If you’ve not heard of the Sony Xperia C series, you haven’t experience smartphones like this before. The Sony Xperia C in the Philippines is the mothership of all Xperia C models that follow. Release in 2013, this phone is will making headlines today. Get one for yourself of find out more here.
Sony is one of the manufacturers that got many mentions in this year’s Mobile World Congress for their flagship smartphones which includes the Sony Xperia XZs. After its big reveal, the flagship comes with a deluxe version, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium, which will be released this year. Sony is saving the premium version for a later release, while the Xperia XZs is already available for pre-order in Asian markets like India. Here are the features of this lite phone flagship from Sony.
Recently, Sony revealed that their focus is on the Xperia X lineup. However, they still have to dedicate time into manufacturing other devices such as the rumored Xperia C6. Renders of the rumored device have been floating all over the internet, displaying Sony’s signature outer body design that can be seen in their recent smartphone models. One leak that surfaced about the Xperia C6 shows a design that is similar to the renders that appeared in the previous months.
At long last, the much-awaited Android Nougat 7.0 update will makes its way for the venerable yet relevant Sony Xperia Z5. Despite being released nearly two years ago, the Sony Xperia Z5 is still going strong since its specs are not really that dated. It may prove to be a long wait but Sony has been one of the first manufacturers that has came forward to affirm its commitment in updating its large range of smartphones during the sudden release of Android 7.0 Nougat by Google. Recently, it has just released the Android Nougat update for Sony Xperia X, XZ, X Performance and X Compact. Next, it will be Sony Xperia Z5's turn.
|Release Date in Philippines|
|Processor frequency||1.2 GHz|
|Display diagonal||12.7 cm (5")|
|Display resolution||960 x 540 pixels|
|Display number of colours||16.78 million colours|
|Ports & interfaces|
|USB connector type||Micro-USB|
|Headphone connectivity||3.5 mm|
|Weight & dimensions|
|SIM card capability||Dual SIM|
|SIM card type||SIM|
|Wi-Fi standards||IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n|
|2G bands (primary SIM)||850,900,1800,1900 MHz|
|2G bands (secondary SIM)||850,900,1800,1900 MHz|
|3G bands supported||850,900,1900,2100 MHz|
|RAM capacity||1 GB|
|Internal storage capacity||4 GB|
|Compatible memory cards||MicroSD (TransFlash)|
|Maximum memory card size||32 GB|
|USB mass storage|
|Assisted GPS (A-GPS)|
|Operating system installed||Android|
|Operating system version||4.2.2|
|Rear camera resolution (numeric)||8 MP|
|Front camera type||Single camera|
|Front camera resolution (numeric)||0.3 MP|
|Video recording modes||1080p|
|Maximum frame rate||30 fps|
|Resolution at capture speed||1920x1080@30fps|
|Video capture resolution (max)||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Battery capacity||2390 mAh|
|Talk time (3G)||10 h|
|Standby time (3G)||605 h|
|Talk time (2G)||10 h|
|Standby time (2G)||588 h|
|Continuous audio playback time||54 h|
|Continuous video playback time||10.5 h|
|Colour of product||Black|
|Radio Data System (RDS)|
|Audio formats supported||AMR,AWB,MP3,MP4,OGG,WAV|
|Video formats supported||3GP,3GPP,H.263,H.264,MP4,MPEG4|
|Video compression formats||H.263,H.264,MPEG4|
|Subscription type||No subscription|
When shopping for a smartphone, you need to ask yourself what you are using the device for. But what if you had a smartphone that did everything you needed it to? That’s exactly what the Sony Xperia C is. With Dual SIM capacity and lightweight mass, the Sony Xperia C is perfect for moving around for work or play.
With a TFT capacitive touchscreen and 16M colours, the Sony Xperia C brings out Sony’s key feature – the large display. The screen size of 5 inches also compliments the Sony Xperia C’s display. With a pixel density of 221ppi, the Sony Xperia C display brings out vivid colour and contrast.
We all hate smartphones that are slow and lagging. The Sony Xperia C however, is speedy and smooth with its processes and systems. With the Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) system and Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 CPU, it handles like any premium smartphone should, giving you instant access to all your apps. PowerVR SGX544 also keeps the system running on track and without any hiccups.
The Sony Xperia C’s camera system features an 8MP rear camera with f/2.6 autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection and HDR features. As Sony is known for its smartphone cameras, the Sony Xperia C is not exempted. As the Sony Xperia C is a precursor to higher technology to come, its front camera is but a VGA shooter – enough for all your selfies.
As for the basics, you get Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, Hotspot, MP3/MP4 capability, GPS, microUSB v2.0 and much more. For sensors, you get the accelerometer, proximity and compass for starters. You also get a 2390 mAh battery powering the device for a longer usage throughout the day.
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