Sony launches Single and dual-SIM Xperia C3 with 5MP 'PROselfie cam' and 5.5-inch HD IPS screen. Sony Mobile Communications today launches Xperia C3, the selfie Android smartphone with 5MP wide-angle 'PROselfie cam' on the front. "The rise of selfies shows no signs of abating – its usage has increased by 17,000% since 2012 with the word officially being added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013. We’re excited to offer SONY’s first ‘PROselfie Smartphone’ and play a part in this global phenomenon" says Calum MacDougall, Director of Xperia Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications.
|Sony Xperia C3|
The Sony Xperia C3 supports super-fast 4G/LTE networks with up to 150 Mbps for downloading and 50 Mbps for uploading, allowing you to share every highlight of your day, anytime and anywhere.
At just 7.6 mm and a mere 150g, this slim and sleek Xperia C3 is perfect for people on the go. The Xperia C3 features an easy-toggle keyboard for one-handed input. In addition, its Simple Home mode offers a simplified home screen with larger fonts and loaded with the most used apps and speed dial features.
Sony's latest generation of dual-SIM technology allows users to set up both SIM cards independently with custom ring tones and easily choose between SIMs before making calls or sending texts, whilst Sony's dual SIM management technology means that users can keep both SIMs active and never miss a call, even when talking on one of them.
Built with leading Sony technology the Xperia C3 has a stunning screen that offers an unrivalled experience. Its large, beautiful 5.5" HD IPS display optimised with BRAVIA technology that offers great viewing from any angle.
Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz processor and with 1GB RAM and 8GB Flash memory, Xperia C3 enables ultra-fast performance with breath-taking graphics. Battery STAMINA Mode 3.0 on the Xperia C3 saves you wasted battery drain by recognizing when you're not using your display and automatically turning off the functions you don't need, while keeping the notifications you want.
The new Sony Xperia C3 produces perfect selfies wherever, whenever with a 5 MP wide-angle front camera (25mm with 80 degree field of view) that allows you to capture more in the frame. With a unique soft flash, you can take flattering photos day or night by simply double tapping the back cover or using Smile Shutter, which you can then share with friends in three clicks. Thanks to the front camera’s Superior Auto mode, pictures are automatically adjusted for suitable lighting conditions and the auto scene recognition function, which works together with HDR and LED flash, makes sure you can capture the best selfies and selfie videos in any light.
Price & Availability
Sony Xperia C3 will be available in black, white and for something a bit special, mint, and will launch globally from August 2014 starting with China as the first launch market.