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Topic # 101305 28-Apr-2012 09:20 Send private message

Good news, looks like sony nz has recently updated their site and now includes a mobile phone section and is 'now showing' the Lt26i / Xperia S.  (The flagship 'Sony' phone...after letting go of the ericsson).

"currently out of stock".

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  Reply # 616443 28-Apr-2012 09:34 Send private message

Would be nice to post a link :)






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  Reply # 616456 28-Apr-2012 10:04 Send private message

http://www.sony.co.nz/productcategory/mob-phone





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  Reply # 616457 28-Apr-2012 10:06 Send private message

Ive been searching daily for the release of this phone in NZ for the past 2 months.
My current nokia e63 needs a replacement and I really need to enter 'smartphone' after supressing myself from buying apple for the past few years. 
Android here I come ! 


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  Reply # 616477 28-Apr-2012 10:29 Send private message

Gooseybhai: Ive been searching daily for the release of this phone in NZ for the past 2 months.
My current nokia e63 needs a replacement and I really need to enter 'smartphone' after supressing myself from buying apple for the past few years. 
Android here I come ! 



awesome, let us know if you get this phone, had pre ordered this phone then decided to get a galaxy nexus, but i still feel like owing one of these...

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  Reply # 616482 28-Apr-2012 10:38 Send private message

Also showing at http://www.sony.com.au/product/lt26i for $599($762).



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  Reply # 616504 28-Apr-2012 12:08 Send private message

Yes, has been avalible in AU for approximatley the last two weeks. Voda AU have been selling them on contract for about 50bucks AUD.




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  Reply # 616774 28-Apr-2012 21:08 Send private message

Id reccomend all GOOGLE the xperia s / lt26i because it rates quite highly in all forums. 


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  Reply # 616791 28-Apr-2012 22:19 Send private message

Any news on the ICS upgrade?

That, plus the benchmark results vs the Galaxy Nexus/Galaxy S2, would probably mostly put me off

The rest of the features, quad 3G, NFC, camera etc, look promising though!




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  Reply # 616879 29-Apr-2012 10:28 Send private message

ICS will be avalible on the Xperia S after Sony roll it out to the other models lower in the family of phones.... i.e. the flagship gets it last. 

Some interesting benchmark tests by various people and in comparasion to the SGS2, sure the S2 has some wins however overall the Sony Xperia S is tipped to perform once it gets ICS.

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  Reply # 616897 29-Apr-2012 11:47 Send private message

an't really compare with the S2 as it is a year old now, maybe compare it to the HTC one x or Galaxy Nexus which are also new reeases.




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  Reply # 617002 29-Apr-2012 15:53 Send private message

jeffnz: an't really compare with the S2 as it is a year old now, maybe compare it to the HTC one x or Galaxy Nexus which are also new reeases.


Performs well against the HTC One X... except for battery and a few other small things but when it comes down to it....they all do the same things. Interesting to note the Sony has a dedicated camera button. 



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  Reply # 618407 2-May-2012 15:31 Send private message

http://www.sony.co.nz/productcategory/mob-phone

Sony Store now showing the Sony Xperia S LT26IS (Silver). 



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