Sony Xperia U

Sony

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Design
7.4
Features
7.1
Performance
7.0
Votes:
574

Previously known as Sony Ericsson ST25i Kumquat

Network Technology GSM / HSPA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 900 / 2100 - ST25i
  HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - ST25a
Speed HSPA 14.4/5.76 Mbps
GPRS Up to 107 kbps
EDGE Up to 296 kbps
Launch 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)
SIM Mini-SIM
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
Platform 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
Memory Card slot No
Internal 8 GB (4 GB user available), 512 MB RAM
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
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 - Sony 3D surround sound audio technology
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, DLNA
Bluetooth v2.1, A2DP, EDR
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host
Features Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
 - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- MP4/H.264/WMV player
- MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
- 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 Colors Black, White/ exchangeable bottom caps in white, black, pink, yellow
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

  • Anonymous

Should I buy this phone or not?

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  • Anonymous

hi, Can you please tell me how to downgrade it or can you provide me the link from where i can read the instructions.

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  • 2014-12-17 10:30
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  • Anonymous

Recommendation: I bought this phone and upgraded it to ICS, it sucks for the phone, Wi-Fi jams on when you leave a network coverage so u have to reboot the phone, takes ages to answer a call (lights up, but if u answer before it rings, like 10 sec, i...

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