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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
    • 3.5" touchscreen - scratch-resistant TFT
    • 16 million colours, 854 x 480 pixels

    Available colours


    • Google Android 4.0 (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
    • Wi-Fi® and Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality
    • DLNA Certified
    • Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync and Google Sync
    • aGPS
    • WebKit web browser with Pan & zoom
    • Bluetooth technology
    • Native USB tethering


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


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


    • 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


    • 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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