Well, the latest leaked road map of Sony unveils the launch dates, code names and price tags of the 12 new Android handsets. Quite interestingly, the leak road map of Sony proves to be legitimate with Sony Xperia S smartphone that has been unveiled last week. This phone will be upgrade to version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich by the second quarter of 2012.
Sony Xperia S smartphone will currently strike the market in March or April with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, later additional model Nypon, Kumquat, and Pepper will follow. With price tags ranging from $335 to $475, however its bit difficult to predict precisely what the hardware situation is for each.
In fact, at this point of time the features for the models are scarce. However, rumors hint that the Nypon will offer a 4-inch WhiteMagic display, whereas the Pepper may possibly feature a 3.7-inch Reality Display.
The other models in 2012 might range from as low as $180 to as high as $720. Considering the high price tag flagship models, Hayabusa and Mint I Sony models have been price tagged for $632 and $720 respectively. On the other hand, the lower end of the spectrum, the Tapioca and Tapioca DS models of Sony may possibly succeed the X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro.
Do remember that all these models may not strikes the US, as many of these devices will possibly end up in Asia, Europe, and Canada before landing stateside. Nevertheless, it’s expected that Sony will push for a larger U.S. presence.
On the other hand, many rumors suggest that Sony’s Nypon, Kumquat, and Pepper models are slated for an April release.
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