Sony Announces Xperia GX with 13MP “Stacked”Sensor; Hits Japan This Summer

Sony Xperia GX

Sony has just officially announced its new flagship phone, the Sony Xperia GX in London. This handset is also codenamed “LT29i Hayabusa” that has leaked few times. This is an exclusive 4G LTE capable handset for Japan and it is modeled after the Xperia arc.


# Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
# 4.6-inch HD Reality Display with 1280 X 720 pixels of resolution
# Display uses Sony Mobile Bravia technology
# 13MP primary camera with with Sony Exmor R “stacked” censor, HDR video function and improved low-light performance; 1080p HD video recording capability.
# 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 S4 dual-core processor
# 16GB onboard storage
# 1700mAh battery
# 4G LTE radio allowing up to 75Mbps download speeds

Read: Sony Xperia GX Full Specifications.

Sony Xperia GX handset will ship with the following preinstalled applications:

The “WALKMAN” application integrates signature high quality audio technologies such as clear stereo, clear bass, VPT surround sound, manual equalizer and xLOUD(TM) with new innovative ways to play, discover and recommend music.

The “Album” application brings new intuitive ways to sort and browse high quality photos and videos in blazing speed, as well as providing instant viewing, commenting and sharing of photos on Facebook and other online albums, leveraging the great camera capabilities of 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 rich and immersive experience.

Sony has mentioned that Xperia GX handset will be available to purchase this summer in Japan. No word on pricing and the U.S. availability.

Sony Xperia GX

You can check out the video demo of the Sony’s new camera sensor technology.

Source: Sony

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