In October 2011, Sony agreed to buy Sony Ericsson’s half a part of the company for just over 1 billion €.
Ion Xperia, Sony Ericsson’s first smartphone from Sony for the LTE 4g network, in exclusive partnership with AT & T, the S is the first Xperia smartphone in NXT Series Sony HD technology.
Xperia S will be available to consumers worldwide from the first quarter of 2012 and Xperia Ion will be available in U.S. via AT & T in the second quarter.
Xperia and Xperia Acro NX HD will be available in Japan in the spring, it appears.
“CES marks a major milestone for both Sony Ericsson and Sony with the introduction of the first smart phone from Sony,” writes Bert Nordberg, CEO of Sony Ericsson.