Xperia U is an other budget smartphone from SOny which doesnot look cheap in anyway. The colour LED strip around the phone makes it a must buy for those who wants style with affordability. Xperia U is basically a low budget smartphone which incorporates a dual core processor and worth praising outlook design. The funky strip on the bottom of the phone give its design an overall boost over other Sony Xperia smartphones. Te device packs in a lot of attractive features and smart apps. This low budget smartphone has proven to be a-go-ahead for the company because it is the best available option not only in terms of price but also in terms of design.
Xperia U is really a compact phone which is pleasure to handle. Measuring in at 112 x 54 x 12 mm this phone is a must buy for the people who prefer to use their smartphones with one hand without any difficulty. Donot be fooled by the plastic body as the phone donot looks cheap from any angle. The transparent LED strip below the phone looks great in dark and you can set different colours for the notifications. The plastic under the strip is user repleacable with option of different colours. With a thickness of 12 mm, it weighs only 110 grams.
Sony Xperia U offers a 3.5 inch screen with high definition reality display with enhanced colors. The screen may be small but Sony has played an important role in the screen resolution, i.e. 854 x 480 which delivers the image sharp and crispy. Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine gives extra boost to the screen whih is a pleasure to look at.
Xperia U is powered by Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 processor along with Ma;i-400 GPU and 512 MB of RAM which is enough to carry out daily life multitasking and playing power hungry games.
Xperia U initially came with Android 2.3 Ginger Bread but now has been updated to Android 4.0. It offers the Time Scape User Interface which has the capability of viewing your text messages, call log and your social network posts etc. Similar to the other Android smartphones, Xperia U also displays a notification bar at the top which has the potential to show up all your notifications in one place.
It packs in a 0.8 MP front facing camera along with an earpiece enclosed on top of the device. It also encloses a 5 MP rear camera which comes with the features like auto-focus and LRD flash. Not only this, the back camera also has the ability of shooting high definition videos @ 720p.
|Platform||Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)|
|Processor Type||Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9|
|Resolution||480 x 845 (~280 ppi pixel density)|
|Bluetooth||Yes v2.1 with A2DP, EDR|
|Internal Memory||8 GB|
|Talk Time||Up to 6 h 36 min (2G) / Up to 5 h 36 min (3G)|
|Standby Time||Up to 479 h|
|Dimension||Up to 260 h (2G) / Up to 472 h (3G)|