Sony Xperia U

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  • 3.5 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display
  • 5 MP rear camera | selfie camera
  • li-ion 1320 mAH battery
  • Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A9 NovaThor U8500
  • 512 MB RAM | 8 GB (4 GB user available) ROM

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Sony Xperia U Details

Sony Xperia U Mobile Phone runs on . The phone boast a 3.5 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display with resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. Display is secured with Scratch-resistant glass. On accounting cameras, it has a 5 Mega Pixel main camera while selfie camera.

The Sony Xperia U smartphone is fueled by a li-ion 1320 mAH which can be removed. battery and promises long hours of utilization before next charge. Discussing processors, mobile phone is packed with Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A9 to provide efficient and effective usage without any issues.

You can also check out : Xperia M price comparison and features

Sony Xperia U mobile has 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB (4 GB user available) of internal memory and storage expandable slot is not available. It has smooth and sharp design that make gadget look elegant and exquisite.Thickness of phone is just 12 mm. Make a note that it is a mini-sim mobile phone.

Sony Xperia U connectivity highlights include WiFi, 3G, 4G, bluetooth. It has certain sensors like ambient light sensor, proximity, Accelerometer, compass. On the last note, dimension measurement are as follows : 112 mm (height) x 54 mm (width) x 12 mm (Thickness) and it weighs approximately 110 gm.

Sony Xperia U Specs

Dimensions

Width Width is horizontal measurement of a cell phone. Wider phones generally offer better viewing experiences. It has 54 mm width Width Description

54 mm

Height Height is vertical measurement of a device. Taller devices are perfect receipe for an entertainment seeker. It has 112 mm height. Height Description

112 mm

Thickness Thickness decides slimness of a mobile phone. Slimmer mobile phones provides a perfect finish and offer premium look. This one is 12 mm slim. Thickness Description

12 mm

Weight Weight is the standard unit to calculate how much heavier a mobile is. Listing shows weight in grams. It has 110 gm weight. Weight Description

110 gm

Display and Screen

Screen Size Size of a screen is generally the length of it's diagonals usually presented in inches. It has a 3.5 inch large screen size. Larger screen size is good for better reading and cinematic experience on your phone. Always check for screen-to-body ratio which is used to state bezels of a screen. Bigger screen-to-body ratio confirms minimal bezels and large space for screen size/display on the front panel of handset. Screen Size Description

3.5 inch

Screen Resolution Screen resolution is indication of number of pixels available in a display that forms two sides of rectangle. More pixels means higher screen resolution, that offers better detailing and clarity. This mobile has 480 x 854 pixels screen resolution. Screen Resolution Description

480 x 854 pixels

Screen Type Type of screen used in making of mobile, it includes LCD, IPS LCD, Amolded and OLED. Sony Xperia U has TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors. Better screen type offers relatively merrier experience. Screen Type Description

TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Touchscreen It is a touchscreen smartphone. Touch screens provide easy tasking capabilities, offers direct and natural interaction with the electronic device. Touchscreen Description

Yes, Multitouch and Capacitive

Pixel Density Pixel density is presented in Pixel per inch. It's display offers 280 PPI pixel density. Pixel Density is the number of pixels on a display divided by the diagonal size of a display. Pixel Density Description

280 PPI

Other Display features

Scratch-resistant glass

Platform

Chipset Every mobile phone is equipped with a collection of electronic components into a circuit known as chipset. Smartphones features advanced chipsets that can perform different tasks. It packs a NovaThor U8500 chipset. Chipset Description

NovaThor U8500

Number of Cores Mobiles generally features multi-cores in a processor consisting of two or more independent processing units. This device features Dual Core in the processor. Number of Cores Description

Dual Core

Processor clock speed Every CPU (Central Processing Unit) is clocked at some maximum speed. CPU speed is presented in GHz. Sony Xperia U has a chipset clocked at 1.0 ghz cortex-a9 CPU speed. Processor clock speed Description

1.0 ghz cortex-a9

GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a part of chipset used to accelearte the the creation of images for output in a display. Advanced GPU is important for providing seamless platform for gamers. It has Mali-400 GPU installed into it. GPU Description

Mali-400

Camera

Primary Camera Secondary camera is also known as Selfie Shooter or Front Camera in a smartphone. 5 Mega Pixel secondary camera is useful for taking selfies, video calling and others. Primary Camera Description

5 Mega Pixel

Dual Camera Dual Camera means featuring two lenses on a single side of device. First lens here works traditionally while second lens is used for clearing images and zooming when ever required. Sony Xperia U do not support dual camera setup. Dual Camera Description

NO

Flash Flash is like a torch that is useful for clicking pictures in bad light or low light environmental conditions. This mobile has flash. Flash Description

Yes

Primary camera features

Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, autofocus

Secondary camera features

VGA

Memory and storage

RAM It is Random Access Memory (RAM) which is responsible for storing primary data for the applications running on a phone. This one packs 512 MB RAM. RAM Description

512 MB

Internal Memory Internal memory is also known as ROM (Read Only Memory) means data stored here cannot be erased instead it can be deleted and rewritten. Higher internal memory allow users to store more photos, videos and files on their mobile. It packs 8 GB internal storage. Internal Memory Description

8 GB

Card Slot Card Slot is used to expand internal memory of a mobile. This mobile does not have card slot Card Slot Description

No

Network and Connectivity

Bluetooth

Yes

Bluetooth version Bluetooth is the wireless technology used to exchange data between mobile devices. It has Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP, EDR built-in. Bluetooth version Description

2.1, A2DP, EDR

SIMS Multiple SIMs allow users to access several network carriers in a single device. This mobile phone offers Single SIM. SIMS Description

Single

2G

Yes

3G

Yes

4G It supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks. 4G network offers relaively better download and upload speed than 3G and 2G networks and so on. 4G Description

No

VOLTE VoLTE (Voice over LTE) is the latest technology that allow users to make calls over LTE network.VoLTE network is available in India through Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone (Testing Phase). VoLTE is supported by the device. VOLTE Description

No

WiFi

Yes

Wifi Version Wi-Fi is a wireless networking protocol that allow devices to communicate without internet. It supports WiFi version Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, DLNA. Wifi Version Description

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, DLNA

Infrared Infrared in a cellphone is a wireless technology that allow users to control their home use devices using remote sensors. It does not have Infrared sensor. Infrared Description

No

USB USB (Universal Serial Bus) used for connection for many devices. There are several types of USB Ports on a device including support of USB-OTG. Sony Xperia U have several USB ports. USB Description

Yes

GPS GPS (Global Positioning System) is a radio navigation system that allow users to access locational features on their cellphone. It has GPS support with additional features like A-GPS. GPS Description

Yes

GPS features

Yes, with A-GPS

NFC NFC (Near Field Communication) allows two devices within very short distance to communicate and transfer data between them. Used for contactless payment systems in mobiles. It does not have NFC support. NFC Description

No

Battery and Power

Battery Capacity Higher capacity batteries offers longer hours of usage in a single charge. It has a 1320 mAH battery filled into it. Battery Capacity Description

1320 mAH

Removable Battery can be removed when mobile freezes or hangs. Removable Description

Removable

Quick charge It's battery do not support quick charge technology. Fast charging quickly fills up your battery juice. Quick charge Description

No

Sensors

Accelerometer Accelerometer sensor is used in a mobile to detect the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. It has a inbuilt accelerometer sensor into it. Accelerometer Description

Yes

Proximity Proximity sensor is used in devices to detect the presence of nearby objects without being in physical contact with them. It has a inbuilt proximity sensor. Proximity Description

Yes

Ambient Light Ambient Light sensor automatically adjust brightness of your phone to save battery power. It has a Ambient Light sensor. Ambient Light Description

Yes

Fingerprint Sensor Fingerprint sensor is an electronic device which records pattern of your fingerprint through a live scan. It is a form of biometric authentication. It is used in smartphones to secure their data by applying fingerprint lock. This device does not have a fingerprint sensor. Fingerprint Sensor Description

No

Gyroscope Gyro sensor or Gyroscope adds an extra dimension i.e. rotation measurement to what accelerometer does. It does not have a inbuilt gyroscope sensor. Gyroscope Description

No

Compass Compass works due to a magnetometer sensor which measures the strength and direction of magnetic fields. By this, your phone always know in which direction is North. It has capability of Compass. Compass Description

Yes

Hall Sensor Hall Effect Sensor is used to lock/disable the screen in smart phones whenever a flip cover, equipped with magnets, touches the screen. It does not have a inbuilt Hall sensor. Hall Sensor Description

No

Barometer Barometer is used to measure atmospheric pressure. Barometer sensor on a mobile is helpful in better positioning/navigation and pressure drops. It does not have a inbuilt Barometer sensor. Barometer Description

No

Miscellaneous

Headphone Jack

Yes

Loud Speaker

Yes

Browser

HTML5 Android

Messaging

SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email

Music Player

Yes

Video Player

Yes

FM Radio

Yes

Document Reader

Yes

10 reviews for Sony Xperia U
Note : **Some of the reviews are picked from flipkart, Amazon and other e-stores.

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Purvesh Soni

    Was having doubts while purchasing this phone but somewhere in my mind i was sure that my 16K will not be wasted. And after testing the phone thoroughly for 20 days, I m happy that I invested my valuable 16K in this piece of art.
    Without much ado, i will now directly jump to
    ———————————————————–
    PROS: A lot that are exclusive only to 25K+ high end phones
    ———————————————————–
    1. Amazing combo of a 1 GHz Dual Core CPU and Mali-400MP Graphics GPU, gives superb output in games and playing videos. Xperia U is in the club of Samsung Galaxy S2, S3 and Note N7000 which are also having Mali-400 MP GPU.
    2. Superb HD Display, any video above 480p will blow away your mind.
    3. USB OTG (on the go) supports most of the pendrives, mouse, keyboard etc, a feature of advanced phones available in price range above 30K. (u need a Micro USB to USB Female, buy it fm EBAY, i did)
    4. Superb camera result, the autofocus does its job well.
    5. Ultra light, just 110 GMS.
    6. Very very responsive touch.
    7. Lightening fast 3G speed, I have got a max of 2 MBPS download speed from Vodafone 3G
    ———————————–
    CONS: Things that you can live with
    ———————————–
    1. 8 GB memory (Not Expandable) – [Solution – USB OTG, use pendrive if required]
    2. Keyboard having small keys when phone is vertical – [Solution – type with phone horizontal]
    3. Excessive battery drain while using Highend 3D games and downloading via 3G – [Solution – play with a charger plugged-in and download “BATTERY SAVER” app from Google Play] If your phone starts heating up from the back side, you are using too many apps at the same time which is eating away your battery very fast. Take a break, Let the phone cool down first and then use it again!! These are the only cons of this phone.
    In a nutshell, the conclusion is that THERE IS MUCH TO GAIN AND LESS TO LOSE AT THIS PRICE just go for it if you have a budget upto 18K

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jatin Dabas

    I dont why this hoopla is being created around the 4GB of memory provided for user storage.
    See as simple as that, its not for those high-ended people who like to keep tons of data on their fone for which they are crying foul over the less storage.
    I personally find 4 gb more than enough for my file storage on top of it Sony provides additional 2Gb sorage for applictaions, which, in other fones is around 170-200MB approx.
    So, guys other than that “alleged” flaw there’s nothing bad in this fone. I got mine yesterday itself & it works like a Charm and it has SO MANY amazing qualities like :

    1. SUPERB CAMERA QUALITY (really mindblowing)
    2. 1Ghz Dual-Core Processor (works amazingly fast)
    3. The TimeScape UI is just Awesome!!
    4. xLoud Audio Filter, 3D surround Sound & Equalizer.
    5. The Screen Resolution is so Bright n Crisp its just out of this world.
    6. Sound quality is also brilliant.
    7. THE BEST at this price around 16K.
    8. Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 Update in 2nd Quarter of 2012.
    9. Supports OTG(OnTheGo), i.e, u can add externl device mediums like Pendrive, Hard 10. Disk, etc. For this u have to buy a cable which is cheaply accessible around Rs.200 on eBay.

    So guys if ur budget is around 16-18K this is THE BEST deal u can get in fones in the present market.
    U wont be disappointed at all.
    Seriously, as Satya Keerthy said, sum1 must be a fool to opt out of buying this fone just becoz of the petty Memory Issue.

    The battery also lasts easily 1 to 1.5 days with saome basic tweaks for power consumption.
    And another good news that when it’ll get its update to ICS Android 4.0, its battery performance will increase furthermore, so nothing to worry abot regarding the battery too.

    Go for it guys, u’ll love it.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sriharsha HK

    First of all I REALLY GOTTA BOW DOWN TO THIS PHONE!!! All other features apart… (Everything has been discussed so far).. So no point in making this review even more BOOOOOORING!!! 😀 😀

    * * * IF ANYONE HAS NOTICE…THIS PHONE CHARGES EXCEPTIONALLY QUICK!!!! A MINI CHARGE OF 20 MINUTES GIVES YOU ALMOST HALF OF THE BATTERY!!EVERYONE ELSE FRETTING ABOUT THE battery lease note this!! 🙂 🙂

    * * * Have everyone forgotten OTG??ON THE GO USB (which i am damn sure most(almost none) of the phones features this!!! ) !!! 🙂

    * * * AND AT LAST WHEN U WANNA SHOW UR PHONE TO UR FRIENDS WHATS THE ONE THING YOU WOULD NOT FORGET TO SHOW???!!!THE COLOUR CHANGING AWESOME TRANSPARENT STRIP!! NONE….ABSOLUTELY NONE OF THE OTHER PHONES IN THE WORLD(EXCEPT SOME CHINA ONSE WHICH I AM SURE MOST OF YOU HATE) HAVE IT!!!

    DO U WANNA FLAUNLT UR PHONE WITHOUT ANY UNIQUENESS IN IT??!!

    GUYS JUST DONT THINK…GET THIS PHONE IF YOU ARE CONFUSED ABOUT ALL THE other PHONES IN THIS RANGE..
    (SAMSUNG GALAXY ACE + – Are u kidding me??The display is horrible)
    (HTC ONE v – Worth the try but where is dual core processor and OTG??)

    ALL THE PHONE MAKERS PROVIDE ANDROID PHONES!! But its SONY which has the edge with “THE BEST INNOVATIVE” Design… Its just LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT !!! (BTW THIS IS THE FIRST TIME I AM REVIEWING A PRODUCT and you would know how much i am in love with my phone!! ) ADIOS AMIGOS!! 🙂

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Vipul Jain

    I will start with the main point everyone is mentioning.
    NO EXPANDABLE STORAGE!
    But before you deduct 1 or more stars for this, know about its OTG (On The Go) feature.
    You can connect any pendrive of any size to it just via a small cable. This indirectly means you are adding external storage.
    This also means due to less data actually stored on phone & all your heavy data outside on a pendrive, the phone will process even faster & smoother.
    A pendrive weighs like what 20gms?

    & 4GB is like a black hole for photos & games.. :p
    You will never fall short of it.
    But still if you feel its not right, you should go write a review for Sola & not review this product before buying it.

    Write a bad review only if you have bought it & are facing a problem.
    And if you cry about expandable storage after buying it, I and everyone would laugh at your face.. xD

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Mohit Jain

    hey frnds….i have purchased dis phone wanna tell u awl wht a monster it is..awesum…phone…it’s internal memory is only 4GB fo storage and no card slot supported but frnds…it supports USB-on-th-go…means a 32GB or a 64GB flash storage can be attached to it…it offers dual core processor which is ideal for the smartphones today in the market….and i must say fast processor dosen’t slows down the phone and supports multitasking…but ram could be just more..camera quality is awesome..music does a great job..screen size is good(same as of iphone)…video calling is awesum…android version 2.3..can be updated to 2.3.4….and later on will be tasting ICS android 4.0…..battery life is average….but would me enough if it was 1500mah….and at last i would like to say…a phone which is a worth to buy…and at last i would like to you will never get a phone like this in years…sony’s coming back in competition….and “THE SONY’S NXT GENERATION PHONES ARE CLASS APART”……….gO eVeRyOnE bUy iT…;)

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Aditya Kaushal

    Guys I Bought This Phone 2 Days Back From Sony Store In Noida and Believe me , i have been continuously using the device since then and the phone just doesn’t lag at all. The Dual Core Performs in a Splendid Way and the screen is just marvelous , The Games run superbly without any lag and the Browser experience is Superb as well. Yes , People might argue with 4Gb memory , Guys it has a total of 6 Gb with 2Gb reserved for Apps and 4Gb completely available for Users , 2Gb is reserved for OS . Now I Suppose Iphone 3GS and Iphone 4 also comes with 8Gb of Storage , No One Complains there,………..It is just that People who Don’t Like Sony Products and Hate Sony are complaining . Guys I would Request each one Of u to go to a Sony Store and Try the Phone first as they all have a Demo with them. Then compare with what rubbish Samsung and HTC are giving at this price range then , you yourself will feel the difference. So , I would suggest each one of You to First Try The Phone and then Buy It. You Will Feel The Power Of The Phone Yourself.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Evotech Reviews

    @Yuvananda Praveen I must tell you, you are one of those people who are blinded by rumors and space issues. First thing, it doesnt have an embedded battery, it is user removable. Then the 4GB problem. No one, and I mean No one will store 10HD videos. And one more thing, 5-6mins of HD videos dont have 300mb. Movies, 3hr movies, that are HD, come upto a size of just over 890mb. Dont say things you dont know about. Also the 1300mAH battery is enough as, people who know the technical aspects of a processor and all, know that the NOVATHOR chipset in this phone is the most fuel efficient chipset out there.
    And for people worrying about the limited space, there is always cloud storage. Some of you think that cloud storage is yet to come to india, well guess what, India was one of the first countries to get it, through Microsoft. And in January everyother company as well adopted it. So there is no problem in that aspect. Also, none of you(and I mean every single one of you) wont use more than 4gb, I can guarantee you that.(I have an iPod 16gb and with about 30apps, 100 songs and 1movie, I have used up 2gb)Trust me, 4GB is heaven.
    And also no other phone in this price range gives you a Dual core chipset, a front facing camera.
    Please dont think about the storage, if you dont like, say the looks of the device, dont buy it. But believe me if you dont buy this saying you dont have enough space, you are missing out the Future of Android(ICS upgradable!)
    I know this from personal experience that is a good phone, i had this for a month, I am a reviewer(not a big company or anything) but i got this phone for reviewing and it was great!

  8. Rated 4 out of 5

    Aman Alam

    Don’t have much to say about many other things, but to those of you who are complaining about fixed internal memory, let me tell you that it IS beneficial.

    The MicroSD cards that are used in the phones, come in 3 classes (wikipedia it) and normally the ones which are sold in the market for phones or are supplied in the pack are the ones with least speed.

    An internal memory, on the other hand, increases the speed, lowers the amount of effort that processor needs to make to access a removable and slower media, that too is hot swappable.

    And, if you’re about to store freaking movies in it to watch on a 3.5″ screen, get a life or buy another phone.

    It connects to your pendrive only because it is trying to let you transfer your heavy stuff to another storage so that you can use this “mobile” device more effectively and fill it up with more content “on the go”

    Its a mobile phone, not a computer to store all of your videos photos and what not.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Parthu Revanth

    First of all good Delivery by Flip kart.
    Pros:
    Good camera and with good sleep snap!
    Great UI, so nice from Sony!
    Great speed ,not even a single Lag!
    Runs games smoothly ,I payed Temple Run, Angry Birds ans Shadow guns etc.,
    View angles are better than previous Sony Ericsson Phones.
    Good battery!

    Cons:
    No extendable memory Only 8GB internal(2GB for OS, 2GB for Apps,4GB for music, Videos,Pictures etc,..
    But, it supports USB OTG.
    Over all good.If u Have 17k to buy a phone go for it.

    I want to ask Flip kart. Please sell Exchangeable Caps also. I want to buy all Caps. I have black and pink only.

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Apurv Saraf

    The specs cant justify how “”sweet love”” this phone is.
    I’ve been power-using this phone for 13days and hell yeah its Awesome..
    Pros:-
    1. Display is FRIGGING AWESOME !!!
    2. Up-gradable to ICS which works like a CHARM !!
    3. STILL CAMERA is INCREDIBLE… (tweet me at @apurvsaraf if u want samples)
    4. Video Recording in 720p HD is Breathtakingly amazing. (I have samples)
    5. Video Playback is…. “Well Its SONY BRAVIA”, so its Beautiful
    6. Most in-built apps are good and those which are not so good can be easily removed.
    7. Games and all apss work INSANELY WELL..

    Cons:-
    1. Storage. Well This is the age of Cloud computing but if you’re still stuck in the early 2000’s then, GOD BLESS YOUR BRAINS.. Its good enough for me.
    2. Battery just like most smartphones lasts a day. (not a con actually)

    VERY VERY ADDICTING Phone… Love at First Sight is Inevitable…

    DONT’T THINK TWICE…. iPhone ka mazaa jab Xperia U mein mile to koi iPhone kyun le.. ????

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