Sony Xperia V comes with sensor-on-lens touch screen technology

Sony Xperia V comes with sensor-on-lens touch screen technology
The Sony Xperia V is not only a powerful and waterproof smartphone with LTE support, but also one of the first devices to feature “sensor-on-lens” technology on its screen. 

Sensor-on-lens means less layers in your screen which translates into better overall image quality and a fuller, direct touch experience.

The technology is similar to in-cell screens like the one expected to arrive on the iPhone 5. With sensor on cell the sensor layer becomes a part of the lens, so you have less interference from the touch sensor part. 

This also means one less layer of glass and glue. The usual result of removing those layers is less haze and 5% improved luminance.

The more obvious benefits are, of course, reduced thickness and weight, and with the image moving closer to you, you get a more intimate experience as if you’re touching it and not just a piece of glass.

Now, pair this with a powerful Snapdragon S4 chip and the responsiveness on the Xperia V should be pretty top notch. The handset is coming in Q4, so stay tuned.

source: Sony Mobile


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Xperia V
  • Display 4.3" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1750 mAh(7h 3G talk time)

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12 Comments

1. moskey

Posts: 11; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

best phone of the summer :D

12. IamYourFather6657

Posts: 321; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

Not Xperia V , but Xperia T . Galaxy S3 killer

2. nbringer

Posts: 180; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

Great phone especially for those wanting to keep it for more than 2 years! Looking forward!

3. aokde

Posts: 186; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

Add to the mix the 13 MP camera with the new exmor r sensor, the arc design, clear audio+, and HDR shooting. Who would want more?? SONY make.believe

7. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

And Mobile Bravia Engine 2 !

8. aokde

Posts: 186; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

oh yeah i forgot about that!

4. FranksGT

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

I might actually get a Sony phone again. Been 5 years.

5. CharlieAtInfinity

Posts: 253; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

Great phone + Great Design and a fantastic UI, I love Sony!!!

6. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

The innovation on this phone will be my basis for evaluating the next iPhone. . . If it can't even match this device then meh. . .

9. shac78

Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 18, 2012

Shiiitt! I dont have enough money for thisss! :(((

10. cheeseaddict

Posts: 49; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

iphone 5 not being pronounced yet is in deep s**t already with this

11. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Indeed.... a great phone from sony after a long time.....

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