Sony Xperia U

Sony Xperia U specs

General

Brand

Sony

Device Type

Smartphone

Manufacturer

Sony

Announced

February 26, 2012

Release Date

May 7

Release Year

2012

Height

112 mm 4.41 in

Width

54 mm 2.13 in

Thickness

12 mm 0.47 in

Weight

110 g 3.88 oz

2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G Network

HSDPA 900 / 2100 - ST25i HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - ST25a

SIM

mini-SIM

Display

Type

TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size

3.5

Resolution

480 x 854 pixels

Pixel Density

280

Protection

Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

Primary

5 MP

Flash

Yes, LED

Features

Geo-tagging Touch focus Face and smile detection 3D sweep panorama Image stabilization Autofocus Digital zoom CMOS sensor

Video Resolution

720p@30fps

Recording Format

3GP, MPEG4

Video Features

Video light Video calling

Frontal Camera

Yes, 0.3MP VGA

Software

Android Version

Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Android Update

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Custom UI

Timescape

Features

SNS integration Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk Organizer Document viewer Voice memo/dial/commands Predictive text input

Hardware

Chipset

ST Erricson NovaThor U8500

CPU

Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9

CPU Clock

1 Ghz

Width of Machine Word

32bit

GPU

Mali-400

Internal Storage

8GB

RAM Type

LPDDR2 SDRAM

RAM Capacity

512 MB

Card Slot

No

Sensors

Accelerometer Proximity Compass Light sensor

Positioning

GPS, A-GPS

Connectivity

WiFi

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA

WiFi Direct

No

Mobile Hotspot

Yes

USB

USB 2.0

USB Port

microUSB

USB Features

Mass storage device USB charging USB On-the-go

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP, EDR

Headphone Jack

3.5mm

Charging Port

microUSB

NFC

No

Battery

Capacity

1320 mAh

Technology

Lithium-Ion

Talk Time

Up to 6 h 36 min (2G) Up to 5 h 36 min (3G)

Stand-by Time

Up to 260 h (2G) Up to 472 h (3G)

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Description

Sony Xperia U was officially announced in February 2012 at Mobile World Congress tech fair in Barcelona. Sony released the smartphone on the market in May.

The mid-range device arrives with a 3.5-inch TFT display with 480 x 854 resolution and a pixel density of 280 ppi. Just like the other members of the Xperia tribe it boasts about Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine technology. The processing tasks are supplied by a NovaThor U850 chipset with dual-core 1 GHz Cortex A9 CPU and Mali 400 GPU.

The smartphone was launched with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and it can be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It’s equipped with 512 MB of RAM, it has 4 GB storage, and no microSD support.

Xperia U is 112 mm tall, 54 mm wide, 12 mm thick and weighs in at 110 grams. Has an 8 MP rear-facing shooter with LED flash and 720p video recording and a VGA user-facing camera. In terms of connectivity it arrives with HSPA, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS, and microUSB 2.0.

The smartphone is powered by a 1,320 mAh battery. According to the Japan-based company the battery is capable of getting the smartphone through over 5 hours of 3G talk time on a single charge.


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