As we talks about it, the device is now official. The device as the rumors goes, sports 5.5 inch HD display with Triluminos display and powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon quad core processor. It will be available in White, Mint and Black color variants. Although there is no word on pricing, it will be available for purchase from August first week.
Sony XPeria C3 Specifications
|Display: 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|
|Software: Android 4.4.2 Kitkat OS|
|Dual SIM: Yes|
|8MP camera with Exmor RS Sensor, LED flash|
|5MP front facing camera|
|RAM: 1 GB|
|GPU: Adreno 305|
|Storage: 8 GB Internal + Micro SD card slot up to 64 GB|
|Battery: 2500 mAh Li-ion battery, STAMINA Mode|
|4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/a|
|Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS, WiFi Direct|
Updated as on July 6, 2014: Sony Mobile has officially confirmed that Xperia C3 will be the smartphone meant for selfie. The device also sees through some specifications which is with 5-inch display, front facing camera with LED flash, we reckon it should be either 8 MP or 5 MP, packs 2500 mAh Li-ion battery and runs on Android Kitkat out of box.
Original as of May 4, 2014: Not long XPeria C was rumored to upcoming Android phone and added to unreleased XPeria Phones is XPeria C3 phone. Information from sources says that Sony Mobile Communication is gearing up for XPeria C3 expected to launch in Q3 this year. The following is the picture of XPeria C3 as posted by EPrice.
As rumored XPeria C3 is an entry level low characteristic phone to be available in dual SIM card support with dual Standby. With XPeria Tipo Dual touching decent success, Sony has learn that people are looking for more dual SIM phones. More or less this will be the copy of Sony’s flagship XPeria Z2 model and it will be introduced for operator customized version. Expected to be available via one or more carriers in China maybe via China Mobile, China Unicom. However it may be available in other countries as well.
Going through the specs, all that we know, it will be IP58 certified waterproof and dust proof phone just like XPeria Z. Moreover this will extend features and capabilities to underwater photography thanks to physical shutter button. Atleast this is expected from Sony, moving ahead from XPeria Z and nothing less than quad core processor will be considered.
It's equipped with 5-inch touchscreen LCD display and its certain to pack with Android OS. So will it includes Android 5.0 Key Lime or stay back at Android 4.2 Jelly Bean? Keeping up with specifications, it will be priced at $ 300 or less. Also XPeria C will be priced in the same range as well.
With XPeria C and C3 Sony’s intention is pretty clear to launch low-end market orientated quad core phablets. The phone is priced at Rs 19499 for the Black and 20800 for the White color variant.