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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 memo @ 2012-11-16 16:48 from dTv{ - click to readTotally agreed. Just bought a Xperia T and I'm indeed very happy. It may be dual-core but is on par with the quads of S3 and OneX :) Looking forward how Sony works on its future phones.

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  • 2012-11-16 17:08
  • t}xm

> In reply to gtp @ 2012-11-16 16:49 from 3Jn} - click to readyou dont know that... you dont know what's coming next year.

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  • 2012-11-16 17:07
  • Mfxa

> In reply to memo @ 2012-11-16 16:48 from dTv{ - click to readthis is the best joke i have heard in years, u sure have lots of humor in u bro,

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  • 2012-11-16 17:04
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-16 16:31 from nIrS - click to readThey wil never learn, nd never can beat iPhone or Galaxy S. Dreams wil never come true sony. You r laging behind.

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  • 2012-11-16 17:02
  • fxHc

by that time wont there be a S4 and Iphone6? still if they make a decent high end phone ill go for it i really liked the design of the xperia S

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  • 2012-11-16 17:01
  • LC8t

> In reply to Luyou @ 2012-11-16 16:46 from Liy3 - click to readhe didnt say iPhone 5 but he did say Galaxy SIII...

"In the near future we'll finish a flagship model, which will be able to compete with Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy S III," said Dennis van Schie.

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  • 2012-11-16 16:55
  • KI1r

Watch out for lawsuits

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  • 2012-11-16 16:52
  • HHHH

> In reply to Phonenab @ 2012-11-16 16:43 from sp@Z - click to readThe quad core krait is build on Cortex A15!!! I donnot get it. I must wait until next year for samsung to come up with A15 when A15 already exist in krait???

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  • 2012-11-16 16:52
  • nDPx

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-16 16:37 from RKky - click to readThe next iPhone will not even be competition for the next wave of 5" 1080p Android phones, 2013 will be the year of android super phones and unless apple totally re think the design and tiny screen and a massive overhaul of ios its going to get left behind

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  • 2012-11-16 16:49
  • 3Jn}

Well.. Xperia TX/T is already competitive to both s3 and iPhone 5.... I changed my S3 with TX and very happy I did...

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  • 2012-11-16 16:48
  • dTv{

> In reply to gnodeb @ 2012-11-16 16:42 from pux4 - click to readno need!b ecause wp will make them loose enough as nokia! android is the sould 0f technology! android is why every huge well company is alive! let's see the ms officer for 4 years in the past elop crynig well soonly in the street!

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  • 2012-11-16 16:47
  • MDVw

I think they meant next year's galaxy s and iphone because he didnt say iphone 5 and galaxy s3

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  • 2012-11-16 16:46
  • Liy3

iv got the T at the moment trialing it and i prefer it to my s3 , feels faster , cameras better screens better only downfall is jellybean not available just yet but i really think its better then my s3 !

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  • 2012-11-16 16:46
  • Mx@E

I do not see any reason to release another quad core krait phone since I believe before summer 2013 GS4 will be released with a15 cpu architecture, which means any quad core krait phone released early 2013 will soon be forgotten, would be preferable just to wait a bit and release a phone with a15 architecture instead of everyone rushing to release a quad core krait.

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  • 2012-11-16 16:43
  • sp@Z

Android is all good, but they should join wp8 party too...

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  • 2012-11-16 16:42
  • pux4

They meant that it will rival the next year's Galaxy S and iPhone gen. He didn't mentioned from next year because they aren't existent now...

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  • 2012-11-16 16:40
  • Jn6u

Some good news after the HTC Deluxe !

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  • 2012-11-16 16:40
  • QPUW

Sony have made some great strides in the smartphone arena. It is safe to assume that they will release something similar or better than the HTC butterfly J beast recently released. Are we all reading the same article?

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  • 2012-11-16 16:39
  • DGCb

By the time it arrives in the market, it would be competing with the GS4 and the next iPhone. :-) . Another market failure in the making.

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  • 2012-11-16 16:37
  • RKky

They should make a phone which will be a direct rival to Galaxy SIV and Iphone 5S.

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  • 2012-11-16 16:35
  • uNVK

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