New Sony Xperia Phones

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  1. neiltc13 macrumors 68040

    neiltc13

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    Sony just got done announcing 2 new Xperia handsets to go alongside the already announced Xperia S:

    Xperia P:

    4" 920x540 display
    1 GHz U8500 Dual Core processor
    8MP camera
    16GB storage

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    Xperia U:

    3.5" 854 x 480 display
    1 GHz Qualcomm Dual Core processor
    5MP camera
    Storage not announced

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    Xperia S:

    4.3" 1280x720 display
    1.5 GHz Qualcomm Dual Core processor
    12.1MP camera
    32GB storage (eMMC)

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    http://www.sonymobile.com/global-en/products/phones/
     
  2. juliusaugustus macrumors regular

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    These phones look really nice but the lack of Microsd is a deal breaker for sure.
     
  3. Dr McKay macrumors 68040

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    I wish Sony would give WP7 a try. They make great phones but I'm not sold on Android.
     
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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 9.0; Windows Phone OS 7.5; Trident/5.0; IEMobile/9.0; HTC; TITAN X310e))

    The hardware looks wonderful but Sony's insistence on heavily skinning Android would make me worry about timely updates.

    SonyEricsson were very supportive of the Android community by supporting CyanogenMod. It'll be interesting to see Sony's stance on open android development given their history with people hacking their hardware.
     
  5. Rodimus Prime macrumors G4

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    As it stands my next phone is looking pretty likely to be an Xperia phone coming in 2013. I have a year to watch how they act but they do not seem to be pumping out phone like everyone else. Instead they choose one model and scale it (more or less same specs but different screen sizes) that makes it a lot easier to update.

    I hope they have very timely updates because that will be a huge factor in which phone I get next.
     
  6. parapup macrumors 65816

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    Just bought a Xperia Pro - for three reasons - needed physical keyboard, Sony has promised ICS upgrade in reasonable time - Apr/May 2012 and finally they support CM.

    Sony is looking like a much better Android vendor in face of Samsung, Moto and HTC screwing up updates and not supporting CM.
     
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    Yeah that or the metal Bloggie camcorders.
     

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