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Sony today announced that a trio of its Xperia NXT series of Android smartphones is now available in the United States. Offered as unlocked GSM models, the three models span entry-level to high-end and come in a variety of colors.
Starting at the bottom, the Xperia U provides users with a dual-core 1GHz processor, 512MB RAM, 8GB internal memory, a 5-megapixel rear camera with 720p HD video recording, and a front-facing camera. Powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the Xperia U features a 3.5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) Reality Display with Mobile Bravia Engine, the standard fare of connectivity and comes with a reasonable $299.99 price tag.
The Xperia P has a larger 4-inch qHD (960 x 540 pixels) Reality Display with Mobile Bravia Engine and is the first to feature WhiteMagic (brightest viewing) technology. Though the handset also features a dual-core 1GHz processor, it benefits from 1GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. Additional specifications for the $479.99 smartphone include an 8-megapixel camera with Exmor R and 1080p HD video recording, HDMI wi... [Read more]