Sony shows off its new dark silver edition of the Sony Xperia S

Sony shows off its new dark silver edition of the Sony Xperia S
Earlier Monday, the new black color for the Samsung Galaxy S III was confirmed by UK retailer MobileFun. But that isn't the only high-end model to get a new color. The Sony Xperia S is getting a dark silver color option. Sony isn't forthcoming with an actual release date, saying that it will be coming in a few weeks and those interested should be keeping their eyes peeled. Sony recently cited strong demand for the Sony Xperia S as one reason that the company was able to report a small operating profit in the latest quarter.

The Sony Xperia S is known for a couple of things. One is the high 342ppi pixel density which makes the display extremely clear. In fact, Sony quotes a report from Strategy Analytics as saying that the Sony Xperia S has the sharpest HD display on a smartphone. The other thing the device is known for is the thin translucent strip near the bottom of the device that houses the antennas on the phone and gives the unit a unique look.

Sony also plans on taking the device, overclocking the dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm MSM8260 processor to 1.7GHz, offering the model in blue and pink, and calling it the Sony Xperia SL.

source: Sony via IntoMobile

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Xperia S
  • Display 4.3" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1750 mAh(8.50h 3G talk time)

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17 Comments

1. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2441; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

In all honesty, phone colors haven't really made a difference for me considering I just put a case on it anyways. I guess on some phones, the front part that isn't covered by a case would show that color.

2. darktranquillity

Posts: 285; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

Oh that phone with no sd slot?. No thanks:-/

3. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

grow up.....stop downloading porn on your phone and you wont need a sd slot...would you really would turn down a beautiful phone like this because it doesnt have 64 freakin giga bytes or more.....I could see if you didnt want it cause it has the S3 processor and not S4 but you wont get it cuz it comes with only 32gb installed! Is that really not enough??

4. 09wbd03516

Posts: 140; Member since: May 30, 2012

The sd card is kinda troublesome too It makes your device laggy when you wanna play some app in your sd card, it is good sometimes but, once you get stolen, your sd card will be stolen as well.

5. MeoCao unregistered

Haha, If my phone is lost, the last thing I worry about is the SD card.

6. Raymond_htc

Posts: 430; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

Yes...But I know that Phones, High end phones nowadays has large internal memory, such as 16gb-64gb. BUT... low end phones of course has low internal mem... and SD card slot is a necessary!

7. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

fortunately the phone in this article isn't a "low end" phone...

13. nsnk86

Posts: 43; Member since: Jun 18, 2012

according to me 32 gigs is more than sufficient!! &i stil got much memory left!!

14. aoikemono27

Posts: 177; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Wow what a load of bull. The iPhone was a POS for not having a microsd slot, but when your favorite android company doesn't use one it becomes the only acceptable norm? Sony's other phones in the Xperia line have microSD slots and they look EXACTLY like this phone so your excuses are BS. And the memory argument is absolutely terrible cognitive dissonance.

16. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

AAAAA maybe becasue the iphone is pretty lame to begin with...... Jus saying

8. darktranquillity

Posts: 285; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

@xperia dude you always thinks about porn thats why when someone complains about lack of sd slot you give 'stop porn' message.

9. darktranquillity

Posts: 285; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

@09wbd... So what you saying, that thieves differentiate between phones with sd slot and no sd slot?

10. loken

Posts: 462; Member since: May 09, 2012

More Variation , Me likey :D

11. kamil

Posts: 118; Member since: Feb 07, 2012

there's one in pink perfect for my big sis

12. nsnk86

Posts: 43; Member since: Jun 18, 2012

wow!! luks better than the black xperia S i got!! :)

15. aoikemono27

Posts: 177; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Sony, go make the Xperia S with the silver color of the Xperia P. Is it so hard? This looks like the BLACK version under bright lighting. Under Dim lighting, you wouldn't even be able to tell the difference between it and the BLACK version. Wasting everyone's time.

17. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

sexy color. but sony should at least call it the DARK KNIGHT phone

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