Sony launches two new handsets in Japan Xperia GX (Hayabusa) & SX (lightest phone at 95 grams)


Sony Mobile has announced earlier this morning in Japan a couple of new Xperia smartphones — Sony Xperia GX (high-end handset also known as Sony Hayabusa LT29i) and Sony Xperia SX (the lightest phone right now at its 95 grams), both are running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.

As a high-end device Sony Xperia GX (Hayabusa) it is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 processor clocked at 1.5GHz (the same CPU that is equipped on HTC One X(L) for US), 1GB of RAM, 16GB of ROM (internal storage). It has a 4.6-inch Reality screen and Mobile BRAVIA Engine technology with 1280 x 720p resolution, a 13MP main camera with Exmor R lens capable of recording videos in FullHD, 1,3MP camera in front and a 1,700 mAh battery

Sony Xperia SX is a 3.7-inch smartphone with 960 x 540p resolution and the same Reality screen and Mobile BRAVIA Engine technology like GX. In addition SX shares the same processor with GX Qualcomm MSM8960 S4 with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of built-in memory, an 8MP shooter on the back and 1,3MP front-facing camera which supports Full HD, 1,500 mAh battery, NFC enabled and mobile TV function.

Both Xperia GX (LT29i) and Xperia SX will arrive this summer on the Japanese market in two colors black and white. Pricing details were not revealed but we have an approximate price for the European variant from a previous leak.

Xperia GX

Xperia SX