After delivering hit with the Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL, the Japanese giant announces another brilliant handset - Sony Xperia SP. The fabled handset was announced last month for the Russian market.
Now Sony India has officially announced the coming of Xperia SP, a 4.6-inch HD display , 8-mega pixel sensor , 1.7-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Dual Core processor , Android 4.1 Jelly Bean , and anaffordable price of Rs. 27,490. Would you mind purchasing this handset in lieu of the Nokia Lumia 820? Well, GizBot has come with the detailed specification check of the Sony Xperia SP along with five handpicked competitors available in the Indian market. Are you ready to explore Xperia SP?
Sony Xperia SP
To chase its goal to be the number three player globally, the makes behind Walkman have come with a new Android handset called Xperia SP. It's an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean handset that can be upgradable to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean in future.
The device is not as flashy as Xperia Z or Xperia ZL, but you won't mind grabbing at least one for your beloved. The Sony Xperia SP comes with a large 4.6-inch 720p HD display powered by Mobile Bravia Engine 2, an 8-mega pixel rear camera with LED Flash and Auto Focus (No HDR video recording included?), a VGA quality front facing camera 1.7-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Dual Core processor, Adreno 320 GPU, NFC, A-GPS, Wi-Fi, 3G, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD card), and 2,370mAh battery fitted inside.
Key rivals ...
Samsung Galaxy S3
Undoubtedly, the Samsung Galaxy S3 sits atop of all recently launched Android handsets in the Indian market. Even after announced a year back, still its specifications are pretty much valid, in this competition. The device has gorgeous 4.8-inch Super AOMLED 720p HD display, 1GB of RAM, 1.4GHz Cortex- A9 Quad Core processor, 16GB/32GB of internal storage, 8-mega pixel rear camera, 2100mAh battery, Wi-Fi, 3G, NFC, A-GPS and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Asking price - Rs.30, 345
HTC One X
The HTC One X was announced few months back. It can be grabbed for around Rs. 26,500. The handset was touted as Samsung Galaxy S3 killer. However, the device failed to achieve its target. Still, the handset is not bad, as it seems. The HTC One X has the fantastic camera an 8-mega pixel rear shooter with brilliant imaging quality. On the specifications front you get a 4.7-inch Super LCD 2 display 720p HD display, 1.5-GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory, 1.3-mega pixel front facing camera, Wi-Fi, 3G, A-GPS, DLNA, and 1,800mAh battery fitted inside.
Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia is not as strong as it was to be few years ago, but its Lumia lineup powered by WP8 is getting brighter, and bolder each passed year. One such handset is the Nokia Lumia 820, which can be purchased for Rs. 23, 499 in the Indian market. The handset comes loaded with Windows Phone 8 , a 4.3-inch AMOLED WVGA display with resolution of 480 X 800 pixels , 1.5-GHz Dual -Core processor , 1GB of RAM, 1000MB of internal memory, 8GB of mass storage , an 8-mega pixel Carl Zeiss lens with Dual LED flash , front facing camera, expandable memory up to 64GB via microSD card, Qi wireless charging, Wi-Fi, 3G, Nokia Maps , and 1,800mAh battery.
Sony Xperia Ion
It was Sony's first steps into the world of 4G LTE. However, 4G LTE option is still not available in India widely. The device is very much like Sony Xperia S, but with few minor upgrades. The handset has a 4.6-inch TFT LCD display, 1.5 GHz Dual Core processor, Adreno 220 GPU, 13.2 GB user memory ( expandable via microSD card) a 12-mega pixel rear camera with best imaging quality in business, 1.3-mega pixel front facing camera, Android 4.0 ICS, 1GB of RAM , 16GB of internal memory , 3G, Wi-Fi, and non -removable 1,900mAh battery. Asking price - Rs. 21,490
HTC One X +
Another handset with brilliant internal, but failed to catch up. HTC used this very handset as a second tool to dent Galaxy S3 image. Well, the handset is not boring. The HTC One X + comes with a 4.7-inch Super LCD 2 720p HD display, 1.7-GHz Quad Core processor, an 8-mega pixel rear camera with best image quality, 1.3-mega pixel front facing camera, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, HTC Sense 4+, 1GB of internal storage , expandable memory up to 64GB via microSD card, Beats Audio , and 2,100mAh battery fitted inside. Asking price - Rs. 29,990.