Sony on Monday announced the launch of its selfie smartphone in India, the Xperia C3 Dual available at a price for Rs. 23,990 from September 1st.
Sony Xperia C3 Dual would be the latest selfie-focused smartphone that was initially launched in July, alongside its single-SIM variant, the Xperia C3. Features a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, with a 25mm wide-angle lens that aims to deliver an 80-degree field of view, apart from an soft LED flash. It also sports an 8-megapixel rear-autofocus sensor with LED flash.
Both the Xperia C3 and Xperia C3 Dual specifications are same, with latter sporting dual-SIM card slots in addition. Both runs on Android 4.4 (Kitkat) out-of-the-box!
The Xperia C3 features a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixel) Triluminos display supported by Bravia Engine 2, and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor coupled with Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB of RAM. Supports storage expansion via microSD card (up to 32GB), with 8GB of inbuilt storage. It packs a 2500mAh battery, which is rated for up to 24 hours of talk time (unspecified network) and 1,071 hours of standby time, according to the company.
Although, the Xperia C3 include 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi, and USB charging connectivity options, and the smartphone measures 156×78.5×7.6mm, weighs 150 grams.
Sony had launched Xperia C3 in Russia last week at RUB 13,990 (roughly Rs. 23,000). It is also made available in China via an online retailer. Priced at CNY 1,999 (approx INR 19,700).
Sony Xperia C3 Specifications
- 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display with TRILUMINOS Display for mobile, Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
- 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno 305 GPU
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, Upto 64GB expandable memory via microSD card
- Android 4.4 (KitKat)
- Dual SIM
- 8MP rear camera with Exmor RS sensor, LED flash, 1080p video recording
- 5MP front-facing camera with 25mm wide-angle lens, 80 degree field of view, 720p video recording
- 7.6mm thick and weighs 150 grams
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio with RDS
- 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 2500 mAh Battery with STAMINA mode
The Sony Xperia C3 Dual comes in Black, White and Mint colors and is priced at Rs. 23,990 (MRP) in India, and go on sale starting Sept. 1, 2014 across Sony Center, Sony’s Smartphone Lounge and major Bobiles & Electronics stores.