Sony Xperia V

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Xperia V

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₹ 22,990
Key Specifications See full specifications
OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1
Battery Standard Li-ion 1700 mAh
Rear Camera 13 MP
Front Camera
Display Size 4.3 inch
RAM 1 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB, 1 GB RAM
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz
Our Ratings
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Ease of Use
Features
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General Information
Announced Aug, 2012
Form Factor Bar
Box Content Charger, Headset, USB Cable
Shades Black, White, Pink
OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1
Languages English
Hardware
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz
Camera
Rear Camera 13 MP
Camera Resolution 4128x3096 pixels
Video Resolution 1080p @ 30fps
Front Camera
GeoTagging
Face Detection
Smile Detection
Auto Focus
Camera Flash LED
Resolution (Front) 640x480 pixels
Primary Camera NA
Display
Display Colours 16000000
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (H) 720 pixels
Display Resolution (V) 1280 pixels
Display Size 4.3 inch
SenseUI
Multi-Touch
Handwriting Recognition
Scratch Resistant
Display Type TFT
Memory
RAM 1 GB
Call Log Yes
Memory Card microSD, up to 32 GB
Phonebook Capacity Yes
Internal Memory 32 GB, 1 GB RAM
Dimensions & Weight
Height 129 mm
Width 65 mm
Thickness 10 mm
Weight 120 gms
Battery
Maximum Standby Time 530 hours
Maximum Talktime 6.20 hours
Battery Standard Li-ion 1700 mAh
Internet & Connectivity
Infrared
HSCSD
Bluetooth v4.0(A2DP)
WAP NA
USB
Handsfree
GPS
A-GPS
Networks NA
GPRS Yes
Data Speed NA
EDGE Yes
2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G Network HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100 MHz
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA,
Features
Java Yes, via Java MIDP e
Calendar
Voice Dialing
Voice Memo
Sync
SyncML
Clock
Alarm Clock
Organiser
In-built Torch
Office Applications
Trackball
Other Features - LTE 800/2600 MHz - Touch-sensitive controls - IP57 certified - dust and water resistant - Water proof up to 1 meter and 30 minutes - HSDPA, HSUPA - NFC - Chipset : Qualcomm MSM8960 - GPU : Adreno 225 - Gyro, Proximity, Compass - Browser : HTML5, Adobe Flash - SNS integration
Entertainment
Radio
Music Player
Video Player
Voice Recording
Image Viewer
Video Recording
3.5mm Jack/Port
Games Yes
Ringtones
Vibration
Ringtones Polyphonic, MIDI, MP3
Messaging
T9 Dictionary
QWERTY Keypad
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
Sensors
Accelerometer Sensor

Sony Xperia V Review

18 Mar, 13 01:02 PM

Overview

Ideal Android ICS smartphone

Overview of Sony Xperia V

Sony Xperia V is not only a compact and affordable gadget within mid-range smartphones. Its water resistance capability definitely puts it in a class of its own. This gadget simply comes as a true embodiment of Sony’s recognizable design flair.

Sony Xperia V Design and Build Quality

The smartphone comes with a 4.3’’ TFT capacitive touch screen. It runs on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich Operating System, with an upgrade capability to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The gadget features a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm dual core processor and a 1 GB RAM, both of which allow for multiple executions of tasks. Both the BRAVIA Engine and the HD reality display take viewing experience to an entirely new dimension. The battery has a 1500 mAh capacity, giving you 6.20 hours of talk time and 530 hours of standby time. The dimensions are 4.47 x 2.43 x 0.43 inches and the gadget has a weight of 4.08 oz (116g).

User interface and Comfort to Use Sony Xperia V

The virtual QWERTY keyboard in Xperia V makes texting and calling a breeze. It has vibration as well as flight and silent modes.

Telephony and Phonebook

Telephony features include voice dialing, voice recording and voice commands. The phonebook has caller groups, unlimited entries, multiple numbers per contact as well as picture and ring IDs.

Messaging and Emails

Messaging options include SMS, MMS, Threaded view and the gadget also allows for predictive text input. For emails, you have POP3, IMAP, SMTP and Microsoft Exchange.

Gallery, Photo Viewer and Video Player

The photo viewer supports images formats such as JPEG, GIF, BMP, WBMP and PNG.

Sony Xperia V Music Player and FM Radio

Sony’s xLoud Experience in Xperia V has really taken the sound quality for both the RDS FM radio and the Music Player.

Sony Xperia V Camera and Image Quality

Sony Xperia V has a 13 MP back camera and a front VGA camera for video calls. The camera has a 16 x zooming capability and has both auto focus and flash. Other additional features include superior auto, Exmor R for mobile image sensor, Album app, smile and face detection. Indeed, this great camera is capable of taking shots either during the day or during the night.

Sony Xperia V Video Camera and Video Quality

The VGA camera in Xperia V has a full HD 1080 capability, giving you an opportunity to shoot pristine videos anytime of the day. It includes a video light, auto focus and a stabilizer.

Sony Xperia V Connectivity Options

The connectivity options for Xperia V include GSM, GPRS/ EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900, LTE Band I, III, V, VII and XX, USB, Bluetooth and 3.5 mm jack. Other extra features include Wi-Fi, DLNA certified, MHL, NFC, aGPS, and synchronization via Exchange ActiveSync, Google Sync, Facebook and SyncML.

Organizer and Other Utility Tools

Organizer features include alarm, calendar, and a calculator.

Sony Xperia V Web Browser and Applications

The gadget features a Web Kit browser with pan and zoom capabilities.

Google Maps and GPS

The Smartphone has Google Maps for Mobile with Navigation, Latitude and Places as well as a GPS.

Distinctive Features of Sony Xperia V

Dual SIM capability, water resistance, xLoud Experience and the Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) version stand out as some of the key highlights of Sony Xperia V.

Verdict

Sony Xperia V is an ideal mid top-end smartphone and is likely to cause ripples in LTE market.

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gks

14-01-2013 08:32:00

nice fone

pradeep

06-01-2013 03:41:00

Looks good. Nice phone.

Aryan Kashyap

27-12-2012 09:26:00

good1........

Aryan Kashyap

27-12-2012 09:22:00

good1

anuraj

22-12-2012 08:32:00

it has a 13MP camera

Muthu

15-12-2012 03:14:00

its really bad...

sanky

16-11-2012 14:35:00

hey wats this camera only 1.3 mp..???

Shobana

15-11-2012 13:12:00

What about the price?

Shoba

29-10-2012 05:28:00

How about the market capturing...?

Shobana

15-10-2012 17:13:00

Mobile looks good...