Sony Xperia S

Thursday, December 20, 2012

/ by Aman Banka
Sony Xperia SSony Xperia S

Sony Xperia S - Price: Rs.25990 [ Indian Market Price ]

Key Features

  1. Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
  2. 12.1 MP Primary Camera
  3. 1.3 MP Secondary Camera
  4. 4.3-inch TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
  5. 1.5 GHz Dual Core Scorpion Processor
  6. Supports Micro SIM Only
  7. Full HD Recording
The Xperia S is another launch in the smartphone arena from Sony. This phone comes in a bar-shape and has been fitted with a touchscreen to complement its sleek and elegant look. The Sony Xperia S runs Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system on 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Scorpion processor to efficiently meet the requirements of multi-tasking. Additionally, the dual core nature of the processor takes the overall performance to a completely new level. This mobile is highly responsive as 1 GB of RAM provides enough space to conveniently run any program.

This phone has accommodated a 4.3 inch TFT screen that is highly responsive because of its capacitive nature. Additionally, the screen supports HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels that reflects in the clarity of the graphics and images. Moreover, the entire interface of this mobile gains simplicity with Timescape user interface in order to be more user-friendly. You will find the display to be lifelike with the support of Bravia Engine. This screen is scratch resistant and features a shatter proof sheet on the mineral glass.

This Sony mobile phone sports a 12.1 megapixel camera on its back to let you click and preserve the most cherished moments of your life in clear and crisp visuals. This camera is complemented by LED flash to help you click clear visuals even in darkness. You will be able to zoom in on a particular object with the help of 16x digital zoom. In addition to this, you can opt to record videos at 30 fps with 1920 x 1090 pixels of resolution. Also, this camera supports geo-tagging, auto focus and image stabilisation among other features. This mobile phone comes loaded with a 1.3 megapixel camera on its front to help you click perfect self-portraits.


The Xperia S sports an attractive look that boosts its overall performance. The front panel of this mobile is occupied by a large screen that leaves out small space to accommodate the keys for back, home and menu. The bottom of this mobile features a transparent plastic strip that separates the end cap. The right edge of this phone is embedded with a shortcut key for camera and volume rocker. The top edge of this mobile phone is equipped with power button and audio jack. Additionally, there are separate ports for microUSB and micro HDMI. This phone has been loaded with some of the most sought-after sensors like accelerometer, proximity sensor, digital compass, gyro sensor, CMOS sensor, ambient light sensor and magnetometer.

Storage and Battery

This mobile phone comes loaded with a 1750 mAh Li-Ion battery that promises to deliver a talk time of up to 8 hours on 2G network and a standby time of up to 420 hours. Sony has loaded this mobile phone with sufficient memory space to host all your files and documents. The internal memory of this mobile phone is 32 GB.

Connectivity and Features

This Android based mobile phone has been loaded with a wealth of connectivity features that promise to keep you connected with the world at large. You can opt to connect with the Internet with help of GPRS and EDGE technologies that works on 2G network and is supported by this phone. Also, if you want to surf the Internet at a faster speed then 3G support of this mobile phone will do the job. Additionally, you can dive in the world of Internet through the nearest WiFi router as this mobile phone is WiFi enabled.

With the help of Bluetooth and USB support, you can opt to exchange files and document with other devices in your immediate vicinity. Also, this mobile phone supports A-GPS with Google maps to assist you in finding your way through an unknown city. This mobile phone comes equipped with a multi-format music and video player to keep you entertained while you are on-the-move. The audio quality of this phone gets a resounding boost from the 3D surround support and xLoud Audio Filter Technology.

This Sony Xperia comes loaded with apps for Google Talk with video chat, Google Search, Google Voice Search and Facebook. Additionally, you will get access to Android Market. This Android based smartphone comes with document viewer and document editor to help you access and edit MS Office based files without the support of PCs. The pushmail feature is meant to send and receive e-mails in real time.

Specifications of Sony Xperia S -

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Charger, Headphone, Data Cable, HDMI Cable,
Leather Case, Warranty Card
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
Business FeaturesDocument Viewer, Document Editor, Pushmail
(Microsoft Exchange Active Sync, Google Sync)
Call FeaturesLoudspeaker
Handset ColorsWhite & Black
Operating FreqGSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
OSAndroid v2.3 (Gingerbread),
Upgradable to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
User InterfaceTimescape
Processor1.5 GHz Qualcomm Scorpion, Dual Core
GraphicsAdreno 220
Size4.3 Inches
ResolutionHD, 1280 x 720 Pixels
Color16 M
Other Display FeaturesScratch Resistant, Shatter Proof Sheet on Mineral Glass,
Bravia Engine, Auto Rotation, Gesture Input
Primary CameraYes, 12.1 Megapixel
Secondary CameraYes, 1.3 Megapixel
Video RecordingYes, 1920 x 1080, 30 fps
HD RecordingHD, Full HD
ZoomDigital Zoom - 16x
Other Camera FeaturesAuto Focus, 3D Sweep Panorama, Face Recognition &
Smile Shutter, Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging,
Red Eye Reduction
Size64x128x10.6 mm
Weight144 g
TypeLi-Ion, 1750 mAh
Talk Time8 hrs (2G)
Standby Time420 hrs (2G)
Internal32 GB
Memory1 GB RAM
Internet FeaturesEmail, Adobe Flash 11
GPRSYes, 86 kbps
EDGEYes, 237 kbps
3GYes, 14.4 Mbps HSDPA; 5.8 Mbps HSUPA
WifiYes, 802.11 b/g/n
USB ConnectivityYes, micro USB, v2
TetheringUSB, Wi-fi Hotspot
GPS SupportYes, A-GPS with Google Maps
BluetoothYes, v2.1, Supported Profiles
(EDR, A2DP 1.2, HFP 1.5, HSP 1.1, OPP 1.1, PAP 1.0)
HDMI PortYes
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Music PlayerYes, Supports WAV, MP3, eAAC
Video PlayerYes, Supports MP4, 3GPP, H.263, H.264, WMV,
HD Video Playback
Sound EnhancementxLoud Audio Filter Technology, 3D Surround Sound
RingtoneMP3, Polyphonic
Call MemoryYes
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass, Gyro Sensor,
CMOS Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Magnetometer
Additional FeaturesTrackID Music Recognition, Multiple Image Format,
PlayStation Certified, TV Launcher, Alarm Clock, Calculator,
Calendar, Airplane Mode, Wi-Fi Direct, Infinite Button, Notes,
Stopwatch, Audio and Video Streaming, 3D Games, DRM,
GLONASS, Vibrate Mode, MMS Enabled, Predictive Text Input,
Sound Recorder, Noise Suppression, NFC, Voice Input,
TV Out Port
Important AppsAndroid Market, Google Search, Google Voice Search, Facebook,
Google Talk with Video Chat, Twitter, Google Mail,
Google Calendar, Google Gallery 3D
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
6 months warranty for in the box accessories

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