The Sony-powered smartphone that's all about you
Unique transparent element changes colour to match your music cover art
Integrates Sony technology and premium entertainment with access to the
Music Unlimited service and Sony Entertainment Network
Advanced camera features ensure you'll never miss that special moment
TORONTO, June 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Sony Mobile Communications today announced
the Xperia™ U is now available to music-loving Canadians looking to express their
personal style with a powerful and compact smartphone.
Available for $30 on select 2-year Fido Agreements, the Xperia U is a
smartphone designed to reflect a consumer's unique personality. At the
base of the Xperia U is a transparent element that illuminates
depending on the colour theme you have chosen. By clicking on the
gallery application the transparent element will change to match the
colour of photos viewed in the gallery or the cover art of music tracks
playing on the smartphone. The Xperia U can also be customized with
exchangeable caps and themes to reflect consumers' style and mood.
Music where you want it
Being able to listen to your favourite music anywhere and connect to
premium entertainment is a key part of the Xperia U experience. Out of
the box, users can listen to millions of songs** through Sony
Entertainment Network's Music Unlimited service, or watch their
favourite Hollywood blockbusters and TV shows with the Video Unlimited*
service. Users can try the Music Unlimited service free for 30 days
with the premium service.
With xLOUD™ and Sony 3D surround sound audio technology integrated into
the music player, music lovers can enjoy their own tunes in crisp
quality and enhanced sound. They can also easily stream music from
their Xperia U to wireless speakers using DLNA™.
"The Xperia U is designed to uniquely express the interests and style of
individual consumers," said Peter Farmer, VP Marketing for Sony Mobile
Communications. "It is an affordable option for the music-lover who
wants a stylish smartphone that delivers great entertainment
Sony entertainment and power in a compact design
Browse the Internet, stream the latest videos or run the coolest apps
with the Xperia U's powerful 1 GHz dual-core processor**. Photograph
every sunset, wave or dive with the Xperia U's five megapixel camera.
Fast capture, a unique feature that takes the camera from sleep to snap
in a little over a second with a single key press, ensures users will
be ready to shoot all the action as it happens.
Key features for Xperia U
1 GHz dual-core processor for super fast performance.
5MP camera with unique fast capture, HD recording and Sony technology to
capture 2D and 3D panoramic images.
Front-facing VGA camera.
3.5" Reality Display powered by Mobile BRAVIA® Engine (measured
Crisp and loud listening with xLOUD and 3D surround sound audio
Available in black with an exchangeable cap for the base of the
smartphone in the box.
Launches on Android™ platform 2.3 (Gingerbread).
*Sony Entertainment Network services are subject to availability by
region, please see www.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com for more details.Additional terms and conditions and charges may apply.
** Internet access requires data connection and may be subject to
additional fees and charges.
Sony, "BRAVIA xLoud, "Sony Entertainment Network" and their associated
logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation.
Xperia is a trademark or registered trademark of Sony Mobile
Communications AB. Android and Google are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Google Inc. DLNA is a trademark or registered trademark
of the Digital Living Network Alliance. All other trademarks or
registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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Sony Mobile Communications, Global Communications & PR department
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
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