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
  • qHD, 960 x 540 Pixels
  • 5 Inches
  • 1 GB
  • 8 MP
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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 Dec 11, 2018
  • The Sony Xperia C Purple is available in Ebay, Amazon, 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

Other Features


Sony Xperia C Purple - User Reviews

Very Good , Based on 5373 ratings
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Big problem with the "internal storage" - Not able to install any apps
by Goverdhan Kothari on 2014-01-26

Got this phone for 18k from flipkart - as usual packing of the phone was excellent, flipkart took 4 days to deliver. I initially thought this product is great. When I first started to get the

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Don't be misled by false arguments and statements..
by Anshuman Dogra on 2013-10-06

Most of the points people have mentioned,while comparing Grand with Xperia C, are completely wrong. So,don't be misled. Following are some of those points-

A. Processor - MediaTek consumes

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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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Dont ever believe the pricings/offers in flipkart.
by Jothi Murugeswaran Selvaraj on 2014-03-12

Dont ever believe the pricing in flipkart. This Xperia C was priced at 16-17K few days back and now they are telling Exchange offer and all sort of stupid offers and they increased the actual price.

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by Anand prakash on 2013-12-10

great design
big screen size
long battery back up (up to 1 and half days), with continuous net usage
working good so far,

highly recommended if your budget in 18-20 k.

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Best of Sony at a best price !!!!
by Deepak Paithankar on 2014-03-01

Overall a good phone.... I have purchased 4 Sony Xperia C from Flipkart and Enlisting my views....

1) Build quality is good except the back cover, hard to remove and feels delicate.

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Not worth
by Priya Kohli on 2014-09-10

The piece was defective. Was not able to return within 10 days so no exchange. Went to showroom were earlier ready to replace the phone but when they came to know it was an online purchase they

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Xperia C - My thoughts on Sony's latest
by Flipkart Customer on 2013-11-18

Bought this phone on diwali. Before ordering, I was quite confused due to such regular price fluctuations especially on this phone. I've seen the same phone priced at 17200 and then at 18800 and then

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Writing this review after using the phone for 6 months
by Mahesh Reddy on 2014-09-15

Internal storage is low , you cannot install applications.

cam clarity is very bad, I can say its worst.

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by Flipkart Customer on 2014-04-14


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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
  • 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
  • In The Box Charger, Headset, Data Cable, Battery, Handset, User Manual, Warranty Card
  • Additional Features 3G
  • Warranty 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty

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