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Sony Set to Release At Least Two Android Smartphones at CES

Sony Set to Release At Least Two Android Smartphones at CES

by Jeff WeisbeinJanuary 1, 2013

Oops! Sony’s Japanese press site just prematurely posted pics of the Xperia Z “Yuga” and the Xperia ZL “Odin” — two new Android based smartphones coming out of Sony. The phones are expected to be announced officially at CES.

According to Engadget, Sony’s new line of smartphones will likely have a 5-inch 1080p LCD, quad-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro processors with 2 gigs of RAM, and Adreno 320 graphics. They’re said to also have a 13-megapixel Exmor RS sensor on the rear.

That sounds pretty nice. Then again, when was the last time you owned a Sony phone?

Update: We have a photo courtesy of Engadget of the Sony Xperia Z spotted in the wild on the CES show floor, which leads us to believe that an announcement is definitely coming this week.

Update 2: Sony has confirmed the new smartphones.  You can find some of the key Xperia Z specifications below.

  • 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor
  • 1080p HD 5-inch display
  • Android 4.1
  • 4G/LTE
  • 2GB RAM
  • 13.1MP rear camera; 2.2MP front-facing camera
  • NFC
  • Water and dust resistant
  • Dimensions: 139 x 71 x 7.9mm
  • Battery 2,330 mAh
  • Up to 16GB Memory; expandable (up to 32GB) via microSD card slot


(Via Engadget.)

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