After Samsung And HTC, Sony Set To Launch A Google Edition Xperia Z

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The Sony Xperia Z is already a good smartphone, but the Android device’s interface may get even better thanks to a report that says a Google Nexus edition is on the way.

Sony and Google have teamed up to develop a Google Edition of the smartphone that Katrina Kaif loves to drop water on, according to anonymous Sony sources who spilled the goods to Android Geeks.

Xperia Z

The “Google Edition” Sony Xperia Z should be sold in the U.S. through the Google Play Store later in the year, just like the two other Google Edition handsets. Being a “Nexus user experience” phone it’s very likely this new Xperia Z will benefit from speedier system updates.

Whether certain features will be compromised in the Google edition of the device is still unknown. Sony’s UI of the Xperia Z as it is close to the stock Vanilla experience. Perhaps the camera app that has certain additional features or Sony’s Bravia Engine that reduces noise in the display will be missing the Google edition. But these are certainly not something that most users would miss.

The Xperia Z comes with an impressive spec sheet. There’s a 5-inch 1080p display, a quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, microSD expandability, a 13-megapixel Sony Exmor RS rear camera and IP57-rated water and dust-resistance credentials.

The Sony Xperia Z Google Nexus, if the report is accurate, will cost $599 in the Google Play Store after it is announced in July.

[Android Geeks]

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  • Prashanth Reddy
    June 10, 2013 at 8:28 am

    Nexus is no more exclusive ,we can get it in the form of Google edition,I think the main reason for strategical move from Google would be the shortage of nexus phones previous year remember nexus 4 which immediately went on sale like hotcakes simply speaking its nothing but android expansion in different markets

  • Shubham Dehadray
    June 10, 2013 at 7:48 am

    I dont think that gogle edition lg optimus will come soon because there allready rumours that lg nexus 5 is coming……………..

  • Pratheesh PS
    June 9, 2013 at 8:52 am

    No one is spared…samsung,htc & sony..& Everyone is happy..may be we will hear Google Edition LG Optimus soon

  • D Girish
    June 9, 2013 at 1:01 am

    latest trend….flagship without bloatware…

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