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Sony road map includes Sony Xperia A, Sony Xperia UL and "Togari"

0. phoneArena 27 Mar 2013, 08:42 posted on

Japanese manufacturer Sony has a busy summer lined up according to a leaked road map that includes a number of new handsets and even one phablet that might up toe to toe with the Samsung GALAXY Note III whenever that launches; this would be Sony's first attempt to produce a product to compete in the phablet space...

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posted on 27 Mar 2013, 08:54

2. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


why not just be easy and have enough time w/ur r&d team and test lab team than putting many phones in the market that the end users are sufferng from severe issues thaat having a flagship shudnt encounter too much. i have my xperia and no one likes to purchqse it :(

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 14:53 1

29. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1086; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)


Eiher all the manufacturers have teamed up in a conspircy to sucker Samsung into making a 6+ inch screen Note 3 leading to a failed product or all the phone makers have gone bonkers themselves! 6.4 inch screen phone dont work...no matter how you look at it.

Besides Sammy is smart...they have already shown US carriers a prottype device that has a 5.9 inch display and I am willing to bet its the Note 3 and my next phone!

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 08:58 2

4. dan86 (Posts: 298; Member since: 17 Mar 2012)


I doubt it will even have a competition against mighty galaxy note III.

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 12:31 3

26. Suo.Eno (Posts: 185; Member since: 17 Feb 2013)


Debatable... I for one won't touch a Note III (as I'm waiting for how will that pan out actually) if it's gonna come w/ the same Exynos 5 Octa unless if there's a Snapdragon 600 variant like the S 4. And if Samsung are still dumb enough at just enlarging it over the S 4 at everything else (physical design, screen size + SAME single pathetic little loudspeaker placement), then it's a definite hell no.

Togari in this sense on paper already wins.

/S II I9100G/Android 4.2.2/CyanogenMod 10.1 nightlies user.

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 09:12 19

5. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5553; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Bring it on Sony, BRING IT ON!

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 09:59 13

14. akki20892 (Posts: 3555; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


this phone will rock....!!!

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 10:11 8

17. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5553; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


That's right! :)

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 15:01 8

30. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6580; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Sony will rock on 2013!

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 15:48 1

31. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


No they wont. Looks like they are already going to miss their JB rollout for 2012 phones by a mile.

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 09:12 11

6. Neurone (Posts: 54; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)


togari with snap800 seems tough challenge for note3 with octa 5 .... clash of titans!

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 19:03

36. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


Lets see how XZ challenges S4 despite more than a month's lead ... just bigger screen alone really doesn't matter. What would they give in place of stylus?

posted on 28 Mar 2013, 00:22

39. Neurone (Posts: 54; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)


Somewhere else you had mentioned that xz price dropped from 38k to 35k in just one
month, this shows sony is already facing the heat of challenge, its too early to predict its sales, awaiting gs4 entry in market....
About togari and note3 clash ,what would sony bring in up against stylus is the tricky part....

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 09:14 7

7. yero789 (unregistered)


WOW what the phones became nowadays :D even my sister's 15" laptop has only a battery of 3200mAh :D :D

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 09:19 2

8. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6580; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Jeeses 6.2"? Damn now i will have too wait for this baby

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 09:30 8

10. Neurone (Posts: 54; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)


not 6.2 , Its a 6.4 inch baby !

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 14:15

28. phonemirer (Posts: 111; Member since: 07 Dec 2012)


i have heard of it being 6.44, near 6,5 lol

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 09:27 6

9. alila2 (Posts: 118; Member since: 01 Nov 2011)


only interested with the xperia A .

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 09:30

11. NicoX (Posts: 13; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


i think Sony is using the same strategy of nokia back in their heydays ..
flooding the market with phones with same features with slight differences

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 10:49 5

21. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)


That's what everyone does, except Apple.

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 19:04

37. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


Apple will do it soon because every other operator seems to be doing and succeeding with it. Remember Apple only COPIES ...

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 09:43 1

12. sintruder (Posts: 58; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)


this beast will blow the note 3 away.Snapdragon 800 vs exynos octa? I think there's no competion there because snapdragon 600 is on par with the exynos octa.Snapdragon 600 which is clocked at 1.7 ghz is on par with the exynos octa, then what will happen when the 800 is released at 2.3 ghz? It will simply blow the exynos away!!!

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 10:09

16. Neurone (Posts: 54; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)


But octa 5 can also be clocked up over 2Ghz and we still dont know how S4's octa at 1.6Ghz is a match to snap 600 at 1.9Ghz , moreover US version of note3 wil get snap 800....its a close call

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 11:36

24. sintruder (Posts: 58; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)


even if the exynos octa can be clocked over 2 ghz or even slightly above the 800 (which i'm sure won't be possible) it will not be able to match the mighty snapdragon and going by the history of samsung the note 3 will be clocked at 1.8 ghz(s2 1.2 ghz - note 1.4 ghz, s3 1.4 ghz - note 2 1.6 ghz) and if you go by this, the S5 will also be clocked at 1.8(note 1.4 ghz - s3 1.4 ghz, note 2 1.6 ghz - s4 1.6 ghz)

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 09:46

13. sintruder (Posts: 58; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)


this beast will blow the note 3 away.Snapdragon 800 vs exynos octa? I think there's no competion there because snapdragon 600 is on par with the exynos octa.Snapdragon 600 which is clocked at 1.7 ghz is on par with the exynos octa, then what will happen when the 800 is released at 2.3 ghz? It will simply blow the exynos away!!!

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 10:05 1

15. ryq24 (Posts: 507; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


Samsung is changing the specs of note 3 right after reading this story!

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 10:26 2

18. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


Sony should focus on screens as well because the z is said to have weak viewing angles which.is not a bother to most but if they wanna beat the rest then errors should be little to none

o and they will also have to brush up in the camera department if things are to continue to go smooth because the z's camer

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 10:33

19. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


Continue.....the z's camera isnt the best of the best either

#jus sayin sony

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 10:49 2

20. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)


Hard to find someone liking someone's products and giving a fair opinion about them these days.

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 10:56

22. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


Its the truth man, theres room for error as long as the marketing is strong but there is also opportunity to take the market AND have a all around well done product! Leaving no room for outsiders to complain about what its missing and what it doesn't have

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 11:05 1

23. Taters (Posts: 3259; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


If the Xperia A is 1080p I might be interested. I have always been a Sony fan, the company and not the fan boys. Their fanboys, especially the PS3 ones are some of the worst.

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 12:25 2

25. dakota30312 (Posts: 15; Member since: 27 Mar 2013)


You ever meet that kid in school that was always wired and flying all over the place but didn't really accomplish anything? Sony is that kid. It hurts to say but I am scared to buy a sony phone because as soon as I do I know they will poop out another one.

I just wish they would slow down a little.

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 12:55 1

27. pixelado (Posts: 130; Member since: 16 Feb 2013)


Agreed. Remember 2012 devices?
- Xperia S! Best phone ever with transparent strip!
- Xperia Acro S! We included the missing SD card slot this time! Bonus IP57 certification!
- Xperia V! All of the above, now using a faster chipset!
- Xperia T! Now using an even faster chipset!

Wish you saved enough for next year's Xperia Z!!!
And so on with 2013 devices:
- Xperia Z! now with glass everywhere (yay?) and 1080p display!
- Xperia (insert letters here) with whatever the Z was lacking!
- Xperia (letters here), more stuff :D

and so on...
And no, other manufacturers release one (or two, tops) flagship per year. Sony releases a "flagship" every four months.

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 18:08

35. rgxVOiD (Posts: 435; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)


Sounds like Ferrari. Look at their 360 and 430 line

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 15:49

32. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


So just 0.6 inches left right to reach a 7 inch Phablet? 2014 Samsung or Sony? Who makes a 7 inch Phone first?

RIDICULOUS.

posted on 28 Mar 2013, 09:01

40. kobainez (Posts: 302; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


GO troll to ur Samdung page and dont troll here

posted on 28 Mar 2013, 10:14

41. pixelado (Posts: 130; Member since: 16 Feb 2013)


seems like someone can't even read "Samsung" without flipping out :-P

Insecurities, son?

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 16:07 2

33. tha.fox (Posts: 100; Member since: 30 Nov 2011)


Idk about anyone else but Id never buy sony phones because their names are so stupid. I have the Z now and soon Ill be gettin an A but my brother has got a UL hahahaha even Xperia dont sound cool

posted on 28 Mar 2013, 10:16

42. pixelado (Posts: 130; Member since: 16 Feb 2013)


Imagine this: The Xperia D comes out, and a girl wants it.

Do you get it? she wants the...
wait... that's one hell of bad joke :)

posted on 28 Mar 2013, 19:39

43. rgxVOiD (Posts: 435; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)


Xperia is from the word Experience, at least that's what they said from X1. Their phones are becoming their laptops. Vaio S, T, Z, E....

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 16:11 1

34. Jyakotu (Posts: 821; Member since: 12 Dec 2008)


I'm interested to see how the Togari would fare against the Samsung Galaxy NOTE III. Though I'm still not keen on the phablet craze, as I feel that 5" is the maximum I would go, I'm always up for a little bit of competition. Samsung can't be Android King forever.

posted on 27 Mar 2013, 20:31 2

38. matt_haw81 (Posts: 1; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)


Sony will rock! Xperia will rock!

posted on 07 Apr 2013, 23:54

44. jackson_kaeluen (Posts: 63; Member since: 12 Mar 2013)


BRING IT ON SONY! WE ARE WAITING! SONY THE BEST!!

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