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

16 November, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
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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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-16 20:28 from 3xxM - click to readYep. Lower prices.
Different manufacturers, different UI

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  • 2012-11-16 20:37
  • PFxf

Go SONY!! Remember how you shocked the world with X505??!!! How you humiliated macbook air??!!! NOW IS the TIME to let the fruit-gadget-fans know what is the real COOL product! GO KILL THEM ALL!!

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  • 2012-11-16 20:34
  • x0KQ

Sony is going to have a competitor of the iphone 5 and the S3 autumn next year. Great... Uhm, the S4 and 5S will probably be due by then... Oh well, more catching up to do... I used to be such a Sony smartphone fan.

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  • 2012-11-16 20:31
  • mTn2

More competitors the better, lower prices overall :)

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  • 2012-11-16 20:28
  • 3xxM

That's nice to know, but it would fail to compete with Samsung Androids if they don't increase their external storage and battery life.

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  • 2012-11-16 20:25
  • Nnvm

The sleeping beast is about to wake up , go for it SONY

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  • 2012-11-16 20:19
  • fp47

Don't they think they're a little behind? By the time the competitor to S3 hits the shelves, it'll have a couple of months worth of "glory" until S4 is released :/
Similar what happened to HTC Desire and S1, only S1 didn't have any "background" then. But S4 does and it's a fact that people are gonna' go nuts about it and Sony will be soon forgotten (especially if they keep using crappy batteries)...

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  • 2012-11-16 20:16
  • nnAC

i really hope that is true, i'm a SONY fanboy and i'm sick of being laughed at by Samsung, HTC, and iPhone users for bad products, srsly SONY go ahead and release that phone already, and i'm gonna buy it

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  • 2012-11-16 20:10
  • NhLU

> In reply to Sorry but it is true @ 2012-11-16 19:24 from mrGE - click to readThe only reason there aren't many issues with Windows Phone devices is that there aren'tenough active users to discover issues. :P

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  • 2012-11-16 20:03
  • H4uf

Ready to take on IPhone 5 o_O? its a joke and a complete waste of a phone and everyone with a bit common sense over phones knows that, its only bought by people who has no knowledge over smartphones who thinks they will make them look cooler or people who have nothing to do with money, and about taking on Galaxy S3? it might be a tie or slightly better but by that time Galaxy S4 will arrive and will throw Sony flagship into oblivion.

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  • 2012-11-16 20:03
  • pkgp

Good. I"m sick of the s3 hype. plastic toy. for 650 bucks, fragile glass, dim light. average camera. Can't wait to see what Sony brings out.

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  • 2012-11-16 19:41
  • Rn6R

I would by TX over SIII any time !!! Reasons for that - pentile s**t, really well thought plastic feeling, not as impressive samsung UI as they want us to think it is. And many, many more reasons.

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  • 2012-11-16 19:33
  • Sve}
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Not going for Windows Phone will be a bad decission, at least I think that Sony really should getting the bet OS there is out there. Android isnt working, cause you have to be redsigning your phone every week just to get it working without issues.
Go fpr WP8 while you have the time to compete with Nokia.
Just saying that in all kindness.

Soon many people woill know the true face of Gopopgle, the great pretender of being nice, thew trur stalker of all time.

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  • 2012-11-16 19:24
  • mrGE

Now wait a sec.a rival for galaxy SIII?
Shouldn't it be a rival for galaxy S IV instead?
I love SONY but it's mobile NXT department sucks a bit

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  • 2012-11-16 19:23
  • dQxf

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-16 17:45 from IV%w - click to readAin't that the truth

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  • 2012-11-16 19:19
  • MDWC

Sony is the BEST!!!!

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  • 2012-11-16 19:05
  • YQJh

Hurry! You definitely need quad core proc and 2 gigs of RAM on a phone, because.. ah.. oh.. umm.. because...

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  • 2012-11-16 19:04
  • s3DC

What phone would it be :)? hehehe they are too confident, maybe their phone will surpass Galaxy S3, IPhone and One X+. we dont know hehehe

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  • 2012-11-16 18:58
  • v0qZ

> In reply to trimalo @ 2012-11-16 17:52 from 3f1E - click to readDont make me laugh the lumia 920.An ancieny dinosaur withbits ugly user interface.No thanks id rather go without.

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  • 2012-11-16 18:50
  • 3afB

Sony can easily compete samsung but its imposible to compete Apple in next coming year 2013.....although sony mobiles are better than samsung's material..android need improvmnt in sony mobiles...

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  • 2012-11-16 18:44
  • ITWi

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