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Sony Xperia Neo V Wrap-Up: Specs, Price, Availability

Written on September 25, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Capture photos and record HD videos in 3D with this simple yet brilliant Android smartphone from Sony.

Sony Ericsson has just unveiled a new brand of smartphone in its Xperia line-up — the . Unlike its predecessor, the Xperia Neo, Neo V runs with the updated version of Gingerbread 2.3.4 OS. And although it only features a 5.0 megapixel camera, this handset is known to be the first device on the portfolio that comes with the new 3D camera functionality from Sony. It even has an impressive 3.7-inch with Reality Display, and is powered by a 1 GHz processor.

In addition, the Sony Xperia Neo V is jam-packed with cool features and functions. It comes with the new 3D sweep panorama , which allows users to capture and view in 3D just by connecting the phone into a 3D TV using the HDMI output. And with the help of the Gingerbread 2.3.4 OS, Xperia Neo V users can easily utilize Talk with Video Chat and Facebook inside Xperia™.

Hit the jump for more Sony Xperia Neo V details!


Phone Size: 116 x 57 x 13 mm (dimensions); 126g (size)

CPU: 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 Processor; Adreno 205 GPU

OS: Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread)

Browser: HTML

Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email

Display: Capacitive touchscreen with LED-backlit LCD and 16M colors. Features a scratch-resistant surface, accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate, multi-touch input method, Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine, Reality Display, proximity sensor for auto turn-off, and a Timescape UI.

Display Size: 480 x 854 pixels, 3.7 inches (~265 ppi pixel density).

Audio: Supports MP3, WMA and AAC formats. features album cover and music recognition.

Networks: 2G (GSM 850/900/1800/1900), 3G (HSDPA 900/2100, HSDPA 850/1900/2100), Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, HDMI, and DLNA.

Memory: 1GB internal memory (expandable up to 32GB); 512 MB RAM; 2 GB microSD card included.

Camera: a front facing VGA camera, and 5.0 megapixel rear camera (592х1944 pixels) with Autofocus and LED flash. Supports video calling, touch focus, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, Image stabiliser, Red-eye reduction, Scene detection, self-timer, and 3D sweep panorama.

Video: Yes, 720p@30fps video recording with continuous Autofocus and video light.

Battery: Standard battery, Li-Po 1500 mAh. Could support up to 31 hours of music playback time, 7 hrs 25 min video playback time, 6 hrs 55 min talk-time, and 430 hrs stand-by time.

Applications: Digital Compass, SNS integration, HDMI port, MP4 player, MP3 player, TrackID music recognition, Organizer, Document viewer, Adobe Flash 10.1 support, Voice commands, Predictive text input (T9 Trace), PlayNow service, Sony Ericsson Music player, Android Market, WebKit Web browser, 3D games, and FM radio with RDS.


The Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V UK will come in three different colors: White, Blue Gradient and Silver. The smartphone is scheduled to be released sometime in Q4, with a pricing that is much lower than that of the original Xperia Neo — that would be around £20 per month mark.

Stay tuned for further details on Xperia Neo V’s official launch date and price tag.


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