Sony Xperia S: Bound for the UK possibly this month with love

Sony Xperia S: Bound for the UK possibly this month with love
No arguing about it, but the UK is seemingly a hotspot for all things mobile related – mainly because the country sees a good share of new handsets right away, with very minimal wait. CES 2012 brought along a slew of exciting smartphones, and not surprisingly, the Sony Xperia S was clearly one of the memorable ones.

Potentially the perfect phone for James Bond 007, especially when recent movies featured phones from Sony Ericsson’s collection, it’ll make for the perfect complementary gadget for 007 to show off. Previously, it was reported that the handset would be launch in the March time frame, but we might actually see it a whole lot sooner – like this month even!

UK retailer Play is currently accepting pre-orders for the Sony Xperia S, but more importantly, it is “due for release on 30 January 2012.” Sounds awesome, right? Of course, there’s still the matter of shelling out $693 (£449.99) to buy this one-of-a-kind assassin, but we’re certain that good old Bond can somehow spend that kind of money without working up a sweat.

So yeah, there’s a good reason for UK consumers to be happy, but for those across the pond in the US, they probably need to come to the realization that importing is the only route for now with this beauty.

source: Play via Unwired View

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Xperia S
  • Display 4.3" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1750 mAh(8.50h 3G talk time)

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9 Comments

1. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Now imagine James Bond with iPhone. Or galaxy s II skyrocket exhilarate 4G something wimax.

7. cristhiansaid

Posts: 30; Member since: Jun 25, 2010

with iphone?? jajajajaja only in Mission Impossible 4-... ghost Protocol... lol

2. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Just imagine the line from the bond girl in the movie: " Why James,Is that a Sony Xperia in your pocket or are you happy to see me?"

3. dwroberts unregistered

Sony - I'm ready with my bank details to set up a new contract as soon as you want to bring this over to Her Britannic Majesty's fair shores! Hope to see you soon.

4. BRUCELEE0503

Posts: 11; Member since: Jan 11, 2012

galaxy s II skyrocket LOL IS A CARP PHONE galaxy s II EPIC TOUCH NOW THAT IS A BEAST OF A PHONE

6. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

The Skyrocket is a fish phone???

5. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Okay Phone Arena- if it is going to be a Bond reference, especially "...With Love", at least get the REAL 007 up there, Mr. Connery... By the way, since Sony got divorced and is now flying solo, doesn't it seem like their devices are getting a whole lot more love and headlines these days?

8. Leo_MC

Posts: 7432; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Bond is a Ericsson user not Sony; remember the phone used by Brosnan to control a BMW?

9. Emily

Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 21, 2012

can i knw that when tis phone will release in singapore?

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