Sony the Japanese tech giant has unveiled three new Xperia smartphones alongside a Xperia-branded Tablet, VAIO PC, Wi-Fi camera, NFC-enabled audio devices, new applications, new musical partnership, a Book of Spells and an 84-inch BRAVIA 4K TV during its big press event at the ongoing the IFA 2012 expo in Berlin.
The new Xperia smartphones include Xperia T, Xperia V and Xperia J, which will be released globally starting next month. Among the three new models, Xperia T, which will be called Xperia TX in some markets is the company's new global flagship smartphone.
All the three smartphones - Xperia T, Xperia V and Xperia J are flavored with the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich OS and have similar specifications with only slight variations.
Here is a detailed spec comparison of the three new Xperia smartphones from Sony. Have a look at them to know how they are different from one another.
Form Factor: Xperia T carries a dimension of 129.4 x 67.3 x 9.4 mm and weighs around 139 grams. While Xperia V carries a dimension of 129 x 65 x 10.7 mm and weighs around 120 grams. On the other hand, Xperia J measures 124.3 x 61.2 x 9.2 mm and weighs around 124 grams.
Display: Xperia T sports a larger 4.6 inch capacitive touchscreen display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution and 323 ppi pixel density approximately. The display is scratch resistant and shatter proof. The multi-touch display is powered with the Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine.
Whereas, Xperia V features a 4.3 inch capacitive touchscreen display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution and 342 ppi pixel density approximately.
In comparison, Xperia J features a 4.0 inch capacitive touchscreen display with 854 x 480 pixel resolution and 245 ppi pixel density approximately. The multi-touch display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass and powered by Sony Mobile BRAVIA engine.
Operating System: All the three Xperia smartphones are flavored with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich OS. However, Xperia V is upgradeable to the next iteration of the Google's OS – Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
Processor: Xperia T is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8260A Snapdragon chipset and 1.5GHz dual core Krait processor. While, Xperia V has a Qualcomm MSM8960 chipset and 1.5GHz dual core processor. On the other hand, Xperia J has a Qualcomm MSM7227A Snapdragon chipset and 1GHz Cortex A5 processor.
When it comes to the GPU, Xperia T and V have the Adreno 225 GPU while Xperia T has Adreno 200 GPU.
Camera: Xperia T and V have a 13MP rear camera with autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection and image stabilization features. When it comes to the front camera, both are quite different as Xperia T sports a 1.3MP front camera and Xperia V sports a VGA front camera.
On the other hand, Xperia J has a 5MP rear camera with autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus and image stabilization features. The handset also has a VGA front camera for video calling.
Memory: Xperia T has 16GB internal memory and 1GB RAM, while Xperia V has 8GB internal memory and 1GB RAM. In comparison, Xperia J has only 4GB internal memory and 512MB RAM. However, all the three smartphones have a micro SD card slot, which supports up to 32GB.
Connectivity: On the connectivity front, all the three smartphones are packed with features like Wi-Fi 802.11, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth with A2DP, micro USB 2.0 and 3G with HSDPA and HSUPA.
Further, Xperia T and V handsets have NFC, which is not present in Xperia J.
Battery: Xperia T packs a 1850 mAh Li-ion battery that offers a talktime of 7 hours and a standby time of 410 hours while Xperia V and Xperia J have a 1750 mAh Li-ion battery, which offers 400 hours standby and 7 hours talk time for the former and 618 hours standby and 7.5 hours talk time for the latter.
As Xperia T, Xperia V and Xperia J are Android Ice Cream Sandwich based smartphones from the Japanese smartphone manufacturer, they have more or less the specifications. However, Xperia J is a low-end entry level smartphone with slightly lower specs such as a smaller display with low resolution, lack of NFC and dual core processor and low resolution camera optics.
Further, the smartphones will hit the markets only in September and we are eagerly awaiting the feedback from consumers regarding the performance of these handsets.