Sony was revealed at CES 2012 their new Android smartphone in Xperia NXT series, called Sony Xperia S. Running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread as the operating system ((upgradable to Ice Cream Sandwich during the second quarter 2012), the Xperia S comes with special features PlayStation™ Certified that make user can playing game in PlayStation Store and enjoy unlimited music and video in Sony Entertainment Network.
Designed for delivering superior entertainment experiences, new Sony Xperia S has immersive configurations. It powered by 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8260 Dual Core processor paired with 1 GB of DDR2 RAM, Adreno 220 as the graphics processor unit, 32 Gb of internal storage and 1750 mAh Lithium Ion battery that claim will be give up to 450 hrs for standby time, up to 7 hrs 30 min for talk time, up to 25 hrs for music playback or up to 6 hrs 30 min for video playback. Dimension of the handset are 128 x 64 x 10.6 mm with weight at 144 grams.
On the back, you will find 12MP Auto focus camera with Sony Exmor R™ for mobile image sensor, up to 16x digital zoom, image stabiliser, Red-eye reduction, Smile Shutter, Geo-tagging, 3D sweep panorama and capable to record HD video (1080p) plus 1.3 MP 720p front facing camera for video chats and sporting 4.3 inch HD capacitive touchscreen display with high resolution display at 1280×720 pixels, multi touch and support Sony’s mobile BRAVIA engine technology delivers a stunning viewing experience.You can also connect it into HDTV via HDMI or share your content with other DLNA compatible device.
As the latest smartphone, it also packs with full range of connectivity options, such as microUSB v2.0 with USB On-the-go support, 3.5 mm audio jack, GPS with aGPS support, bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP + EDR, HDMI port, DLNA, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with support Wi-Fi Direct and Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities. Works on GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 network and UMTS/HSPA 850/900/1900/2100, the latest Xperia NXT series offer HSDPA 14.4 Mbps and HSUPA 5.8 Mbps.
Other features are Xperia speakers with Sony xLOUD engine audio filter technology deliver stunning audio exerience, FM radio with RDS, Facebook™ application, Sony Ericsson Timescape™, TrackID music recognition and Google Mobile Service support, such as Google Maps™ with Street View, Google Calendar™, GTalk, Google Latitude, Google Voice Search, Gmail and Android market to costumized your smartphone with more than 400.000 apps, games, multimedia or widget. Some of online store has announced if Sony Xperia S Android Smartphone is ready for order on their site, such as Ebuyer will sold at £429.99, Play.com for cost at £449.99 and Clove UK for cost at £467.99 with release dates on March, 2012.