Sony launched the Xperia sola, the newest addition to the android smartphones. Xperia sola has a cool new feature which you have never seen in any smartphone – floating touch technology, which lets you browse through your favourite links without even touching the screen.
The floating touch technology in Xperia Sola, which allows you to interact with the phone without actually touching the screen. The capacitive touch screen in Xperia sola enables the device to register your finger up to 20mm above the capacitive touch screen. This new feature is built-in web browser of Xperia sola, to use floating touch feature you can simply move your finger over browser links to highlight them. For the link you want, touch it to open.
Xperia sola packed with a 1 GHz dual core ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500 processor to deliver superior performance. The U8500 uses SMP dual core technology with a high-end 3D graphics accelerator, which enables a full web-browsing experience. Xperia sola also has an ARM Mali 400 GPU that is OpenGL ES 2.0 conformant and provides 2D and 3D acceleration with performance scalable up to 1080p resolutions. The new Sony Xperia sola also comes with a 5MP camera, 8GB of internal phone memory, and a expandable microSD card slot. Xperia Sola powered by Android™ 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS and will be upgraded to Android™ 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) during the second quarter of 2012.
Xperia sola Specification and Features at a glance
- 1 GHz STE U8500 Dual Core Processor.
- ARM® Mali™ 400 GPU and NEON®CPU extensions.
- Networks: Quad EDGE/GSM/GPRS 850, 900, 1800, 1900; W-CDMA Band I, II, V and VIII.
- Support for floating touch™ technology.
- Launched with Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgraded to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) during the second quarter of 2012.
- 8 GB (up to 5 GB user-accessible memory) internal phone storage.
- 512 MB RAM.
- microSD card, up to 32 GB.
- 5 MP Camera resolution.
- 16x digital zoom.
- 720p HD video recording.
- Supports NFC.
- Includes 3D surround sound.
- Includes Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine.
- Supports Bluetooth.
- DLNA Certified.
- Support GPS.
Sony Xperia Sola price yet not available but it will launch with expected price Rs.23000 in India and with expected price approx $490 for international users.