Sony announces Xperia SP; Specs and Price
Sony has introduced yet another Android device to its Xperia series named Sony Xperia SP. The smartphone is a mid-end device running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. The new device is introduced after the Sony’s powerful Xperia Z with 1080p display, but this new device is targeted at those who don’t want such a high-end device. The Xperia SP will be available in three colors white, red and black starting from Q2.
The Sony Xperia SP has a plastic casing with a co-moulded aluminum frame. The device measures 130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm and weighs 155g.
Spec-wise, the Sony Xperia SP is powered by a 1.7GHz dual core Krait CPU coupled with an Adreno 320 GPU and sports a 4.6″ 720p Bravia Engine 2 LCD, 8GB of internal storage, 8MP camera and a VGA front-facing unit for video call. Rear camera is capable of shooting videos at 1080p resolution.
The device also has usual connectivity features such as Bluetooth, GPS/GLONASS, Wi-Fi and MHL-powered microUSB. The device also has NFC and LTE on board.
The smartphone has a pretty beefy 2370mAh battery inside, combined with the Sony home-backed Stamina mode. According to Sony, the Sony Xperia SP offers 635 h (GSM), 734 h (UMTS), 709 h (LTE) stand-by times and 18 h 53min of talk time.
The Sony Xperia SP has been priced at €419 (about $545), unfortunately, there is no exact release date for the device.