Sony is currently at a disadvantage regarding the Smartphone business. It is technically always a step behind the competition. Very appealing exception was the Sony Xperia S that impressed with a high-quality screen (4.6-inch 720 x 1280 pixels), and fast hardware. The successor to Xperia ION has once again to offer something more and is available in the bridgat shop without a contract already under €490.
In contrast to the Xperia S, the Sony Xperia ION offers a back made of aluminium, which has a high quality. As with the previous model has got very high quality the camera and shoots attractive photos with 12 megapixels even under poor light conditions. The dual-core processor (each 1.5 GHz) fired the Sony interface (including: Android 4.0) and can present it liquid in combination with the additional graphics unit. Wi-Fi are not N, A-GPS, Bluetooth and even NFC LTE with on board, still. It also offers an HDMI connection. Total offers the Xperia ION an appealing package hardware and is a real alternative to Samsung Galaxy S3 and HTC one x. affordable, but not quite as elegant alternative: Sony Xperia S.