Sony Xperia SP Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Sony Xperia SP - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Sony Xperia SP Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Sony Xperia SP is a 2013 smartphone. It measures 130.6 x 67.1 x 10 mm and weighs 155 g. It has a TFT display measuring 4.6" inches. The resolution is 720 x 1280 and 319 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 0.3 MP. The main camera is Single with 8 MP.

It runs on Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait CPU with 8 GB (5.8 GB user available), 1 GB RAM memory. The battery is 2370 mAh.

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Sony Xperia SP specs

General specs

Brand and model

Sony Xperia SP

Release date

2013, March


130.6 x 67.1 x 10 mm (5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 in)


155 g (5.47 oz)


Black, White, Red


2370 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Stand by time- Up to 635 h (2G) / Up to 734 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 10 h 25 min (2G) / Up to 19 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 39 h

Approximate price180 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

4.6" inc

Screen area

58.3 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

720 x 1280 px

PPI /points per inch/

319 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

8 MP, Single

Camera specs

-8 MP, AF, f/2.4


LED flash, HDR

Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie

0.3 MP, Single




Operating system OS

Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), upgradаble to 4.3 (Jelly Bean)


- Qualcomm MSM8960T Snapdragon S4 Pro

Processor CPU

- Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 320

External memory

microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)

Internal memory

8 GB (5.8 GB user available), 1 GB RAM

Antutu 7 score 26388 (Rank 1314 of 2128)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 109 (Rank 1490 of 1569)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 201 (Rank 1556 of 1564)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 745 (Rank 463 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 1094 (Rank 887 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript926

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Micro-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps
GPRS Up to 86 kbps
Edge Up to 237 kbps
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0 (MHL TV-out)
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 0.63 W/kg (head)     1.08 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.79 W/kg (head)    

Music and Audio

Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS
Headphone jack Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Also known as Sony Xperia SP HSPA C5302, Sony Xperia SP LTE C5303, Sony Xperia SP LTE C5306
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Sony. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Sony may not be reflected.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Sony Xperia SP was around 180 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2013, March.
The weight of the Sony Xperia SP is 155 g.
The screen size of the Sony Xperia SP is 4.6" inches.
The size of the Sony Xperia SP is 130.6 x 67.1 x 10 mm (HxWxD).

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