New Sony Xperia smartphone on the horizon, fans given opportunity to advance announcement date

Sony has a new Xperia smartphone originally set to be unveiled on June 22nd, but fans anxious to see the phone sooner are being given the opportunity to advance the announcement date via Facebook. Visiting Sony’s official Facebook page allows users the chance to press a fast forward button to shorten the amount of time the world will have to wait to see the next Xperia device. The date has already been moved up to June 21, and will likely shift even closer as word of Sony’s PR stunt spreads.

What we can expect remains a mystery, but it could be the powerful handset codenamed Hayabasu. The phone, which also goes by the LT29i model number, features similar specs to the recently announced Xperia GX for Japan and could be an international variant of the device. Equally as likely we could be treated to another mid-range Xperia device or something different entirely. Needless to say we’re interested in finding out, so head on over to Sony’s Facebook and let’s get this announcement moved up!

[Facebook via UnwiredView]

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  • Asmodai

    4G Xperia Play 2 with Dual Core, 1GB RAM and ICS please. Especially now that they’ve announced the original Xperia Play will not be getting ICS.

    • fahim5130

      no you want a quad. they should take advantage of the tech they have

  • nigger

    I don’t know about Sony. The ion never made it to USA. Ics update is as slow as Samsung.

  • surethom

    Xperia GX international version maybe???

    • HalfwayCrook

      YES! That device is a beauty! I would take it over the galaxy s 3 in a heartbeat.

    • fahim5130

      no, they have already made 3 dual core devices this year. a quad core device would be nice.

  • Tony Lai

    Hayabasu is the Xperia GX~ I am hoping the Xperia SX is gonna be announced too… need to get that one soon!!