Android News Canada 7/26/13:Rogers 2-Year Contracts, Galaxy S4 Updates, Xperia Z Launch and More


Rogers Posts Q2 2013 Figures

This week, we saw many companies posting their Q2 2013 earnings. Including Google making tons of money and Motorola losing quite a bit. Now Rogers has posted their earnings and they brought in $3.2 in revenue and $532 million net income. They also added 98,000 postpaid wireless subscribers. Not bad Rogers, not bad at all.

Rogers Sony Xperia ZL Gets Android 4.2.2 Update



This week, Rogers finally gave the okay to the Android 4.2.2 update for their Sony Xperia ZL. The update brings plenty of Android 4.2.2 features and some fixes for the device in general. How many of you have received the update already?

Fido Begins 2-year contract and new Pricing on August 9th


According to Mobile Syrup, Fido is getting ready to implement their new pricing and 2-year contracts on August 9th. Which is great news for those over on Fido in Canada.


Sony Xperia Z Launching on Bell July 30th


Next Tuesday, the new Nexus 7 launches. And so does the Sony Xperia Z over on Bell in Canada. There's no word on contract pricing, but we are seeing the outright price as $650. Which is about what the Xperia Z costs elsewhere in the world.

Rogers Going to 2-year contracts on August 9th



Rogers is also switching over to new 2-year contracts and new monthly pricing starting August 9th. You can see the image above from Mobile Syrup for more details.

Rogers, Bell, and TELUS Rolling out OTA's for their Galaxy S4


The Galaxy S4 on Rogers, Bell, and TELUS are getting OTA's this week. The update is around 315MB, so it looks like this is the update that brings Samsung Knox and moving apps to sd card. If you've gotten the update already. Let us know how it's working for you in the comments down below.