Sony has recently announced new members to its family of Xperia smartphones which are targeted towards price conscious users who do not wish to compromise on the features as well and Sony Xperia SP is one of the model. This latest handset can be considered as an apt example of a device having premium looks as well as impressive features. Physically the phone measures 130.6 X 67.1 X 9.98mm in size and has a weight of around 155 grams. The body of the handset sets in an aluminium frame and features the Sony’s NXT design cues that gives it a smart and a solid look. Depending upon the type of notification you receive, the illuminated transparent strip that is present at the bottom of the phone changes in different colors that further gives a stylish look to the device. Moreover the illuminations can also be set by the users so that it pulse as per the beat of their favorite music track.
When it comes to the display , the engineers of Sony BRAVIA TV has used their expertise so as to come out with a HD Reality Display that measures 4.6 inches in size. The big size screen along with 1280 X 720 pixels resolution and 16M colors of the phone offers razor sharp and crystal clear content. The viewing experience of the users is further enhanced as its Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 can analyse the type of the content and then make the automatic adjustments to the image. The adjustment is made possible with the addition of new optimization of real time contrast, noise reduction and color management of high quality. So Sony Xperia SP is not only smart and solid but also intelligent.
Running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, the phone is powered by Dual Core ARM Krair processor that is clocked at 1.7GHz which along with Adreno 320GPU and 1GB RAM allows smooth performance of all your applications and other tasks. Capturing images can be fun with 8MP Exmor camera sensor present in the phone that comes along with features like auto focus, panorama, touch focus, face detection, HDR mode and image stabilization. The camera of the phone is capable of capturing impressive quality images in night as well as against strong light. Besides still images, the camera can also record full HD 1080p videos that can be enjoyed on big size display of the phone. A VGA front facing camera for facilitating video calling is also present in the handset.
Connectivity in Sony Xperia SP is provided through options of Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi a/b/g/n, WiFi hotspot, TV Out, USB host, standard micro USB port, GPS with AGPS and GLONASS,, NFC and 3.5mm audio jack. In order to deliver fast browsing as well as entertainment experience to the users, 4G LTE feature is also provided. The smartphone is fueled by 2370 mAh of battery that provides good back and its Battery STAMINA Mode further improves and provide optimum life to the battery. The internal memory provided by the handset is 8GB out of which 5.8GB can be accessed by the user and its microSD card slot facilitates expansion of external memory when needed. Additional features of the phone include gyroscope, proximity sensor, dedicated camera key, Glove mode, built in accelerometer , Sony Custom UX, multi-touch input,one touch function along with NFC so that content can be displayed on your television set or music and images can be shared between the devices. Sony Xperia SP will come in color options of red, black and white and will be made available from 2nd quarter of this year. The pricing details will vary depending upon the market.