The high-end Android smartphone, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo, is available on pre-order in Germany through Amazon and is priced at €346. According to an article over on Ubergizmo and by way of GSMareana, the German version of Amazon is taking pre-orders for the Android 2.3 Gingerbread Sony Ericsson handset with an asking price of 345.81 Euros, roughly $480.
According to the information available, pre-orders for this Android 2.3 OS Gingerbread phone have already begun and the price to pick up this handset is 345.81 Euros which works out to approximately $480. It’s a good chunk of change for which you will get a phone that utilizes the Sony Mobile Bravia engine and is powered by a Qualcomm 1GHz Snapdragon CPU. In addition to this, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo comes complete with a 3.7-inch capacitive LED touchscreen display that is backlit. There is also an 8MP camera with LED flash, 720p high definition video support, 320MB RAM that is expandable to 32GB through the microSD card slot, Bluetooth technology, AGPS, WiFi and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo also features Timescape UI which gathers all your communications in the one place for easy access and interaction, and the 1GHz Snapdragon processor makes the user experience swift. Design wise, the handset has the company’s “human curvature” design to “perfectly fit in your hand”. There’s still no real confirmation as to when the Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo may see release; however the word is that Sony Ericsson has mentioned previously that the Android device could possibly launch in March or Q2.