Rumor: Sony Yuga to be called Xperia Z, to get IP57 certification

21 December, 2012
The upcoming flagship will reportedly use Sony's OptiContrast tech for its  5" 1080p screen to reduce glare.

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  • Antonymous

Heres the proof of the 2330 mah battery, does not look like a model for japan only,
http://androidos.in/2012/12/so...mah-battery/

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  • 2012-12-21 17:29
  • vaNH
  • Antonymous

> In reply to someone @ 2012-12-21 16:36 from 3Ad4 - click to readMicrophones and speakers work almost as well in water as in air, as long as the water does not penetrate past the mic/speaker to the phones "internal organs".

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  • 2012-12-21 17:20
  • vaNH
  • Mike

> In reply to Dachao @ 2012-12-21 17:11 from jZDQ - click to readHow do you know? Sources?

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  • 2012-12-21 17:17
  • iJgP
  • Antonymous

> In reply to Dachao @ 2012-12-21 17:11 from jZDQ - click to readTheres no proof of that, for now the most reliable leak points to a 2330mah battery. While it is a nice improvement from earlier Sony flagships its still a bigtime downgrade from Note II with its 3100mah capacity.

Or do you have any solid info on the 2800mah battery? Because i only seen mentioned 2400 and 2800, and now we know 99% sure that there is no 2400 but 2330, so the 2800 is likely wrong as well.

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  • 2012-12-21 17:17
  • vaNH
  • Dachao

The international version of Yuga will have a 2800mAh battery. That is more than enough for a phone with a 5" screen. The Japanese version has a weaker battery because of all the extra Japan only features.

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  • 2012-12-21 17:11
  • jZDQ
  • apple-sux

this will be a hell of a phone. but with this battery they should sell the phone with a second battery and a station to recharge it.

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  • 2012-12-21 17:01
  • Pn$}
  • Anonymous


i think this will be my next phablet.......


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  • 2012-12-21 16:55
  • 2IsP
  • Xperia S

Can't wait to this phone.

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  • 2012-12-21 16:52
  • IWQr
  • someone

Well , since i have the phone in my hands right now , i am really trying to find a way to believe this is a waterproof device . The microphone on the lower front is not covered by anything and so is the speaker on the lower right side of the phone . Have seen many water resistant phones so far to know that this design has nothing to do with anything like that .

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  • 2012-12-21 16:36
  • 3Ad4
  • Eldamri

> In reply to Android FTW @ 2012-12-21 16:06 from t1$E - click to readTotally agree! it's so confusing sometimes. Sony should change it back to the way S.E. name their phones.

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  • 2012-12-21 16:33
  • t7Xh
  • Antonymous

> In reply to Eisley @ 2012-12-21 16:08 from LKVe - click to readWhy do you ask about OLED here? Most of this aritcle is about its opticontrast LCD display. The OLED rumors was nothing but a fanboys dream, the Yuga has already been tested by a russian tech journalist and its confirmed to be LCD.

And i agree with those who say we dont want so slim phone, rather give us battery. Seems like the rumors of a 2330 mah battery is true, that means the Yuga cannot replace the Note 2 for those of us who need a true workhorse. So we see it once more, Sony is not willing to compete with Samsung, Sony go their own ways even when they know the buyers will not follow them down that path.

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  • 2012-12-21 16:26
  • vaNH
  • sammy

Should name as Xperia Sll

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  • 2012-12-21 16:11
  • bJbk
  • Bocah IT

Honestly, I'd prefer a thicker phone with large battery

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  • 2012-12-21 16:10
  • XMFH
  • Anonymous

nice mobil ...........................................

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  • 2012-12-21 16:09
  • vwes
  • Anonymous

Is it Japan market only?

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  • 2012-12-21 16:09
  • t7S9
  • Eisley

Good. But they care too much for the slimness. And, I hope they stick with Qualcomm's S4 chipset. Is that too much to ask for?

Or this one with Samsung's chipset and Odin with Qualcomm's. That would be more fair for customers.

Also, how long can a Oled display last? 2 years?


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  • 2012-12-21 16:08
  • LKVe
  • kotsios

I would prefer his name was something like'SONY XPERIA BIG' or if they want a letter it's better the 'A'

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  • 2012-12-21 16:07
  • i84a
  • Android FTW

Sony's naming system sucks for example Xperia :p, j,o,n,c,m,t.lol

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  • 2012-12-21 16:06
  • t1$E
  • Anonymous

I am getting this too. I find my samsung design getting boring.

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  • 2012-12-21 16:05
  • uH{6
  • Shhhhh

wow,it could be great phone

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  • 2012-12-21 16:04
  • wHRD