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Sony C5303 HuaShan midranger smiles for the camera

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Sony C5303 HuaShan midranger smiles for the camera
The rumored midrange battle horse of Sony's 2013 stable - Xperia C5303 HuaShan - has leaked in its full glory a month before the expected launch at the MWC expo in Barcelona.

The handset sports an already familiar design that we've come to associate with the Sony Xperia Z and ZL, mainly on account of the circular metal power key in the middle of the right side, which is apparently going to be Sony's Xperia trademark look this year, as we saw it in the Xperia Tablet Z as well.

Other than the lock button we notice a fairly compact body with on-screen navigational buttons, again something typical for Sony, while the side screw and relatively thick chassis might be pointing at Sony waterproofing this device too. 

According to the leaked benchmarks the C5303 HuaShan sports a 4.3" HD display, and here in the photos we can see the prototype running Android 4.1.2, but little is known about the other things that make it tick under the hood, except for a rumored 1,800 mAh battery. 

In the benchies that handset was running a 1.7 GHz Qualcomm MSM8960T, which is a chipset compatible with the China Mobile network, so with what silicon are we going to see it in the rest of the world, if it ventures outside China, is anyone's guess, though if we have to bet we'd put our chips on the Snapdragon kind.


source: USP-forum.de

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posted on 28 Jan 2013, 07:05 15

1. emadshiny (Posts: 1085; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


beautiful....
get ready rivals.

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 07:11 4

2. ryq24 (Posts: 441; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


what's the screen size?

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 08:47 2

10. kartik4u98 (Posts: 511; Member since: 19 May 2012)


I think it's something b/w 4.3 to 4.7 inches..

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 07:17 1

3. flower99 (banned) (Posts: 54; Member since: 18 Nov 2012)


i dont think chinese will buy japanese product

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 07:17 12

4. spiderpig2894 (Posts: 395; Member since: 10 Jan 2012)


TRANSPARENT ANTENNA! AT THE BOTTOM! I thought Sony abandoned it!

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 07:20 12

5. IU_Lover (Posts: 35; Member since: 23 Jan 2013)


BUT.... I'm still getting the Z over this

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 08:29 13

9. emadshiny (Posts: 1085; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


of course, Z is not comparable with this.
this one is a mid range phone since Z is the flagship of H1

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 07:24 8

6. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 5637; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Sony makes beautiful midrange phones

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 07:36 10

7. pyradark (Posts: 710; Member since: 10 Jun 2012)


then again!! Sony makes good looking phone. atleast this time its different from one another! plus i love transparent strip, like what they did on S,P,U

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 07:40 6

8. XPERIA-KNIGHT (Posts: 2384; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)


i reeeeely hope this is the 4.3 inch HD jellybean running phone ive been waitin on for awhile now.....it would be awesome to see a high end device that is NOT over 4.5 inches for once because "some" people still prefer the normal size for a phone.

any way GO SONY :)

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 09:00 6

11. Stedus (Posts: 2; Member since: 18 Dec 2012)


It has a 4.3 inch screen with 720P Display :))

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 09:03 2

12. thunderising (Posts: 225; Member since: 25 Nov 2011)


4.3 inch display. Add that.

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 09:26 7

13. Akfred (Posts: 66; Member since: 08 Nov 2012)


Nice device.am still getting Z though.

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