Sony Xperia P: Latest Android Smartphone

By Harish Kumar

    Sony Xperia P: Latest Android Smartphone

     

    Sony has launched its latest android powered smart phone termed as the Sony Xperia P in the Mobile world congress being held at Barcelona. The rumours about this phone have been in the tech world for so long and it was speculated that this phone would see the light of the day during this event. Finally it has happened.

     

    Features and specification of Sony Xperia P

    Category

    Availability

    Distinguished features

    DISPLAY

    Type

    16M colours, LED-backlit LCD,

    Size

    4.00 inches

    Screen resolution

    540 x 960 pixels with 275 ppi pixel density

    Multi touch

    Yes

    Protection

    Scratch resistant glass

    User interface

    Timescape UI

    CAMERA

    Type

    Dual cameras

    Main camera

    3264x2448 pixels, 8 MP, LED flash

    Digital zoom

    Available

    Video recording

    1080p@30fps, video light, continuous auto focus

    Auto focus

    Yes

    Front facing camera

    VGA

    ENTERTAINMENT

    Audio player

    Available

    Video player

    Available

    Online service support

    Google Search, Maps, Gmail,

    YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk

    Radio

    Stereo FM radio with RDS

    MEMORY

    Internal memory

    16 GB

    Expandable memory

    No

    RAM

    1 GB

    OPERATING SYSTEM

    Android OS version 2.3 Gingerbread

    General features

    NETWORK

    2G

    All frequency band supported

    3G

    All frequency band supported

    CONNECTIVITY

    GPRS

    Yes

    EDGE

    Yes

    Wi-Fi

    Available

    Bluetooth

    Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR

    GPS

    Yes

    Additional GPS features

    Assisted GPS, Geo tagging

    Browser

    HTML5, Adobe Flash

    USB

    Yes, Version 2. 0 micro USB connector

    SOUND

    Loud speaker

    Yes with support for Dolby sound

    Audio jack

    Yes,3.5 mm

    PROCESSOR

    Chipset

    NovaThor U8500

    CPU

    Dual-core 1 GHz

    PHYSICAL SIZE

    Dimensions

    122 x 59.5 x 10.5 mm

    Weight

    120 gram

     

    This is a highly stylish mobile phone having unibody construction and made out of brushed aluminium. The black accents of the phone are highlighted by a chrome band at the bottom. The phone is very compact and has good ergonomics too.

    The main notable feature in the phone is tits large 4.0 inch qHD display. It packs in a resolution of 540x960 pixels. It is made with Sony’s WhiteMagic technology and according to the company officials this technology enables the screen to deliver superior brightness than any other phone in the market today. The phone will run on android gingerbread version initially but an ice cream sandwich update can be expected soon.

    Xperia P price tag is not yet announced. The phone is expected to hit the market by the middle of this year.

     

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