Sony road map includes Sony Xperia A, Sony Xperia UL and "Togari"

Sony road map includes Sony Xperia A, Sony Xperia UL and
Sounds like Japanese OEM Sony has a busy Summer planned. No, the company is not going to sleep-away camp. Instead, it has a number of new handsets coming to market, according to the latest rumors, including a 6.4 inch phablet. First, we have the Sony Xperia A, codenamed "Dogo". This is expected to have a 4.6 inch screen with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor under the hood, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of native storage, and a 2300mAh cell. The phone will be water and dust resistant and includes 1Seg Japanese TV support along with support for NFC. An IR Blaster is also said to be aboard. According to the speculation, you will find this model at Japanese carrier NTT Docomo this summer.

Also on the road map is the Sony Xperia UL (which is codenamed "Gaga"), a phone that is similar to the Sony Xperia ZL but with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 powering the device rather than the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro. 32GB of native storage, 2GB of RAM, and a 2300mAh battery are included along with 1Seg Japanese TV and NFC support.

The rumored phablet is codenamed the Togari and is supposedly scheduled to launch later this year on Docomo. The device is rumored to have a 6.4 inch screen with 1080p resolution and is expected to go up against the Samsung GALAXY Note III when that device is eventually introduced and launched. Of the three models, this is the one that has actually been seen in public; an earlier rumor that we passed along showed that the Togari is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with a 3500mAh battery keeping the lights on.

source: Smasoku (translated), XperiaBlog via AndroidCentral

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44 Comments

2. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

why not just be easy and have enough time w/ur r&d team and test lab team than putting many phones in the market that the end users are sufferng from severe issues thaat having a flagship shudnt encounter too much. i have my xperia and no one likes to purchqse it :(

29. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Eiher all the manufacturers have teamed up in a conspircy to sucker Samsung into making a 6+ inch screen Note 3 leading to a failed product or all the phone makers have gone bonkers themselves! 6.4 inch screen phone dont work...no matter how you look at it. Besides Sammy is smart...they have already shown US carriers a prottype device that has a 5.9 inch display and I am willing to bet its the Note 3 and my next phone!

4. dan86

Posts: 298; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

I doubt it will even have a competition against mighty galaxy note III.

26. Suo.Eno

Posts: 556; Member since: Feb 17, 2013

Debatable... I for one won't touch a Note III (as I'm waiting for how will that pan out actually) if it's gonna come w/ the same Exynos 5 Octa unless if there's a Snapdragon 600 variant like the S 4. And if Samsung are still dumb enough at just enlarging it over the S 4 at everything else (physical design, screen size + SAME single pathetic little loudspeaker placement), then it's a definite hell no. Togari in this sense on paper already wins. /S II I9100G/Android 4.2.2/CyanogenMod 10.1 nightlies user.

5. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Bring it on Sony, BRING IT ON!

14. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

this phone will rock....!!!

17. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

That's right! :)

30. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Sony will rock on 2013!

31. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

No they wont. Looks like they are already going to miss their JB rollout for 2012 phones by a mile.

6. Neurone

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

togari with snap800 seems tough challenge for note3 with octa 5 .... clash of titans!

36. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Lets see how XZ challenges S4 despite more than a month's lead ... just bigger screen alone really doesn't matter. What would they give in place of stylus?

39. Neurone

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

Somewhere else you had mentioned that xz price dropped from 38k to 35k in just one month, this shows sony is already facing the heat of challenge, its too early to predict its sales, awaiting gs4 entry in market.... About togari and note3 clash ,what would sony bring in up against stylus is the tricky part....

7. yero789 unregistered

WOW what the phones became nowadays :D even my sister's 15" laptop has only a battery of 3200mAh :D :D

8. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Jeeses 6.2"? Damn now i will have too wait for this baby

10. Neurone

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

not 6.2 , Its a 6.4 inch baby !

28. phonemirer

Posts: 111; Member since: Dec 07, 2012

i have heard of it being 6.44, near 6,5 lol

9. alila2

Posts: 169; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

only interested with the xperia A .

11. NicoX

Posts: 13; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

i think Sony is using the same strategy of nokia back in their heydays .. flooding the market with phones with same features with slight differences

21. No_Nonsense unregistered

That's what everyone does, except Apple.

37. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Apple will do it soon because every other operator seems to be doing and succeeding with it. Remember Apple only COPIES ...

12. sintruder

Posts: 162; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

this beast will blow the note 3 away.Snapdragon 800 vs exynos octa? I think there's no competion there because snapdragon 600 is on par with the exynos octa.Snapdragon 600 which is clocked at 1.7 ghz is on par with the exynos octa, then what will happen when the 800 is released at 2.3 ghz? It will simply blow the exynos away!!!

16. Neurone

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

But octa 5 can also be clocked up over 2Ghz and we still dont know how S4's octa at 1.6Ghz is a match to snap 600 at 1.9Ghz , moreover US version of note3 wil get snap 800....its a close call

24. sintruder

Posts: 162; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

even if the exynos octa can be clocked over 2 ghz or even slightly above the 800 (which i'm sure won't be possible) it will not be able to match the mighty snapdragon and going by the history of samsung the note 3 will be clocked at 1.8 ghz(s2 1.2 ghz - note 1.4 ghz, s3 1.4 ghz - note 2 1.6 ghz) and if you go by this, the S5 will also be clocked at 1.8(note 1.4 ghz - s3 1.4 ghz, note 2 1.6 ghz - s4 1.6 ghz)

13. sintruder

Posts: 162; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

this beast will blow the note 3 away.Snapdragon 800 vs exynos octa? I think there's no competion there because snapdragon 600 is on par with the exynos octa.Snapdragon 600 which is clocked at 1.7 ghz is on par with the exynos octa, then what will happen when the 800 is released at 2.3 ghz? It will simply blow the exynos away!!!

15. ryq24

Posts: 875; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Samsung is changing the specs of note 3 right after reading this story!

18. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Sony should focus on screens as well because the z is said to have weak viewing angles which.is not a bother to most but if they wanna beat the rest then errors should be little to none o and they will also have to brush up in the camera department if things are to continue to go smooth because the z's camer

19. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Continue.....the z's camera isnt the best of the best either #jus sayin sony

20. No_Nonsense unregistered

Hard to find someone liking someone's products and giving a fair opinion about them these days.

22. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Its the truth man, theres room for error as long as the marketing is strong but there is also opportunity to take the market AND have a all around well done product! Leaving no room for outsiders to complain about what its missing and what it doesn't have

23. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

If the Xperia A is 1080p I might be interested. I have always been a Sony fan, the company and not the fan boys. Their fanboys, especially the PS3 ones are some of the worst.

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