Sony applies for Xperia Duo trademark

Sony applies for Xperia Duo trademark
Frequent readers might recall the Sony Ericsson Xperia Duo, rumors about which started circulating the web last June. At that time, some claimed that the smartphone was bound to launch in September of 2011 becoming the company's first dual-core handset, but obviously, none of that came to pass.

Fast forward almost a year into the future and we have a USPTO trademark filing by Sony Mobile hinting that the Xperia Duo might be real after all. The trademark was filed under "Mobile phones and accessories for mobile phones", and the filing itself is dated March 28.

Sadly, the trademark filing for the "XPERIA DUO" name does not give out any clues whatsoever as to what kind of smartphone we are dealing with. It might be a device reminiscent to the one that leaked last year, or it could be an entirely new design. One thing is pretty certain, however, namely that if the rumored Sony Xperia Duo ever materializes, it will sport a dual-core processor. The remainder of its hardware specs are anyone guess right now, but if the device is real indeed, the rumor mill will probably start filling in the blanks pretty soon.

source: USPTO via Electronista

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9 Comments

1. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"...the rumor mill will probably start filling in the blanks pretty soon" Agree! :)

2. Mozarrt

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Please Sony, make one with Windows Phone. The two of you combined will be the ultimate phone.

4. karanstyle

Posts: 188; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Totally AgreeD!! :-D Sony + WP!

3. shamataa

Posts: 257; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Please make it to Verizon with LTE.

5. hunted

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

please come with quad core, but im sure sony is playing a right game & not urging like HTC

6. kylehudsons

Posts: 53; Member since: Apr 04, 2012

Why Windows Phone?? it too simple and i dont find it fascinating at all.... well, at least not for me... prefer android...

7. bhanushali_p

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

It would be Awesome if It has a dual screen concept like Tab P And Supports Android and Windows at the same time. I am sure Sony will bring something new....

8. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

ok make it atleast a Dual S4 with Amoled and atleast 16 gb internal with a expansion slot ....

9. steelicon

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 02, 2011

My bet: dual boot Android and WP7.5!

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