Sony has unleashed the new Xperia S smartphone at the on-going CES convention.
The device will be the first in a line of Sony's Xperia NXT series and will come with a host of connectivity and entertainment services.
The company said the Xperia S will be powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread at the time of its launch, but will be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the second quarter of 2012.
The smartphone comes with a 4.3 inch Reality Display that has HD resolution and is powered by Mobile Bravia technology. The Xperia S is unique in offering two HD cameras at the front and back. The rear camera is 12MP with LED flash and capable of taking shots in 1.5 second when in stand-by mode,according to a press release from the company.
The device also comes with a 1.5 Ghz dual core processor and 32 GB of on-board storage. The NFC enabled smartphone also comes with support for DLNA media streaming and HDMI connectivity option. The smartphone also comes with support for Bravia Sync, which allows users to control the device using their TV remote. This is very exciting for fans of Sony products.