The Sony Xperia S is now shipping globally and should be available from retailers and carriers shortly. Dubbed “first Sony smartphone” in a blog post making the announcement, the Xperia S was unveiled at CES and is among the first from the company to ship after their acquisition of Ericsson. Final pricing and availability will be determined by carrier partners.
The Xperia S features a dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon processor, 12MP camera, and 720p display, putting at the top of Sony’s early 2012 lineup. The phone will launch with Android 2.3. An upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich is expected in the coming weeks.