Sony Xperia U Ilse Jurriën : February 27th 2012 - 09:37 CET
Sony Xperia U smartphone : Sony introduces a new smartphone to its Xperia NXT series. The new Sony Xperia U Android phone will be on display at the Mobile World Congress 2012 this week in Barcelona, Spain. Packed with powerful Sony entertainment, the Sony Xperia U offers a stylish and compact design that users can personalize inside and out.. As with the recently launched Sony Xperia S, the new Xperia U connects users to various entertainment services with access to the Sony Entertainment Network. Out of the box, users of the Sony Xperia U can watch the latest Hollywood blockbusters on the pre-loaded Video Unlimited or listen to one of the many songs through Sony Music Unlimited.
Sony Xperia U
Incorporating the best of Sony technology and Entertainment services, the new Xperia NXT smartphone series is a pillar of Sony's mobile experience. The Sony Xperia U offers easy connectivity, making it enjoyable to share content on any screen, whether it's a smartphone, TV, laptop or tablet. With xLoud and Sony 3D surround sound audio technology integrated into the music player, users of the Sony Xperia U will enjoy a clear and loud sound experience. Users can also stream music from their Sony Xperia U to wireless speakers with a touch using DLNA.
Sony Xperia U smartphone
In the Sony Xperia U the transparent element illuminates to match the color of photos viewed in the gallery or the album art of music tracks currently playing. The Sony Xperia U smartphone can be further personalized with two included exchangeable caps, in the colors pink and yellow. The Xperia U also offers various themes to reflect consumers' personality and mood. Users who listen to their music on the Sony Xperia U can enjoy improved sound quality with the stylish new Smart Headset for Sony Android smartphones, which features SmartKey - a dedicated application launch key that consumers press once to launch a favorite application.
User interface of the Sony Xperia U
The new simple and clean User Interface (UI) of the Sony Xperia U smartphone offers an enhanced Android experience, with rich applications and content. Due to the new user interface, also the album, video player and music player have been enhanced, to deliver compelling entertainment and to allow consumers to access their favorite applications direct from the lock-screen.
Sony Xperia U features
• 3.5" Reality Display powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine
• 1 GHz dual-core processor for super-fast performance
• 5MP camera with unique fast capture, HD video recording
• Sony technology to capture 2D and 3D panoramic images
• Crystal clear and loud listening with xLoud and 3D surround sound
• Launches on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system
• Upgrade to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) during Q2 of 2012
• Available in a choice of colors: white or black
• Pink and yellow exchangeable caps included
Sony Xperia U price & availability
The Sony Xperia U will become available in the second quarter of 2012 in two colors; black and white. The Sony Xperia U price has been determined at €260 Euro. The recently launched Sony Xperia S, the ultimate HD smartphone, is now available in the Sony Style store in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress 2012, and will start to market across the globe immediately.
Sony Xperia U review
As soon as we receive a Sony Xperia U test sample, we will publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by a comprehensive Sony Xperia U review.