Sony Xperia NXT series available now unlocked for US tastes

The waiting is the hardest part -- just ask stateside fans of the Xperia NXT series. But in a welcome change of fortune, Sony's breaking down international borders and making its Android trio available unlocked for American mitts. Interested parties can hit up Sony stores or visit the usual online mega retailers now to snag the 12-megapixel-toting Xperia S, WhiteMagic-y P and wee U for $560, $480 and $300, respectively. You'll have to hitch your wireless ride to AT&T to take full advantage of the goods and there's no 4G LTE service to speak of, but hey, beggars can't be choosers. Hit up the source link below to get'em while they're hot.

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Sony Mobile Communications Expands Smartphone Portfolio Bringing Xperia™ NXT Series to the US

Xperia™ NXT series launching as next generation smartphones from Sony Mobile includes Xperia S, Xperia P and Xperia U
o Xperia S offers an all-around HD experience

o Xperia P delivers outstanding screen brightness using Sony WhiteMagic(TM) display technology

o Xperia U packs powerful Sony entertainment in a stylish and compact design

What: To continue offering customers the best connected entertainment experiences, Sony Mobile Communications (USA), Inc. brings the next generation smartphones from Sony - Xperia NXT series – comprised of the Xperia S, Xperia P and Xperia U.

Incorporating the best of Sony technology and premium entertainment, the Xperia NXT series provide easy connectivity. These smartphones also have an instantly recognizable design with the "transparent element," a band that encircles the base of the phone and also integrates invisible antenna components. The transparent element illuminates when receiving calls, texts and notifications.

Xperia S combines an amazing HD experience with an impressive viewing experience through the high resolution 4.3 inch display with Mobile BRAVIA® engine, a 12 MP camera that takes pictures in just 1.5 seconds from standby.

With a full aluminum unibody design, Xperia P debuts WhiteMagic™ display technology from Sony for the first time on a smartphone. WhiteMagic technology delivers the brightest viewing experience; whether at the beach or on the ski slopes. Smart power efficiency automatically adjusts the brightness of the screen to the surroundings to conserve battery life.

Xperia U combines powerful Sony entertainment with a stylish and compact design that consumers can personalize inside and out. In Xperia U, the transparent element illuminates to match the color of photos viewed in the gallery or the album art of music tracks currently playing. Xperia U can also be personalized with exchangeable color caps and themes. With xLoud and Sony 3D surround sound audio technology integrated into the music player, consumers will enjoy a crisp and loud sound experience. They can also stream music from their Xperia U to wireless speaks using DLNA.

Pricing & availability:

The Xperia NXT series is now available in the US at Sony stores nationwide and sony.com/NXT, Newegg.com and other online retailers. Please check with each retailer for additional pricing and availability.

· Xperia S – MSRP $559.99, unlocked, in black or white

· Xperia P – MSRP $479.99, unlocked, in silver, red or black

· Xperia U – MSRP $299.99, unlocked, in black or white

Network compatibility:

The Xperia™ NXT series are compatible with the network bands below.

· Xperia S

o UMTS HSPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100

o GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900

· Xperia P

o UMTS HSPA 850/900/1900/2100

o GSM GPRS EDGE 850/900/1800/1900

· Xperia U

o UMTS HSPA 850/1900/2100

o GSM GPRS EDGE 850/900/1800/1900

Product Resources:

· Xperia S product page & demo video

· Xperia P product page & demo video

· Xperia U product page & demo video

Specs:

Xperia S specifications

Size: 5.0 x 2.5 x 0.4 in
Weight: 5.07 ounces
Screen: 4.3" HD Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine, 16 million colors TFT,1280x720 pixels, capacitive touchscreen (multi-touch), scratch-resistant shatter-proof sheet
Camera: 12MP primary camera, Exmor R™ for mobile, Fast Capture, Aperture f/2.4, 16x digital zoom, LED Flash and autofocus, 1080p HD video recording, 720p HD video chat
Phone Memory: Up to 1 GB RAM, up to 32 GB internal memory
Operating System: Android™ 2.3, upgradeable to ICS
Processor: 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8260 Dual Core
Connectivity" 3.5 mm audio jack, aGPS, Bluetooth™, HDMI™ with BRAVIA Sync, DLNA® Certified, Wi-Fi®, USB Host, NFC

Xperia P specifications

Size: 4.8 x 2.3 x 0.4 in
Weight: 4.23 ounces
Screen: 4" qHD Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine, WhiteMagic™ screen technology,16 million color display, 960 x 540 pixels, capacitive touchscreen (multi-touch), scratch-resistant shatter-proof sheet
Camera: 8MP autofocus primary camera, Exmor R™ for mobile, Fast Capture, 8x digital zoom, LED flash, 1080p HD video recording, Front-facing camera
Phone Memory: 1 GB RAM, up to 16 GB internal memory
Operating System: Android™ 2.3, upgradeable to ICS
Processor: 1 GHz STE U8500 Dual core
Connectivity: 3.5 mm audio jack, aGPS, Bluetooth™, HDMI™ with BRAVIA Sync, DLNA® Certified, Wi-Fi®, USB host, NFC

Xperia U specifications

Size: 4.5 x 2.0 x 0.5 in
Weight: 3.88 ounces
Screen: 3.5" Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine, 16 million color display, 854 x 480 pixels, capacitive touchscreen (multi-touch), scratch-resistant anti-reflection coating on mineral glass
Camera: 5MP autofocus primary camera, Fast Capture, 16x digital zoom, LED flash,720p HD video recording, Front-facing camera
Phone Memory: Up to 512 MB RAM, up to 8GB internal memory
Operating System: Android™ 2.3, upgradeable to ICS
Processor: 1 GHz STE U8500 Dual Core
Connectivity: 3.5 mm audio jack aGPS, Bluetooth™, DLNA® Certified, USB Host, Wi-Fi®

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Sony Xperia NXT series available now unlocked for US tastes