Sony India has just announced the upcoming availability of the Xperia SP. According to the Japanese handset maker, the smartphone will be available in India beginning mid-April via major retailers across the country.
Sony fans should also know the Xperia SP has been decently priced at Rs 27,490 off contract, which is about $505 or €385. Both white and black colors will be released in the next few weeks.
There’s more to it, as the Xperia SP comes preloaded with a few interesting apps such as Sony Music, which offers users 6 months free Unlimited streaming & music download of over 15 lakh songs, including International, Bollywood & Regional songs from Sony Music library.
The phone also comes packed with Sony LIV application, allowing users to watch TV of SAB, Sony Entertainment and Max. In addition, Xperia users will have exclusive access to special moments of KBC and Indian Idol.
Sony Xperia SP has been recently unveiled and India will be among the first countries to get this mid-range smartphone.
The device has been confirmed to ship with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system out of the box, but it will be upgraded to Android 4.2.2 in the coming months.
Another strong point of the Xperia SP is the impressive 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with Exmor RS for mobile sensor, HDR and Superior Auto for the great quality pictures. There’s also a secondary VGA front-facing camera for video calls.
Sony Xperia SP is powered by a 1.7 GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Pro processor, an Adreno 320 GPU and 1GB of RAM.
The device packs 8GB of internal memory, but only around 6GB are user available. However, users will be able to further expand storage up to 32GB via microSD memory card.
Last but not least, Xperia SP sports a vibrant 4.6-inch Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 capacitive touchscreen display that supports HD (720p) resolution and features Corning Gorilla Glass coating.