Sony Xperia C3
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
Reviews for the Sony Xperia C3
Source: GSM Arena
A beefed up selfie-cam is probably a good way to jazz things up without a massive investment. No wonder we've been seeing much of them in the midrange. The front LED flash narrows the list of potential competitors to just a few names. The likes of the HTC Desire Eye and the Oppo N-series don't really count here. The Sony Xperia C3 is clearly in a lower league but it's exactly the place where a selfie cam can be a key selling point. Even more so if paired with an LED flash.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/16/2015
Source: NDTV Gadgets
As far as Sony is concerned, the company's marketing strategy for the Xperia C3 Dual is spot on. For those who want a competent smartphone which can capture great selfies, the Xperia C3 Dual is the best bet at the moment. With its official price of Rs. 23,990, the phone competes directly with the HTC Desire 816 (review | pictures). HTC's phablet has a bigger screen and an infinitely better rear camera, whereas the battery life on the Sony Xperia C3 Dual is better. Both phones are great in their own rights, so in the end it boils down to the brand affinity of the buyer.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/10/2014
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
Source: Digital Versus
For selfie lovers, Sony has kept to its word and the Xperia C3 offers a great front facing camera. For an average smartphone user, this a good enough smartphone with large real-state on the display, smooth UI and decent performance. The design and build is impressive and even the hardware manages to work well, but at a price tag of Rs. 22,000 you can get a much more powerful smartphone, something like the Moto X or even the new Moto G.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/08/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: Android Magazin - Heft 5/2014
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
Model: The Sony Xperia C3 is a mid range Android based Smartphone. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (1.2 GHz) with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage equipped with expandable memory through its micro SD card slot. The key feature of this device is its 25 mm wide angle front facing camera of 5 MP which comes equipped with flash that makes it an excellent 'selfie' phone. The rear camera is a common 8 MP sensor with autofocus and flash. The lightweight and slim smartphone is just shy of 200 grams of weight and 7.6 mm of thickness.
The chassis of the Xperia C3 is made of plastic and the matte plastic rear cover is non-removable. It is available in three colors; black, white, and mint. In terms of battery, the Xperia C3 has a 2500 mAh Li-Ion battery that should be able to handle a whole day of use. In terms of connectivity, LTE is supported on the single SIM version of the device while the dual SIM version is only capable of 3G which only offers dual stand-by. There is also support for Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and GLONASS, plus an FM radio with RDS on top of the Wi-Fi b/g/n and Wi-fi Direct.
Qualcomm Adreno 305: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 400 and S4 Plus SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and features unified shaders.
These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.
400 MSM8926: ARM Cortex-A7 Quad-Core clocked at up to 1.2 GHz, manufactured in 28nm. Supports LTE.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.
Sony: Sony Corporation is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Japan. Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, video, communications, video game consoles, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its name is derived from sonus, the Latin word for sound. The company was founded 1946 with another name and renamed in 1958. Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its five operating segments—electronics, games, entertainment (motion pictures and music), financial services and other. Sony is a notebook manufacturer of medium size according international market shares.
From 2014, Sony has reduced the production of Vaio laptops and finally discontinued them. Sony is still present in the smartphone and tablet market, yet not among the Top 5 manufacturers.
73.33%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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