Some say that phones will never replace cameras. Some say that phones will be the death of standalone snappers. For those who believe that smartphones will someday replace the conventional digital cameras, here’s a phone that you might be interested in. This is the XPERIA S.
Today’s Android smartphones sport exceptionally powerful snappers compared to past models. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the HTC Sensation XE, and the Motorola RAZR all sport 8 megapixel sensors. However, none of them come close to the camera on board the older Nokia N8. Despite not sporting a dual-core processor and a larger touch screen, it still sports a 12 megapixel camera. This is currently the most powerful in the market. Not for long.
Sony is known for making a number of devices aside from mobile phones. It is known for its wide-screen BRAVIA TVs, the PlayStation console, and whole fleet of electronics. Another device the Japanese company is known for is its cameras. Since the company is also known for its devices meant for capturing images. It makes sense for them to apply this technology on their smartphones. This is exactly what they did with their new Android smartphone.
The Sony XPERIA S sports a 12 megapixel camera that sports the same megapixel count compared to the Nokia N8. It can record videos in full HD (1080p). This means that your home videos will more lifelike than compared to any other smartphone in the market. It also comes with a front-facing 1.3 megapixel sensor that can record videos also in HD (720p). It can also be used for video calls. The N8 may sport the same megapixel count. However, it can only record videos in 720p. Furthermore, it only sports a VGA front-facing camera.
If you think the Sony XPERIA S is mainly about snapping pictures and recording videos, think again. It also sport impressive hardware. The smartphone rocks a 4.3 inch LED-backlit LCD capacitive touch screen powered by Sony’s Mobile BRAVIA Engine. This is the same technology that powers the company’s televisions. When it comes to processing power, this phone can compete with the big dogs in the market the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S2, the HTC Sensation XE, and the Motorola Razr. It comes packed with a 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon processor. This will allow you to enjoy more from unsurpassed processing power.
As you can see, this phone currently sports the most superior camera sensor in the market. If this is what you are looking for, the Sony XPERIA S is for you.