Sony to launch SmartWatch, Xperia Ion and Neo L

Neo L has been revealed to market by Sony, which is also peer to the Neo V. This former device comes loaded with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The Product comes fitted out with

  • 1 GHz single core processor, 512MB of RAM
  • 4-inch LCD display with a resolution of 854×480 pixels
  • 5-megapixel camera, a front facing camera and will also have a 1500 mAh battery.

The device will have 320 MB of user memory. It is PlayStation certified which will be available in India later this month.

Like every new Xperia phones, Sony is providing 50GB of Box cloud storage for two years. But the company have said that this year they might make storage available for lifetime. With Ice Cream Sandwich, Sony will offer an array of new widgets and also add features like Face Unlock. Handsets are available in White and Black and will be priced south of Rs 20,000.

Apart from this, Sony has uncovered the Smart Watch which is used in conjunction with Xperia smartphones. It runs Android 2.1 and via a Bluetooth paring. The Watch gives updates for Facebook, Weather, SMS, and controls for music. Sony already offers 60 apps tailored for the Smart Watch and plans to add more apps.

The Smart Watch works in a range of 10 meters by Bluetooth. It needs the phone to get time synced, but after that we can disconnect wireless connection to use it like typical watch, however it will need Bluetooth for all the smart features.

Notably, as smartphones don’t support dual channel Bluetooth, one cannot use the Bluetooth module for anything else while the phone is paired to the Smart Watch. The Smart Watch will be priced at Rs 6,299.

Furthermore, Sony will also bring the Xperia Ion to India in August. The device sports

  • 1.5GHz Snapdragon S3 processor,
  • 12-megapixel camera and a 4.55-inch 720p display.

The device is expected to be priced at more than Rs 30,000 and will be more expensive than the Xperia S and will compete with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S III and HTC One X.

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