First shown at CES 2012 smartphone Sony Xperia Ion in the version for the European market has started on site mobile unit of the company.
Sony announces Xperia Ion version of the smartphone for the European market
As you know, one of the features of the flagship smartphones Sony is a work in networks of LTE. Given the fact that in Europe, support for LTE is irrelevant, in the version of the Xperia Ion for the Old World, it gave place to support HSPA.
Support for LTE has given way to support HSPA
Otherwise, the product has changed. Its dual-core Snapdragon MSM8260 clocked at 1.5 GHz running Android, and is equipped with a screen size of 4.6 inches and a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, dual cameras, one of which has a resolution of 12 megapixels, and output HDMI.
Version of the Sony Xperia Ion for the U.S. market weighs 144 g and can operate independently of talk time and 10 hours (up to 400 hours - in standby mode). Presumably, the parameters of the European version will not be worse.
Source: Sony Mobile