It appears that Sony is going to be one of the most prolific manufacturers at this year’s IFA consumer electronics show, as another two new devices have been leaked, both of which could also make their debut at the company’s scheduled press conference.
We’re already hoping for the European release of the Xperia GX, or Hayabusa, plus the new Xperia Tablet too. Now, the Xperia T, previously known as the LT30 Mint, has been given its DLNA certification, suggesting its release must be imminent.
It gained its license at the end of July, but has been around since the beginning of the year, when it sat alongside many other Sony phones on a leaked roadmap, showing the company’s 2012 release schedule.
Leaks have put the Xperia T down as having a 4.3-inch touchscreen with a 720p resolution, a monster 13 megapixel camera, and a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor.
This spec is very similar to the Xperia GX, which differs only in screen size, with its larger 4.6-inch, 720p screen. Will Sony bring both to Europe, or will the slightly smaller Mint be our version of the Hayabusa/Xperia GX?
Things get even more confusing when you factor in another rumoured Sony smartphone, the Xperia SL. The SL also has a 4.3-inch display, but makes do with a 12 megapixel camera, although the dual-core Snapdragon chip could be overclocked to 1.7GHz. All look set to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Could Sony release all three of these handsets during its IFA press event, despite the fact they’re all quite similar? We’ll find out after 5pm on 29 August.