Sony has once again unveiled another smartphone from its Xperia line. The Sony Xperia sola is the latest under the brand’s Xperia moniker, at a glance it looks like the ordinary slab-style Android smartphone but sola comes packing some new technology.
The Xperia sola features a new technology called “floating touch”, a technology that was designed to make it easier to surf the web. The new technology allows the user to hover their finger over the display with a mouse-like experience, once the desired link is highlighted the user simple tap the screen. Other than its awesome new technology, the sola smartphone comes equipped with a 3.7-inch Reality Touchscreen display with a 854×480 pixel resolution and powered by Sony’s Mobile Bravia Engine.
The Xperia sola is powered by a 1Ghz dual-core processor, it offers support for DNLA, NFC, Bluetooth and WiFi 802.11b/g/n connectivity. On the back, there’s a 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD recording but seems to lack a front-facing camera. The sola packs a 1320mAh battery that promises up to 20 days of standby or 5 hours of talk time, it runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS out the box and is expected to get Android 4.0 ICS during summer of 2012.
Sony Xperia sola will be offered in the color options of black, red, and white, it will be launched on the global market during Q2 of this year, no pricing details announced.