Sony Xperia U goes up for pre-order at Rs. 16,499
Sony has now one more smartphone in its dual core smartphones range in India with its latest Sony Xperia U. This smartphone is now up for pre-order via online shopping websites Flipkart and Letsbuy and is tagged with the price of Rs. 16,499.
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Sony Xperia U was unveiled at MWC 2012 along with Sony Xperia P. Sony Xperia U is powered by a NovaThor 1GHz dual-core processor and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Company has also promised to push ICS upgrade in secod quaarter of 2012.
It has a a 3.5-inch Reality display with resolution of a 3.5-inch 480×854. It comes with 512MB of RAM and with 8GB of built-in storage but has no microSD card slot., It features a 5 mega pixel camera at the back with 720p HD video recording and a front VGA camera for video calling.
Other features of the device includes Sony’s xLOUD surround technology, stereo FM radio, GPS and A-GPS connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with DLNA and hotspot functionality, microUSB 2.0.
It is also packed with a 1,320 mAh battery which claims to give 260 hours of standby time, 6 hours and 36 minutes of talk-time, and 45 hours of music play.
The smartphone comes with nice features for the given price. But it has no option for memory expansion. This can be a drawback of the phone. Although it comes with 8 GB on board storage but only 4GB is available for user. Which is not enough as Indian users use smartphones for videos and songs and sometimes 4 GB is not enough.