Sony will be hosting dual events tomorrow in Shanghai, China and Munich, Germany, and it looks that all the inter-continental fuss will be worth the wait.
The Japanese manufacturer is rumored to show four new products, including the exciting and thoroughly leaked Xperia ZU (Ultra) 6.44-inch competitor to the Note 2, and a new generation of the Sony SmartWatch.
Besides these two stars of the show, a couple of other phones destined for the Chinese market will also be making an appearance – Xperia C and a TD-LTE version of the Xperia SP.
Sony enthusiast site Xperia Blog published a report citing a “trusted source” that spills the beans on the new Sony Xperia C, previously known under the codename CN3.
The dual-SIM Xperia C is said to feature a 5-inch LCD display of 540 x 960 resolution, a MediaTek quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 1GB of RAM, and 4GB of internal storage, expandable via microSD. The 8.88mm thick Xperia C’s specs sheet will be completed by an 8MP rear camera with a Sony Exmor R sensor. Software-wise we’re looking at an Android 4.2.2 installation, with Sony’s usual addition and customizations.
If the report is accurate, the Xperia C will launch in China and other markets, though from the looks of it, this budget device will not make it to the Western markets.
Sony is also said to announce a TD-LTE version of the mid-range Xperia SP, destined for China Mobile. The Xperia SP is sold as a “premium” smartphone with an affordable price tag, and, when we reviewed it, we were quite impressed with its build quality.
Stay tuned for more info.
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the video sony has uploaded an hour ago proofs there will be a new smartwatch in Mobila Asia Expo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhBWmt6FuMU
As always good read man! Is there anything that you’re looking forward to specifically at the Sony presser? Do you think the Honami might make a surprise appearance?
Thanks! I heard that Honami will only launch in autumn.
Thank you as well for the info. I’m really interested in checking out the Honami.
J’espère qu’elle sera plus belle que la première.
achat galaxy s5
who the hell name these phones ಠ_ಠ
Booo want I1
no…tomorrow there is only
SmartWatch and Xperia ZU…if u dont belive me…
Sony could have put a HD screen on Xperia C and a slightly better internal storage of 8GB .
Other than that , I am happy to see Sony’s decision of using Mediatek processor , so we can expect this device to be priced a bit lower & I guess Xperia C is targeted mainly for Asian markets like India , Malaysia :)