The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo is the latest addition to the manufacturers XPERIA range of smartphones. This particular handset focuses largely on high-end multimedia compatibility offering plenty of internal storage, 8 mega pixel digital camera, advanced touch screen and the latest version of the Android operating system.
The handset measures 116x 57x millimeters whilst weighing in at a lightweight 126 g. Measuring 3.7 inches, the LED-backlit LCD capacitive touchscreen boasts a whopping 16,000,000 displayed colours within its pixel setup of 480x 854. The screen comes with an advanced spec list in its own right boasting features such as proximity and accelerometer sensors, multi touch input support and the Sony mobile BRAVIA engine which calls upon the manufacturer’s expertise in the television business to offer superb display quality of the highest calibre.
Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo allows users to store thousands of music tracks or any other media files thanks to a microSD slot which comes with a pre-installed 8 GB memory card. This can however be replaced with a card of up to 32 GB significantly increasing the available storage.
Both GPRS and EDGE keep the handset connected to cellular networks and provide the basic means of internet connection. In areas where 3G coverage is available, an HSDPA connection is called upon for a faster browsing experience. The optimum Internet connection is achieved via Wi-Fi however, as this takes advantage of local wireless networks whenever users have the appropriate access. Bluetooth, microUSB and GPS with A-GPS support finish off the comprehensive package of connectivity features.
One of the most notable features of the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo is its stunning 8 mega pixel digital camera. Thanks to a high pixel resolution along with features such as Autofocus, touch focus, face & smile detection and LED flash, the resulting still images are of the highest quality. Video calling can be carried out with an additional camera located on the front of the handset, and users can also shoot high definition video in 720p quality. Images and video footage can even be streamed wirelessly to a compatible TV thanks to DLNA connectivity.
The wildly popular Android OS, in this case the latest version for Smartphones, version 2.3 (Gingerbread) provides a versatile and customizable package which works in conjunction with a powerful 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor to provide a lightning fast user interface and the power to run demanding applications. A long list of multimedia applications are included as standard ranging from a versatile media player which supports numerous music and video formats as well as an HDMI port, TrackID music recognition application and Adobe Flash 10.1 support, the latter of which allows users to enjoy the best of the web, and ensures no websites are out of bounds.
Everything about the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo is high-end, from its hardware to its software. It is ideally suited to those seeking a powerful multimedia device that remains highly capable in all areas. It will be available in several different colour options, meaning that its aesthetic style will not be sacrificed to provide this stunning spec list.