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Sony working on 5-inch midrange device with qua-core MT chip

29 March, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Sony working on 5-inch midrange device with qua-core MT chip - read the full textAccording to industry sources Sony is looking to expand its portfolio by bringing an affordable quad-core 5-incher to market. Details on specs are scarce but the device may be powered by the MediaTek MT6589 SoC, which offers four Cortex-A7 cores. According to said sources the device production...

 

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They just call it midrange device but actually it will gonna sell this with the price tag of beyond expectation

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  • 2013-03-29 17:45
  • rK7H

> In reply to Major @ 2013-03-29 16:56 from Q$N3 - click to readWow, genius, he want a IP57 certified phone with a good battery, and you recommend the one that has the very terrible battery and no certification, and in addition has worse audio quality in video recording than $25 china phones, limited storage and no card slot? Nexus4 is too pathetic, really, and it is seriously overpriced (except in US, UK and some others, but still expensive considered how crippled it is)

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  • 2013-03-29 17:26
  • vaNH

> In reply to Major @ 2013-03-29 16:56 from Q$N3 - click to readBecause we want Xperia. XD

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  • 2013-03-29 17:13
  • KZ8J

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-29 16:39 from vaNH - click to readSo they will be fine then, this is a manufacturer that also does not understand "OS support" (I am looking at Xperia U and Sola, the phones this one should be replacing).

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  • 2013-03-29 17:12
  • HB9N

> In reply to Mr.Dj-24 @ 2013-03-29 16:11 from K5gv - click to readWhy not just get a nexus?

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  • 2013-03-29 16:56
  • Q$N3

I don't know how Sony defines a mid range/budget device, but I'm guessing that this one will be selling for upwards of $500 or more.

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  • 2013-03-29 16:53
  • Q$N3

I seriously doubt Sony will get into MediaTek, this requires so much driver programming work, from a chip manufacturer who barely understand the term "OEM dev support". Sony is better off staying with dual core snapdragon chipsets, more performance and good dev support from Quallcom.

If it comes true we are basically looking at a chinese phone with a Sony logo slapped on it, not a real Sony, this will degrade the weight of the Sony branding.

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  • 2013-03-29 16:39
  • vaNH

Just gonma wait for the xperia A and xperia UL.xperia A has a 4.6" water and dust resistant 2300mah 2gig of RAM and dual core processor specs.while d xperia UL 5" display 2gig ram quad core processor..xperia line up from A-Z

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  • 2013-03-29 16:12
  • K5gv

Just gonna wait for the xperia A..specs 4.6" display hoping for amoled or super lcd screen.dual core 2gig ram water and dust resistant 2300mah..just the specs i wanted!!

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  • 2013-03-29 16:11
  • K5gv

Sony do this because they want to concentrate on INDIAN Market.
Indian market is flooded with affordable 5'' quad core MTK handsets.
Therefore to gain market shares in our market SONY takes this step.

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  • 2013-03-29 16:09
  • U{xv

Just gonna wait for the xperia A..specs 4.6" display hoping for amoled or super lcd screen.dual core 2gig ram water and dust resistant 2300mah..just the specs i wanted!!

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  • 2013-03-29 16:07
  • K5gv

Another rumor say that Sony is working on a phone, that is to be released by the end of this year, that have all the latest cameratechnology from Sony and an almost as big lens as Nokias 808 and still not be too bulky, and that same phone is rumored to have all the latest Walkman-sound technology! Sony have all they need to make a better cameraphone than Nokia, and to make the best sound quality in a phone! Unfortunatly none of their today existing phones from Sony even come close too the best camera or soundquality!

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  • 2013-03-29 16:07
  • J5NI

Just gonma wait for the xperia A and xperia UL.xperia A has a 4.6" water and dust resistant 2300mah 2gig of RAM and dual core processor specs.while d xperia UL 5" display 2gig ram quad core processor..xperia line up from A-Z

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  • 2013-03-29 15:59
  • K5gv

Whres qualcomm's A7s???? hell! cumon qualcom u got2 hurry up..

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  • 2013-03-29 15:54
  • tUrW

A huge mistake from Sony!
They should launch a product better than Xperia Z or ZL but at more affordable price!

Dont learn from Samsung who launch many variation of models but later no software support!

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  • 2013-03-29 15:34
  • IVQq

> In reply to issak @ 2013-03-29 14:08 from 39n1 - click to readJeez, it's not 2. It's a budget version with quad A7, which is about as powerful in total as single Krait core, but with 4 cores and they're pretty awesome at conserving power too.

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  • 2013-03-29 15:32
  • 3ZH5

our sony rep was carrying a new sony mid range phone but couldnt show us, supposed to be released in the next few months..... who knows :/

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  • 2013-03-29 15:22
  • mgan

> In reply to ROMEOROCKZZ135 @ 2013-03-29 14:49 from uuUw - click to readIPhone 5 A6 chip set is more powerful than S3, note 2 Exonse chip set . Pls if don't know shit a bout techs don't act like a fool.

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  • 2013-03-29 15:20
  • 3Ybx

dual sim card?? i want dual sim card , specc higt..like this

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  • 2013-03-29 15:11
  • Ki6v

this is better than iphone 5

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  • 2013-03-29 14:49
  • uuUw

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