Sony Xperia C with MediaTek quad core processor can now be pre-booked for Rs. 20,490. The handset is already listed on some online stores and expected release date is by 2nd week of October.

The Sony Xperia C comes with 1.2GHz MT6589 quad core processor with SGX 544 GPU, the same stuff that powers the hot selling Micromax A116 and the Lava Iris 504q, in fact these handsets are cheaper and priced under Rs. 15,000.

Xperia C sports a 5 inch TFT screen that is scratch resistant and supports qHD – 960×540 pixels resolution. Screen is 4 point multi touch. It is a dual SIM handset with dual standby mode. Android 4.2 Jelly bean runs on 1GB RAM and 4GB internal storage. The micro SD card slot supports 32GB external card.

Rear camera is of 8 megapixel resolution with auto focus, 4x digital zoom, HDR (to name a few) with Pulsed LED. Full HD video recording and playback is supported. Other features included are 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and DLNA. Apart from the normal sensors like proximity, light and accelerometer this handset also includes the magnetic sensor.


A 2330 mAh battery gives a talk time of up to 10 hours and standby time of up to 580 hours. The Sony Xperia C is available (pre-booking) for Rs. 20,490.

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By Rajeev Rana

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