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Sony working on a direct rival to the iPhone 5, Galaxy SIII

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Sony working on a direct rival to the iPhone 5, Galaxy SIII - read the full textSony is working on a high-end Android smartphone, ready to take on the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy SIII. Best of all, the company will have it on display at CES and MWC next year. "In the near future we'll finish a flagship model, which will be able to compete with Apple's iPhone and...


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I dont get it why S3 is so popular? the screen is bad and its build quality is worse compared to T/TX

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  • 2012-11-17 02:27
  • IVS2

... Sweet Jebus people, stop blowing this statement out of proportion. The reason he compared it to the iPhone 5 and GS3 are because those are the current top dogs of the smartphone world, and will be the top dogs with the new Xperia flagship launches. We have no idea when the successors to those phones will launch, and have no idea what their specs and features will be, so it's pretty damned hard to say they're building a phone to compete with THOSE phones, when we know nothing about them!

Going by what we've learned so far, the specs of the new Xperia flagship should be WAY more than enough to crush the iPhone 5 and GS3. 1080p white magic display, 13 MP Exmor RS sensor, dragontrail glass front and back, water and dust resistant... it should be one helluva phone. We can only hope Sony launches it in a timely manner

Here is a link which apparently shows this new flagship:

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  • 2012-11-17 02:10
  • q}mb

you better watch and see of what sony can bring. since from sweden to japan.. don't prejudge since sony is the sexiest, and classy smartphone that gonna bump your head. now its fully owned by sony. you will see different. just MAKE BELIEVE.

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  • 2012-11-17 02:05
  • PSk8

lol, Sony will be releasing a mobile which will rival iphone 5 and Samsung galaxy s3 in 2013 but by than they will be older models and there will be better mobile from samsung S4 and maybe from apple as well.

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  • 2012-11-17 01:45
  • n5C%

Sony moving so slow like turtle ..

When sony release quad core phone ,samsung will lunch phone that it has 7 core phone with 4 GB ram.

Iphone5 is not rival to s3 even Sony experia S and samsung galaxy S2 have same spec as iphone5

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  • 2012-11-17 01:42
  • 0CnQ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-16 22:53 from mG@@ - click to readYeah right, Xperia T is nothing compare to S3. If you talking about Xperia 13mp camera and S3 8mp...I still don't think 13mp any better than S3 8mp.

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  • 2012-11-17 01:37
  • v}7V

the legendary walkman brand is still struggling to make its mark.It is clear that apples ipod is a clear winner in this segment because sony just stopped innovating the brand . A walkman flagship that will smatch the ipod tough 5g will bring so much joy to the walkman fans

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  • 2012-11-17 01:27
  • N9@S

They just started working on it? It's already too late. It's Nokia's strategy to put an outdated cpu and market it like it's the latest and greatest.

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  • 2012-11-17 01:26
  • wYB3

it is direst rival to s3 and iphone 5,so it should be having a 720 display.with 1.5 ghz quad core.

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  • 2012-11-17 01:05
  • U@AF

Seems counter productive that they'd release something to compete so late. Samsung will likely launch an SIV by the end of Q2 and there's already speculation on the 5s.

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  • 2012-11-17 01:01
  • dSYF

sony you are late, as usual

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  • 2012-11-17 00:51
  • nC1b

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-17 00:05 from Rn6R - click to readIf you think there are no Samsung, HTC or Asus phones made in China, I have a bridge to sell you.

On topic:

It's about FREAKING time Sony! Hurry up.

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  • 2012-11-17 00:50
  • 4$ve

Quick advice Sony:
Unlike almost all the previous SE phones... this time Don't hold back on the specs, include sd card and enough ram :-D

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  • 2012-11-17 00:43
  • mfY6

Goodbye Sony haters, no one cares what you think! The Xperia T is already a match for the iP5 and S3. Sony is talking about a game changer.

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  • 2012-11-17 00:28
  • b6mt

> In reply to @@ @ 2012-11-16 23:41 from P@1G - click to readI actually meant, a full out Japanese company. not as in made in china company.

Apple = American but made in china
Samsung = Korean
Hua Wei = Chinese
HTC and Asus = Taiwanese
Nokia = Finland

But no Japanese company.

Sony = Japan.

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  • 2012-11-17 00:05
  • Rn6R

i hope they dont fuck it up and put a XENON Flash and stop overproccesing the pictures

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  • 2012-11-16 23:49
  • PvYx

> In reply to Mobilemaster @ 2012-11-16 23:00 from 0UuI - click to readIt doesn't mean that its
made in china have a poor quality.. the reason is labor in china is cost less than any other country.. Materials are not produce in china they only assembles it there..

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  • 2012-11-16 23:41
  • P@1G

Sony will be lucky to have anyone foolish enough to one of their smartphones unless they start an intensive customer care program and become better fixing their version of Android and timecrapp as the ICS on the Xperia S was rushed and incomplete with so many bugs in it not even Google could fix for them. On the box it should say BUYER BEWARE this phone will be old and forgotten by next Thursday. never going to Sony again, I'm selling up and YES getting an iPhone 4S, good bye Sony it wasn't fun Turooo

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  • 2012-11-16 23:39
  • 3Wkv

> In reply to Mobilemaster @ 2012-11-16 23:00 from 0UuI - click to readso with all apple products are made in china. only designed in california.

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  • 2012-11-16 23:38
  • v0qL

bring it with windows8.........resurrect x1. lets admit, its one of the best designs.

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  • 2012-11-16 23:37
  • v0qL

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