Sony Ericsson's New Superphone To Be Called 'Xperia'
The P5i ... err ... Xperia is said to have the ability to "function in any number of extra ways beyond just as a phone." This includes a long list of tools including the ability to:
...function as a camera; perform instant messaging; access and communicate with e-mail; access and communicate with the Internet; function as a radio, to record, play, transmit, receive, and/or manage music; record, play, transmit, receive, edit, and/or manage video; create, view, transmit, receive, edit, and/or manage photographs; play electronic games; upload photographs and text onto online journals or web logs; function as a personal digital assistant (PDA); function as walkie-talkies; perform satellite navigation; function as a remote control for computers and run multimedia presentations...It's unclear whether Xperia will be the single name for this phone or will be instead applied to a range of extra-smartphones, something that we'll surely find out ahead of the mobile's release sometime this summer. It's not exactly the most distinctive sounding name we've ever heard, but if you're a Sony marketing rep we do expect it's a lot easier to drive up excitement for something you can pronounce, rather than something called two letters and a number.
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