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
- 2GB RAM
- 13.1MP rear camera; 2.2MP front-facing camera
- 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
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