Sony Xperia U Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Sony Xperia U Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Sony Xperia U Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2012, February
  • Dimensions: 112 x 54 x 12 mm
  • Weight: 110 g
  • Screen: 3.5", TFT
  • Main Camera: Single, 5 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 0.3 MP
  • Memory: 8 GB (4 GB user available), 512 MB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 1320 mAh
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Sony Xperia U
Release date 2012, February
Dimensions (HxWxD) 112 Х 54 Х 12 mm
Weight 110 g
Colors Black, White/ exchangeable bottom caps in white, black, pink, yellow
Battery 1320 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Stand by time- Up to 260 h (2G) / Up to 472 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 6 h 36 min (2G) / Up to 5 h 36 min (3G)
Music play - Up to 45 h
Approximate price140 EUR
Screen
Technology TFT
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 3.5" inc
Screen area 33.8 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio55.8%
Screen resolution 480 x 854 px
PPI /points per inch/ 280 PPI
Screen protection Scratch-resistant glass
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 5 MP, Single
Camera specs
-5 MP, AF
Functions LED flash, panorama
Video 720p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 0.3 MP, Single
Specifications VGA
Performance
Operating system OS Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Chipset - NovaThor U8500
Processor CPU
- Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A9
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-400
External memory No
Internal memory 8 GB (4 GB user available), 512 MB RAM
Antutu 7 score9020
GeekBench 4 Single Core275
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core493
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Mini-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 14.4/5.76 Mbps
GPRS Up to 107 kbps
Edge Up to 296 kbps
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, DLNA
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
USB microUSB 2.0, USB Host
Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP, EDR
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.09 W/kg (head)     0.93 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 1.62 W/kg (head)    
Music and Audio
Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Sony 3D surround sound audio technology
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Previously known as Sony Ericsson ST25i Kumquat

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Sony Xperia U was around 140 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2012, February.
The weight of the Sony Xperia U is 110 g.
The screen size of the Sony Xperia U is 3.5" inches.
The size of the Sony Xperia U is 112 x 54 x 12 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.
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