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Sony Xperia SP

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Posted: 18 Mar 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (4.3, 4.1)  
Dimensions5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 inches (130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm)  
Weight5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
  
ColorsBlack, Red, White  
Display
Physical size4.6 inches  
Resolution720 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

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

66.63 %  
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)  
Camera
Camera8 megapixels  
FlashLED  
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)  
Software FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Touch to focus, Geo tagging  
SettingsWhite balance presets  
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects  
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)  
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA  
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 Pro MSM8960T  
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, 1700 MHz, Krait  
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

Adreno 320  
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  
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

8 GB  
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Capacity

Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

2370 mAh  
TypeNot user replaceable  
Talk time10.73 hours
the average is 26 h (1589 min)
  
Stand-by time29.0 days (697 hours)
the average is 20 days (481 h)
  
Talk time (3G)13.23 hours
the average is 43 h (2593 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)29.4 days (706 hours)
the average is 24 days (585 h)
  
Music playback44.61 hours  
Video playback8.41 hours  
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNA, MHL  
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 900, 2100 MHz  
LTE (FDD)Bands 18, 5, 3, 1, 7  
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS  
Micro SIMYes  
VoLTEYes  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass  
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
Hearing aid compatibilityM3  
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording  
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.0  
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n, dual-band  
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
HDMIvia microUSB  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. 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.

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass  
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation  
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync  
Availability
Officially announced18 Mar 2013  
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

03 Jun 2013  
FCC ID value: PY7PM-0350 link  
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head0.63 W/kg  
Body1.08 W/kg  
Simultaneous Transmission1.43 W/kg  
Wireless Router1.17 W/kg  

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