Posts Tagged ‘Xperia ion’

Cheerful Chinese New Year colours in Chinatown

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

It’s the Lunar New Year period and Chinatowns all over the world are abuzz with decorations and festival sales in anticipation of Chinese New Year.

This couple reads

This couple reads “Welcoming the new spring and happiness” to the right, and “Prosperity through Harmony” to the left. I snapped this picture with the Sony Xperia Ion Android smartphone.

I was walking in Chinatown Singapore and came across this corridor outside the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple that brightly decorated with these floral wreaths and Chinese well-wishing couplets.

TODAY! Xperia ion, Xperia go and Xperia acro S arrive in Singapore

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Sony Mobile Communications today announced the official launch of the three Android smartphones in Singapore. The Xperia ion (S$798), Xperia acro S (S$698) and Xperia go (S$488) are available from today.

The Sony Xperia ion, Xperia go, and Xperia acro S are available in Singapore from today at all Sony stores, Sony centres, Xperia concept stores and operator stores.

The Sony Xperia ion, Xperia go, and Xperia acro S are available in Singapore from today at all Sony stores, Sony centres, Xperia concept stores and operator stores.

The Xperia ion is Sony Mobile’s new flagship smartphone and offers a brilliant HD experience on a large 4.6-inch screen.

The Xperia go and Xperia acro S are water and dust resistant.

Sony Mobile RRP Colours
Xperia ion S$798 Black
Xperia acro S S$698 Black and White
Xperia go S$488 Black, White and Yellow

* Prices do not include line contract.

These three smartphones were among six that Sony Mobile showcased in Singapore back in June.

New Android smartphones: Sony Xperia ion and neo L

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Sony Mobile has unveiled another two new Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) smartphones. The Xperia ion takes over the flagship role from the Xperia S, while the Xperia neo L is a follow-up to the Xperia neo V.

Both smartphones will be available in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore in calendar Q3 2012.

New flagship from Sony Mobile: Xperia ion; and the Xperia neo L.

New flagship from Sony Mobile: Xperia ion; and the Xperia neo L.

The Xperia ion and Xperia neo L were launched today as part of Sony Mobile’s South East Asia debut of a slew of six new Xperia smartphones.

The Xperia ion and Xperia neo L are part of a slew of six that debuted in SE Asia today. From left: Sony Xperia ion, go, acro S, neo L, miro, and tipo.

The Xperia ion and Xperia neo L are part of a slew of six that debuted in SE Asia today. From left: Sony Xperia ion, go, acro S, neo L, miro, and tipo.

The other four phones were the Xperia go, Xperia acro S, Xperia miro and Xperia tipo.

They had been unveiled progressively over the past two weeks.

The Xperia ion has a massive 4.6-inch display (1280 x 720 pixels on a 16-million colour TFT), and a high-capacity embedded 1,900mAH battery.

Both the rear (1080p) and front (720p) cameras are HD capable.

The 12-megapixel rear camera boasts a quick sleep-to-snap speed of just over a second via a single key press.

The Xperia ion will be available in black in Singapore; and in black and red in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Sony Xperia neo L

Sony Xperia neo L

The Xperia neo L has a 4-inch display (480 x 854 pixels on a 16-million colour TFT), a 5.1-megapixel (720p) rear-camera, VGA front camera, and a 1,500mAH battery.

It has a sleek curved back design and glossy finish; and incorporates Sony’s xLoud technology for crisp and loud sound.

The Xperia neo L is available in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia in both black and white.

The tech specs for the Xperia ion and Xperia neo L can be viewed/downloaded below.

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Event: Sony Mobile debuts six new Xperia Android smartphones for South East Asia

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

The six new models are: Xperia go, acro S, miro, tipo, ion, and neo L. The first four models were announced over the last two weeks, while the Xperia ion and neo L were unveiled today.

All six phone models will be available in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore in calendar Q3 2012.

Mathew Lang, Corporate Vice President and Head of SEA & Oceania Customer Unit, Sony Mobile at the event at Art Palates Café, Istana Park, Singapore.

Mathew Lang, Corporate Vice President and Head of SEA & Oceania Customer Unit, Sony Mobile at the event at Art Palates Café, Istana Park, Singapore.

The Xperia ion is the new flagship smartphone for Sony Mobile.

Its 4.6-inch display is bigger than that of the 4.3-inch in the previous flagship Xperia S.

Water resistant Sony Xperia acro S. Don’t try this at home.

Water resistant Sony Xperia acro S. Don’t try this at home. Photo taken with Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GF5.

The Xperia ion also includes a microSD card expansion slot for up to 32GB – which was absent in the Xperia S.

The Xperia go and Xperia acro S are stylish, durable and water-resistant.

They are supposedly water-proof up to a depth of 1m.

The Xperia miro offers deep Facebook integration and features Sony’s xLOUD audio technology together with the Xperia neo L.

The Xperia tipo comes in both single and dual SIM versions.

The latter allows one-touch switching between two numbers through a dedicated network switch button on the phone.

All six models either ship with Android 4.0 installed or can be upgraded over-the-air to Android 4.0.

The six new Android smartphones debuting in SE Asia in Q3 2012: Sony Xperia ion, go, acro S, neo L, miro, and tipo.

The six new Android smartphones debuting in SE Asia in Q3 2012: Sony Xperia ion, go, acro S, neo L, miro, and tipo. Photo taken with Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GF5.

With such a range of smartphones catered to different tastes and needs, Xperia fans willl be spoilt for choice when shopping for their next smartphone.

Below are the technical specifications for the six Xperia smartphones from Sony Mobile.

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