Sony launched two new handsets in the Indian markets, the Sony Xperia R1 and the Sony Xperia R1 Plus. These smartphones are powered by qualcomm snapdragon octa core processor and R1 is priced at Rs. 12,990 and R1 Plus at Rs. 14,990.

Both the handset come with the same features in fact the company should have used just one name i.e. R1, cause the only difference between R1 and R1 Plus is the RAM / ROM.  Sony Xperia R1 comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM and Sony Xperia R1 Plus comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM.

R1 and R1 Plus are dual SIM handset running Android Nougat and will get Android Oreo. Screen on both the handsets is of size 5.2 inches, 2.5D curved glass and supporting 1280 x 720 pixels resolution.

These smartphones are powered by snapdragon 430 octa core processor coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. Weight is 154 grams, and thickness is 8.89mm. On the back the primary camera can shoot in 13MP resolution, comes with LED flash support and on the front there is a 8MP camera with predictive hybrid Auto focus.

Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus launched in India

Other features are 4G, VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS with GLONASS, USB Type C port and Wi-Fi. A 2620 mAh battery powers these smartphones.

Sony Xperia R1 price in India is Rs. 12,990 and the Sony Xperia R1 Plus comes for Rs. 14,990. These new smartphones will hit the stores from 10th November.

By Sunil V