Sony Unveils Xperia Tablet S, 3 Android Smartphones - Xperia T, Xperia V And Xperia J At IFA 2012

 @KukilBora
on August 30 2012 6:41 AM

Sony unveiled an upgraded version of its Android tablet and three new Ice Cream Sandwich smartphones Wednesday at IFA 2012 in Berlin.

The new tablet comes with the Xperia moniker and is called the Xperia Tablet S. The tablet features a 9.4-inch HD display with 1280×800 resolution and runs on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich.

The Xperia Tablet S is powered by NVIDIA(R) Tegra(R) 3 quad-core processor and comes with a slim, new aluminium body and splash-proof design.

The Xperia tablet will be available in retail stores in the U.S. from Sept. 7 at $399 for a 16-gigabyte version and $599 for a 64-gigabyte model, the company said in a press release. Sony is also providing a keyboard that doubles as a cover. For this, customers will have to pay an additional $99.99.

On the other hand, the three new smartphones include Xperia T, which is the new company flagship, Xperia V and Xperia J. The Xperia T will also have a variant called Xperia TX and it will retail in select markets.

The Xperia T is powered by 1.5 GHz Qualcomm's MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 Plus SoC (system on chip) and runs on Android 4.0.4 (ICS). The device has a massive 4.6-inch Reality display with Mobile BRAVIA engine and 13 megapixel rear camera.

Take a look at the key features of Xperia T below:

  • 4.6" HD Reality Display powered by the Mobile BRAVIA(R) Engine
  • 13MP rear camera that goes from sleep mode to snap in just over a second
  • Full 1080p HD video recording capabilities and a 720p HD front camera
  • 'One-touch' function enabled by NFC
  • PlayStation Certified
  • 1.5GHz dual core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Up to 16 GB flash memory
  • Memory card slot: microSD, up to 32 GB
  • Android version 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), will be upgraded to Android version 4.1 (Jelly Bean) following launch
  • HDMI via MHL support
  • Bluetooth
  • Available in black, silver and white colors

The Xperia V is quite similar to the Xperia T smartphone, but has a smaller 4.3-inch display. Take a look at the key features of the Xperia V below:

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

  • 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8960 Dual Core Processor
  • Adreno 225
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Up to 8 GB eMMC flash memory
  • Micro SIM slot
  • Memory card slot: MicroSD card up to 32 GB
  • 4.3" Reality display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2.
  • ClearAudio+ sound
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range) imaging
  • Sony Exmor R
  • xLOUD Experience
  • 13 MP fast capture rear camera with 16x digital zoom and 1080p HD video recording
  • Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Magnetometer, Gyroscope
  • Bluetooth 4.0, aGPS, GLONASS
  • HDMI via MHL support
  • NFC
  • IP55 and IP57 certification.
  • PlayStation Certified

When it comes to the Xperia J, it's Sony's entry-level smartphone with features like 4-inch SWVGA display, 5MP rear camera and Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Here are some key features:

  • Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • 1 GHz Qualcomm MSM7227A Processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • Up to 4 GB flash memory
  • Memory card slot: microSDTM, up to 32 GB
  • 4" display with scratch-resistant Gorilla glass
  • xLOUD Experience
  • 5 MP AF rear camera
  • Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Magnetometer
  • Bluetooth
  • aGPS
  • DLNA Certified 
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