Sony Xperia U

Sony

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Design
7.4
Features
7.1
Performance
7.0
Votes:
571

Previously known as Sony Ericsson ST25i Kumquat

General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - ST25i
  HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - ST25a
SIM Mini-SIM
Announced 2012, February
Status Available. Released 2012, May
Body Dimensions 112 x 54 x 12 mm (4.41 x 2.13 x 0.47 in)
Weight 110 g (3.88 oz)
Display Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 480 x 854 pixels, 3.5 inches (~280 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes, up to 4 fingers
Protection Scratch-resistant glass
 - Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
- Timescape UI
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 - Sony 3D surround sound audio technology
Memory Card slot No
Internal 8 GB (4 GB user available), 512 MB RAM
Data GPRS Up to 107 kbps
EDGE Up to 296 kbps
Speed HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
Bluetooth v2.1, A2DP, EDR
USB microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
Camera Primary 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama
Video 720p@30fps, check quality
Secondary VGA
Features OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Chipset NovaThor U8500
CPU Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9
GPU Mali-400
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors Black, White/ exchangeable bottom caps in white, black, pink, yellow
 - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
- MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
- Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk
- Organizer
- Document viewer
- Voice memo/dial/commands
- Predictive text input
Battery   Li-Ion 1320 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 260 h (2G) / Up to 472 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 6 h 36 min (2G) / Up to 5 h 36 min (3G)
Music play Up to 45 h
Misc SAR EU 1.62 W/kg (head)    
Price group
Tests Display Contrast ratio: 930:1 (nominal) / 1.758:1 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 65dB / Noise 65dB / Ring 72dB
Audio quality Noise -87.3dB / Crosstalk -87.7dB

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Sony Xperia U - user opinions and reviews

  • LincolnshireDyke

Do not buy. Phone constantly locks up. When dialling a number I have had light touch response, firm touch response and no reaction at all and ALL three types of response in the same phone call. Often will not response when I get a call so I cannot ...

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  • 2014-10-30 14:43
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  • DTEG

I reverted mine to 2.3 OK. Was just a case of finding the FTF file of the 2.3 firmware for my region, then loading it on with flashtool. No unlocking, rooting or anything else required. Only fiddle was having to do a factory reset afterwards because ...

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  • 2014-10-29 16:19
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  • Crakira

After the upgrade, the phone is extremely slow! I do not recommend it

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  • 2014-10-28 16:02
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