Sony Xperia U

Last updated: Mar 9th, 2012.

The Sony Xperia U is one of three smartphones which were launched with Sony's branding sans Ericsson. It's a mid-range handset compared to the rest in this line with its 1GHz dual-core processor, 512MB of RAM, a 3.5 inch display, Android 2.3, 8GB of internal storage, a 5 megapixel rear camera, a VGA front camera and more.

The Xperia U is unique (no pun intended) in that it has an illuminating strip beneath its display that changes depending on what you're viewing. A photo with a strong presence of pink will make it turn pink, for instance. The device also features interchangeable bottom bezels to customize the the device to your liking.

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Xperia Go, Xperia U, and Xperia Sola getting Ice Cream Sandwich

Sony’s steadfast on keeping their promise of upgrading most 2011 phones and tablets to Ice Cream Sandwich, and three more devices have been added to the list.The OEM announced that the Sony Xperia Go, Xperia U, and Xperia Sola will all be geting the OTA starting today and, of course, only unlocked versions are guaranteed …

Ice Cream Sandwich rolling out globally to Sony Xperia P

Sony is continuing its round of Android 4.0 updates for 2012 Xperia devices with the announcement of Ice Cream Sandwich for the Sony Xperia P. The update starts rolling out today and will continue to reach owners of the Xperia P around the globe over the next few weeks. The update will not reach phones …

Sony NXT series brings Xperia S, Xperia P and Xperia U to the US

Sony is launching a trio of unlocked smartphones here in the United States, sell unlocked versions of the Xperia S, Xperia P, and Xperia U through their own online store and retail partner The phone’s are identical to the international releases of the same handsets and share such features as Sony’s Bravia-powered Reality Display …

O2 UK Launching New Xperia, HTC One Phones in April

Carrier O2 UK will soon be launching several new devices that were announced at Mobile World Congress. Their coming soon page has been filled with not only all of the HTC One phones, but Sony’s Xperia P and U, as well. The Xperia S has already launched on the carrier. We’re even given a launch …

Sony Xperia U and Xperia P Hands-on [MWC 2012]

Sony announced their NXT (no, not WWE style) series of devices here at Mobile World Congress and, as you’d expect, we were front row and center to witness it all. New entrants include the Sony Xperia U and the Sony Xperia P. These beautiful devices are not only visually pleasing to the eye, but also …

Sony Announces Xperia P and U at MWC

Sony (non-Ericsson) has just finished its MWC press event, announcing two devices, the Sony Xperia P and the Sony Xperia U. We must say that we are starting to become very pleased with the Changes that Sony is implementing after taking charge of the situation. These may not be quad-core phones, but they look like …

Sony ST25i Kumquat could launch as the Sony Xperia U

 As much as I love the potential for wordplay with the Sony ST25i’s Kumquat codename, it’s probably for the better that the handset won’t launch under that banner. However, a newly leaked listing from Indonesia’s Postel (their government body most closely resembling the FCC) may provide us with the street name of the device we …