

Sony Stories December 21, 2018

A brand new Lemmings game is out. Sony came out of nowhere to announce the new free mobile game to just about everyone’s surprise. The classic puzzle franchise has been around in some way or other for nearly three decades now and it’s making a festive return just in time for the holidays. expand full story

Sony Stories December 20, 2018

expiredSony’s MDR-V6 studio monitor headphones drop to $55 shipped (Reg. $100)

BuyDig offers the Sony MDR-V6 Studio Monitor Headphones for $54.99 shipped when you’re logged into a free BuyDig account. Normally $100 from Amazon, this is one of the best prices we’ve tracked in a few years and is the lowest available. These headphones are great for normal listening and mastering music alike. Rated 4.5/5 stars from thousands.

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