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Sony Xperia C with 5 Inch Display officially launched at Rs. 21,490

Sony officially launched, Sony Xperia C (Quick Review) its MT6589 quad core phone in India for Rs. 21,490. This phone has been available in India since last couple of weeks on various online retail websites and comes with Standard budget quad core smartphone  features along with quality and after sales assurance of a big brand name.


This phone comes with the low cost MT6589 quad core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz which is very common in budget quad core devices in range of Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 20,000 INR. This phone is backed by a 1 GB RAM and comes with 4 GB of internal storage which can be further extended to 32 GB using a microSD card.

The Display is 5 inches in size with qHD resolution which gives you a pixel density of 220 pixels per inches which is not exactly impressive considering the price range, but will be fine clarity usable screen. On the software front this phone runs on Android 4.2 Jelly bean operating system.

The primary camera sports an 8 MP EXMOR R sensor and is capable of Full HD 1080p video recording. The camera comes with features like LED flash, Auto focus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, Etc. We expect this camera to outperform those which we have seen in Budget quad core devices so far.A front VGA camera is also present for video calling.

The battery capacity is 2390 mAh which will provide you with ample talk time of up to 14 hrs on 2G and music play time of up to 111 Hours. This phone supports dual SIM functionality and Connectivity features include 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS with AGPS support.

The phone will come preloaded with Walkman App for music lovers and this app will provide online and offline content through a single access point with ways to share that content. The phone also sports the OmniBalance design introduced first in Xperia Z which gives you premium look and ergonomic comfort.

Though the MRP may seem a little high at Rs. 21,490 and this was also the price for which it was initially made available for, you can get this phone for somewhere between 18,000 to 19,000 INR. It will compete against phones like Gionee Elife E5 and Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro.

Key Specs

Model Sony Xperia C
Display 5 inches qHD
Processor 1.2 GHz quad core MT6589
Internal Storage 4 GB
OS Android v4.2.2
Cameras 8MP rear, VGA front
Battery 2390mAh
Price 21,490 INR

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