Sony Xperia P & Xperia U AnnouncedBy: Richard Stalker - February 27, 2012
Ericsson Mobile Communications has announced 2 new phones for their Xperia lineup; the P model and the U models. These 2 new phones will join the Xperia S in the Xperia NXT series. While these phones are being released side by side they are indeed 2 different models with a couple of shared specs. They both feature Reality Display powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine for razor-sharp clarity, along with fast capture to take the camera from sleep to snap in a little over a second. Also, both smartphones come with powerful 1 GHz dual-core processors. they also both will feature the Playstation Suite as part of Sony’s continued push to expand their Sony Entertainment Network.
The Xperia P features the WhiteMagic display technology for the first time on a Sony phone. WhiteMagic display technology is a new feature that makes sure you have the brightest display possible no matter where you are. The new Whitemagic also features smart power efficency that helps conserve battery life. The Xperia P will also offer a smart dock technology turning your phone into a entertainment hub for your living room. It also features an 8 MP camera and will be launching with Gingerbread but you will be able to upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich during the second quarter of 2012.
The Xperia U features xLoud™ and Sony 3D surround sound audio technology integrated into the music player, with the ability to stream your music to wireless speakers with the press of a button using DLNA. The Xperia U also features a transparent element that changes color based on the picture you are looking at in the gallery or the album cover you are viewing while listening to music. The U also has removable caps that you can change the color of to fit your mood or style. It also features a 5 MP camera and will also launch with Gingerbread and you will be able to update to Ice Cream Sandwich during the 2nd Quarter of 2012.