Sony Xperia SP: A Complete Review


Sony is rolling out new smartphones continuously under its flagship Xperia tag and has caught hold a strong grip of the smartphone market. Let us take a look at the latest released Sony Xperia SP that is hogging all the limelight these days.

Design and Display

Known for stylish designs, Sony has ensured that Xperia SP has got all that is required to flaunt itself. It comes with a 4.0” TFT capacitive touchscreen along with a sharp resolution of 720×1280 pixels and a 319ppi density. The display shows razor sharp images as Sony has embedded the BRAVIA Engine 2 for super-ultra clarity. Its top display surface is made of Corning Gorilla Glass to ensure the device is dust and scratch resistant.

Xperia SP Design view

Hardware and OS

The Xperia SP comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset and comes with a heavy built 1.7 GHz dual core krait processor that ensures you have a fluidic experience working on the gadget. Taking a look at the software the device is supported with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean that can be update depending on the availability at your end.

Storage, Colors and Special Features

Sony provides an 8GB internal storage with a pretty cool 32GB expandable memory slot in its Xperia SP. Moreover, with 1 GB RAM, managing your applications becomes pretty easy. You will get three options to choose your Xperia SP with black, red and white color variants.

Xperia SP in three colors view

Looking to its special features, the device has an in-built accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensors and compass. Sony also offers an in-built NFC with which you can transfer large files with just a finger touch. Moreover you can club your device with a wireless Bluetooth Speaker via Bluetooth and enjoy the exotic experience of crystal clear audio.

Camera and Battery Life

Sony Xperia SP comes with 8 MP camera along with features like autofocus, LED-Flash, smile detection, image stabilization, HDR, and sweep panorama. You can get a very good experience to see movies, videos, photos on your HDTV with what Sony calls as “One-Touch-Mirroring”.

Xperia SP one touch mirroring view

The Xperia SP will come with a non-removable battery providing a juice of about 2700mAH to ensure large time operations at your ease.

The device is priced at nearly 450$ in the international market.