x PhoneArena is looking for new authors! To view all available positions, click here.

Sony Xperia GX

Announced
May 9, 2012
Market status
Released

Pros

  • Big display (4.6 inches)
  • High-resolution display (720 x 1280 pixels)
  • High pixel densitiy screen (319 ppi)
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)

Cons

  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Too little RAM memory (1024 MB RAM)

Share

embed

Description

The Sony Xperia GX is a high-end Android ICS smartphone for the Japanese market. It comes with a 13-megapixel "stacked" camera sensor, 4.6-inch HD Reality display, 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 1700 mAh battery and all of the connectivity features expected from a device of this caliber.

Do you ...?




Unlock this phone Compare

Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (4.0.3)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.16 x 2.72 x 0.41 inches (131 x 69 x 10.5 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.48 oz (127 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  • Colors:
    • Black, White

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 4.6 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 319 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 64.42 %
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 13 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD)
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual core, 1500 MHz, Krait
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 225
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1024 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 500 MHz) / DDR2
  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 1700 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, HTML5, Flash
  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 800, 2100 MHz
  • FDD LTE:
    • 2100 (band 1) MHz
  • Data:
    • LTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
specifications continue after the ad

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • Yes
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Hangouts / Google Talk

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 3.1
  • Wi-Fi:
      • Yes
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 09 May 2012

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • $ 632
Indicates that this field is show only in Full Specs mode

This device is also known as Sony Hayabusa


Despite our efforts to provide full and correct Sony Xperia GX specifications, there is always a possibility of making a mistake. If you see any wrong or incomplete data, please LET US KNOW.


If you are interested in using our specs commercially, check out our Phone specs database licensing page.


User circle

ajape

Want it

amats69

Have it

anthony604

Want it

ash29

Want it

avenger1

Want it

babeldines

Want it

Braga

Want it

ChangMin20

Want it

chidala

Want it

Deicide

Want it

elsayed

Want it

Fluxman

Want it

Fullback40

Want it

FunkyEyez

Want it

ghemanth90

Want it

guildsa654

Want it

Gusto

Want it

ilavenil86

Want it

jacklim540

Want it

JongLong20

Want it

Partners

iPad 2 Cases
MaxCDN

Latest stories