Sony’s solely Xperia S Android smartphone announced 12MP HD camera & Bravia Engine


One of most talked about Android smartphone from Sony in the last couple of months is Nozomi (Arc HD). After leaking a few times the device finally became official yesterday when the Japanese company announced its solely (without Ericsson) first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich — Xperia S.

Sony Xperia S in terms of hardware specifications is a beast featuring a 4.3-inch TFT capacitive touch screen (1280×720 pixels resolution)  Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine makes an astonishing HD  viewing experience, powering a fast 1.5GHz Dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM , 12MP camera on the back with Exmor R camera sensor capable  of 720p HD video recording and 1080p playback, NFC-enabled, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB and HDMI ports.

The Xperia S smartphone runs Google Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread upgradable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the near future. It’s quite similar to the Xperia Ion announced earlier to this one but without the LTE ability.

The device will be available in black and white colors in select countries (Europe) starting with second quarter of 2012. Pricing and release date are not available for now, but we will keep you posted as soon as possible.