Sony's latest mid-range Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone - the Xperia T3 - is now officially available across the European market via the company's online store
, except in Germany. Last Friday, the smartphone had exclusively gone on sale via Carphone Warehouse in UK.
The Sony Xperia T3 is already available to Indian consumers. Sony had launched the smartphone last month, priced at Rs. 27,990.
The Xperia T3 is priced in the UK at GBP 299 (approximately Rs. 30,000), in France and Italy at EUR 399 (approximately Rs. 32,700), in the Netherlands at EUR 349 (approximately Rs. 28,600), in Poland at PLN 1,599 (approximately Rs. 31,300), in Spain at EUR 369 (approximately Rs. 30,200), and in Sweden at SEK 2,995 (approximately Rs. 26,600).
The Xperia T3 runs Android 4.4 KitKat OS out-of-the-box, and has been launched in a single SIM variant, with no word on if a dual-SIM variant is due. The company is touting the large-screen smartphone's slim design, which gives it a thickness of 7mm and a weight of 148 grams.
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The new mid-range Android smartphone from Sony features a 5.3-inch (720x1280 pixel) HD Triluminos display powered by the Bravia Engine 2. The Xperia T3's display offers a pixel density of 277ppi. A quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8228) processor powers the device, clocked at 1.4GHz, with 1GB of RAM.
The Xperia T3 sports an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a Sony Exmor RS sensor. The Xperia T3's rear camera comes with features such as scene detection, HDR, face recognition, red-eye reduction, sweep Panorama and geo-tagging. It also houses a 1.1-megapixel front-facing camera.
The Sony Xperia T3 comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage, and can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. It supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, GPRS/ EDGE, DLNA, NFC, Micro-USB and 3G connectivity options. It is backed by a 2500mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 13 hours of talk time and 688 hours of standby time.