March 2012 appeas to be a long way from now (half a year) but Sony Ericsson is apparently going to be launching a new phone then codenamed Nozomi, a handset that will be the flagship device for the company for the rest of the year.
One source close to Sony Ericsson told XperiaBlog that the phone will come with a 1.5GHz dual core SoC (probably a Qualcomm model), 1GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, a 4.3-inch display with a HD ready resolution (1280x720 pixels).
This would give the Nozomi a higher pixel density compared to the iPhone 4 (342ppi vs 326ppi); the phone will also be the first one to come with a microSIM like the Nokia N9 and the iPhone 4. It will also sport a 1750mAh and NFC capabilities but will lack any memory card option which, we suspect, means that we might see a Windows-based Nozomi version as well.
Expect the phone to be launched at the annual Sony Ericsson party in
It is likely that the followup to the Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo, the Xperia Pro and the Xperia Play - the one we're most eager to see - will also be presented.