Sony's new UXP NXT UI appears on video for Sony Xperia S

Sony's new UXP NXT UI appears on video for Sony Xperia S
A leaked video of the Sony Xperia S shows off the manufacturer's new UI which is being called UXP NXT. There are major changes to Timescape, the gallery and the music player and a new lock screen is also revealed. Among the features of the UI shown on the video is an FM Radio, the device's set-up guide, and a calculator similar to the one on iOS, that turns from basic features to a scientific calculator in landscape mode.

The Sony Xperia S runs on Android 2.3 and is expected to be launched in Europe early next month. An update to Android 4.0 should take place shortly afterward. The Sony Xperia S is armed with a special coating to repel dirt, and a fast charging battery system and its cousin, the Sony Xperia ion, is expected to hit the States via a launch by AT&T. That event should take place at the end of the current quarter.

Sony will be cooking up some Alphabet Soup at the end of this month as the Sony Xperia S, Sony Xperia P and Sony Xperia U are all expected to strut their stuff in Barcelona at MWC 2012. And of course, we will be there providing you with the most complete and up-to-date coverage of the expo.

But we digress. Take a look at UXP NXT in the video below and let us know what you think by dropping a comment in the box below.

source: YouTube, XperiaBlog via AndroidCentral



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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. Guest_star

Posts: 231; Member since: Dec 30, 2011

It is...beautifull

2. lukasound

Posts: 152; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

so clean... so sexy... i love it

3. akita256

Posts: 98; Member since: Jan 26, 2012

"And of course, we will be their.........". I just wish writers could actually spell, knew grammar, and would read over and double-check their work before posting.

4. Johnny_Mnemonic

Posts: 240; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

It looks like a phone that sponge Bob will use ( square pans ). Jaja

11. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

pans?

5. Saamic

Posts: 119; Member since: Feb 20, 2012

I just looked at the Specs on this phone..... dayummmm....

6. x7black7x

Posts: 118; Member since: Feb 19, 2012

its a well designed ui and i like the dark theme on which it is based

7. jove39

Posts: 2147; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

May be this is a most beautiful phone I've ever seen.

8. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Hm, kinda confusing situation. They are launching this great UI, but the phone will still run gingerbread, when It's out. I hope this will stay on android 4 also. And I sure hope they change the name of UI :p

9. Owoteva

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 09, 2012

From what I've seen it's very temping to move from WP (my current interface fave) though functionality would have to match the looks (which for me, WP still has the edge)

15. vishu9

Posts: 252; Member since: Mar 03, 2011

in which universe do u think WP has more functionality than Android??!!! :O The answer is none btw!

10. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

wow! sony really makes the UI beautiful and clean

12. tward291

Posts: 559; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

i want it get it tmobile

13. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

i found an unboxing viseo about the XS!! excited!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=064xbChx-Yo&feature=player_embedded

14. Emily

Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 21, 2012

when xperia s will release in singapore?

16. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

I believe it will be release in the rest of South East Asia at around Late March to Late April. So the wait for you is almost over. . .

17. AshishRomea

Posts: 145; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

months over and were is the official release of this video ? were is the new timescape ? were is the official name of this UI ? whats the version name ? :O

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