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Sony Xperia TX

Sony Xperia TX
4.6"
720 x 1280 pixels
13 MP
1.3 MP front
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus
Dual-core, 1500 MHz
RAM: 1 GB
BATTERY: 1750 mAh (6.66h 3G talk time)
MEMORY: 16 GB + MicroSD
Announced: Aug 29, 2012
Market status: Released
Release date: Oct 8, 2012
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

  • Lightweight phone
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)
  • HDMI connector for TV-out (via microUSB)

Cons

  • Too little RAM memory (1 GB RAM)

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Description

The Sony Xperia TX is a variant of the Xperia T flagship with a slightly different design and removable battery. Hardware-wise, it retains the 4.6-inch touchscreen with resolution of 720 by 1280 pixels, enhanced using Mobile BRAVIA technology. Providing the processing power is a dual-core, 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 system-on-a-chip with Adreno 225 graphics. In addition, the handset carries the new 13MP camera with "stacked" Exmor RS sensor, that is especially optimized for low-light photography and high dynamic range video, and goes from sleep-to-snap in an instant.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (4.3, 4.1, 4.0)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.16 x 2.70 x 0.34 inches (131 x 68.6 x 8.6 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.48 oz (127 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
  • Keys:
    • Left: Lock/Unlock key; Right: Volume control, Camera shutter
  • Colors:
    • Black, Pink, 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
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 64.90 %
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 13 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.4
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
    • Software Features:
      • Face detection, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Geo tagging
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Scenes
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD)
    • Features:
      • Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 1.3 megapixels
    • Video capture:
      • 1280x720 (720p HD)

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
    • Model:
      • MSM8260A
  • 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.

    • 1 GB RAM (Dual-channel, 500 MHz) / DDR2
  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB
  • Maximum User Storage:
    • 10.8 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 1750 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable
  • Talk time:
    • 6.66 hours
      the average is 14 h (864 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 12.5 days (300 hours)
      the average is 16 days (376 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 6.66 hours
      the average is 16 h (973 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 16.7 days (400 hours)
      the average is 21 days (506 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 18.00 hours
  • Video playback:
    • 4.00 hours

Multimedia

  • Mirroring:
    • DLNA, MHL
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WAV, MP4, 3GPP, OGG, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, 3GPP
  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo, RDS
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, HTML5, CSS 3, JavaScript
  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
  • 2G Data:
    • EDGE, GPRS
  • Micro SIM:
    • Yes
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
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Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
  • Notifications:
    • Service lights, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, Timer, Stopwatch, Notes, Barcode reader
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Hangouts / Google Talk
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 3.1
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
    • Wi-Fi Direct:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging
  • HDMI:
      • via microUSB
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • 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, A-GPS, Glonass
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 29 Aug 2012

Shopping information

  • Accessories:
    • Stereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation
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This device is also known as Sony LT29i


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