Vaio Logo representational image
An employee of of Vaio Corp, Sony's former personal computer division which was sold off after poor sales, performs a demonstration on its new tablet Vaio Z Canvas during an unveiling event in Tokyo February 16, 2015.REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Sony's former PC brand VAIO is getting ready to launch a smartphone series with the same label in Japan soon.

Technology blog PhoneArena have stumbled up on a document of VA-10J handset, understood to be of the VAIO-branded smartphone getting certification from the Japanese government agency.

It is the very same labelled firm, which was sold by Sony from its TV division last year to the investment firm, Japan Industrial Partners.

According to the website, VAIO smartphone is said to sport 5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) screen with Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the box. It will be powered by the Qualcomm's 64-bit class Snapdragon 410 SoC (System on Chip) with 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt memory.

On photography front, it is expected house a 13-megapixel camera with LED flash and a 5mp snapper on the front.

In a related development, a compact retail-package of VAIO smartphone to surfaced online further corroborating the authenticity of reports of its existence.

The images now available with Phone Arena, shows a black case with trademark VAIO logo, same as the one we used to see in the Sony's former flagship laptop series.

So if all things fall in the right place, we might see new VAIO smartphone launch anytime soon at least in the home market, Japan.

Leaked Specifications of VAIO smartphone:

Model VAIO smartphone
Display 5.0-inch HD screen with 1280x720p resolution
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop
Processor 64-bit class Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 CPU
Storage 16GB
Camera Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with LED flashFront: 5.0-megapixel camera