Sony Xperia S available beginning of March, already on preorder
You can actually preorder now for the fairly expected price of around $700 unlocked, which, as these things go, will likely translate to $100 or so bucks lower in the US. Of course, the US has the Sony Xperia ion on AT&T's LTE network to worry about, but it shouldn't be far behind.
Just a refresher - both phones have HD screens and dual-core chipsets - all firsts for the company, along with the strictly Sony logo, again a novelty for its handsets, after the break-up with Ericsson. Unfortunately, the Xperia S ships with Gingerbread, which should turn into Android ICS in Q2 of this year. We made a bunch of camera and video samples with the unit we handled at CES, to aid your decision.
1. chunk1x posted on 13 Jan 2012, 09:31 12 0
Sweet! Its time to rob a bank. Wish me luck everyone.
3. RamyRamz69 posted on 13 Jan 2012, 10:02 8 0
Pre-order price is normally high :P It will for sure be between 500 and 600 when it lands :)
Plus, it's unlocked so..
6. ryq24 posted on 13 Jan 2012, 10:57 0 3
too expensive . but i think it the price will go down after only a few months coz samsung galaxy s3 will be coming out by that time then iphone 5 in aug or sept.
15. gammaSharma posted on 14 Jan 2012, 13:51 1 0
new quad core glass less 3d Crystal LED device for sony will be launched by that time.
9. xiobnb posted on 13 Jan 2012, 13:37 2 0
att have the xperia ion which looks different from xperia s
8. xiobnb posted on 13 Jan 2012, 13:37 2 0
if its between 500-600 i will definitely buy it !!!!!!! but then have to see how the samsung galaxy s3 looks ..
10. joey18 posted on 13 Jan 2012, 18:19 0 3
looks nice but at the same time looks so cheap why 2.3 no ics
14. gammaSharma posted on 14 Jan 2012, 13:49 1 0
update wont be ready untill march. it takes time to integrate with the Sony's custom ui and to prepare and test the device drivers for the components like Camera and other sensors..
11. Pdubb posted on 13 Jan 2012, 19:22 0 0
That video showed the main thing I do not like about Android at the moment. I have a Transform and my wife has an Optimus S and I always mix up telling her how to find something. In the video he started saying he was going into settings but it was a different setup from his usual phone evidently. I do the same thing as well I hope once ICS hits more this clears up.
12. sony186 (unregistered) posted on 14 Jan 2012, 12:08 0 0
How come the handset has the SONY ERICSSON logo instead of SONY??
16. Emily posted on 21 Feb 2012, 07:26 1 0
when tis phone will release in singapore?700$ is singapore ringgit rite?