We’ve been waiting for Sony’s Xperia GX (aka Hayabusa) for quite some time now, hoping that it will be able to stir things up in the high-end phone niche. Anticipation grew gradually over the last few months, as we found out more and more about the handheld, and we now finally know when it will start selling.
As you might already know, the Xperia GX is the phone’s exclusive branding for Japan, where it will ship via NTT DoCoMo starting Thursday, August 9. One week before that (meaning the day after tomorrow), the carrier will open pre-orders for Sony’s new flagship, although the pricing details are still being kept [...]
Samsung and HTC don’t have much competition in the high-end smartphone market niche these days, but we knew for a while that Sony is preparing a charge against the S3 and the One X. But, while Sony’s future flagships look really special in theory, the release delays might seriously affect their practical chances of making a difference.
According to official information on NTT DoCoMo’s webpage, the Japanese carrier will start taking pre-orders for the Xperia GX on August 2, and ship the phone a full week later, on the 9th. That means that, for some reason, the initial plans – to put the handheld up for sale in July – have been modified. Sure, we might [...]
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 [...]
Sony appears to be quietly getting its own future flagship ready. The Xperia GX, also known as the LT29i or the Hayabusa, will be made available sometime in Q3 2012 and will come with a smaller “sibling” as well, the Xperia SX.First Xperia GX sample photos
Weighing in” at around 2.5 MB in size, the below pics taken with the 13 MP rear-facing camera are surely not impressive in clarity and showing off details in far or dark areas, but then again the environment looks pretty low light.Xperia GX and SX sample videos
Two short clips popped up on YouTube shortly after the photos were showcased and they [...]