Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo
The latest Android technology offered by Sony Ericsson is presented in the form of Xperia Neo. The phone can display crystal clear images thanks to its mobile BRAVIA engine. The phone uses Sony’s award-winning Exmor R mobile sensor that has proven to be able to capture high quality videos and pictures using HD mode even in the low light setting. Afterward, you can view your picture and videos directly by plugging in the HDMI connector to your HD TV.
Just like any product launched by Sony, it comes with a stylish glossy looking body consisting of both plastic and metal chassis. It has a 3.7 inches screen and weighs 126 g. And if you are a Vodafone customer, this smartphone also comes in red which is exclusive only to Vodafone.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
Launched on the 1st of April in Europe, the Xperia Arc has stunned the crowd with its 4.2 inch touch screen using a mobile BRAVIA engine to optimize pictures and video at 854 x 480 pixels. The phone also uses the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread powered by 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. Just like its sibling the Xperia Neo, Xperia Arc also features the Exmor R sensors giving it the capabilities to capture HD videos and pictures in low light areas. And to augment its video taking capabilities, Xperia Arc also uses a 8.1 mega pixel camera and it has a HDMI out. The the Arc, ones of its main selling points is the ultra-thin body, which curves inwards in the middle, which is quite unusual for a mobile phone!
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
Along with both Xperia Arc and Xperia Neo, the Xperia Play is a smartphone running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread produced by Sony. It was codenamed Zeus and is the first smartphone that is PlayStation certified. Targeted at the hardcore gamer’s community, this smartphone is powerful enough to run PlayStation 1 style games thanks to its impressive 1 GHz Snapdragon processor. Additionally, it is the first phone that has true gaming console controls builds in; this means, you can play these games using the familiar gaming pad and not a touchscreen.
The smartphone was revealed first in the US during Super Bowl ad on Sunday February 10 2011 and shipped globally in March 2011. Initially available to Vodafone, T-Mobile, and Orange networks in the UK, the Xperia Play currently has no less than 50 gaming titles, and Sony Ericsson are adding more each month. The design is similar to that of Sony Ericsson’s early Android handset, the Xperia X10, with a slider mechanism, that hides a PSP-like D pad and the iconic 4 PlayStation gaming buttons.
The Son Ericsson Xperia Play also features similar graphics capability of that of similar portable devices with the capabilities to play these games using PlayStation Suite. PlayStation Suite changes the phone functionality to that of XrossMediaBar which resembles the PlayStation Portable. It is said that the titles will range under $10, which is significantly less compared to the $40 a title for PlayStation Portable. Titles available as of now include popular titles such as Sims 3, NFS Shift, Assassin Creed, Brothers in Arms, FIFA 2010, and many more.
With these 3 mobile phones, Sony Ericsson are now a serious player in the Android smartphone market, and are challenging both Samsung and HTC. It will be exciting to see what road they take next!