Images of the first Sony (without Ericsson) phone surface: the Sony Nypon?
posted by Victor H. / Dec 13, 2011, 9:24 AM
You probably know already - Sony is dropping the Ericsson out of the brand in mid-2012, but up until now most of us didn’t have any idea about how a handset with Sony’s logo only would look like. This latest leak shows us exactly that and the design is stunning. Chances are that the below device is the Sony LT22, also referred to as the Sony Nypon, the Nyphon, and even as part of a future Sony Xperia lineup. However, we can’t be 100% sure about the veracity of the images (they do look realistic, though), so we’d take them with a grain of salt until Sony confirms them.
The device that could be the Sony Nypon is built using a design language similar to the one of the Sony Tablet S, with the same wedge-like look that is there to make your reading and typing more comfortable when the phone is laid on a desk. At least with the Sony Nypon, you can’t complain about lack of ingenuity in phone design, can you?
Here’s what the rumored specs of this first device branded under the Sony brand only:
- 1GHz dual-core ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500 chipset
- 4-inch qHD display
- 8MP Exmor R camera
- 1GB RAM and 16GB ROM
- Android Gingerbread on launch and upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich later
Now, with so many leaks of the Sony Ericsson Arc HD, aka the Nozomi, and now the Sony Nypon, we can’t help but hope to see an official unveiling of the devices at CES 2012. Of course, we’ll be covering you with the latest from the show, so stay tuned - it looks like it’s going to be worth it.
source: SEMC Blog
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i hate to say it but by mid next year this phone will probably be a mid-range device :/ if they released it now however it would be a monster to not be toyed with. i hope they release a true quad core sony device next year. sony could compete with samsung if they try hard enough
posted on Dec 13, 2011, 10:29 AM 4
Posts: 12; Member since: Aug 17, 2011
1 GHz dual-core 4 inch screen 8 megapixel camera So, this is a mid-range phone? Because when this phone launches high-end phones will have quad-core. And 8 megapixels? Common, the Satio had 12 megapixels and is 3 years old or so... Give us a better camera than the Nokia N8 and I would be happy
posted on Dec 13, 2011, 6:32 PM 2
Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 15, 2011
This is not a Nyphon, it's a Xperia Arc and someone has photoshoped the branding. The bottom of Nyphon it squared not arc'ed and the side view on Nyphon looks more like an iphone 4s. This is bad info.
posted on Dec 15, 2011, 1:46 PM 0
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