In line with previous rumours, Sony has launched two new mid-range Xperia smartphones, the Xperia SP and Xperia L. While the Xperia SP sports a co-moulded aluminium frame, and features a 4.6-inch 720p HD Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2. Both phones run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
The Xperia SP is powered by a 1.7GHz Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Dual Core processor, Adreno 320 GPU and has 8GB of internal storage expandable up to 32GB via miroSD card. As we mentioned, the phone features a 4.6-inch display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels, made of tempered glass. It sports an 8-megapixel Exmor RS front camera that supports 1080p HD video recording and a VGA front facing shooter. The phone supports LTE connectivity, in addition to NFC functionality, and comes with a 2370mAh battery. The company claims that the battery will enable the phone to offer a talk time of up to 10 hours and 25 minutes and standby time of up to 635 hours. The phone will be available in white, red and black colour variants.
According to the company, the Xperia SP and Xperia L will both be available worldwide starting Q2 2013.
Sony Xperia SP key specifications
- 4.6-inch TFT display(Tempered glass) with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels
- 1.7 GHz Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Dual Core processor
- 8GB internal memory expandable up to 32GB via microSD
- 8-megapixel Exmor RS autofocus camera with LED flash
- VGA front camera
- 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, EDGE, GPRS, GPS, LTE
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
- 2,370mAh battery