VAIO is widely known around the globe for its notebooks. The makers have a taken another step to success. Looks like VAIO is in flare to grab some Market shares. The Laptop makers have added a new member but this time it is a smartphone. The first ever VAIO handset has finally been unveiled. The new handset is dubbed as VAIO Phone (VA-10J). It is set to on sale in coming days in Japan. The VAIO Phone features 5-inch IPS Display, Snapdragon 410 chipset, 2GB RAM and 4G LTE. It joins the high end smartphones with decent specs.
Talking about the specs-sheet, the new VAIO Phone (VA-10J) resembles quite like Panasonic Eluga U2 that was brought to light earlier this month. The VAIO Phone is expected to hit Taiwan market after Japan.
VAIO Phone (VA-10J) features 5-inch HD IPS OGS display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. It runs on Android L or lollipop OS v5.0. It measures 71.3×141.5×7.95mm and weighs about 130 grams.
On the hardware board, the smartphone packs quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.2 GHz. For graphics, the handset embeds Adreno 306 GPU. Memory-wise, the VAIO Phone boards 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal memory microSD card support for additional storage.
On the imaging front, the VAIO handset comes with 13MP rear snapper with LED Flash and Auto-focus for photography and 1080p video recording. It acquires 5MP front facing camera for video chats and selfies. For Connectivity, the handset supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, microUSB, FM Radio, etc. It is powered by 2500 mAh built-in battery.
The debutant VAIO Phone (VA-10J) will begin its sale at b-mobile starting March 20th. It is priced tagged for 51,000 yen (or $422 USD) Off-contract. There is On-contract offer available too i.e. grab the unit for just $33USD every month for two year.
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