Sony releases the international version of Xperia ion in Taiwan

Sony releases the international version of Xperia ion in Taiwan
The Xperia ion for the US shouldn't be far away now, as Sony just announced in Taiwan the launch of its international version - without AT&T's LTE frequencies, of course. 

The handset is pretty sleek as far as looks are concerned, yet different from the new NXT design of Sony by lacking the illuminated strip that characterizes the Xperia S, for example.

It has just four capacitive keys underneath the 4.6" display for navigation instead. The handset is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3, has 1GB of RAM and a 12MP camera with LED flash. Rumors peg the American version release for May, so it shouldn't be long before we take one for a spin.

source: ePrice via XperiaBlog



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Xperia ion
  • Display 4.5 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware , 1GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1900 mAh
  • OS Android 4.1.2

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10 Comments

10. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

cute phone from sony no doubt. specs are good

9. rayman173

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

This will be my next phone.....hands down no questions asked...not even going to consider the Galaxy S3 after this baby is released.

8. zvadim

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

why go with S3 SOC in 2012, what are they thinking?!

7. ryq24

Posts: 876; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

love this phone than xperia s coz it has mico sd slot.

6. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I'm still waiting for this phone to release on AT&T. I CAN'T WAIT!

5. oister85 unregistered

I want that phone in the us. Iwonder how this would stack againt the htc one x

4. thelegend6657 unregistered

It looks ugly without the transparent strip

3. A.aoudi

Posts: 125; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

The phone is beautiful. Just wish it was Quad Core

2. sithman

Posts: 299; Member since: Apr 21, 2012

Nice...

1. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Want it more than the xperia s.Release it in singapore quick,sony!

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