Sony Ericsson Kurara launching in the UK in April

Sony Ericsson looks set to launch its Kurara smartphone sometime in April according to sources close to the manufacturer.


In what is being billed as the sequel to the Sony Ericsson Satio, the anonymous tipster has stated that the phone will have a strong focus on HD video rather than photography, giving it a different angle to the Satio.


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Spy shots of the Kurara, which will also be known as the U5/U5i, will be running Symbian, much like the Satio, and feature a full touchscreen.


It will also apparently have an 8MP camera, and some reports have suggested that it will be packing an HD-output as well, so you can show off to all your friends how well you can record someone falling off their bike.


Also doing the rumour mill rounds is speculation that not only will Sony Ericsson be announcing the Kurara imminently, but it will be joined by a QWERTY-keyboard version called the Kanna (or U8i).


It will also feature 720p video recording, an 8.1-megapixel camera and have a smaller 3.2-inch display, according to GSM Arena.


More should be revealed at Mobile World Congress next month, where Sony Ericsson’s Android offering the XPERIA X10 is likely to make a grand appearance alongside the Kurara and the Kanna.

Link: Tech Radar


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