Sony has launched the dual-SIM Xperia C. The price in India of the device is Rs. 21,490. The device was seen listed on some online stores earlier this month. The price of the Xperia C was Rs. 20,490 then. It was earlier this year during the Mobile Asia Expo that the device was unveiled officially.
The Sony Xperia C comes with dual-SIM (GSM +GSM) and dual standby and has 5-inch display. Sony has also introduced accidental damage cover to the phone for a period of six months from when it is purchased. Sony and Airtel have collaborated and are offering 1GB of free data access for a couple of months.
The new device has Sony’s OmniBalance design, which was seen first in the Xperia Z, the flagship model of Sony. A 1.2GHz MediaTek MTK6589 quad-core processor powers the phone, which is the first from Sony with this processor in the Indian market. There is 1GB RAM installed in the device.
The Sony Smartphone runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and has 5-inch TFT LCD qHD display with 540 X 960 pixels. Sony has put in 4GB of in-built storage for the phone, with the help of MicroSD card it can be expanded up to 32GB.
The new device from Sony sports a 0.3MP front camera and an 8MP rear camera and is built with Exmor R sensor. Apart from this, there is Sweep Panorama and face detection feature. The camera can shoot videos in full-HD – in the 1080p mode.
Bluetooth 4.0, 3G, GPS, Wi-Fi and DLNA are the connectivity options in the phone. The phone is available in purple, white and black colors. Motion gaming, FM radio are some of the other features of the phone, that has 2330mAh battery for backup. Sony says that the battery can give backup of up to 588 hours of standby time and 10 hours of talktime.
The Sony Xperia C key specifications at a glance:
Display: 5-inch TFT LCD qHD display
Resolution: 540 X 960 pixels
Processor: 1.2GHz MediaTek MTK6589 quad-core processor
Camera (Rear): 8MP rear camera with Exmor R sensor
Camera (Front): 0.3MP
OS: Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Storage: 4GB (internal) expandable up to 32GB with MicroSD card
Standby time: 588 hours
Talk time: 10 hours
Colors: Black, white and purple
Connectivity options: Bluetooth 4.0, 3G, GPS, Wi-Fi and DLNA
Price: Rs. 21,490