Crisis is hitting hard for Sony Ericsson! The company which will soon be fully owned by Sony Corp. has declared a $317 million loss over the fourth quarter of 2011! This is before taxes. Well, itís a massive loss that will definitely shake up the company.
The company bosses attributed these losses to several factors. Their press release states, ďintense competition, price erosion and restructuring charges results impacted by unfavorable macro economic conditions and effects from the flooding in Thailand.Ē
A new photo of the rumored Sony Ericsson Nozomi handset proves that this handset is definitely worth watching out for! The photo which showed up on a Chinese forum shows a beautiful-looking phone. It features a streamlined design that kind of reminds me of the iPhone.
But even though thereís a new leaked photo, there are no additional specs revealed regarding it.
Well, well, Sony Ericsson hasnít given up the race yet. In fact, this handset maker is prepping its latest flagship phone the rumored Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD codename Nozomi LT26i. This handset will reportedly have a massive 4.5-inch screen with a very high 1280 x 720p resolution and pixel density of 320dpi.
And aside from that it will have a dual-core processor. The first for Sony Ericsson! It will have the dual-core 1.5GHz processor with 1GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. Itís going to be an Android-based handset by the way; most likely to ship with Ice Cream Sandwich.
Googleís next-generation Android operating system, Ice Cream Sandwich, is slated for an October or November release according to a recent statement by Google chairman Eric Schmidt. Many are watching out for this new OS because it will bring with it major features like NFC options, USB hub support, Virtual Camera Operator and a lot more!
When this news slipped out, along came rumors that Sony Ericsson is the lucky handset-maker to integrate the new Android into their devices! Initial rumors stated that Sony Ericssonís current Xperia handsets would get Android 4.0 first.
If you are a Sony Ericsson fan, maybe youíre interested to know what the handset maker has in store for 2012. Well the brandís flagship phone for 2012 has been revealed and itís called Sony Ericsson Nozomi. According to the latest rumor, the phone will be sold in Japan with the codename SO-02D. By the way, it going to be sold globally as well when the time comes.
What does the Sony Ericsson Nozomi have to offer? From the looks of things, it is going to be one fast smartphone with a dual-core 1.5GHz processor and 1GB of RAM. Storage will come in the form of a 32GB internal memory. Bad news though it wonít have a microSD card slot. But it could still change before the phone gets released.
If you are after a music phone, Sony Ericsson is the right direction to take. This handset maker recently unveiled its new Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman phone that sports great music features. Users can easily connect to the music player through the dedicated ďWalkmanĒ button. They can also share and discover Facebook content through this button.
Also adding to its music capability is the Media Discover Application provides users with the latest music and recommendations. It also has ďQriocityĒ feature that provides access to countless songs and videos.
LG and HTC may have been the first to launch 3D handsets but that isnít stopping Sony Ericsson from creating its own! And it seems that Sony Ericsson is intent on surpassing LG and HTCís 3D smartphones. You see what the company is planning is a massive 4.7-inch device! Wow thatís like the borderline between a handset and a tablet.
Moreover, the 4.7-inch display would have multitouch capability and according to rumors, it would have an amazing resolution of 1280 x 720p. Viewing HD videos in this device would extremely enjoyable no doubt!
New handsets are dropping like hotcakes today! Guess which handset maker has a new offering? Itís Sony Ericsson with the new Xperia Ray cellphone. This is an Android-based handset specifically running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. It is powered by a 1GHz processor that is sure to provide fast performance. It has a 300MBbuilt-in memory that can be expanded with the 4GB microSD card.
Great news for Sony Ericsson Xperia Play and Xperia Arc owners! The company recently announced an update to their Android 2.3 operating system. The Android 2.3.3 update brings a whole lot of good things that for sure owners will be glad of.
Among the goodies is better battery life, software stability, WiFi stability, and improved responsiveness to touch. Owners of the Xperia Arc will be happy to know that the update also brings improvement to the video recording performance. The result would much better HD videos.
After such a very long wait, the Sony Ericsson PlayStation phone has finally been unveiled on Sunday in Barcelona. The company deemed it best to name the said device as the Xperia Play.
This device has the combined features and ability to work as a phone and a gaming console. To make both these functions possible, the Xperia Play is equipped with a 4-inch screen, a 5-megapixel camera, 4-way directional buttons and AB keys for smartphone navigation. Actually, its buttons look very much like the ones on the PSP. It also features a slide-out keyboard.
Thereís great news for Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 owners! They can now update their Android 1.6 operating system to the 2.1 version! Itís not the much-awaited Gingerbread OS but at least the Android 2.1 version is a definite improvement from the current OS running in the Xperia X8.
Although the news about this update is already out, the updates donít come simultaneously on all X8 devices. If your device is ready for the update, a notification will be sent to your phone. And in case you donít get one, you can just check out the Sony Ericsson Product Blog. Listed there are the serial numbers of the X8 that are ready to get the update.
The Sony PlayStation Phone will be unveiled this December! But donít get all your hope up just yet because itís all just rumors right now, again. Whatís new right?
This latest rumor about the PlayStation Phoneís unveiling in December came from NowhereElse, a French blog. They were able to acquire an unexpected invitation to an exclusive Sony Ericsson event in France on December 9 at 8pm. The invitation was sent by Sony Ericssonís French CEO Pierre Perron.
The world is completely puzzled about the rumored PlayStation Phone and the Xperia X12 ANZU. Are these two really in the production stage now? In a recent interview with Wall Street Journal, Sony Ericsson CEO Bert Nordberg played up the mystery even more regarding these products.
He did not confirm nor deny the existence of these gadgets but he did say that they have something coming up for the Mobile World Congress in February next year.
Norderg simply said, ďThereís a lot of smoke, and I tell you there must be a fire somewhere.Ē
Sony Ericsson is almost ready to launch its successor to the Xperia X10. That is, if the leaked photos are to be believed! The Xperia X10 blog got hold of a photo which they claim to be the next Android-totting handset from Sony Ericsson.
According to the blog, this handset is the Xperia X12 codenamed ANZU! This seems to be really advanced because it will come with the latest Android 2.3 gingerbread operating system. Although the picture of the rumored prototype shows it has Android 2.1!