Sony on Monday announced the launch of its selfie-focused smartphone in India, the Xperia C3 Dual, at Rs. 23,990. The smartphone will be available from next Monday, September 1.
The Sony Xperia C3 Dual smartphone was initially launched in July, alongside its single-SIM variant, the Xperia C3. The highlight feature of the Xperia C3 smartphone is its 5-megapixel front-facing camera, with a 25mm wide-angle lens that delivers an 80-degree field of view, apart from an soft LED flash. It also comes with 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera along with soft-LED flash.
The Xperia C3 and Xperia C3 Dual feature identical specifications, with the latter sporting dual-SIM card slots in addition. Both phones run Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. The Xperia C3 features a 5.5-inch HD (720x1280 pixel) Triluminos display supported by Bravia Engine 2, and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor coupled with Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB of RAM.
(Also see: Sony Xperia C3 and Xperia C3 Dual in comparison)
The Sony Xperia C3 supports storage expansion via microSD card (up to 32GB), with 8GB of inbuilt storage. It packs a 2500mAh battery, which is rated for up to 24 hours of talk time (unspecified network) and 1,071 hours of standby time, according to the company. The various connectivity options on the Xperia C3 include 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi, and USB charging. The smartphone measures 156x78.5x7.6mm, weighs 150 grams and comes in Black, White and Mint colour variants.
Last week, Sony had launched the Xperia C3 in Russia
at RUB 13,990 (approximately Rs. 23,000). It is also available in China via an online retailer, priced at CNY 1,999 (Rs. 19,700 approximately).