Sony Xperia Ion is the first Xperia smartphone that support the 4G LTE network. Sony Xperia Ion comes with dual-core Qualcomm MSM8660 1.5GHz processor and 4.6-inch screen. This new mobile phone planned went on sale globally in March.
Sony Xperia Ion on its first appearance will be using Android Gingerbread v2.3 operating system (upgradable to Ice Cream Sandwich). The dual core processor on this phone will be accompanied by 1GB of RAM. Sony Xperia Ion comes with HD touchscreen display and supported by Sony’s Mobile BRAVIA Engine technology which has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels.
This 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm smartphone will be equipped with very qualified camera. Sony planted 12 megapixel camera with Sony Exmor R on Xperia ion and also equipped with Fastest Capture technology. Faster Capture is a technology that allows the users to take pictures in just 1.5 seconds from stand-by position and has a High Definition (HD) video recording up to 1080p, 1.3 megapixel front camera, 16GB of internal memory, 4G LTE network support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, microSD slot up to 32GB, and the battery capacity of 1900mAh.
This phone is surely one of the high end smartphones that we will have on market in this 2012.
Xperia Ion Technical Specification
– Network: 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900; 3G HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100; 4G LTE 700 / 1700 / 2100
– Dimensions: 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
– Weight: 144 g
– Display: LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.55 inches (~ 323 ppi pixel density)
– Touch-sensitive controls
– Scratch-resistant glass
– Sony’s Mobile BRAVIA Engine
– Timescape UI
– Camera: 12 Megapixel, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama, image stabilization
– Secondary Camera: 1.3 Megapixel
– OS: Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrades to v4.0
– Processor: 1.5 GHz Dual-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8260, Adreno 220
– The internal memory of 16 GB, 1 GB of RAM
– MicroSD up to 32GB
– Connectivity: GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspots, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR, microUSB v2.0, HS, USB On-the-go support
– HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, UL 50 Mbps, 100 Mbps DL
– Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
– GPS support with A-GPS and GLONASS
– Java via Java MIDP emulator
– Browser: HTML5, Adobe Flash
– Stereo FM radio with RDS
– Battery: Standard battery, Li-Ion 1900 mAh
– Other features: NFC, SNS integration, ANT + support, HDMI port, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player, MP3/eAAC + / WMA / WAV player, TrackID music recognition, Google Search , Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Document viewer, Voice memo / dial / commands, Predictive text input