Sony Xperia S, the first smartphone to carry the Sony logo, will be available in India from today, and will carry a price tag of approximately Rs 30,000. Xperia S is the first smartphone that Sony released after it acquired shares of Ericsson.
Sony Mobile had unveiled Xperia S smartphone during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, USA, earlier this year.
Notably, Sony Xperia S is the second officially certified PlayStation device after Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. Hence, Xperia S will have access to the Sony PlayStation store and all the content that is available on it. Sony PlayStation provides games and entertainment resources to mobile devices and allows them to connect seamlessly to Sony PlayStation devices as well.
Xperia S is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual core Snapdragon MSM 8206 processor coupled with 1 GB of RAM for faster performance. Its 4.3 inch HD display comes with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution and is expected to run on Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.
There is also a 12 megapixel camera capable of recoding full HD video which utilises Sony’s Exmor sensor technology that helps in taking quality images in low light conditions.
Sony Xperia S, on the connectivity front, features 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC capability.