Sony Xperia Sola Presented, ‘Floating Touch’ Supported

Sony Xperia Sola

Sony just presented their brand new phone, Sony Xperia Sola, which they hope to take them to new heights and battle with all the other smartphone manufacturers like Samsung, HTC or Apple.

Sola comes with a 3.7 inch screen and with the Reality Display that brings touch of magic when it comes to browsing web pages. This new feature allows you to browse Internet without even touching the device’s screen, aka Touchless Gestures. Xperia sola comes packed with a 1GHz CPU, SmartTags and NFC support is included, 5 mp HD camera with incorporates LED flash. Also the developers said that Sola holds the fastest technology that permits users to open / close the camera app in under 1 sec. This rather new technique allows users to swap between screens almost instantly with help from smart tags.

You can use SmartTags to create a list of apps that the smartphone will launch in background without eating much memory, therefore the 1 second delay between closing, opening and swapping through pre-configured applications.

Sony Xperia Sola comes with three different body colors, black, red and white. The default OS is the Android 2.3 Gingerbread, while the upgrade to Android 4.0 should happen sometime in the summer of this year. However, we don’t even know the official release date for Sola, but it shouldn’t be long before Sony makes an official statement on this subject. Most rumors are hoping for a 2nd quarter release.

Sony’s hoping that with the new floating touch feature they will sell big and put the Xperia Sola device among higher end devices. Floating touch permits users to hover a single finger above the razor sharp quality Reality Display screen and browse the internet fast and easy without even touching it. You will simply hover links and tap them to load pages.

Sola smartphone allows users to use their finger as it would be a mouse cursor and this new touchless gestures Sony brings new functionality and it will be easily updateable using software files to be released in the future. Another feature incorporated within Sola’s case will be the xLOUD and 3D surround sound audio tech that will deliver high end sounds along with the Sony Entertainment Network service that allows users to watch movies using Video Unlimited or listen to any songs they wish via Music Unlimited. All these services are premium access based.

The info listed above comprises all the main features and tools that will be delivered with Sony Xperia Sola. Return to our website for updates regarding Sony and their upcoming smartphones to learn first about new software related to Xperia Sola. Below you can view the teaser video for the Sony Xperia Sola.