Again there are some movements in the hallways of the apex body of the telecommunication sector in the country – the Federal Communications Commission. This time, we have spotted a new handset from Sony passing through the gates of FCC after receiving the much-needed approval from the apex body to hit the US market.
The new phone is nothing but the Sony Xperia Neo L, the low-end smartphone. We have a lot of info about this device.
The phone packs a 4-inch screen and is powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. We hope it may get a quick passport to get in to the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean coat as soon as it hits the market.
FCC documents give a very clear idea about the innards and abilities of the device. They show that the phone doesn’t have an LTE radio inside. However, it carries along standard EDGE GPRS radio of 850 MHz and 1900 MHz frequency.
With compatibility for 850MHz, 900MHz, 1800MHz and1900MHz bands, it can work on GSM networks smoothly while support for 900MHz, and2100MHz bands makes it compatible to WCDMA networks too. So you may spot this new mobile at the low-end offerings of either AT&T or T-Mobile network.
However, we are yet to hear from Sony or any of the network carriers about its possible launch or the price. But we expect it will be offered free or for a nominal price with a contract on the network it is heading to.