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Quick specs

  • 110 grams
  • 3.9 ounces
  • 112 x 54 x 12 mm
  • 4.4 x 2.1 x 0.5 inches
  • Talk time (up to) 6 hours 36 minutes (GSM) [1]
  • Standby time (up to) 472 hours (UMTS) [1]
  • Music listening time: Up to 45 hours [1]
  • Video playback time: Up to 6 hours

Available colours

BlackWhite

  • 3.5" touchscreen - scratch-resistant TFT
  • 16 million colours, 854 x 480 pixels
  • Google Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • 1 GHz STE U8500 Dual Core processor
  • 5 megapixel camera with auto focus
  • 16x digital zoom, LED flash
Xperia™ U, 3.5 inch screen

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Xperia U specifications

This is a listing of Xperia U’s main features and functions. For a complete technical specification, download the Xperia™ U White paper (1 MB)

Camera and video

  • 5 megapixel camera with LED flash and Auto focus
  • 16x digital zoom
  • HD video recording (720p)
  • 3D Sweep Panorama
  • Image playback, supported formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WBMP
  • Image capture, supported format: JPEG
  • Video playback and recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4
  • Face detection
  • Front-facing camera (VGA)

Connectivity and communication

  • USB High speed 2.0 and Micro USB support
  • WiFi and WiFi Hotspot functionality
  • DLNA Certified
  • Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync, Google Sync and Facebook
  • aGPS
  • WebKit web browser with Pan & zoom
  • Bluetooth technology
  • Native USB tethering

Memory

  • Internal phone storage: 8GB (up to 4GB user-accessible memory)
  • RAM: 512 MB

Networks

  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
  • UMTS HSPA 900, 2100 (Global except Americas)
  • UMTS HSPA 850, 1900, 2100 (Americas)

Entertainment

  • TrackID music recognition
  • xLOUD Experience – audio filter technology from Sony
  • FM Radio with RDS
  • 3.5 mm audio jack for headphones
  • Audio playback, supported formats: MP3, 3GPP, MP4, SMF, WAV, OTA, Ogg vorbis
  • Audio recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4, AMR
  • Timescape with Twitter integrated
  • Xperia™ 2.0 with Facebook
  • Sony Entertainment Network (selected markets only)
  • Clear bass and clear stereo

Display

  • 3.5”, 854 x 480 pixels 16,777,216 colour TFT
  • Reality display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine
  • Scratch-resistant, anti-reflection coating on mineral glass
  • Capacitive touchscreen with on-screen QWERTY keyboard
  • Screenshot capturing

Pre-loaded applications

  • Google Voice Search
  • Google Talk with video chat
  • Google Mail
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Gallery 3D
  • Google Maps with Street View and Latitude

[1] Values are according to GSM Association Battery Life Measurement Technique. Battery performance may vary depending on network conditions and configurations, and phone usage.

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