Post a separation from Ericsson, Sony seems to be eyeing the smartphone
market with a new vigour and enthusiasm. Sony has recently launched
three mid-range Android devices in the Indian market - Sony Xperia P,
Sony Xperia Sola and Sony Xperia U. Price at Rs. 17,399, Sony Xperia U
may be the cheapest of the three handsets but when compared to other
similarly priced smartphones, will it be able to make a mark or fizzle
out? We will find in this review.
In terms of the design, Sony Xperia U looks quite similar to Sony Xperia P and Sony Xperia S but draws more resemblance to the latter. It sports a 3.5-inch screen with 854x480p resolution. Just below the screen are the three standard Android touch buttons for back, home and menu.
Sony Xperia U smartphone was launched in May 2012. The phone comes with a 3.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480x854 pixels at a pixel density of 280 pixels per inch (ppi).
Sony Xperia U is powered by a 1GHz dual-core ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500 processor. It comes with 512MB of RAM.
The Sony Xperia U runs Android 2.3 and is powered by a 1320mAh removable battery.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Sony Xperia U on the rear packs 5-megapixel camera. It sports a 0.3-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.
Sony Xperia U based on Android 2.3 and packs 8GB of inbuilt storage. The Sony Xperia U is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Micro-SIM card.
Connectivity options on the Sony Xperia U include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v2.10, FM radio, and 3G. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer.
The Sony Xperia U measures 112.00 x 54.00 x 12.00mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 110.00 grams. It was launched in Black and White colours.
As of 29th February 2020, Sony Xperia U price in India starts at Rs. 4,990.
|Product Name||Price in India|
|Sony Xperia U (512MB RAM, 8GB) - Black & White||₹ 4,990|
Sony Xperia U price in India starts from ₹ 4,990. The lowest price of Sony Xperia U is ₹ 4,990 at Amazon.
|Alternate names||ST25i, ST25a|
|Release date||May 2012|
|Dimensions (mm)||112.00 x 54.00 x 12.00|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||1320|
|Screen size (inches)||3.50|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||280|
|Processor make||ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500|
|Operating system||Android 2.3|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 2.10|
|Number of SIMs||1|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)||No|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||No|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|