Sony announces that it will announce "fun and colorful" Xperia smartphone

Sony announces that it will announce
Sony seems to be getting better at... teasing us. On Friday, it said we should wait till Monday for a “surprise” announcement. Well, it really was a surprise - today Sony announced that it will announce a new phone. Luckily, we got some scant details along the way and now we know that it will be a “fun and colorful” Xperia smartphone, but nothing more than that. 

Also, for the first time you can hit the fast forward button on that unveiling, and make it happen faster - right now, Sony has a counter showing that the new handset will break cover in 10 days, but if enough users log into Facebook and tap on the company’s page, the announcement could happen much quicker. When? Again, it depends on you.

So there you have it, the fun and colorful phone doesn’t seem like the language companies use for high-end devices, so we’d place our bets on something more affordable, maybe a variation on that budget Sony Tapioca, aka Sony Tipo ST21i, we saw in rumors earlier? You guess in the comments below.

source: Sony Mobile



1. Alp1111

Posts: 47; Member since: Jan 27, 2012

I think it is sony crystal tablet.

2. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

SONY ORBIT or Sony Mint

14. hunted

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

Me too, i would like to see a better phone than SGS3 from Sony. Again this is my wish as a Sony fan :)

3. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

surprise = fail... =/

18. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

YOU'RE A BIG FAILURE. Sony makes beautiful designs unlike Apple

4. AnukulVcool unregistered

i think its the international version of xperia gx and/or xperia sx, but i would be glad to see a tablet

5. Ubi2447

Posts: 131; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

I really hate to be such a nitpicking arse, but really... "Sony Mobile is teasing us with a “surprise” it has for us and we’ll have all the details in just a couple of hours." Just read that slowly. Truly ivy league sentence structuring.

6. ryq24

Posts: 876; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

if it turn out to be just the sony xperia ion or neo L then this would be a big disappointment.

7. Roomaku

Posts: 278; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

It looks a like a Windows Phone Advertisement, but it's probably not :(

8. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

My connections talking to sony reps and got me no answers yet :-( Sonys handsets this year have been good so will be great to see whats next

9. wendygarett unregistered

i wish it has a quad core s4 krait with xperia s design and 4.55inch 400 pixel screen Together with 4000mah battery and 2gb ram... I have no intention to overrate this phone so dont give me thumb down This is just my thought

20. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

Wow your wish is even waaay above mine. Though my Wish was an International Xperia GX version with an Amoled Screen and a 2500 mAh battery. . .

10. shadowcell

Posts: 300; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

If Sony announces that it will announce then who will announce Sony?

11. wendygarett unregistered

WWDC 2012!!! Colourful apple logo prove that

13. shadowcell

Posts: 300; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

I'm sorry I can't hear you over your troll breath.

12. mhiharis

Posts: 15; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

SONY please, first release XPERIA ION in USA then bring all your surprise.,.........

15. Alp1111

Posts: 47; Member since: Jan 27, 2012

It can be a windows 8 tablet. Take a look at the market.all of the brands announced windows 8 tablet in computex. Maybe it is a windows 8 tablet. Just a guess.

16. x01hst

Posts: 13; Member since: May 21, 2012

I found some blog " ion releases date is Jun 24 in US" I hope right information it.

17. ahomad

Posts: 175; Member since: May 15, 2012

it looks like new xperia walkman

19. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

PLEASE RELEASE THE iOn first then release the goodies of Xperia SONY

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