Sony has launched an app aimed at Xperia smartphone users that grants access to additional music, film and sports content.
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Sony Mobile Communications, a subsidiary of Japanese electronics maker Sony, announced today that a new app, called the Xperia Lounge, has been released in beta. Available on Google's Android operating system, Xperia Lounge contains "backstage" content based around music, film, gaming and sports.
Touted as a "VIP" experience, the free app is launching with content from band Coldplay and a competition to win tickets to see Swedish House Mafia. It will later include a chance to attend FIFA events. Content is provided by Sony's partners and sponsors, and includes live concert streaming, behind-the-scenes film footage and song streaming.
The application is available from Google Play.
If you don't own an Xperia phone, you can still download the free app, but you won't be able to access all streaming services or content. The Xperia Lounge app is currently available in 11 languages.