Sony smartphone leaks pour in ahead of MWC 2012

sony-mwc-2012-leak-1.jpgIt’s raining Sony smartphone leaks on the net today, as a trio of handsets from the tech giant have broke cover ahead of their big MWC 2012 reveal.

The leak reveals that at least two Android phones and maybe even a Windows Phone 7 device from Sony will be hitting the show floor.

First, that Windows Phone device. Seemingly the first time Sony have paired up with Microsoft since 2008’s Windows mobile 6.1 Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 handset, there are few blurry shots knocking around on Pocket Now showing the device. However, with Sony Ericsson branding still on it following the recent buyout, its credibility is being called into question. It may prove to be an old prototype model for a phone that failed to come to fruition.

Looking more valid are the two Android devices.
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We’ll start with the larger of the two, codenamed the Xperia Nypon. It’s said to have a 4-inch qHD Reality display, running off a NovaThor U8500-based chipset. Photo and video specs weigh in at 8MP and 1080p respectively.

The smaller Android device is the Xperia Kumquat, apparently using the same chipset, but with a 3.5-inch FWVGA Reality display, 5MP camera and 720p video recording.

A lot of specs there from just the most basic of spyshots. But with MWC 2012 just a few weeks away, we wont have long to wait to see if the rumours prove true.

By Gerald Lynch | January 17th, 2012





Gerald LynchSony smartphone leaks pour in ahead of MWC 2012