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Sony Xperia A to debut on NTT DoCoMo on May 15

Sony Xperia A to debut on NTT DoCoMo on May 15 - read the full textJapanese carrier NTT DoCoMo is preparing to hold its latest product announcement on May 15 and one of the smartphones believed to be on display is the Sony Xperia A. In fact, it has gone through the FCC for approval and has had some of its specs leaked. The handset pans out to be yet another...

 

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> In reply to i know this @ 2013-05-17 16:28 from KiWq - click to readZR is not 5" and it's only 720p

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  • 2013-06-18 06:04
  • PASy

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-10 01:44 from P%uZ - click to readYou can get it from Japan. And Docomo unlocks their phones for 3150yen.

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  • 2013-06-13 18:53
  • t7Xr

is xperia ZR japan version.. just different name.. nice phone of course :)

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  • 2013-05-17 16:28
  • KiWq

Japan does that????? Predicted adn expected partially.

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  • 2013-05-13 08:43
  • 9LbN

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-09 16:52 from KZ8M - click to readSee how Butthurt jealous you trolls are? They mention design and you have to bring up have galaxy. Every second you guys have to compare said sung and galaxy this and that. Nobody even has to mention it. Jealous runs deep

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  • 2013-05-11 21:48
  • 4JtH

Almost all mobile phone sell in Japan are waterproof. With removable battery and non fingerprint magnet backcover, this is way better than Z/ZL.

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  • 2013-05-11 19:24
  • TLIh

I hope it will be a nice phone

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  • 2013-05-10 22:59
  • 9xcS

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-10 01:30 from t7s0 - click to readNo it is not

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  • 2013-05-10 12:06
  • gyhr

thick

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  • 2013-05-10 11:13
  • EYHc

What do you mean by do not know if it's expandable !!

i can see the micro SD slot over there!!!

right over the Sim slot!!!
just look at the pictures drawn inside

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  • 2013-05-10 02:51
  • Lbgy

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-09 18:11 from staw - click to readI don't remember anything saying it's Japan only... and with a little hard work you can still get it

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  • 2013-05-10 01:44
  • P%uZ

so this is the leaked ZR?

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  • 2013-05-10 01:30
  • t7s0

> In reply to ALKINOLA @ 2013-05-09 19:05 from HI6r - click to readsony have new screen technology like triluminos with quantum dots/QLEDs

QLEDs bring numerous benefits to the solid state lighting and display markets, including:

Pure color -- Will deliver 30-40% luminance efficiency advantage over organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) at the same color point.

Low power consumption -- QLEDs have the potential to be more than twice as power efficient as OLEDs at the same color purity.

Low-cost manufacture -- The ability to print large-area QLEDs on ultra-thin flexible substrates will reduce luminaire manufacturing cost.

Ultrathin, transparent, flexible form factors -- QLEDs will enable designers to develop new display and lighting forms not possible with existing technologies.

do you know JAPAN DISPLAY INC (JDI)its The merged businesses between Sony mobile display. toshiba mobile display and hitachi display

JDI have new screen technology like
IPS LCD with RGBW (same thechnology like Xperia P White magic) it have high contrast ratio of 2000:1, about 178 degrees viewing angle,with low power consumption that is approximately 50% less.

JDI also have OLEDS Technology
The OLEDs panel uses the same red, green, blue, and white sub pixels
The panel's maximum screen luminance with an all-white signal is 400-500cd/m2.
It has a contrast ratio higher than 10,000:1
and about 90% color gamut on NTSC standards. But Japan Display aims to increase the color gamut to 100% before the volume production.

if you compare it with samsung super amoled (Galaxy S4)
Brightness:
Samsung super amoled 287 cd/m2 vs JDI OLEDs 400-500cd/m2

Colour Gamut:
Samsung super amoled 132% Standard Mode 122% Movie Mode vs JDI OLEDs 90% (Note that Too Large a Color Gamut is visually worse than Too Small and 100% mean accurate colour)

SONY will have many great diplay option by the end of this year or by 2014

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  • 2013-05-10 01:04
  • thua

Spending design and production effort just to produce limited number of phone for 1 carrier is stupid. That's why Apple doesn't do it then have big profit.

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  • 2013-05-10 00:50
  • vfxH

> In reply to JW @ 2013-05-09 20:25 from 3pHq - click to readAnother jealous Apple Fanboy.

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  • 2013-05-10 00:46
  • njxA

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-09 18:11 from staw - click to readyes, you are correct .. it wont make it to the rest of the world in this version anyway, as the exclusivity in Japan would be lost and the customers there would not buy it probably

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  • 2013-05-09 23:26
  • nFBG

waterproof

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  • 2013-05-09 23:20
  • MVPw

Another tablet...

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  • 2013-05-09 20:25
  • 3pHq

i think it will be water resistant... because there is some rubber. ? :\ will it be?

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  • 2013-05-09 20:02
  • U}}C

looks even smaller than xperia zl from the pictures though

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  • 2013-05-09 19:15
  • 39kf

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