The Sony Xperia TL for AT&T is coming on November 2nd for a price of $99.99 on a two year contract. What Sony touts as the Bond phone is a version of the international Sony Xperia T and the TL takes pride in the same 13-megapixel camera and 4.6-inch 720p display.
The Xperia TL is a powerful device, running on a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 chip, 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The device runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, but it will be among the first Sony devices to get Jelly Bean in the middle of Q2 2013.
And what about the James Bond thing? Simple, the phone got a promo from the elusive agent, and is full-packed with Bond-related content - music and scenes from the upcoming movie Skyfall.
Sony Xperia TL available from AT&T beginning Nov. 2 DALLAS, Oct. 25, 2012 – Beginning Nov. 2, AT&T* will give everyday people the chance to live like James Bond with the launch of the Sony Xperia™ TL for $99.99 with a two-year agreement. Featured in the upcoming 007 film, Skyfall, Xperia TL features Sony's best HD capture and viewing experiences and the ability to share content across multiple devices through One-touch connectivity with near field communication (NFC). A look at Xperia TL's features in action is available in this video. The Xperia TL's 13-megapixel primary camera brings even the smallest of details to life. This high resolution fast capture camera takes quality images swiftly with its quick launch feature, going from standby mode (sleep) to first shot in just 1.5 seconds, making sure life's unexpected moments are not missed. Plus, both the rear and front-facing cameras deliver HD recording capabilities for vivid video capture on the go. Xperia TL offers Sony's best HD viewing on a smartphone with a superb 4.6-inch HD Reality Display (1280 x 720), powered by the Mobile BRAVIA® Engine for razor sharp clarity and brilliance. The viewing experience on Xperia TL is accentuated by a stylish, sleek form factor that emphasizes the display. For those looking to take their content from their smartphone screen to the TV screen, Xperia TL connects through HDMI with MHL support or wirelessly through DLNA. To make enjoying content across devices even easier, Xperia TL supports One-touch connectivity with NFC. Now, you can conveniently and instantaneously enjoy your music and photos across an array of NFC enabled devices by simply touching one to another to establish a wireless connection without a cumbersome pairing process. To get started with the One-touch experience, Xperia TL comes with one Xperia SmartTag in the box. Using NFC technology, Xperia SmartTags let you perform a variety of customizable functions for different locations and situations. Featured in the upcoming James Bond cinema release Skyfall, Xperia TL will be used in the film by 007 himself. As the official Bond phone, it will come preloaded with exclusive Bond content which includes behind the scenes footage, interviews, clips, wallpapers, ring tones, and more.