If you think you have seen the best smartphone in the Xperia series, you are wrong because Sony has just announced Xperia C3. What makes this phone stand-out in the competition is its 5-megapixel front facing camera with a soft LED Flash designed especially for selfies. Wait, there’s more. This 5 MP camera features a 25 mm wide-angle lens with an 80 degree field of view, so that no one from the group is left out. Sony has also added various software features to go with the snapper such as instant share, HDR support, AR effect, Smile shutter, Portrait Retouch camera app for real-time photo editing and 10 different frames.
The Xperia C3 looks a typical Sony smartphone, running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat, sporting a 5.5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280x720 and is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon Qualcomm quad-core processor and 1 GB RAM. Apart from the selfie camera, it features an 8-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED Flash along with an Exmor RS image sensor.
Other features include 8 GB internal storage which is expandable to 64 GB, dual-SIM support, 4G LTE support for up to 150 Mbps download speeds, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0. With the 2,500 mAh battery, Sony promises talk time of 24 hours and standby time of up to 1071 hours.
Xperia C3 will be available in black, white and mint colors, and will launch globally from August 2014 starting with China as the first launch market.