Sony is tipped to announce the successor to its Xperia XZ and XZ Premium at IFA 2017 in Berlin later today. Here are the facts you need in order to become first to know the news as it arrives.

What time is the Sony IFA 2017 live stream?

Sony's IFA press conference takes place at 1pm CET (that's 12 noon in the UK) on Thursday 31 August 2017.

How can I watch a live stream of the Xperia XZ1 launch?

Sony is hosting a live stream of the IFA 2017 press conference, which you can watch here.

Real-time coverage of Sony Xperia XZ1 launch

Chris Martin is reporting live from Berlin for Tech Advisor, and you can follow his commentary in real time in the blog below.

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What can I expect from Sony at IFA 2017?

Sony has announced the Sony Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact, for which you can read our hands-on reviews here and here respectively.

For more detail follow our live blog above.

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