New images of the Sony Xperia J ST26i phone have surfaced from Eprice, a Taiwanese website. The photos show that the upcoming handset will come in three colors: pink, white, and black. Photos of the same handset had been leaked back in May from China. A document attesting to the existence of the device has also been found in an Indonesian regulatory website a while back.
What is notable in both sets of photos is the absence of the Sony Ericsson logo at its rear. The green energy sphere had been removed because Sony had already bought Ericsson’s shares. The word XPERIA has been put in its place. The Xperia J ST26i reportedly is the first device to not carry the Samsung Ericsson logo. The Sony logo, meanwhile, appears on the front of the device.
The Sony Xperia J ST26i is said to be an entry-level device. It supposedly sports a 4-inch FWVGA display with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. Below the screen are three capacitive buttons. Inside, the handset is believed to run on a single-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor clocked at 1GHz and an ST-Ericsson U8500 chipset. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich will be its operating system. It may also have 8GB of storage capacity as well as 512MB of RAM. Its main camera could have a 5-megapixel sensor, an HD video recording capability, and LED flash. Another camera based on the earlier leaked photos may be found on its front. There seems to be no dedicated camera key. Moreover, the power button and the volume control keys are located on the phone’s upper right side.
Sony has not made any official announcements about the device. However, this phone is expected to be revealed at this year’s IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany. Other Sony devices that could join this device at the trade show could be the Mint and the Hayabusa phones.