Sony Corp. this week demonstrated the Xperia S at the Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas, NV.
The Sony Xperia S looks to combine solid form and function to set itself apart in the crowded Android smartphone market.
True to Sony avant-garde design, the Xperia S has a translucent notification band along the bottom of the unit to complement its symmetrical industrial design.
The Xperia S includes a 1.5Ghz dual-core processor, 32GB storage, a 4.3-inch 720p display, NFC, front 720p camera, and 12MP Sony Exmor R rear camera capable of shooting 1.5 seconds from standby.
It will ship with Google Inc.’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread and is upgradeable to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).
The device supports 21Mbps HSPA+. LTE functionality was not disclosed.
The final product will support play of Playstation certified titles on the device or via HDMI out or DLNA on an HDTV set.
The Xperia S will launch in Q2 of 2012.