It took some time but Sony had the big comeback many have been waiting for. The Xperia Z is selling well and we suspect it's been the driver for turning the company's fortunes around in the first quarter of the year. It's now time to carry that momentum over to the midrange and the Xperia SP looks like the right phone for the job. Body and Display:
The dimensions of the phone are 130.6 x 67.1 x 10 mm. It weighs about 155 grams. The phone has a TFT capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours. Capacitive touch screens work by recognizing the electrical properties of the human body instead of pressure. But capacitive touch screens are more sensitive than resistive touch screens.
The screen size is 4.6 inches with approximately 319 ppi pixel density. The screen resolution of the phone is 720 x 1280 pixels. The touchscreen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.
It has multitouch feature also. Multitouch refers to the ability of a touch sensing surface to recognize the presence of two or more points of contact with the touch sensing surface. The constant tracking of the multiple points allows the mobile phone interface to recognize gestures, which enable advanced functionality such as pinch-to-zoom. Memory:
The phone has a microSD card slot. The external memory can be extended up to 32GB. The internal memory of the phone is also good. It comes with 8GB internal memory. The phone has a Random Access Memory of 1GB. Connectivity:
Sony Xperia SP utilizes both EDGE and GPRS technologies in order to connect to cellular networks. Wi-Fi is also available. It has the facility of Bluetooth connection and micro USB which help to connect with other hardware devices directly or indirectly. NFC is also available. Camera:
This phone has a 8 megapixel primary camera. The resolution of the camera is 3264 x 2448 pixels. The features of the camera include autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, HDR, sweep panorama etc. There is a 0.3 MP secondary camera on the front to make video calls.Features: OS:
OS is an infrastructure operating component of a smartphone. It is the vital component of a smartphone as it controls all the basic operations of a smartphone. This phone comes with Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean).CPU, Chipset and GPU:
The CPU is Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait. The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. The phone comes with Qualcomm MSM8960T Snapdragon Chipset. The GPU of the phone is Adreno 320.Sensors, Radio, GPS and Java:
The phone has sensors like Accelerometer, proximity, gyro etc. GPS is also available with A-GPS Support and GLONASS. Global Positioning System is a space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information in all weather, anywhere on or near the Earth, where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites. The phone has Stereo FM radio with RDS. Java is available with Java MIDP emulator. Key Features:
The model is available in three colours - White, Red and Black. It supports microSIM card. The key features of the phone include SNS integration, TV-out (via MHL A/V link), Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player, MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player, Document viewer, Photo viewer/editor, Voice memo/dial, Predictive text input etc.Battery:
The phone is powered by standard Li-Ion 2370 mAh battery. But the battery cannot be removed. Market Status:
This phone was announced on March, 2013. It was released on April, 2013.