Sony seems to be geared up to officially launch another mid-range smartphone, the Xperia C for the Indian market. The device is currently available online for Rs. 20,490 on Saholic
, while it is up for pre-order on Flipkart
with the same pricing. Both the ecommerce sites have mentioned that the device will be available from second week of October. The Xperia C was officially unveiled earlier this year
at the Mobile Asia Expo.
The Sony Xperia C is the first smartphone from the Japanese handset giant to be based on quad-core MediaTek MTK6589 processor; clocked at 1.2GHz. It comes with 5-inch TFT LCD qHD (540x960 pixel) display and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It includes 1GB of RAM and 4GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. The Sony Xperia C is a dual-SIM smartphone (GSM+GSM) with dual standby.
The Xperia C sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with Exmor R sensor. The rear camera comes with features like face detection and Sweep Panorama, and is also capable of shooting videos in full-HD (1080p) mode. There is a 0.3-megapixel front camera onboard also. Connectivity options include 3G, Wi-Fi, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The smartphone will be available in White, Black and Purple colour options.
Other features on the Sony Xperia C include motion-gaming, FM radio with RDS, Walkman app and 'screen mirroring'. The device is backed by a 2330mAh battery, which the company claims can deliver up to 10 hours of talktime and up to 588 hours of standby time.
Mobiles launched in September 2013
Sony Xperia C key specifications
- 5-inch display with qHD (540x960 pixel) display
- 1.2 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6589 processor
- 1GB RAM
- 4GB internal storage, expandable by up to 32GB
- 8-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, Exmor R sensor
- 0.3-megapixel front camera
- Dual-SIM (3G + 2G) with dual standby
- Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)