The smartphone is expected to hit shelves on December 5It appears that Sony did not postpone the international version of Xperia V after all. Although Sony Mobile France stated last week that the smartphone wouldn’t be arriving until January 2013, two Swedish carrier claim that the Xperia V will be available for purchase starting December 5.
According to Sony Mobile France, the Japanese handset maker decided to push back the launch of Xperia V with several weeks in order to ship the phone with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform out of the box.
For the time being, the Xperia V has been confirmed to be delivered with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, though Sony promised that a Jelly Bean upgrade would be available soon after launch.
Android enthusiasts living in Sweden might want to check this one as XperiaBlog reports that the smartphone is now up for pre-order at Telia and Tre (Three) carriers.