Xperia Pro launch slips into Q4

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    [​IMG]The Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro was announced at MWC earlier this year in February for a June launch, already months after the Xperia arc/Xperia PLAY launch at the end of March. Then the Xperia Pro was delayed into July and now we are hearing that the handset has now slipped into Q4. The Xperia Pro is basically the same as the Xperia Neo but with a slide-out keyboard.
    SoMobile received confirmation that the handset will not be arriving until Q4. Also, The Carphone Warehouse in the UK now has the phone dated for October at a pre-order price of £349.99. It is unknown whether the delay is down to the component shortage following the Japanese earthquake/tsunami or whether other factors are at play. However, we do wonder how relevant the handset will be once it eventually launches.

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