Sony could create a surprise at CES starting in January by starting the race for extra large smartphones. According to the website ePrice an Xperia could announce a 5-inch 1080p screen phablet.
The year 2013 is definitely the year of the mobile HD, after various manufacturers have announced that opt for an extra large size devices in their upcoming smartphones, Sony could enter the circle of these manufacturers offering 1080p smartphones.
According to the website ePrice, Sony consider to compete directly with Samsung Galaxy Note and its range by offering a high screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels 5 inches diagonally on his upcoming Xperia device already known as Xperia Z L36h.
The rumor is more likely that Sony does not currently have a real device capable of imposing itself on the hybrid market, and the current trend of manufacturers moving towards this format could motivate Sony to follow the way of others.
The smartphone is expected to propose a photo sensor 13 Megapixels Backlit for offering quality pictures even in low light environments, and would be based on the solid architecture of Qualcomm based on Snapdragon S4 quad-core processor, a GPU Adreno 320 and 2GB of RAM.
As usually the devices shown at CES appear immediately after the end of the show, Sony would be well advised to work quickly to avoid falling behind competitors who have already announced their devices. CES opens its doors Jan. 8 in Las Vegas, and ePrice, the source of this information considering that availability of this Sony phablet by January 15, 2013.