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Sony Announces Xperia C And New Xperia SP, Both Headed To China

Sony unveiled new products at the Mobile Asia Expo event in shanghai, China. While it is the Xperia Z Ultra that is undoubtedly the star of the company’s presentation two other devices are also making waves, these are the Sony Xperia C and the Sony Xperia SP.


The Xperia C is the company’s first device that will be using a MediaTek processor. This is a 5 inch dual SIM Android device that is going to be available exclusively for China Unicorn and will come in three colors – black, white, and purple. There’s no details provided on when it will be made available, its pricing or if it will be sold outside China.

Sony Xperia C Technical Specifications

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • dual-SIM support
  • 5 inch qHD display, 540 x 960 pixels, 220 ppi
  • MTK MT6589 MediaTek 1.2 GHz quad core cpu
  •  PowerVR Series5XT gpu
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 4 GB internal storage
  • microSD support up to 32 GB
  • 8 megapixel Exmor R rear camera
  • VGA front camera

The new Sony Xperia SP (M35t) is an update to the existing Xperia SP model. It’s shares identical specifications with the old model save for the addition of a TD-LTE antenna that allows it to work with China Mobile’s 4G network. Just like the Xperia C there’s also no word as to when this model will be available, what it’s going to cost, or if it will ever make its way outside of the China.

Sony Xperia SP (M35t) Technical Specifications

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • TD-LTE antenna
  • 4.6 inch display, 720 x 1280 pixels, 319 ppi
  • dual-core 1.7 GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro cpu
  • Adreno 320 gpu
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal storage
  • microSD support up to 32 GB
  • 8 MP rear camera
  • VGA front camera

Sony plans to broaden its market share in the huge Chinese smartphone market with both these devices. Stay tuned as we bring you more updates on this.

via gsmarena

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