Luckily for the internet, the Federal Communications Commission was kind enough to post the tear-down pictures online.
Apparently, Sony didn't request that the images be kept confidential, as is the norm for technology breakdowns.
It appears the Japanese company has nothing to hide.
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The new Xperia trio
The Xperia T is Sony's new flagship, with a 1280x720 4.6-inch display, 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Krait chip, NFC, PlayStation certification, and a 13-megapixel camera.
The Xperia V sports similar specs, but with a smaller, 4.3-inch screen, 4G LTE connectivity, and high water resistance.
But the Xperia J is the baby brother of the trio, with the smaller screen (4 inches), 1GHz single-core processor, and 5-megapixel camera.
Will the Xperia J hit the US?
The Sony Xperia J may be the most affordable of the new Xperia phones, but that doesn't necessarily guarantee a U.S. release.
Even the quick FCC approval isn't a guarantee that the Xperia J will hit American shores, as Engadget points out.
And the tear-down photos - while neat - don't reveal anything we didn't already know about the Xperia J handset.
Here's hoping for more news soon - in the meantime, let's use these non-confidential images to somehow ascertain all of Sony's trade secrets. Just kidding.