Sony is really busy these days trying to capture the smartphone market with its newly announced Xperia smartphones. Sony today introduced a new Xperia family member called Xperia SP. It is actually a mid-ranged smartphone which features a 4.6-inch 720p reality display powered by Sony’s Bravia Engine 2.
Xperia SP boasts a 1.7 GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro dual-core processor coupled with 1Gb of Ram and 8 Gb internal memory but you can use microSD to expand the memory up to 32GB. Graphics are handled by Adreno 320 GPU while 8 MP camera will satisfy your craving for photography; not to forget there is also a secondary VGA camera for video calling.
The connectivity options are plenty with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth connectivity, NFC, GPS, a microUSB and LTE. The plastic body of the phone will not let you down and the aluminium frame adds a premium touch to the phone. There is also a dedicated camera button while the rounded power button is the same as used in the Xperia Z. The illuminated notification strip at the bottom of the phone glows with different colours which can be customized according to the notifications.
Xperia SP also boasts a 2370 mAh battery which will perform well with Stamina Mode. It will be available in red, white and black from Q2 and is priced at €419 (about $545) in Germany while price in US is yet to be announced by Sony.It will be running Android 4.1.2 out of box; with such attractive price tag and plenty of power under the hood Xperia SP will surely get some attention.