Live images and video of Sony Selfie phone with front facing flash leaked, launching on July 8th

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

/ by Abhinaya
These days, smartphones pack in high-end cameras with impressive software features to attract the photography enthusiasts. But, the front facing camera on most of the high-end phones average out on 2MP. However, the Chinese makers have managed to incorporate powerful front-facers on their smartphones giving importance to selfies. Now, it appears like tier-2 smartphone vendor based out in Japan, Sony is all set to introduce a selfie oriented smartphone.

Sony Xperia C3

Well, according to XperiaBlog, Sony is holding an event in Taiwan on Tuesday to launch a new Xperia phone that will feature a front-facer teamed up with a flash. While this has been confirmed by Sony itself on the official Sony Xperia Twitter page with the tagline "See your #selfies in a whole new light", unconfirmed media reports suggest that the phone will be dubbed as Sony Xperia C3 (no idea where's Xperia C2).

In meantime, the pictures of the alleged selfie phone featuring a huge camera sensor and LED flash on the front have been leaked. The panel is of turquoise color hinting the Sony might launch it in a slew of color variants and will be priced below 2,000 Yuan. The smartphone is confirmed to have a 2,500 mAh battery and a 5-inch display.

Sony Xperia C3Sony Xperia C3

Also, a hands-on video of the Xperia C3 has hit the web (embedded below) and the credits go to the Taiwan based website ePrice. The video shows the front-facing LED flash in action and the interesting feature that captures a snap on double tapping at the back of the device. The front-facer is also alleged to arrive with timer functionality for perfect selfies.

Besides these aspects, the handset is supposed to feature Portrait Retouch camera app that lets users to touch-up their complexion with preset tones, self portrait voice guide that allows clicking selfies using the rear snapper with the assistance of a voice guide and a plethora of other image editing tools.

Watch the video to see the Xperia C3 or say the ultimate selfie phone from Sony in action.

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