Sony Xperia S UK release and networks confirmed

Phones 4U secures UK exclusive on white Sony Xperia S

Sony's first own branded smartphone the CES 2012 unveiled Sony Xperia S is to hit the UK in March with the white model exclusive to Phones 4U

Mobile phone networks O2, Orange, T-Mobile and Three have all confirmed that they will be offering the Sony Xperia S on their networks when the Android smartphone lands in the UK in March.

Smartphone retailer Phones 4U has revealed it will exclusively stock the white version of Sony’s newly unveiled first own branded handset the Sony Xperia S.

Outed at CES 2012 the Sony Xperia S marks the Japanese manufacturer’s first solely own branded smartphone offering having recently parted ways with longterm partner in the mobile sector Ericsson.

Whilst the standard black Sony Xperia S handset offering is to be made widely available later this year, Phones 4U has confirmed that it will exclusively launch the lighter hued white model in March. Prices and tariffs have yet to be confirmed for the first Sony smartphone.

Sony Xperia S Specs

Making use of a number of Sony’s many areas of expertise the Sony Xperia S is to land as a true powerhouse of the smartphone scene with a 4.3-inch LCD HD touchscreen with an impressive 1280 x 720p resolution landing alongside a hefty 1.5GHz Qualcomm dual-core processor.

Running Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS from launch ahead of an Ice Cream Sandwich update the Xperia S boasts a 12-megapixel rear-mounted camera with 720p HD video recording capabilities and a second, 1.3-megapixel snapper on the front.

Completing the Xperia S’s vast array of impressive specs is 1GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and the usual collection of Blutooth, 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity options.

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