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More Details on Sony Mobile Xperia P and Xperia U Android Smartphones
      #42271 - 02/28/12 04:06 PM

Right after Sony completed its acquisition of Sony Ericsson mobile unit and established Sony Mobile Communications, the company announced two new high end Android smartphones, the Xperia P and the smaller Xperia U. Here are the detail specs and product photos of these two newly announced Xperia smartphones:



Xperia P with a 4" Mobile BRAVIA display

With a full aluminium unibody design, Xperia P debuts WhiteMagic display technology from Sony for the first time on a smartphone. WhiteMagic technology delivers the brightest viewing experience; whether at the beach or on the ski slopes. Smart power efficiency automatically adjusts the brightness of the screen to the surroundings to conserve battery life.

The new SmartDock, exclusively for Xperia P, offers simple connectivity to multiple screens, turning the smartphone into an entertainment hub for the living room. Using a TV remote control consumers can easily navigate their smartphone's media content to watch their HD videos, the latest movies or favourite TV shows on the big screen. With USB support in the SmartDock, they can also use a wireless keyboard and mouse to write emails, browse and post on Facebook or watch videos from YouTube on their TV.



Key features for Xperia P:

-4" Reality Display with powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine.
-WhiteMagic display technology for an ultra-bright and power efficient viewing experience.
-1 GHz dual-core processor for super fast performance with 16GB flash storage.
-8MP camera with unique fast capture, HD recording and Sony technology to capture 2D and 3D panoramic images.
-Easy HDMI and DLNA connectivity to share content on any screen.
-NFC (Near Field Communications) enabled to access a growing range of NFC applications and services as well as Xperia SmartTags.
-Available in a choice of silver, black and red, all with an aluminium unibody.
-Launches on Android platform 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgrade to Android platform 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) during the second quarter of 2012.

Xperia P detailed specs:

Xperia P specifications:

Colour-
Silver
Black
Red

Facts-

Size: 122 x 59.5 x 10.5 mm
Weight: 120 grams

1 GHz STE U8500 dual-core processor
Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradeable to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

Camera

3D Sweep Panorama
8 MP camera
8x digital zoom
Auto focus
Face detection
Flash/Photo flash
Flash/Photo light
Front-facing camera (VGA)
Geotagging
HD video recording (1080p)
Image stabiliser
Red-eye reduction
Scene recognition
Self-timer
Smile detection
Sony Exmor R for mobile image sensor
Sweep Panorama
Sweep Multi Angle
Touch capture
Touch focus
Video light
Video recording

Music-

3D surround sound
Album art
Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)
Clear bass
Clear stereo
Music Player
PlayNow service
SensMe
TrackID music recognition
xLoud

Internet-

Android Market
Bookmarks
Google search
Google Voice Search
Google Maps for Mobile with Street view and Latitude
NeoReader barcode scanner
Web browser (WebKit)

Communication-

Call list
Conference calls
Facebook application
Facebook inside Xperia
Google Talk application
Noise suppression
Xperia Timescape
Speakerphone
Twitter (Timescape integration)
Video chat ready

Messaging-

Conversations
Email
Google Mail
Instant messaging
Multimedia messaging (MMS)
Predictive text input
Sound recorder
Text messaging (SMS)

Design-

Auto rotation
Gesture input
Keyboard (on-screen, QWERTY)
Live Wallpaper
Reality Display with Sony WhiteMagic technology
Screenshot capturing
Mobile BRAVIA Engine
Touch screen
Contains post consumer recycled plastic and waterborne paint

Entertainment-

3D Album
Accelerated Adobe Flash Video
Media browser
Motion gaming
Radio (FM radio with RDS)
Send to web
Sony Entertainment Network
TV launcher
Video streaming
YouTube

Organiser-

Airplane mode
Alarm clock
Calculator
Calendar
Contacts
Document readers
eCompass
E-Manual
Notes
Setup guide
Stopwatch
Tasks
Timer

Connectivity-

3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
aGPS
Bluetooth wireless technology
DLNA Certified
HDMI support
Media Transfer Protocol support
Micro USB support
Native USB tethering
NFC
PC Companion
Synchronisation via Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
USB High speed 2.0 support
USB host
USB Mass Storage
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi hotspot functionality
Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation
All services mentioned in this leaflet may not be available in every market.

Display-

4" Reality Display with Sony WhiteMagic technology
960 x 540 pixels (qHD)
16,000,000 colour TFT
Hard coated shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant mineral glass

Memory
Internal phone storage: 16 GB (up to 13 GB user-accessible memory)

Networks
UMTS HSPA 850 (Band V), 900 (Band VIII), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I)
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900

Battery life-

Talk time GSM: Up to 6 hrs
Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 470 hrs
Talk time UMTS: Up to 5 hrs
Standby time UMTS: Up to 475 hrs
Music listening time: Up to 80 hrs
Video playback time: Up to 4 hrs
Battery: 1305 mAh typical, 1265 mAh minimum

In the kit
Xperia P, embedded battery, clear audio certified stereo headset, fast charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation



Xperia U with a 3.5" BRAVIA display

Xperia U combines powerful Sony entertainment in a stylish and compact design that consumers can personalise inside and out. With xLoud and Sony 3D surround sound audio technology integrated into the music player, consumers will enjoy a crisp and loud sound experience. They can also stream music from their Xperia U to wireless speakers with a touch using DLNA.

In Xperia U the transparent element illuminates to match the colour of photos viewed in the gallery or the album art of music tracks currently playing. Xperia U can also be personalised with exchangeable caps and themes to reflect consumers' personality and mood.

Consumers listening to music on their Xperia U can also enjoy improved sound quality with the stylish new Smart Headset for Android smartphones, which features SmartKey - a dedicated application launch key that consumers press once to launch a favourite app.



Key features for Xperia U:

-3.5" Reality Display powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine.
-1 GHz dual-core processor for super fast performance.
-5MP camera with unique fast capture, HD recording and Sony technology to capture 2D and 3D panoramic images.
-Crisp and loud listening with xLoud and 3D surround sound audio technology.
-Available in a choice of white or black, with pink and yellow exchangeable caps for the base of the smartphone in the box.
-Launches on Android platform 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgrade to Android platform 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) during the second quarter of 2012.



Xperia U detailed specifications:

Colour
Black
White

Facts
Size: 112 x 54 x 12 mm
Weight: 110 grams
1 GHz STE U8500 dual core-processor
Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradeable to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

Camera

3D Sweep panorama
5 megapixel camera
16x digital zoom
Auto focus
Face detection
Flash/Photo flash
Flash/Photo light
Front-facing camera (VGA)
Geotagging
HD video recording (720p)
Red-eye reduction
Self-timer
Send to web
Sweep Multi Angle
Sweep panorama
Video light
Video recording

Music

Album art
Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)
Clear bass
Clear stereo
Manual equalizer
Music Player
PlayNow service
SensMe
TrackID music recognition
xLoud

Internet

Android Market
Bookmarks
Google search
Google Voice Search
Google Maps for Mobile with Street view and Latitude
NeoReader barcode scanner
Web browser (WebKit)

Communication

Call list
Conference calls
Facebook application
Facebook inside Xperia
Google Talk application
Noise suppression
Xperia Timescape
Speakerphone
Twitter (Timescape integration)
Video chat ready

Messaging

Conversations
Email
Google Mail
Instant messaging
Multimedia messaging (MMS)
Predictive text input
Sound recorder
Text messaging (SMS)
Gesture input
Voice input

Design

Auto rotation
Keyboard (on-screen, QWERTY)
Picture wallpaper
Reality Display with
Mobile BRAVIA Engine
Screenshot capturing
Touch screen
Live Wallpaper
Contains post consumer recycled plastic and waterborne paint

Entertainment

Media browser
Radio (FM radio with RDS)
Sony Entertainment Network
Video streaming
YouTube

Organiser

Alarm clock
Calculator
Calendar
Airplane mode
3D Album
Infinite button
Contacts
Setup guide
Stopwatch
Timer

Connectivity

3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
aGPS
Bluetooth wireless technology
DLNA Certified
Media Transfer Protocol support
Micro USB support
Modem
Native USB tethering
Media Go
Synchronisation via Microsoft(R) Exchange ActiveSync
USB High speed 2.0 support
USB mass storage
USB Host
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality
Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation
All services mentioned in this leaflet may not be available in every market.

Display

3.5" Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA(R) Engine
854 x 480 pixels
16,000,000 colour TFT
Anti-reflection coating on scratch-resistant mineral glass

Memory

RAM (for active apps and OS services): 512 MB
System memory (for Android firmware): 2 GB
Phone memory (for downl. apps and apps data): 2 GB
Internal storage (for photos, music, videos and downl. apps): 4 GB
Internal phone storage: 8 GB (up to 6 GB user-accessible memory)

Networks

UMTS HSPA 850 (Band V), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I)
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS HSPA 900 (Band VIII), 2100 (Band I)
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900

Battery life

Talk time GSM: Up to 6 hrs 36 min
Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 260 hrs
Talk time UMTS: Up to 5 hrs 36 min
Standby time UMTS: Up to 472 hrs
Music listening time: Up to 45 hrs
Video playback time: Up to 6 hrs
Battery: 1320 mAh typical, 1290 mAh minimum

In the kit

Xperia U, battery, exchangeable caps, stereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation







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