We’ve been hearing quite a lot about the Xperia GX ever since May, but for some reason Sony has delayed the new phone’s launch a couple of times already. The high-end Japan-bound flagship smartphone is, however, finally supposed to start shipping today, although NTT DoCoMo is still listing it as “not available”.
If you’re a resident of the “Land of the Rising Sun” and you’re on the hunt for a spanking new phone with a lot of oomph and a cool design, you should keep a close eye on NTT DoCoMo’s website, because we’re betting that by the end of the day the GX will in fact show up as “available”.
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Sony is getting its high-end smartphone guns ready for the summer charge against Samsung and HTC and the first battle it has to fight is a local one. However, the Japanese market it’s a very important one for Sony, so it’s no wonder that the Xperia GX and SX will be promoted with an aggressive marketing campaign in the Land of the Rising Sun.
Sony posted three new commercials on its official YouTube account in the last few days, and these will surely raise some controversy. But as bizarre as they might seem at a first Western glance, the ads definitely have the potential to drive Sony’s sales forward in Japan.Beatbox ballerina mix
My personal favorite out [...]
Japan is and has been one of the leading markets in technology for the past decade or so, but for some reason major music streaming services have avoided the “Land of the Rising Sun”. Spotify, Rdio, and Pandora are still not available to Japanese users, but fortunately for them Sony’s Music Unlimited is available starting today in the region.
Launched in December 2010 in UK and Ireland, Music Unlimited has enjoyed a pretty impressive spread in the last year or so and is now available in 17 countries around the globe, having well over one million active users.
In Japan, Sony’s on-demand streaming music service will come with initial access to 10 million tracks [...]
Before we could even catch our breaths after the Galaxy S3’s pricing and availability announcement in Taiwan, Samsung has already announced the new flagship’s release on the most important mobile carrier in Japan, NTT Docomo. While it has failed to reveal the exact date when the S3 will hit NTT Docomo’s shelves and the device’s pricing in Japan, Samsung has mentioned a couple of very interesting technical details about the new phone.
First of all, the Japanese version of the S3, codenamed SC-06D, will be powered by a dual-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 S4 processor. The “Krait” chipset will replace Samsung’s [...]