Sony Mobile has officially launched the Xperia Ion Smartphone foe the India Market with a price tag of Rs 36,999. This Android 4.0 ICS based device was looked before in Snapdeal having a price tag of Rs 35,999. For the time being Xperia Ion is Sony’s flagship Android Phone. The Sony Xperia Ion Smartphone carries a 4.55 inches LED-backlit LCD capacitive touchscreen display with the other display features as Touch-sensitive controls, 16M display colors, display resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels along with ~323 ppi pixel density and Multitouch functionality up to 4 fingers. The device come facilitated with the protection of Scratch-resistant glass and is embedded with Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine paired up with Timescape UI. You can have the later details discussed ahead.
This Smatphone is facilitated with Adreno 220 GPU and is equipped with a 12.1 Megapixel rear-facing primary camera with the camera resolution as 4000 x 3000 pixels. Certain other camera features are such as autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama, image stabilization, video recording at 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer and is spotted with a secondary front-facing camera of 1.3 MP (720p@30fps).
It runs on Android v2.3 Gingerbread Operating System which is planned to be upgraded to v4.0 and is powered with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 dual-core processor that clocks at 1.5GHz. In addition, the device also features a Qualcomm Snapdragon Chipset and is equipped with the various sensors including accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass. The connectivity options which are offered are such as GPRS up to 86 kbps, EDGE up to 237 kbps, speed of HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL (LT28at only), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR, NFC, microUSB v2.0 and USB On-the-go support.
In terms of its storage capacity, this device carries a microSD card slot through which the storage capacity can be expanded up to 32GB. It carries internal 16 GB and 1 GB. Apart from these, the device is packed with the other enhanced features like HTML5 Browser, Adobe Flash, facilitated for Stereo FM radio with RDS, GPS with A-GPS support and GLONASS, Java via Java MIDP emulator, SNS integration, ANT+ support, HDMI port, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, etc. The battery which is empowered in the device is a standard Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery that ensures music play of up to 12 h. The dimension of this handset is as 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm and the weight of the device being 144 g.