The Sony Xperia SP is a mid-range smartphone from Xperia series of Sony Mobile. The smartphone was announced on 18 March 2013, along with another model, Xperia L. Xperia SP is equipped with a 4.6-inch display, enhanced with Corning Gorilla glass and BRAVIA Engine 2 technology. It runs Android Jelly Bean OS, version 4.1 and is powered by a 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro dual-core processor.
A Mid-Range Smartphone with Impressive Performances
Sony announced Xperia SP in March 2013, and even though it's rated a mid-range smartphone, right under Xperia Z, it's performances are way ahead that range. Sony Xperia SP, as the name suggests, represents the combination of Xperia S and Xperia P, and as such, this mobile phone supports 4G (LTE) and is equipped with beautiful 4.6- inch HD Reality display with Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 technology. This technology originated from TVs, which provides sharp and high image quality of videos and still images. It is worth mentioning that this smartphone, unlike Xperia Z and some other Sony phones, is not water resistant. When it comes to hardware, the phone is powered by 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro system chip with dual core Krait processor and Adreno 320 GPU. You really have to appreciate these hardware features since most top models launched in 2012 have almost similar specifications. Go to Top
Interesting Features of the Xperia SP
Xperia SP is made of aluminum and unlike other smartphone models it is available in three colours-white, red and black, and thanks to this attractive appeareance it can be easily compared to some smartphones of higher range. As a new feature, Sony integrated a transparent perspex bar at the bottom of the phone that changes colour to inform you of incoming calls, texts or other notifications. You can also adjust it to pulsate to the beat of the music playing on the phone. Another interesting feature of the Xperia SP is certainly its camera, which is impressive for the phone of its range. It features an Exmor RS camera of 8 mega-pixels and integrated features such as HDR, image stabilization and panorama feature, commonly found in top models.
Protective Acessories for the Xperia SP
Even though it doesn't belong among the top-range smartphone devices, it doesn't mean that this phone shouldn't have a proper protection. Once you buy this phone you should consider getting some protective Xperia SP accessories. Model specific cases and covers are certainly suggested, from simple silicone snap-on cases to elegant leather folio covers with built-in stand features, and more. Apart from Xperia SP cases, you might want to consider some lighter forms of protection such as bumpers or Xperia SP screen protectors that will protect your device from accidental drops and scratches. As we mentioned earlier, the phone is not water resistant, which means a waterproof mobile case is a must if you plan using this smartphone during the summer near the pool or at the beach.
Accessories for Improved Functionality
There are also different Sony Xperia SP accessories that will bring the functionality of your device to another level. If you want to expand the storage capacity of this phone, it is recommended to choose a memory card of up to 32 GB. For those who spend too much time in the car, essential Xperia XP car accessories are a car charger and car holder for Xperia SP. The car charger is perfect companion for long distance journeys, ensuring you won't run out of the battery, while the car holder will keep your smartphone in sight, allowing you to use it as GPS navigator as well. Go to Top