Sony hasn’t been doing too badly since severing Ericsson and going it alone (er, Xperia S display problems aside).
We’ve seen a handful of decent handsets over the past few months, including the manufacturer’s first dual-core effort, and now we’re hearing that Sony is about to go AMOLED.
As you’re possibly aware, Sony has favoured displays of the liquid crystal (LCD) variety to date, however now it’s said to be embracing active-matrix organic light-emitting diodes (AMOLED).
The news comes via China Times, which reports that the displays will be churned out by AU Optronics Corporation.
According to Wikipedia, AUO has been kicking around since 2001, following “the merger of Acer Display Technology… and Unipac Optoelectronics Corporation by BenQ Electronics.” ‘Citing.
The only other detail we have about this Sony Xperia AMOLED handset is that the display will be 4.3in diagonally, which is of course the same size as the Xperia S. And presumably it'll run Android. What else?