Vaio, the former Sony vaio laptop unit, on Thursday presented its first smart phone in Japan.
The Vaio Cell phone (VA-10J) smartphone continues to be priced at JPY 51, 000 (approximately Rs. 26, 350) for this unlocked model although consumers in Japan could also buy the handset at JPY four, 000 (approximately Rs. 2, 070) which incorporates unlimited data plans from the Japanese telecom service B-mobile. The first Vaio smartphone go on sale starting March 20 and there was no word in global availability.
Regarding specifications, the Vaio Phone (VA-10J) includes a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS OGS screen. It is powered by way of a 1. 2GHz quad-core (unspecified chipset) processor as well as 2GB of MEMORY. Engadget Japan however reports that the Vaio Phone (VA-10J) packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor chip.
The Vaio Cell phone (VA-10J) sports the 13-megapixel rear camera combined with an LED flash while we have a 5-megapixel front-facing digicam also onboard. A corner camera can document videos at 1080p solution.
The smartphone includes 16GB of integrated storage, which is actually further expandable through microSD card (up to be able to 64GB). It is often a single-SIM device in addition to supports Micro-SIM credit cards. The Vaio Phone (VA-10J) are going to be available in only Black colour in addition to runs Android 5. 0 Lollipop with little customisations, according to be able to Engadget Japan. It packs the 2500mAh non-removable battery offering around 13 hours involving talk time in addition to 500 hours involving standby time. This measures 141. 5×71. 3×7. 95mm in addition to weighs 130 grams. The Vaio Cell phone (VA-10J) supports 4G LTE as well as Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Wi-Fi, in addition to Micro-USB.
Notably, the Vaio Cell phone (VA-10J) smartphone functions an almost identical design towards the Panasonic’s recently revealed Eluga U2. So far as specifications go, the Vaio Cell phone comes with the exact same innards as this Panasonic Eluga U2, that was launched last calendar month in Taiwan at TWD 7, 990 (approximately Rs. 15, 700). To date, there is no information of its global release.