Sony Xperia Sola

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Key Specs
  • Display 3.70-inch (480x854)
  • Processor STE U8500
  • Front Camera No
  • Rear Camera 5MP
  • RAM 512MB
  • Storage 8GB
  • Battery Capacity 1320mAh
  • OS Android 2.3
  • Market StatusReleased
  • Release DateMay 2012

Sony Xperia Sola Review

By Gaurav Shukla (Jun 15, 2012)
Gaurav Shukla
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Decent performance
  • Solid build
  • Dual-core processor
  • Bad
  • No front camera
  • No Ice Cream Sandwich

Sony Ericsson released some nice mid-range Android smartphones last year in the form of Xperia neo, Xperia Ray and neo V and now Sony (sans Ericsson) is trying to achieve the same this year.

Sony Xperia Sola Summary

Sony Xperia Sola smartphone was launched in May 2012. The phone comes with a 3.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480x854 pixels at a pixel density of 265 pixels per inch (ppi).

Sony Xperia Sola is powered by a 1GHz dual-core STE U8500 processor. It comes with 512MB of RAM.

The Sony Xperia Sola runs Android 2.3 and is powered by a 1320mAh removable battery.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Sony Xperia Sola on the rear packs 5-megapixel camera.

Sony Xperia Sola based on Android 2.3 and packs 8GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB). The Sony Xperia Sola is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Regular-SIM card.

Connectivity options on the Sony Xperia Sola include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v2.10, NFC, FM radio, and 3G. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer.

The Sony Xperia Sola measures 116.00 x 59.00 x 9.90mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 107.00 grams. It was launched in Black, White, and Red colours.

As of 7th December 2019, Sony Xperia Sola price in India starts at Rs. 16,820.

Sony Xperia Sola Full Specifications

General
Alternate names MT27i
Brand Sony
Model Xperia Sola
Release date May 2012
Form factor Bar
Dimensions (mm) 116.00 x 59.00 x 9.90
Weight (g) 107.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 1320
Removable battery Yes
Colours Black, White, Red
Display
Screen size (inches) 3.70
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 480x854 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 265
Hardware
Processor 1GHz dual-core
Processor make STE U8500
RAM 512MB
Internal storage 8GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 32
Camera
Rear camera 5-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera No
Software
Operating system Android 2.3
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 2.10
NFC Yes
Infrared No
USB OTG No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 1
Wi-Fi Direct No
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) No
SIM Type Regular
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE No
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
Sensors
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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  • Beautifully made phone
    Danica Sequeira (May 19, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    It has amazing features I've been using this phone for 2years and it still works wonders only problem is that it has an internal battery so if the battery gives an issue it can't be replaced ,the memory is also amazing! I like everything about this phone
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