MWC 2012 – The Stylish Sony Smartphone, Xperia U, Revealed

Sony’s stall has attracted a huge crowd at MWC 2012 and it is quite difficult to lay one’s hands on the devices available there. Nonetheless, the news of the specs of the devices Sony has put up at the stall is in no way scarce. One of the mid-range devices that Sony is touting at MWC 2012 is the Xperia U, a very stylish smartphone. The best thing about this device is that you can customize it through and through, both at the inside and at the outside. Read further for the detailed specs.

One of the defining features of Xperia U is the sheer awesome quality of sound. With xLoud(TM) and Sony 3D sound technology, you are sure to get a really high quality, clear sound experience. Using DLNA, Xperia U can also be used to stream music straight to wireless speakers.

What this device offers is a 3.5-inch display powered up by Mobile BRAVIA Engine. The device is fired up by a 1GHz dual-core processor and comes with a 5-megapixel camera which offers all the usual Sony cookies which include a unique fast capture, capturing 2D and 3D panoramas with Sony technology and HD recording.

The device is available in two colors, white and black. You also get pink and yellow exchangeable caps to go with the device on purchase. The OS used by the Xperia U is Android 2.3 Gingerbread with promises from Sony that it will be upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich by the second quarter of 2012. For a mid-range smartphone, this is definitely a really cool one.

Image courtesy The Verge.

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