Sony announced their latest Android smartphone Sony Xperia C3 in India. The phone is packed with Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS, 5.5 Inches display, 1.2 GHz Quad Core Processor, 1GB RAM, 8MP rear camera, 8GB Internal storage and 2500mAh Li-Ion battery.
Sony Xperia C3 Short Review
Sony Xperia C3 is said to be the “World’s best selfie smartphone” available now. This is really going to be true as it is equipped with 5 MP Secondary camera with LED Flash and enriched with selfie-centric apps. Here below you can read in detail about the each features and specifications of the Sony Xperia C3.
On external, the phone is slim, sleek, lightweight design to catch attraction at first sight itself. It is light weigh and easy to handle, but don’t think the display is small, Sony Xperia C3 has 5.5 Inches HD IPS capacitive touch screen with 1280×720 pixels resolutions.
The display assures a great viewing from any angle. Sony used TRILUMINOS Display technology in this phone with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 technology. This is in combination with Sony TV technologies to offer users incredible colour and clarity from any angle. The phone measures 156 x 78.5 x 7.6 mm and weighs 150 grams.
Camera and Features
Camera is the most rich feature of Sony Xperia C3 and it makes this phone popular among youth. This PROselfie smartphone from Sony sport 8MP rear and 5MP front camera. The great offer is the 5 MP, wide-angle front camera with LED flash and real-time selfie apps.
In total Camera features includes, LED flash (Rear and front), autofocus, digital zoom, geo-tagging, touch focus, Exmor RS sensor, 1080p@30fps video recording, face and smile detection, HDR, panorama. The Real-time selfie app is another notable feature of this phone. Camera can offer further options like Superior Auto – automatic scene selection and Red-eye reduction.
Hardware and Storage of Xperia C3
The phone is packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC which has integrated 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor for high end performance. Multitasking is made easy with this powerful hardware package. Gaming now made to enjoy at any level with its Adreno 305 GPU.
Sony used 1GB RAM to boost the processing performance of the phone. Sony offering 8GB internal storage in this phone which can be further expandable up to 32GB via microSD card for string all your favorite films, songs, photos etc.
Connectivity and Battery
Two variants of this phone is available, one is single SIM and another one is Dual SIM. It will support 2G, 3G and 4G LTE network world wide. The Super-fast 4G technology is hot option in this phone for accessing internet and entertainment anytime.
The phone has Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth and microUSB connectivity. Sony used 2500mAh Li-Ion battery in this phone with battery STAMINA mode technology. It can provide up to 24 hours talk time and 44 days standby time in 2G network.
What is Good and Bad in Sony Xperia C3 ?
Sony Xperia C3 is good in almost all aspects, except the price tag – it is really expensive. Xperia C3 Priced Rs. 18,524/- in India. While talking about the positive aspects of the xperia C3, it gets a wonderful HD display for rich visual experience. The camera is capable to offer powerful snappers. Additionally the phone packed with 4G connectivity too.
Sony Xperia C3 Key Features
- Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS
- 5.5 Inches HD IPS capacitive touch screen with TRILUMINOS Display
- 1.2 GHz Quad Core Processor
- 1GB LPDDR3 RAM
- 8MP rear and 5MP front camera with LED flash (Rear and front), Real-time selfie app for selfie lovers
- 8GB Internal storage, Expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
- Sony Surround Sound technology (VPT) for better audio experience
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 display enhancement
- 2500mAh Li-Ion battery with STAMINA mode
Sony Xperia C3 Specifications
Sony Xperia C3
|Operating System (OS)||Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS|
|Processor||1.2 GHz Quad Core ARM Cortex-A7|
|Chipset||MSM8926 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400|
|RAM||1 GB LP-DDR3|
|Sensors||Proximity, accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, compass|
|Screen Size & Resolutions||5.5 Inches, 1280×720 pixels resolutions, 267 PPI, Up to 10 point multi-touch|
|Display Technology||HD IPS capacitive touch screen with TRILUMINOS Display, Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 display enhancement|
|Rear camera||8 MP|
|Front camera||5 MP|
|Camera features||LED flash (Rear and front), autofocus, 16x digital zoom, geo-tagging, touch focus, Exmor RS sensor, 1080p@30fps video recording, face and smile detection, HDR, panorama, pulsed LED flash, automatic scene selection, red-eye reduction, video calling|
|Inbuilt Capacity||8 GB (User available storage space may less)|
|Expandable Capacity||Expandable up to 32GB via microSD card|
|Mobile Network Support||2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz|
|3G: WCDMA 900/2100 MHz|
|4G: LTE 700/900/1800/2100/2600 MHz|
|GPRS/EDGE (Class 12)|
|SIM Card Type||Micro SIM, Sony Xperia C3 Dual available with Dual SIM with Dual Standby functionality|
|Internet Speed||3G Download: 42 Mbps, Upload: 5.76 Mbps; 4G LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps Upload, 150 Mbps Download|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and LE Profiles|
|NFC||Yes (For secure payment)|
|3.5mm audio jack||Yes|
|GPS||A-GPS with GLONASS|
|Audio & Video|
|FM Radio||FM Radio with RDS|
|Audio Playback Formats||AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, Vorbis, OGG, WMA, 3G2, M4A, MA4|
|Video Playback Formats||3GPP, MP4, M4V, AvI, XVID, WEBM, WMV, FLV, MOV|
|Battery||2500mAh Li-Ion battery with STAMINA mode|
|Talk Time: Up to 24 hours in 2G and 11 hours in 3G Network|
|Standby Time: Up to 44 days in 2G and 42 days in 3G Network|
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Dimensions||156 x 78.5 x 7.6 mm|
Sony Xperia C3 Price in India On 17 April 2015: Rs. 18,524/-
Sony announced another smartphone named, Sony Xperia A2 with Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS, 4.3 Inches display, 2.2 GHz Quad Core Processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 20.7MP rear camera and 2300mAh Li-Ion battery.