Sony announces Xperia P with NFC

Sony has unveiled two new Xperia NXT series handsets at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Like the Xperia S and Xperia Ion announced last month, the Xperia P comes with NFC — but there’s no mention of NFC for the Xperia U.

Sony Xperia P

The Xperia P has a full aluminium unibody design, a 4-inch display, 1GHz dual-core processor and 8MP camera as well as NFC. The device will be available during the second quarter of 2012 running Android 2.3 Gingerbread, with an upgrade to Android 4.0 due to follow soon afterwards.

The Xperia P also comes with an exclusive SmartDock which, Sony says, “offers simple connectivity to multiple screens, turning the smartphone into an entertainment hub for the living room. Using a TV remote control consumers can easily navigate their smartphone’s media content to watch their HD videos, the latest movies or favourite TV shows on the big screen.  With USB support in the SmartDock, they can also use a wireless keyboard and mouse to write emails, browse and post on Facebook or watch videos from YouTube on their TV.”

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