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Rumor: Sony Yuga to be called Xperia Z, to get IP57 certification

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Rumor: Sony Yuga to be called Xperia Z, to get IP57 certification - read the full textSony's flagship for next year, the C660X Xperia Yuga, is bound to get a more market-friendly name before launch and rumor has it that it will be Xperia Z. The phone will also have IP certification for dust and water resistance and a low-reflectivity screen. The Sony Xperia Z is set to receive...

 

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What's with all the BS about smooth running/scrolling? Really. I have an Xperia Arc S and Xperia SL and have never had a problem with scrolling or lag. Of course, I"m not sitting here with a stop watch.

I guess some folks don't really have a life.

BTW, I took both my Xperia's to the local T-Mobile store and the staff was blown away by both of them - their screens, design, you name it.

I told them I'd heard that T-Mobile was considering carrying the Xperia Z and REALLY hoped they/T-Mobile would!

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  • 2013-01-02 19:44
  • qmL@

Pls be a bigger batery capacity make it a 2400 mah or above. Waiting for this phone pls pls .

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  • 2012-12-30 18:16
  • XMm}

> In reply to Anonym @ 2012-12-23 18:00 from HBaV - click to readSony doesn't update its phones sometimes because they know the hardware is too bad to run it smoothly. Besides, all the 2011 Xperia phones were upgraded to ics including the low end ones like the Xperia mini.
The Samsung galaxy mini didn't get ics so you can't say Sony didn't do well with their updates. I have an Xperia u and even with ics it still lags sometimes, it's still an excellent value phone but imagine what it would be like on jb that's why Sony won't upgrade it

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  • 2012-12-28 10:57
  • vxQw

> In reply to RoadRunner @ 2012-12-24 17:17 from LyCH - click to readBy external do you actually mean physical (touch or non-touch) buttons (like the LG Optimus G has compared to the Nexus 4), or do you mean something else?

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  • 2012-12-26 14:05
  • p3G4

Those graphics are a lie.
There is no change to the top most layer. Is is still air->antireflection film->glass. It should be the same in both graphics since they don't say anything about a different (better) antireflection film.
The difference should be from 12% loss to 4% loss not to 0% loss due to reflection.

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  • 2012-12-26 13:59
  • p3G4

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-26 02:12 from IaHY - click to readI agree dude.. Don't look at me... I got it from a another site.

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  • 2012-12-26 09:25
  • iJgP

> In reply to afzal81 @ 2012-12-26 02:12 from IVCb - click to readAndroid OS is known not to be as fast and smooth as iOS. I tried my Note 2 scrolling in facebook and Chrome with my friend's iphone 5, I can see the slight lag in scrolling in my Note 2

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  • 2012-12-26 02:14
  • IaHY

> In reply to John @ 2012-12-25 14:32 from iJgP - click to readLaunch in Jan and available in April? what is this?! 3 months of wait?!

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  • 2012-12-26 02:12
  • IaHY

I see now more high spec were added inside their smartphone to support android os. Seems like dual core and a gig of ram still not enough to makes the device running smooth... maybe the android os itself need to be fix ...

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  • 2012-12-26 02:12
  • IVCb

> In reply to Anonym @ 2012-12-23 18:00 from HBaV - click to readMay I ask you which phone has JB with in the range of sola,? None. Which phone has floating touch,? None.
Xperia u and sola price on its price range would offer the best quality built and features there is. Name your phone, then let's judge it fair.

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  • 2012-12-25 15:21
  • v0qx

Japanese mobile phone maker Sony has reportedly confirmed that its previously leaked Yuga C660X flagship handset will be officially launched at CES 2013 in January as Xperia Z L36i/L36h/L36a (the letter in the model number will change depending on market).

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  • 2012-12-25 14:34
  • iJgP

NTT Docomo in Japan will launch it first, followed by US and Hong Kong and global availability in April.

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  • 2012-12-25 14:32
  • iJgP

I have just bought a 4.3 phone with external buttons for menu, home, back. I used to have a 4.3 PhotonQ 4G with the buttons taking a huge real state for them. PLEASE it really makes a difference!!!! The HTC DNA external buttons means the screen look much BIGGER. The only thing preventing me from buying the DNA is its tiny available 11GB memory and No micro-SD to expand the break-deal Flaw.
PLEASE Make the buttons EXTERNAL to make the screen bigger!!!

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  • 2012-12-24 17:17
  • LyCH

looking forward to Xperia Z, am always an avid fan of Sony it rockssss!!!

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  • 2012-12-24 16:39
  • n2Ks

> In reply to Anonym @ 2012-12-24 14:13 from HBaV - click to readI agree, but my Sony phone is running great on ics. Don't care if it's stuck on ics. It's doin great. My iphone and sxs are still great. My nxt upgrade will bebe nxt year. Possibly ip5s or ip6. In my android, I don't feel it needs an upgrade. It's still perfect.

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  • 2012-12-24 16:16
  • v0qS

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-24 02:37 from v0qS - click to readSure, I'm not arguing about the inevitable day the phone becomes "surpassed" by time (the hardware becomes obsolete) and it requires an upgrade.

What I am telling you is that day comes sooner for some rather than latter like others.
When you buy a smartphone from Sony you just know you are doomed for future OS updates. Usually you get just 1 update, the moment the calender year is anything other than the year the phone was released in then just forget about updates (unless you get exceptionally lucky, but then again, when I spend over €500 in hardware I tend to prefer relying on something more than just "luck").

The kind of behavior Sony has is the same you should expect from someone selling "turds". They kill support soon and move fast to the next "turd", unlike what should happen with quality products that had much thought and planning into them.

It's there where Apple is setting the standard. The 2009 iPhone 3GS still gets iOS6. But yes, like you said, eventually the hardware will be obsolete (the 2008 iPhone 3G is already discontinued from further updates).

Ultimately the choice should be made by the consumer, when the time comes and he sees it fit the he will get a new phone.

That is the exact opposite of the business model Sony is conducting. They kill the support for your phone early, forcing it to become obsolete much sooner than it really would have.

Is Sony the only one that sucks? No.
Does it make it "ok"? NO!

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  • 2012-12-24 14:13
  • HBaV

Best phone ever, go sony!!

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  • 2012-12-24 13:56
  • prk4

Amoled have this for year already!
Pople use called it over saturated. But look to iphone 5 and another lcd screen now. They are trying to be like amoled with deep black and punchy color.

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  • 2012-12-24 04:57
  • inWn

> In reply to Anonym @ 2012-12-23 18:00 from HBaV - click to readThat's why you upgrade phones. Btw, even iPhone Upgrades their older phones it's still crap. Can't feel the upgrade in my ip3

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  • 2012-12-24 02:37
  • v0qS

> In reply to Antonymous @ 2012-12-23 12:08 from vaN} - click to readXperia X11? There is no such a phone.

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  • 2012-12-23 22:35
  • 0UuJ

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