Xperia C gets posted at Sony Mobile: dual SIM 5-incher with MediaTek processor

Xperia C gets posted at Sony Mobile: dual SIM 5-incher with MediaTek processor
Sony flaunted the Xperia C during its grand unveiling of the Z Ultra phablet in Shanghai, but now we have the dual-SIM handset pictured officially on the Sony Mobile website, too.

It's to be released in China, and lets you use two SIM cards at once, making it one of the handful of brand-name Android handsets with such capabilities. Dual SIM phones are never spec demons, and the Xperia C doesn't stray away from that trend.

It sports a 5" 540x960 pixels display, a quad-core MediaTek chipset, 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB of storage and microSD slot, and has an 8 MP Exmor RS sensor on the back. Still not too shabby, and the handset is due to arrive in white, black and purple at China Unicom as exclusive for now, but will be available in other markets further down the road, says Sony.

source: SonyMobile

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Xperia C
  • Display 5.0" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor MediaTek, Quad-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2390 mAh(10h 3G talk time)



1. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

qHD at 5"? So little detail...

3. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

yeah, but at the price range this is going to be released, no one should complain.

9. nitishnaik

Posts: 3; Member since: Jun 28, 2013

sir when it will be availa\ble in india and what is the cost of that phone pls gve that info as early as possible eagerly waiting for that details and phone to buy

10. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

its expected to come in July and priced at about 18,000 INR ($300) source:

17. nitishnaik

Posts: 3; Member since: Jun 28, 2013

release as soon as possible in India

18. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

ummm, i get the feeling you think i work for sony. no i dont, i am just a sony fan, lol

19. nitishnaik

Posts: 3; Member since: Jun 28, 2013

ofhhhhhh its kkk

5. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

Probably will cost as much as the Galaxy Grand, or probably even less, which is a good thing. I simply dont like the sight of 4Gb storage, otherwise this phone is a good midranger.

6. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

It's good for China, where there are many 5'' phones from unknown brands with low prices, low res displays and low specs. This product will allow Sony to keep the price down and compete with local makers.

11. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

It's called LOW END NOT high end

16. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

While the ratio for screen real estate to resolution is not high, it still is good for a 5 inch screen. The PPI is actually 220. A 4.3 inch screen at 480x 800 has a PPI of 217. So you have to look at the extra resolve per real estate. It will look more crisp than a 4.3 inch screen with similar PPI because there is more resolve for size. You is bigger. Lol it won't look as sharp as a 720p screen which would have a PPI of 296 at that size, but the screen resolution should be decent nonetheless. In fact the resolve is the smallest issue about the screen. The main issue is the polarizing filter Sony employs on phones. It has serious trade offs. It makes blacks look pristine and inky at the trade off for viewing angles. Even a tilt of 28 degrees on the Xperia Z causes a somewhat drastic color shift. I have faith I. Sony... :)

21. Diazene

Posts: 129; Member since: May 01, 2013

the galaxy grand is WVGA, this is much better, actually, the pixel density is good

2. FlushGordon unregistered

Same old crappy TFT display?

4. Potato.

Posts: 607; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

Yes. Thanks god it hasn't got OVER SATURATED colors.

7. tadaa

Posts: 267; Member since: Apr 18, 2013

do you have anything else to say except "crappy TFT"? you do that on every sony article i see

8. yudi.nemesis unregistered

Yeah it’s TFT display just like Galaxy grand, But Xperia C have better Resolution and ppi

20. Hassan420i

Posts: 24; Member since: Jun 23, 2013

Triluminos maybe :D

12. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Let's see what letters are missing A,B,D,F,H,I,N,Y

13. yudi.nemesis unregistered

you can erase A. because the other name of Xperia ZR is Xperia A

14. gundamexia450

Posts: 27; Member since: Dec 21, 2011

xperia c = xperia china????

15. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Xperia C = Xperia C hina a.k.a Xperia C heap

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