Sony Xperia C Purple
  • Sony Xperia C Purple
  • Sony Xperia C Purple
  • Sony Xperia C Purple
  • Sony Xperia C Purple

Sony Xperia C Purple

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Key Features
  • Display Size 5 Inches
  • RAM 1 GB
  • Rear Camera 8 MP
  • SIM Option Dual SIM
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Sony Xperia C Purple - Product Summary

  • <p> There are plenty of apps and games available in Sony Xperia C Purple as it is powered by the Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • If you want to click great shots, this is the phone you will love to buy
  • It comes with 8 MP primary camera at the rear
  • The camera is supported by LED Flash
  • The device also has Yes, 0.3 MP front faced camera for taking selfies and group-fies
  • If you are looking for a large screen smartphone for playing games, drawing, typing, texting, and other works, this is the right device for you
  • It comes with 5 Inches touchscreen
  • The display delivers a resolution of qHD, 960 x 540 Pixels
  • Packed with many high-end features Sony Xperia C Purple can be purchased for 14990, which is a good price for a dual SIM smartphone
  • For staying connected with the world and interact with your loved ones, this smartphone, includes SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, USB, With A-GPS Support as connectivity options
  • The latest price of Sony Xperia C Purple was obtained on Oct 03, 2016
  • The Sony Xperia C Purple is available in Ebay, Amazon, Shopmonk, Flipkart, ShopClues, Snapdeal.
  • The lowest price of Sony Xperia C Purple is 7,699 in Amazon, which is 69.97% less than the cost of Sony Xperia C Purple in Ebay ( 25,640)
  • The price is valid in all major cities of India including Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, NCR. Please check instructions at the specific stores for any deviation.

Sony Xperia C Purple - Expert Reviews


Sony is best known for being an entertainment company and keeping that in mind, the company has come out with yet another handset in its Xperia series named Sony Xperia C. This smartphone, just like other Xperia series members, flaunts sharp edges and a rectangular shape. The official dimensions of the device measure 141.5mm x 74.15mm x 8.88mm with a weight of 153 grams. This device sports a capacitive touchscreen of 5 inches that comes with 16M colors. The resolution of the touchscreen is 960 x 540 pixels with the pixel density of 220ppi, which may not be apt for some but the presence of 1.2GHz quad core processor certainly gets along well with 1GB of RAM to facilitate a fast working smartphone.

To enjoy new and advanced games, the smartphone is blessed with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS. With this OS, we can download games like Temple Run, Angry Birds etc. There has always been a high expectation from the cameras of Sony devices and the presence of 8 megapixels primary shutter does not disappoint with Exmor R producing high quality images at a resolution of 3264 by 2448 pixels. LED flash and auto focus are few of the noteworthy features that the camera provides. The secondary camera is unexpectedly weak with just 0.3 megapixels however no compromises have been made with video recordings that can be shot at a high definition resolution of 1080 pixels. The device also offers Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi hot spot functionality as far as the web connectivity is concerned alongside EDGE, GPRS and HTML browser. USB port, Bluetooth and USB tethering also forms a part of this handset.

The music player or rather the walkman application has always been one of the stronger points of Xperia gadgets while the user also gets a video player to enjoy movies. Other entertainment tools include motion gaming 3D games and FM radio that comes with RDS. There have been critics of Sony smartphones in the past, who had emphasized on the poor battery of its gadgets and here with Sony Xperia C, the power backup does seem to have improved. This gadget is blessed with the dual SIM facility that supports 3G and 2G networks. Regarding the battery, we can say that the phone is equipped with a Lithium-ion 2390mAh battery that gives a talk time of up to 14 hours and 14 minutes and a standby time of up to 588 hours. The users can listen to music for up to 111 hours and 47 minutes and watch video playback up to 12 hours and 25 minutes.

Operating system and UI

Sony Xperia C is blessed with a 5 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen that possesses a multitouch feature that is, we can use up to 4 fingers to interact. This display comes with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels and a pixel density of 220ppi. Also, the display is backed by 16M colors. There are some sensors like proximity, accelerometer and compass, which aid various motion sensing activities.

Other Features

Sony Xperia C dons the popular walkman application by allowing the user to enjoy music of his or her desired choice in various formats through loudspeakers or earphones that can be attached to the gadget with a 3.5mm jack. The video player is always going to be a vital feature that produces wonderful videos on the 5 inches display. This handset also includes a FM Radio that comes with RDS. For the entertainment, there is an audio as well as video player present in the device.


Sony Xperia C is loaded with a rear camera of 8 megapixels that captures accurate details and colors of the chosen objects. This extraordinory camera is blessed by Exmor R sensor along with 4x digital zoom facility. With all this, there are some features such as touch focus, self-portrait function, face detection, panorama etc. There is a front camera of 0.3 megapixels to facilitate video calling.


Sony Xperia C can be used to download data at a speed of 42.2Mbps and upload data at a speed of 11.5Mbps. There are features like Wi-Fi tethering, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hot spot and Wi-Fi direct to enhance the web accessibility across handsets. GPRS and EDGE facilities are there to surf websites at a speed of 85.6Kbps and 237Kbps respectively.


With Sony Xperia C, we can store media files like music, videos, movies etc in the internal memory of 4GB. The external memory can be easily expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card. With all this, the gadget also boasts of 1GB of RAM.

Other Features

Sony Xperia C is launched with the support of various 3G as well as motion sensor games that includes Angry Birds, Temple Run, Fruit Ninja and F1 Race. With Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system, one can download latest games as well as applications.


So as to get a better battery backup, Sony Xperia C is equipped with a lithium-ion 2390mAh battery, which does exceedingly well in terms of standby time and talk time with up to 588 hours and up to 14 hours and 4 minutes respectively. The user also gets to enjoy non-stop music for up to 111 hours and 47 minutes. We can also watch videos up to a duration of 12 hours and 25 minutes.


Sony Xperia C is blessed with connectivity features like USB high speed 2.0, Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB port along with native USB tethering, media transfer protocol control etc. To access the Internet, the phone is loaded with HTML, Wi-Fi, EDGE and GPRS.

Other Features

If we compare Sony Xperia C with Samsung Galaxy Grand, we can say that it has the same screen size of 5 inches but the resolution and pixel density are higher with the former. Sony Xperia C is blessed with a lithium-ion 2390mAh standard battery while Samsung Galaxy Grand is loaded with a lithium-ion 2100mAh standard battery. If we compare the talktime and standby time, we can say that Sony Xperia C has more of the two than Galaxy Grand.

Both devices feature a primary rear camera of 8 megapixels but the one offered by Sony Xperia C produces much better results. Regarding the front camera, we can say that the VGA front camera of Sony Xperia C is weaker than the 2 megapixels front camera of Samsung Galaxy Grand. Sony Xperia C is powered by a quad core 1.2GHz processor whereas Samsung Galaxy Grand is loaded with dual core 1.2GHz processor.

Other Features

28 September 2013: Sony Xperia C is one of the remarkable handsets to be launched by Sony as a part of its Xperia series. The capacitive touchscreen of the phone comprises of a 5 inches display. This handset is a low scale version of Sony Xperia Z and supports dual SIM functionality, and is available on online sites for around Rs.18,000. The gadget sports an 8 megapixels primary rear camera along with a VGA front camera. The immediate rival of this would be HTC One Mini that is also being launched at the same time and offers similar specs. The highlights for this gadget are as follows:

*        5 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen

*        Rear primary camera of 8 megapixels for capturing images and front camera of VGA for video calling

*        Comprises of Lithium-ion 2390mAh standard battery

*        Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS

*        1.2GHz quad core processor along with 1GB RAM

*        Dual SIM functionality

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Sony Xperia C Purple - User Reviews

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decent phone in Rs.18000
by Flipkart Customer on 2014-03-13

i bought this phone 20 days back.. i will precisely write down the Pros & Cons

Pros :
premium looks, sleek design, good body build..
ram 1gb is good enough for multi tasking..

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Not up to the mark in some ways
by Muthu Kumaran Maharajan on 2014-01-21

Large Display - Sharp and crisp display.
Sound Clarity is awesome with the default headset.
Performance is good - No delay in response.
Battery backup is good.


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Best Phone I ever buy ... Awesome
by Sankar Narayanan on 2013-11-12

I ordered this on 19th Oct Saturday morning and it was delivered by 21st Oct Monday afternoon!! Kudos to flipkart!!

The battery backup is amazing considering its an 5 inch android phone.It

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Just Good Enough
by Vishal Prasad on 2014-04-14

Being a Sony product you expect it to be high in quality, durable, and handy in the long run. This phone just misses out on the last bit.

Brilliant display
Good sound quality

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sony xperia hands on review
by Dheenesh Babu L on 2014-07-11

i am writing this after one week usage.

i dont want to write so much and confuse the people.


qHD good display( sony always rocks)
5" size.( some time its bigger

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Bang for the Buck.
by Abhinandan Patil on 2013-10-20

I ordered this on 16th morning and it was delivered by 17th afternoon!! Kudos to flipkart!! I always thought Sony phones were overpriced, but some phones like the Xperia Z, C, SP, ZL and ZR are not at

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Excellent Phone..
by Mrudul Mohan on 2013-10-26

First of all thanks to flipkart for superfast delivery. Based on my usage experience of this phone I have to tell something about this phone.

1. Stylish design (look like xpera Z)

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Ultimate phone from a well named brand "SONY"
by Manuj Sharma on 2013-11-20

"Value for money Product"
I am writing this review after using the phone for over 10 days! and guys plz dont compare the brand like SONY from any other brand like Xolo,Micromax etc,


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Quality Phone in Economical Range.
by Mayank Tiwari on 2014-01-27

I first thought of buying sony xperia l ,but then after going through some of the reviews i decided to purchase xperia C and boy what a phone this is.

Pros- 5 inch screen gives you real good

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Its a value for the money.
by Flipkart Customer on 2013-10-27

Dont get confused with the negative comments.

I purchased this phone one week ago.I found the phone is really good for the pricing offered.

Excellent Built Quality

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Sony Xperia C Purple Specifications

General Features
  • Brand Sony
  • Handset Color Black, Purple, White
  • Model Name Xperia C
  • Network Type GSM
  • Display Size 5 Inches
  • Display Type TFT Display
  • Resolution qHD, 960 x 540 Pixels
  • Display Color 16M
  • Display Features Auto Rotation, Multi-touch (4 Fingers Supported), Gesture Input, Pan and Zoom, Screenshot Capturing, Scratch Resistant
  • Horizontal Pixel 960
  • Vertical Pixel 540
  • Rear Camera 8 MP
  • Front Camera Yes, 0.3 MP
  • Flash Yes
  • Video Yes
  • Camera Features Fast Capture, Exmor R, Auto Focus, Self-portrait Function, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Sweep Panorama, HDR for Photos, Dedicated Camera Key, Intelligent Voice-guide, Super-fast Pinch-to-Zoom
  • Internal Memory 4 GB
  • Extendable Memory 32 GB
  • RAM 1 GB
  • ROM 4 GB
  • Processor 1.2 GHz Quad-Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
  • Chipset MTK MT6589
  • GPU IMG SGX544
  • Operating Frequency GSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900 UMTS - 2100
  • Java No
  • Browser Yes
Data & Internet
  • 3G Yes, HSDPA 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA 11.5 Mbps
  • EDGE Yes
  • GPRS Yes
  • Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with (A2DP)
  • NFC No
  • GPS Yes, With A-GPS Support
  • USB Yes
  • Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
  • Music Player Yes, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA
  • Video Player Yes
  • Radio Yes, Built-In Antenna
  • Games Yes
  • Alert Types MP3
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • Audio Jack Yes
  • Sound Features 3D Surround Sound, Clear Audio+, Clear Bass, Clear Phase, Clear Stereo, WALKMAN Application, Manual Equalizer, Sony Audio Enhancement Technology, Album Art, Dynamic Normalizer, TrackID Music Recognition, xLoud Experience
  • Battery Type 2330 mAh
  • Battery Capacity 2390 mAh
  • Talk Time 10 hrs (2G), 10 hrs (3G)
  • Max Stand-by Time 588 hrs (2G), 605 hrs (3G)
  • Music Play Time 111 hours 47 min
  • Form Factor Touch
  • Dimensions 74.15x141.5x8.88 mm
  • Weight 153 g
  • Input Method Touchscreen
Other Features
  • SIM Size Micro
  • SIM Option Dual SIM
  • Sensors Magnetometer, Ambient Light Sensor, eCompass, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor
  • SAR Value SAR US - 0.54 W/kg (head) 0.36 W/kg (body) / SAR EU - 0.52 W/kg (head)
  • Business Features Document Viewer, Pushmail (Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync), Neo Reader Barcode Scanner
  • In The Box Charger, Headset, Data Cable, Battery, Handset, User Manual, Warranty Card
  • Important Apps Smart Application - Throw, Xperia Care, Facebook, Twitter, Google Talk, Video Chat Ready, Gmail, Instant Messaging, YouTube, Play Anywhere, Xperia Link, Google Sync, PlayNow Service
  • Warranty 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • Additional Features 3G
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