|Amazon||Sony Xperia C4 Dual E5363 (Black)||Rs. 23,499|
Sony is one of the major handset manufacturer, which started the trend of selfie smartphones in India. The handset maker has some impressive smartphones in its lineup that comes with powerful front facing camera and equally impressive specifications. The Xperia C4 is the latest in its lineup of C-series smartphones that comes with class leading specifications and hardware. Moreover, it has also been awarded as the best selfie smartphone in the world by a majority of tech firms. Lets take a look at the specifications being offered by the handset and what makes it such a great device to consider.
The design of the Xperia C4 is quintessential Sony as it comes with a bar form factor and slim profile. It comes with the signature Sony power button and volume rocker located on the right hand side of the device for convenient one hand operation. There is a glossy silver strip running across the sides of the device that lends it an attractive look. Its rear panel boasts of matte finish that takes the aesthetics of the handset a notch above, whereas, the front panel of the device is glossy and is dominated by the display.
The Sony Xperia C4 comes with a massive 5.5-inch display that automatically translates into a better viewing experience. Furthermore, the display offers a full HD resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, which is like the icing on the cake. However, its is Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 technology and Super Vivid Mode that takes the whole viewing experience to yet another level for visual delight of the user. The display comes protected by a sturdy Corning Gorilla Glass 3 layer, which is scratch-resistant and shatter-proof.
The user experience on the Sony Xperia C4 is bound to be impressive as it comes with the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system out of the box. With its Material design, performance enhancements and Sony's own touch in form of its proprietary user interface, Android Lollipop is far much better than its stock counterpart. The user experience is further enhanced by the powerful performance delivered by this handset.
Performance and Battery Life
To offer a commendable performance, Sony has equipped Xperia C4 with an impressive Octa-core processor that has been clocked at 1.7 GHz. As if the eight cores and an impressive clock speed was not enough, Sony has went ahead and equipped the processor with 2 GB of RAM and 64-bit architecture to cut off all loose ends and provide a performance that is nothing less of stellar. Also, the handset can last for considerably longer duration as it comes with a 2600 mAh battery under its hood.
The imaging prowess of Sony Xperia C4 is what makes this handset stand out among the crowd of other smartphones in its league. It comes with a 13 MP camera on the rear panel that is equipped with Exmor RS sensor designed to take highly detailed pictures with low noise, vivid colours and stunning clarity. The 5 MP camera on the front of the handset is accompanied by a soft LED flash for impressive selfies even under low light conditions. Other highlights of the front camera include superior auto mode and 25 mm wide angle lens.
Sony has equipped the Xperia C4 with integrated 4G LTE connectivity that supports Indian 4G bands. The handset manufacture claims that the handset is capable of Internet connection with up to 150 Mbit/s download and 50 MBit/s upload speeds. Other connectivity options include aGPS, Bluetooth, DLNA, NFC, Miracast, Wi-Fi and microUSB.
Sony has placed this handset in mid-range segment, which happens to be teeming with some of most impressive handsets in the Indian market as of now. Some of more prominent rivals of the handset include OnePlus Two, HTC Desire 826, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Asus Zenfone 2. However, if you are looking for a selfie smartphone and camera centric device, there is no match for Sony Xperia C4.
Sony Xperia C4 is a powerful device that has been designed to cater to photography enthusiasts and is a camera-centric device. If you are a budding photographer or click a lot of selfies and are looking for a pocketable powerful camera, Xperia C4 will well serve your requirements. However, if you are looking for an all round device that can deliver a better performance we would suggest you to take a look at alternatives mentioned above.
|General Specifications||Launch Date||June 16, 2015|
|Model||Xperia C4 Dual SIM|
|Color||Black, White, Mint|
|SIM Card||Dual Nano SIM|
|Operating System||Android v5.0 (Lollipop)|
|Dimensions||150.3 x 77.4 x 7.9 mm|
|Processor & RAM||Processor||1.7 GHz Tru-Octa Core 64 bit (Cortex A53)|
|Display||Size||5.5 inches (13.97 cm)|
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels, Full HD|
|Pixel Density||401 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio||71.52 %|
|Other Input Features||Multi-touch|
|Front Camera Sensor||Exmor RS|
|Rear Camera Sensor||Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor|
|Rear Camera Features||Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Rear Auto Focus|
1080p@30fps, Full HD
Digital Zoom, Up To 4x
|Battery||Battery Capacity||2600 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-ion, Non Removable|
|Talk Time 3G||13 hr|
|3G||HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850, HSDPA 42.2 Mbps|
|4G||LTE Cat4 150 Mbps|
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Entertainment & Multimedia||Ringtone||Music ringtones, Vibration|
|Audio Format||3GPP, FLAC, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV, WMA|
|Video Format||3GPP, ASF, AVI, MPEG4|
|Storage||Internal Storage||16 GB|
Up to 200 GB
|Calling & Messaging||Phone Book||
|Additional Information||Items in the Box||Handset with built-in Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card|