Sony Set to Release At Least Two Android Smartphones at CES


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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