During the ongoing year, Sony Ericsson is preparing for the introduction of its new Smartphone which will be the successor of previous year's Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V. This latest Smartphone might be launched by Sony Ericsson at CES in Las Vegas, or else at MWC in February. This Smartphone is named as Sony Ericsson MT27i and Sony Ericsson also gave a codename ‘Pepper’ to this device. The images of Pepper have been leaked recently, but no official details about the device have come out until now. However, it seems that this latest device will become available in the market very soon. Until that takes place, though, we can take a glance at this latest device through the aforesaid leaked pictures that are harmonized with some rumored specs of device.
It is expected that the device will be packed with 1GHz dual-core CPU with an ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500 chipset and a full 1GB of RAM. When comes to graphical power courtesy, this device will come with an Adreno 220 GPU. According to the sources, the hardware of prototype device along with the sharp corners and hard edges (as shown in the images) will place the Pepper below the Nozomi, but will also share many aspects with its predecessor, the neo V. It will contain in-built user storage of 16GB but no SD slot, according to rumors.
Furthermore, the Pepper will sport a 3.7” touchscreen display with the FWVGA resolution of 480x854 pixels. This upcoming Sony Ericsson device is supposed to feature a 5-megapixel rear camera with autofocus & LED flash, and it will be also capable to record 720p HD video at 30fps. It is said that the Pepper will run on Google's Android operating system; initially it is expected to run on Gingerbread, however an update to Ice Cream Sandwich could get there almost immediately after launch. At the front side, the device sports 3 capacitive buttons for menu, home and back functions. It also sports a front-facing camera that is situated adjacent to the LED notification light, as seen in the image.