Sony Xperia Sola

Launch: May, 2012

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Review Summary based on 5 expert review(s)


  • Good build quality, easy to use one-handed
  • Nice, bright, high resolution display
  • Good looking Android interface with Sony customizations
  • Good on-screen QWERTY keyboard
  • Decent camera
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Good video playback

  • No secondary video-calling camera

Click through to read the 5 expert reviews:

1. Phone Arena 2. GSMArena 3. Igyaan 4. BGR 5. Tech2

Video Review, handpicked by phoneCURRY

OS

  • Smartphone OS: Android 2.3 (Upgradeable to 4.0)

Display

  • Touchscreen (Capacitive)
  • Screen Size: 3.7 inches small
  • Screen Resolution: 480x854 pixels (~ 265 pixels per inch)
  • Display Type: LCD, Scratch resistant
  • Sensors: Accelerometer

Processor/RAM

  • Processor: 1 GHz, Dual Core
  • RAM: 512 MB

Memory

  • Internal Memory: 8 GB
  • Expandable Memory Slot

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: 1320 mAh
  • Battery Standby: 475 hrs
  • Battery Talktime: 6.00 hrs

Dimensions

  • Weight: 107 gm light
  • Thickness: 9.9 mm medium

Camera

  • Camera: 5.0 MP
  • Camera Auto-Focus
  • Camera Flash
  • HD Video Recording
  • Other Camera Features: Touch Focus, Face Detection, Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization, Video Light

Music

  • Music Player
  • Stereo Speakers
  • FM Radio
  • Standard (3.5mm) earphone jack

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
  • USB
  • WiFi
  • 3G
  • 2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)
  • GPS
  • Compass
  • DLNA
  • NFC

Apps

  • App Store: Google Play Store
  • Social Networking Apps
  • Email
  • Instant Messaging
  • Document Viewer
  • Youtube App
  • Voice Recorder
  • Voice Control

More

  • Noise Filtration
  • BRAVIA Engine
  • Floating Touch Display
  • Music Recognition
  • xLOUD loudness enhancement
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the "magic score" for a phone!

Brand Value-for-Money Rating

average phonecurry internal rating for other phones launched by this brand
6-month average
3.10/5
Good
12-month average
3.05/5
Good

Brand Perception

brand perception based on brand equity surveys (how cool is this brand?)
Very Good

Service Quality Rating

overall service/support rating, taking into account both density of service network, and service quality perception based on user surveys
Good

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