Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Sony Xperia T hitting Canadian shelves this November via Bell, Mobilicity, MTS, Rogers and Videotron

After seeing the Xperia T unveiled in August and our love/hate time with the Xperia Ion, we were excited to see it hit Canadian shelve. Today we get more information as to which carriers will carry the "James Bond" phone. According to an official Sony press release, the Xperia T will be headed to Bell, MTS, Rogers, Vidéotron and Mobilicity.

Specs include:

  • 4.6-inch 720p HD display 
  • 1.5GHz dual core processor
  • 13MP 1080p capable camera
  • NFC
  • Android 4.0
The phone will be updated to Jelly Bean shortly after according to Sony. We also hope and expect the phone to be DC-HSPA+ capable like the One S.

Sony Mobile brings The Bond Phone to Canadians

  • Xperia T combines Sony's best in mobile camera technology, HD viewing and NFC Connectivity
  • Slim form factor places emphasis on display and delivers next step in connected entertainment
TORONTOOct. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Straight from the latest James Bond theatrical release Skyfall, Sony Mobile Communications announced today Xperia™ T - the Bond phone, the newest Sony smartphone which brings Sony's best HD experiences, easy connectivity with 'One-Touch' sharing enabled by NFC (Near Field Communications) and Sony's award-winning arc design, will launch in Canada with multiple carriers including Bell, Mobilicity, MTS, Rogers and Videotron this November.
Featured in the upcoming James Bond theatrical release Skyfall, Xperia T will be used in the film by 007 himself. As the official Bond phone, it will come preloaded with exclusive Bond content including behind the scenes footage, interviews, clips, wallpapers, ring tones, and more.
"Entertainment is in our DNA and the Xperia T is the latest example," said Peter Farmer, Vice President of Marketing for North America, Sony Mobile Communications. "Offering stylish design, easy connectivity and access to premium entertainment anywhere, anytime, the Bond phone will soon be available to Canadians."
Photo enthusiasts will delight in the impressive images taken with Xperia T's 13-megapixel primary camera that brings even the smallest of details to life. This high resolution camera captures quality images swiftly with its quick launch feature, going from sleep to snap in just over 1 second, ensuring life's unexpected moments are not missed. Plus, both the rear and front-facing cameras deliver HD recording capabilities for vivid video capture on the go.
Best of Sony's technology and design
Xperia T gives consumers the ultimate in HD with a superb 4.6-inch HD display (1280 x 720), powered by the Mobile BRAVIA® Engine for razor-sharp clarity and brilliance. Building on the same design language first introduced by the Xperia arc, the viewing experience on Xperia T is accentuated by a stylish, slim form factor that emphasizes the display.  For those looking to take their content from their smartphone to the TV screen, Xperia T connects through MHL or wirelessly through DLNA so you can experience HD content on any screen, at any time.
To make enjoying content across devices even easier, Xperia T supports 'One-touch' connectivity through NFC. Now, users can conveniently and instantaneously enjoy music and photos across an array of NFC-enabled devices by simply touching one to another to establish a wireless connection without a cumbersome pairing process.
More entertainment with Sony media applications
Xperia T includes three preloaded Sony media applications, Walkman, Movies, and Album, introducing a consistent user interface across Sony devices. Album will be especially appealing to photo takers with features such as geo-mapping in satellite and traditional map views, more than 25 editing options and improved layout of photo and video folders, both in device and online.
As an added benefit, simply sign-up or access Box* from your Xperia T to grab 50GB of file storage from the cloud - free, for life!
Key Specs for Xperia T:
  • 4.6" HD Reality Display powered by the Mobile BRAVIA® Engine
  • 13MP quick launch-fast capture camera that goes from sleep to snap in just over a second
  • Full 1080p HD video recording and a 720p HD front camera for the highest quality content
  • Easy connectivity with 'One-touch' function enabled by NFC
  • Latest generation 1.5GHz dual core processor for improved battery efficiency, fast performance and ultra sharp graphics
  • Android version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to Android version 4.1 (Jelly Bean) following launch
  • LTE and HSPA + variants available**
  • Available in black
© Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB 2012.  All rights reserved.  Compatible wireless service required. Features described herein may not be available in all areas. May require wireless data connection, and are subject to additional terms and conditions. Sony, "make.believe", Bravia PlayStation and Exmor R are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. Xperia is a trademark or registered trademark of Sony Mobile Communications AB.  Android™ is a trademark of Google Inc.  All other trademarks or registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.
About Sony Mobile Communications
Sony Mobile Communications is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation, a leading global innovator of audio, video, game, communications, key device and information technology products for both the consumer and professional markets. Through its Xperia™ smartphone portfolio, Sony Mobile Communications delivers the best of Sony technology, premium content and services, and easy connectivity to Sony's world of networked entertainment experiences. For more information:
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*Storage offer is provided separately by Box. Additional terms and conditions apply.
**Variant is based on carrier networks.

SOURCE: Sony Mobile Communications
Source: CNW

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