VAIO’s first smartphone comes to Japan


Japanese residents have a new smartphone option to choose from as VAIO has introduced it’s first Android handset. Featuring a 5-inch 720p display, the VA-10J runs what appears to be a stock Android 5.0 Lollipop build.

Specifications are pretty much what you’d expect in the middle of the pack and include a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, and a 13-megapixel rear camera. Additionally, you’ll find 16GB of internal storage with microSD expansion (up to 64GB), and a 2500mAh battery.

The VAIO smartphone price falls exactly where you might expect, that is according to Engadget. Reportedly, the phone shakes out to 51,000 yen or approximately $420 US.


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