Sony adds three new Xperia phones to its Android line up

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Sony announced three new Xperia smartphones Wednesday including models T, V, and J at the IFA trade show in Berlin. The Xperia T is Sony's new flagship model phone that boasts some impressive specs including a 13-megapixel camera, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, and a 4.6-inch HD Reality Display that uses the Mobile BRAVIA Engine. The Xperia T is PlayStation certified, meaning you'll be able to download and play exclusive Sony titles and apps on it. The Xperia T ships running Android Ice Cream Sandwich and, according to Sony, will be featured in the upcoming James Bond movie, Skyfall.

Sony head Kazuo Hirai showing off the Xperia T.

The Xperia V's specs are equally impressive: The phone will features a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, a 13-megapixel camera, and an HD Reality Display (HD Reality Display is simply Sony jargon for its display), but it will be able to connect to LTE networks and will have "the highest level of water resistance available in a smartphone." The Xperia V supports Near Field Communications (NFC) and will use the technology to quickly transfer media between Sony devices.

For the budget-minded, Sony had the Xperia J. This model features a 4-inch display, a 1GHz Qualcomm processor, and a 5-megapixel camera. Sony isn't saying what version of Android the phone will run, though it's probably  Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

No pricing or release dates were given on any of these phones. It will likely be a while before we see any of these phones in the US.

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