Aug 29 AT 11:09 AM Taylor Wimberly 32 Comments

Sony reveals holiday lineup, possible Nexus candidate

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Today Sony unveiled their holiday lineup which includes three new Android smartphones and a tablet. New phones include the Xperia T, Xperia V, and Xperia J, while their new tablet is named the Xperia S.

First up we have the Xperia T, which is Sony’s flagship smartphone. This device should be on your radar because it could turn into the rumored Sony Xperia Nexus. The device features a 4.6 inch Sony HD Reality display, 13MP fast capture camera, dual-core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, and it’s PlayStation Certified.

Sony Xperia T.

Hightlights of the Xperia T:

  • 4.6” HD Reality Display powered by the Mobile BRAVIA Engine for razor sharp clarity
  • 13MP fast capture camera that goes from sleep mode to snap in just over a second
  • Full 1080p HD video recording capabilities and a 720p HD front camera for the highest quality content
  • Easy connectivity with ‘One-touch’ function enabled by NFC
  • PlayStation Certified
  • Latest generation 1.5GHz dual core processor for improved battery life, fast performance and ultra sharp graphics
  • Android version 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Will be upgraded to Android version 4.1 (Jelly Bean) following launch. Detailed timing to follow
  • MHL connectivity for viewing content on a big screen without the need for a charger
  • Use Xperia TV Dock with MHL to HDMI converter and charging connector to enjoy photos and videos on an HDMI enabled TV
  • In some markets Xperia T will be known as Xperia TX
  • Available in Black, Silver and White colours
  • Launching globally over next few weeks

Next we have the Xperia V, which is basically a smaller version of the Xperia T. It features a 4.3 inch Sony HD Reality display and similar specs as the Xperia T. It will be available in black, white, and pink colors and launch globally Q4 2012.

Sony Xperia V.

Hightlights of the Xperia V:

  • 4.3” HD Reality Display powered by the Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 for razor sharp clarity
  • 13 MP fast capture camera with full HD video recording.
  • Latest generation 1.5GHz dual core processor for improved battery life, fast performance and ultra sharp graphics
  • LTE for the fastest data download speeds (in markets where technology is available)
  • Easy connectivity with One-touch ‘One-touch’ enabled by NFC
  • Clear audio+ for the highest level of sound quality
  • PlayStation Certified
  • Android version 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Will be upgraded to Android version 4.1 (Jelly Bean) following launch. Detailed timing to follow
  • Highest levels of dust and water resistance in a smartphone (IP55/57+) ensure protection from the effects of immersion up to 1m for 30 minutes
  • MHL connectivity for viewing content on a big screen without the need for a charger
  • Available in Black, Pink and White colours
  • Launching globally Q4 2012

Finally we have the Xperia J, which is Sony’s new “affordable” phone. It features a 4-inch display, 5 megapixel camera, and 9.2mm slim stylish design. It will be available in black, gold, white, and pink colors and launch globally in Q4 2012.

Sony Xperia J.

Hightlights of the  Xperia J:

  • 9.2mm slim stylish design
  • Large 4.0” FWVGA Display
  • Social media updates with illumination
  • 5MP AF camera
  • Front chat camera
  • Available in Black, Gold, White and Pink colours
  • Launching globally Q4 2012

For tablet lovers we have the new Xperia Tablet S. It features NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 processor, 9.4-inch HD display, up to 64 GB of storage, slim aluminum body with splash-proof design, and optimized accessories. The tablet S will start shipping in early September, and a price has not been announced.

Sony Xperia Tablet S.

Highlights of the Xperia  Tablet S:

  • Slim new aluminium body and splash-proof design
  • 9.4” HD display with OptiContrast Panel with low-friction coating
  • NVIDIA® Tegra 3 quad-core processor and Android 4.0.3 operating system
  • Android version 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Various experiences with original applications and Sony’s network services
  • Optimized accessories (sold separately) to enhance experiences in every scene
  • Available from the beginning of September 2012

Hit up the source link for additional media and details. Has Sony won you over with any of these new Android devices?

Via: Sony Blog

Source: Sony Press

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