Sony Yuga Could Launch As Sony Xperia Z

The rumored Sony Yuga could come to market because the Sony Xperia Z, according to  Xperia Blog .

The rumored Sony Yuga will likely have a 5-inch 1080p display just like the recent HTC DROID DNA ’s OptiContrast technology within the display.

Sony claims the OptiContract technology makes the screen less reflective via a resin layer that absorbs diffused light from the backlight. The results of the technology is vivid colors with high contrast and “a real sense of depth.” Sony already uses OptiContract technology inside the Xperia V and the Xperia Tablet S ’s also an opportunity that Sony uses the technology at the Xperia T/TX , though the corporate doesn’t tout the technology as a feature on either model of the device.

The rumored Sony Yuga could come to the U.S. because the Sony Xperia Z.

The Sony Xperia Z will function Sony’s new flagship smartphone, and may be dust- and water-resistant, a feature usually found on mid-range rugged smartphones.

According to previous rumors the telephone once know because the Sony Yuga will use a Qualcomm processor, likely the quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro or a more moderen chip.

The recent HTC DROID DNA is the single phone inside the U.S. with a 1080p display that uses a quad-core Qualcomm S4 Pro processor, and it has some lag issues especially within the browser. It isn’t clear if that’s due to processor or something else, however it could mean the Xperia Z may have some lag issues in addition, reckoning on the parts Sony uses.

The Xperia Z may also have 2GB of RAM and a 12MP rear-facing camera. The Xperia Z will likely run Android 4.1 when Sony announces it.

Sony will likely the Xperia Z, or whatever it calls the Yuga, at CES 2013 in a number of weeks. The corporate could wait until a later show like Mobile World Congress in February, however.