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Xperia™ C3

The original PROselfie™ smartphone

5 MP, wide-angle front camera with LED flash and real-time selfie apps

Available colours


  • The Xperia C3 is the ultimate Android smartphone for selfies and video calls
  • The Xperia C3 is designed for your best selfies
  • The Xperia C3 with a 5 MP front camera for selfies and video chat
  • Enjoy the Xperia C3’s large 5.5” HD display


  • 150 g


  • 156 x 78.5 x 7.6 mm


  • 5.5" HD (1280x720)

On the inside

  • Google Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Snapdragon 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Quad-core


  • 5 MP Front-facing camera (720p)
  • 8 MP camera with auto focus


  • 2500 mAh
  • Talk time: up to 24 hours**
  • Standby time: up to 1071 hours**
  • Music listening time: up to 93 hours**
  • Video playback time: up to 10 hours**

Perfect partners

Headsets, docks, great stuff for in-car use and more. Team up your phone with your choice of Accessories.

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Downloads and takeaways

Camera and video

  • 5 MP Front-facing camera (720p)
  • Front flash LED
  • Wide view front camera
  • 8 MP camera with auto focus
  • HD video recording 1080 p
  • Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range) for photos and videos
  • Pulsed LED flash
  • 16x digital zoom
  • Superior Auto – automatic scene selection
  • Geotagging – add location info to your photos
  • Object tracking – lock focus on a specific object
  • Red-eye reduction
  • Image capture, supported file format: JPEG
  • Image playback, supported file formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG; WebP
  • Video capture, supported file formats: 3GPP, MP4
  • Video playback, supported file formats: 3GPP, MP4, M4V, AvI, XVID, WEBM


  • UMTS HSPA (3G)
  • LTE (4G)


  • 5.5" HD (1280x720) IPS display

Processor (CPU)

  • Snapdragon 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Quad-core
  • Adreno 305

Memory and storage

  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB flash memory (internal)***
  • Up to 32 GB microSD™ (card slot)


  • Sony Surround Sound technology (VPT)
  • Clear Audio+ – Sound improvement software
  • Audio recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4, AMR
  • Audio playback supported formats: AAC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, Vorbis, WMA

Connectivity and communication

  • aGPS
  • Bluetooth® 4.0
  • DLNA Certified®
  • Native USB tethering
  • Screen mirroring
  • Smart Connect
  • Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync®, Facebook™, Google™ and SyncML™*
  • USB charging
  • USB High speed 2.0 and Micro USB support
  • Wi-Fi® and Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality
  • Xperia Link
  • ANT+™ wireless technology
  • Wi-Fi direct

* This service is not available in all markets.

** Values are according to GSM Association Battery Life Measurement Technique as performed in controlled laboratory conditions. Actual time may vary.

*** Memory comprises approximately 2.9GB of firmware, plus 5.1GB of “Internal storage” for music, pictures, and movies, and downloaded applications and their data.