Sony Xperia C

price Rs. 16,000 onwards launch Oct, 2013
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
poor value-for-money
currently ranked
#78
of 91 phones in Rs. 15,000 - 20,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 4 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good build quality
  • Sits comfortably in the hand and offers a good level of grip
  • Android interface with Xperia UI
  • Smooth performance in day-to-day use
  • Nice on-screen keyboard
  • Good audio/video playback
  • Dual SIM, Dual Active
  • Great battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Average display, that also tends to be a fingerprint magnet
  • Average camera
  • Can get laggy when playing heavy games

4 expert review(s)


400+ user reviews

video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.1
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution540x960 pixels (~ 220 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.2 GHz, Quad Core
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory4 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Standby588 hrs
Battery Talktime14.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Music Playback Time:111.78 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 12.41 hrs
Dimensions
Weight153 gm
Thickness8.88 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Sweep Panorama
  • Exmor R
  • HDR
  • Self Portraits Function
Secondary Camera0.1 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via MHL
DLNAYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
FM RadioYes
More
  • Battery STAMINA Mode
  • 3D Surround Sound
  • ClearAudio+
  • Clear Bass
  • Clear Phase
  • Clear Stereo
  • WALKMAN Application
  • 3D games
  • Motions gaming
  • Screen Mirroring
  • Throw
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
2.77/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys