Running on Google Android 2.3, the smartphone is one of a handful of devices that supports Telstra’s HD Voice feature, which improves the clarity of phone calls between two HD Voice compatible phones on the telco’s NextG network.
With a 3.7-inch touchscreen, Xperia neo runs on the Mobile Bravia Engine allows for clear image display. It features an 8-megapixel camera with Exmor R for shooting pictures in low-light conditions. It is also able to shoot HD-quality videos.
Xperia neo weighs 0.126kg with up to 320MB internal memory. It can take a microSD memory card up to 32GB. The phone has a 1GHz processor, talk time of up to six hours and 55 minutes with a standby time of up to 430 hours.
It is only available in one colour – Blue Gradient.
Xperia neo will be $0 upfront on a 24-month Telstra $59 Freedom Connect plan which includes $550 national calls, MMS with unlimited standard text messaging as well as 1.5GB of data.