Sony Xperia SP – Is this phone still worth Buying??

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Sony Xperia SP was one of the best midrange phone of 2013 and was priced at Rs.34000 during its launch but now the price has reduced heavily to Rs.25000 (Listed on Talk2Me and MKTradelineTamrakar House,NewRoad,Ktm.) , it still punches well above its weight

The Sony Xperia SP boasts a good high definition screen, plenty storage and handles day-to-day tasks in a timely fashion. The Xperia SP feels strong and well-built too. It comes with Gorilla Glass 2 protection on the front with a strong plastic casing covering the sides and back.


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Xperia SP comes with 4.6 inch HD screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The screen has a Mobile Bravia Engine 2: advanced image rendering technology that gives smooth video images and improved colors. Under the hood is a dual-core 1.7 GHz Qualcomm MSM8960T Snapdragon processor with powerful Adreno 320 GPU for graphics. The SP also comes with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage with expandable SD slot so you can boost the storage by a further 32GB should you want to.

It has two pretty good cameras – primary is an 8MP camera with a LED flash, the secondary is a front facing VGA camera. The picture quality of these is pretty average for the specs, and will capture an satisfactory amount of detail.

With the 2370 mAh non-removable battery,it should be enough for the daily usage.For connectivity, there is 3G support,Bluetooth, Wifi, Wifi hotspot as well as NFC.

Xperia SP scores great in Antutu
Xperia SP scores great in Antutu


Full Specs:


  • Resolution: 720 x 1280
  • Size: 4.6 inches
  • Display type: Mobile Bravia Engine 2
  • PPI: 319


  • CPU: 1.7 GHz Dual-core Snapdragon
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Internal Storage: 8 GB
  • MicroSD: yes, up to 32GB
  • Battery: 2370 mAh
  • Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC


  • Rear: 8MP, 1080p @30fps
  • Front: 0.3MP VGA


  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean(planned upgrade to Kitkat 4.4)