Sony's James Bond phone hits Australia next week

Sony's Xperia TX, "the new James Bond smartphone", will hit Aussie shores on 28 November as part of Vodafone's range of phones for outright purchase through Sony stores.

Sony's Xperia TX, dubbed by the company as being "the new James Bond smartphone", will hit Aussie shores on 28 November as part of Vodafone's range of phones for outright purchase through Sony stores.

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The handset is priced at AU$629 RRP, and will be available on Vodafone's AU$50 per month plans.

The Xperia TX is Sony's latest attempt to make its presence felt in the smartphone category, though so far it has struggled in many regions next to the likes of Apple and Samsung. The TX is attention grabbing, though, with a 13-megapixel camera and 4.6-inch 720p resolution display. It also supports the latest wireless connectivity options: near-field communication (NFC) and Miracast.

Check out our preview of the Xperia TX for a more in-depth analysis.

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