Sony Ericsson's new Xperia family phones are now expected to be available mid-April. As per the listing at Flipkart.com, the new Sony Ericsson Xperia neo handset would be available in the second week of April at a pre-order price of Rs. 24,999. Yet another new Xperia handset with Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread, this new smartphone features 8 megapixel camera with LED Flash. Sony Ericsson is yet to launch Xperia neo formally with official pricing in India.
With slightly smaller display than the Xperia arc smartphone, the Xperia Neo has a 3.7-inch Reality Display with mobile BRAVINE Engine on it.
The new Xperia neo is one of the high-end Gingerbread smartphone announced by Sony Ericsson at the Mobile World Congress 2011. Xperia neo comes with 3.7-inch Reality Display that supports 854x480 pixel resolution and has mobile BRAVIA Engine for best clarity. This smartphone runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread under the Sony Ericsson's Timescape UI skin.
Under the chassis, Neo packs 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 processor and has 512MB RAM that will make Gingerbread perform smooth and play 720p HD videos too.
For imaging, Neo offers an 8 megapixel camera with Sony Exmor R image sensor and is capable of recording 720p HD videos at 30fps with continuous autofocus. The handset also has a front facing VGA camera for video calling and video chat. This handset has curvy top and bottom edges. It also offers built-in HDMI connector that will let you hook the phone with HD displays.
Priced at Rs. 24,999, Xperia Neo seems to be a good choice for the Android enthusiasts who are looking to spend at the max Rs. 25,000. As always, the price of this smartphone might come down in couple of months. Do note that this smartphone will have Android Gingerbread preloaded on it.
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