Today, mobile phone maker Sony officially announced the availability of its Xperia VC smartphone on shelves at wireless carrier China Telecom.
The new device version arrives on shelves with the same features and capabilities as those included in the Xperia V, but with a few modifications to make it fit for this wireless carrier’s network.
For example, the smartphone will not hit shelves with support for 4G LTE networks packed inside, but will run on China Telecom’s CDMA/GSM bands.
Xperia VC arrives in China with a large 4.3-inch HD Reality Display high-definition screen that sports second-generation Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine.
The smartphone was also packed with a 1.5GHz Qualcomm MSM8960 dual-core processor, as well as with 1GB of RAM for increased performance capabilities.
On the back, it sports a 13-megapixel photo snapper with support for full HD video recording, while the VGA front camera enables users to make video calls while on the go.
The specifications list of the new device also includes 8GB eMMC memory, along with a microSD memory card slot with support for up to 32GB of external storage.
The new smartphone is also dust and waterproof, and sports Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities, is DLNA certified, while also featuring high-speed USB 2.0 and Micro USB interface. The device also comes with a built-in GPS receiver with aGPS.
Running under Google’s Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, the new mobile phone comes with a 1750mAh battery packed inside.
According to XperiaBlog, Sony plans on making the new Xperia VC available for purchase in China in the coming weeks. The smartphone will be released in three different colors, namely pink, white, and black.
Users who would like to learn more info on the Sony Xperia VC LT25c should head over to this page on Sony’s Chinese website. The handset’s full technical specifications are available in this PDF file in English.