Sony announces the Xperia GX and Xperia SX

Sony announced the launch of two new phones, as part of their Xperia line-up of smartphones. The first one, the Xperia GX, comes with a 4.6-inch HD resolution screen, along with a 13MP camera and full HD video recording. Building on the design success of Xperia Arc, Xperia GX incorporates a matte texture and slim line body, which fits well into the consumer’s palm or pocket. The second one is the Xperia SX that aims to combine a sleek and simplistic design with high functionality. The Xperia SX is the world’s lightest LTE smartphone weighing only 95 grams. 

The Xperia GX

The Xperia GX

 

 

Here’s a look at the spec sheet for the Xperia GX:

  • 4.6 inch Reality Display powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine
  • 1.5GHz dual-core processor
  • 16GB internal flash storage.
  • 13MP camera with Sony Exmor R for mobile, HD video recording
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
  • Available in white and black
The Xperia SX

The Xperia SX

 

 

The other handset, the Xperia SX, has the following spec sheet:

  • World’s lightest LTE smartphone, weighing 95g.
  • 3.7 inch Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine.
  • 1.5GHz dual-core processor
  • 8GB internal flash storage.
  • 8MP camera with Sony Exmor R for mobile, HD video recording
  • Infrared port data exchange, mobile wallet and mobile TV (Japan specific)
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
  • Available in black and white.

 

Three new applications have been introduced as well. The “WALKMAN” application integrates high quality audio technologies, such as clear stereo, clear bass, VPT surround sound, manual equalizer and xLOUD. The “Album” application brings intuitive ways to sort and browse high quality photos and videos at high speed, as well as providing instant viewing, commenting and sharing of photos on Facebook and other online albums, leveraging the camera capabilities of the Xperia GX and Xperia SX. The “Movies” application streamlines the playback and viewing of movies in high quality audio and video with intelligent database search to discover more info about the movie for a more immersive experience.

 

Both the Android smartphones, the Xperia GX and Xperia SX will be available in the Japanese market from summer 2012. Availability or pricing for a worldwide release or the Indian sub-region hasn’t been announced yet, so stay tuned to this space. Either way, considering the price tag of the Xperia U, what price would you prefer buying each of these phones at? Let us know your thoughts and more in the comments section below.