Sony today announced the launch of dual-SIM Sony Xperia C in India boasting a 5-inch display and priced at Rs. 21,490. It’s worth noting though that much before the official announcement the smartphone was available at various e-commerce sites and in fact they can be picked up for around 18,000 Rupees.
The design DNA of the phone follows the Omnibalance design that Sony featured first with Xperia Z. The 5-inch display comes with a 540 x 960 pixels resolutions adding upto a 220 ppi. The hardware internals of Sony Xperia C include 1.2 GHz Mediatek quad core processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 megapixel rear camera, 0.3 megapixel front camera, and a 2390 mAh battery. The rear 8 MP camera has a Sony’s Exmor™ R sensor and the camera features include geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, HDR, autofocus and also has a LED flash. A smart voice guide allows an user to control the camera with voice commands. It is also capable of full HD video recording. The device has a 4GB internal storage that can stacked up to 32GB via microSD card.
Running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system, the device also bundles many of Sony’s own apps for enhancing the media experience.
As a promotional offer, Sony is offering an accidental damage cover for 6 months from the date of purchase. Additionally, Airtel users can avail 1GB free data download for the first two months of product purchase.