#Singapore Sony’s salvo: Though a pro sharp-shooter, is Sony's Xperia Z really the next revolution in mobile phones?
Not smartphone, mind you – “superphone”. Launching globally in the first quarter of 2013, the Sony Xperia Z is marketed with this buzzword as its moniker. If you haven’t already guessed what a “superphone” is, think along the lines of “supergroups” like Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Audioslave and Swedish House Mafia, whose members had already achieved stellar success prior to forming these bands. Sony’s coup de grâce to subpar smartphones will be equipped with the latest in commercially available mobile internet capabilities – 4G LTE – as well as technology from the other premium electronics branches of Sony, to endow this compact device with a holistic, post-modern experience. “Due to form factors and specifics demanded by service providers of different countries, it has become a common practice for mobile phone manufacturers to issue two models together,” explains Matth...