Three to sell the Xperia U

The Sony event just kicked off here in Barcelona and you can watch it live. Already Three have confirmed they are to sell the Xperia U which will be announced in seconds..

The lovely Sedge from Three has a hands on of a pre-release version below. Click on for the full press release…

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Mobile World Congress newsflash: Three to range the Sony Xperia U.

Hot off the press from Mobile World Congress, Three has announced that it will be ranging the new Sony Xperia U on Contract and Pay as You Go.

The Sony Xperia U has a stylish, premium design with an attention grabbing transparent strip that illuminates the phone, changing colour as the user scrolls through their photos, music and apps. Its impressive five megapixel camera has Exmoor R sensor technology so capturing picture perfect images is easy, even in low light, it also boasts a HD video recorder. With a 1.0Ghz dual core processor, the Sony Xperia U is great for people who want to move quickly between apps and effortlessly explore the internet on the move.

As you’d expect from Sony, entertainment is at the heart of this handset and it comes loaded with powerful features including a 3.5” FWVGA Reality Display with Mobile Bravia Engine.

Speaking from Barcelona, Sylvia Chind, head of handsets at Three commented “The Sony Xperia U is a great addition to Three’s extensive range of affordable smartphones. It’s perfect for image conscious people who want the latest in smartphone technology at a great price as it teams stylish looks with impressive functionality. With its 1.GHz dual core processor the Sony Xperia U is superfast too and together with our 3G network built for the mobile internet, users can enjoy a brilliant smartphone experience.”

Key features:

Unique, stylish design
Five megapixel camera and 720 HD recording
1.0GHz dual core processor
3.5”FWVGA Reality Display with mobile Bravia Engine
Colour matching illumination
Exchangeable colour caps

Pricing and availability will be announced shortly.

Link – Three Blog