After the recent onslaught of smartphones which invaded the market, it was hard to think that the competition could get even worse. However, the thing with the world of smartphones is that, there is always a quicker processor, a better built device, a user friendlier setup and just more stuff jammed into a small shape. Based on that, Sony’s devices haven’t been stellar lately, yet the manufacturer is really stepping up its game by adding the Sony Xperia Ion to AT&T’s lineup. We’ve got the full run-down on the specifications and the release date for the Sony Xperia Ion at AT&T so stay with us.
Sony Xperia Ion
The Sony Xperia Ion at AT&T is coming in with a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, a 4.6 inch HD Reality display with the Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine which is supposed to enhance the overall feel of the device.
The main camera on the Xperia Ion is measuring in at 12 MP with 1080p full HD recording while the front facing 1.3 MP camera is capable of 720p. Not only that, but the main camera comes with 16x digital zoom and you can also enjoy 3D sweep panorama with the main one. The display is 720p capable, so image quality should truly be excellent.
Sony’s Xperia Ion measures in at 132 x 68 x 10.6 mm and weighs in at a pretty hefty 144 grams (that’s 5.1 ounces). You get 1GB of RAM along with 16 GB of built-in storage and thanks to the micro SD card slot you can up your storage with an additional 32 GB.
Sony Xperia Ion Release Date at AT&T
The Sony Xperia Ion release date at AT&T has been officially scheduled for the 2nd quarter of 2012, so if you hold out a few months you can enjoy this dual-core monster yourselves. Note that the Sony Xperia Ion will have support for LTE connectivity, making this a full package for anyone wanting to really use every bit of power.
The Sony Xperia Ion will be shipping with Android 2.3 Gingerbread out of the box but don’t fret as it will be receiving the update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich shortly after that. If you’re interested, drop us a line and make sure to stay tuned!