Sony Xperia SX breaks cover: the lightest LTE phone

Sony Xperia SX breaks cover: the lightest LTE phone
The Sony Xperia SX just made its entry and its officially the lightest LTE phone out there, but Sony is currently keeping the lightweight champ a Japan-only affair. So how light is the Xperia SX exactly? It tips the scales at 3.35 ounces, or a mere 95 grams, and is 0.37-inch (9.4mm) thick.

The light weight comes from a comparatively small, 3.7-inch qHD display (boosted with Sony’s BRAVIA engine for vibrant colors), resulting in a relatively compact body. Under the hood, a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM powers Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Designwise, you’re looking at a rectangular, minimalistic slab available in black and white that should be universally appealing.

Sony is also bringing an 8-megapixel sensor with its Exmor R technology for better low-light performance, and the camera is capable of taking 3D panoramic photos. A front-facing, 1.3-megapixel camera will make video calls easier. There’s 8 gigs of internal storage. The Xperia SX will come with the typical range of additions for the Japanese market - an infrared port, mobile TV and mobile wallet.

The Sony Xperia SX release date is set for this summer in Japan, and we can only hope that it makes its way to the States not long after that.

source: Sony

Thanks, Kihoon Nam!

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Xperia SX
  • Display 3.7" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1500 mAh(5.8h 3G talk time)

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14 Comments

1. SSyar

Posts: 14; Member since: Jan 03, 2012

well SX might be my next phone... if international release is there ...

2. wendygarett unregistered

Is that transparent at the bottom of the phone?? If so SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!!!!!!

3. DOUBLE_BASS

Posts: 48; Member since: Apr 18, 2012

Wide Bezel... Sorry.

4. AbhiD

Posts: 849; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

it's just at the top... and doesn't look bad. the overall awesome looks of SX kinda overshadow the widw bezel at the top

7. DOUBLE_BASS

Posts: 48; Member since: Apr 18, 2012

Yes i am referring to the top one.. I'd prefer it was additional screen size up to be 4"

5. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Why they all look same?

6. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

A new phone already?

8. u-suck-more

Posts: 529; Member since: Aug 26, 2011

such big bezel at e top! well at least it still looks good

9. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Android users will find ANYTHING to nitpick. The phone looks amazing. Sony usually has the best designs.

10. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Sony makes beautiful phones!

12. AhmedHelmy

Posts: 4; Member since: May 08, 2012

8 GB only??? Great design and great features but too small storage This will be my next phone if it has Micro SD slot

13. AhmedHelmy

Posts: 4; Member since: May 08, 2012

I love small and light phones (I have xperia mini now) But my phone has bigger storage than this new one because it has micro-sd slot I'm so disappointed!

14. ppfrglrsh

Posts: 3; Member since: Jun 06, 2012

its an amazing phone a lot better than Xperia p coz.... *it has a card slot with 8gb internal memory *a secondary cam with 1.3MP *ICS 4.0 *1500 mAh battery

15. ppfrglrsh

Posts: 3; Member since: Jun 06, 2012

if sony want to really cover up their loss in the market they better start launching this phone globally with a right prize tag coz if they do its gonna take down every single rival of sony ......!!!!

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