The Sony Xperia V, a water-proof version of the international Sony Xperia T flagship has gone on sale in Russia today.
The smartphone's initial pricing is pretty steep, though. It will set you back 24999 Russian rubles (around $815/€623/£505) off contract, though.
The black Xperia V can be ordered online right now and shipped to your doorstep tomorrow. The phone will also arrive in the brick and mortar stores of the seller starting December 16.
The white Xperia V is still on pre-order with no word on when it will beging shipping.
The Xperia V was already delayed in France and is expected to launch with Jelly Bean in January. It also has launched as Xperia VL and Xperia AX in Japan.
The smartphone runs on a dual-core Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset with two 1.5 GHz Krait CPU cores, the Adreno 225 GPU, 1 GB worth of RAM and a 4.3" 720 x 1280 screen at the front.