Posted on Oct 1 2014 - 7:48pm by Anurag Kumar

Sony has launched a magnificent service called Remote Device Lab which allows you to have a feel of hands on of various Xperia devices of “Z” series and you can virtually test apps and games on the devices. This service can only be accessed by A computer with Java enabled on system and a high speed internet connection.

Sony defines Remote Device Lab service as “Remote Device Lab (beta) makes it possible to verify apps on a wide range of real Xperia™ devices for free, through an easy-to-use, accessible web interface. This way, you can ensure that your apps work correctly across many different devices and platforms, without having to buy the actual devices“.

Sony Remote Device Lab Service

Devices supported by Sony Remote Device Lab Service : Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, Z2, Z Ultra, Z1 Compact, Z, Z1, Tablet Z. You get hands on android 4.4.4 version on each device ( except for Xperia Z where it is android 4.4.2 ).

Go to Sony Remote Device Lab Service Homepage. If you meet the system requirements then connect your desired device.

Sony Remote Device Lab ServiceAfter you have connected to a device, you can have a hands on experience on any device. Try to upload an apk file to the device and test it for development purpose.

Sony Remote Device Lab Interface

We tried to shoot a 4K Video and it also works.

4k Video shooting on Sony Remote Device Lab

External Camera shutter key and volume rocker keys are also working on the device.

How to Use Remote Device Lab

Device has a working SIM and Data connectivity is enabled, only phone calling feature is not enabled.

TIP : You can access FREE internet on the device. Download Internet settings and use 4G Service or Connect to Wi-Fi, password is sonymobile.


You can play and use any Sony Media apps.

Sony Device Remote Lab Apps testing

Try it yourself and let us know how was your experience. For us it is really awesome service launched by Sony. Drop your comments below.

Thanks Ben for the Tip!

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