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Sony Xperia U

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The smallest member of Sony's 2012 global NXT series sports an iconic design with a see-through, light-up strip near the bottom and user-changeable color caps. Key features include 5-megapixel camera with HD video capture, DLNA wireless TV output, and front camera.

This phone is not currently available from any major U.S. carrier. It is compatible with some U.S. networks, and may be available from third-party dealers or smaller, regional carriers.


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Display 3.5 in   diagonal
FWVGA   480 x 854 pixels
280 ppi   approx.
Battery 1320 mAh
Talk: 6.6 hours max.
Standby: 472 hours max.
Processor 1 GHz ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500
512 MB RAM
Storage 4 GB raw hardware
4 GB available to user
Not expandable
Weight 3.9 oz   111 g
Dimensions 4.4 x 2.1 x 0.5 in   112 x 53 x 12.7 mm
OS / Platform Android version 2.3 (upgradeable to 4.0)
WCDMA 1 / 2 / 5
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
WCDMA   3G / 4G
band 1 (I) / 2100 MHz   IMT (Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, Brazil, India, Israel)
band 2 (II) / 1900 MHz   PCS (Americas)
band 5 (V) / 850 MHz   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)

GSM   2G
850 MHz / band 5   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
900 MHz / band 8   (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1800 MHz / band 3   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1900 MHz / band 2   PCS (Americas)
Americas version
SIM card size ?

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Barometer -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
Ruggedized -
Water-Resistant -
Hearing Aid Compatible -
Multiple Languages Yes
TTY/TDD (Digital) -
Ringer Profiles -
Second Display -
Vibrate Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Infrared (IR) -
MirrorLink -
USB Connector: Micro-USB
2.0 High Speed
Wi-Fi Yes
Changeable Body Plates -
Data & Network
High-Speed Data Technology: HSPA 14.4
Side Keys lock, volume, camera on right
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Touch Screen Type: Capacitive
Memory Card Slot -
FM Radio with RDS
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes
Stereo Speakers -
Photo & Video
Camera Resolution: 5+ megapixel
LED flash, auto-focus / "3D Sweep" panorama mode, face detection
Front-Facing Camera Resolution: VGA
Miracast -
Second Camera -
TV Output -
Video Capture Resolution: 720p HD
Fast Charging -
Wireless Charging -
Call Screening -
HD Voice -
Push-To-Talk -
Speaker Phone Yes


FCC ID PY7A3880131 »   approved May 18, 2012

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