Two new Sony Xperia leak, should be Nypon and Kumquat

16 January, 2012 | Comments (64) | Post your comment

The MWC is coming in a few weeks and Sony is definitely up for some announcements there. The Xperia S has already stolen the spotlight, but it is yet to see what's coming.



Today we get a glimpse of that. Two unknown Xperia smartphones popped up in a group photo. The bigger fella at the bottom should be the codenamed Xperia Nypon - a NovaThor U8500-based handset with a 4" qHD Reality display and 8MP camera with 1080p video recording. It looks much like the already announced Xperia S, but as you already noticed - the specs are different.

The smaller Xperia gadget at the top should be perhaps the one rumored as Kumquat - the Xperia mini successor. It is also supposed to be based on the NovaThor U8500 chipset, but should feature a smaller 3.5" FWVGA Reality display and a 5 megapixel snapper with 720p video recording. It could be also the previously leaked Xperia Pepper, but the device on the picture seems smaller than the Pepper.

The next-gen NovaThor-based Xperia are under way for sure. Sony is now preparing for the MWC in February, so we won’t have to wait too long before the official announcements.

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Two new Sony Xperia leak, should be Nypon and Kumquat - reader comments

  • Anonymous

Sony Ericsson is a joint venture! That means 50% belongs to Sony and the other 50% to Ericsson! so it's not just patents from Ericsson and some money! Look up what a joint venture is and you'll see you are wrong! PS: so you can also say from the ...

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  • 2012-01-18 23:25
  • nsqg
  • Anthony1987

Kumquat? Nyphon? These names are terrible. they sound very suggestive ... TO ME ;-)

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  • 2012-01-18 19:21
  • MVfw
  • Alex77

It's a Sony so it's great

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  • 2012-01-18 16:07
  • LaCD