The rumors about Sony Ericsson P3i smartphone has been flying around the net for a while now.
Don’t hold your breath for SE P3i next generation smartphone being announced anytime soon. Afterall, the newest SE P1i smartphone has been launched only recently, so why cannibalize it’s sales with the new model. But I’m sure that Sony Ericsson is has started to work on their next gen smartphone.
The first pics of SE P3i have been leaking to the Web for a few a few months. The ones below are probably of the best quality so far:
I have no idea whether these pictures come from the drawing boards of Sony Ericsson or are the demonstration of design and Photoshop skills by a creative SE fan, but overall concept of Sony Ericsson P3i looks good.
Sony Ericsson has already been moving toward the slider design in their Walkman phone series. And the combination of a slider keypad with an iPhonish full touchscreen in SE P3i looks like a really good idea, that has already occured to quite a few other vendors as well.
The iPhone made all major cellphone vendors rethink their high end offerings and Sony Ericsson is no exception here. They must have been scrambling to come up with the answer to theÂ iPhone from the moment it was announced in January and we may be seeing the first fruits of these efforts.
Pictures from: Sony-Ericsson-CZ.com
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