Sony Xperia U review

Sony's small Android smartphone offers a dual-core processor and plenty of charm

By  from TechRadar
Product Type
Smartphone
Network Band
Quad Band
Input Method
Touchscreen
Touchscreen
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
USB
Yes
Contract Type
SIM-free
Built-in Memory
8 GB
Built-in Flash
Yes
Memory Card Slot
No
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology
GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
GPS Receiver
Yes
Multi-SIM Supported
No
Near Field Communication
No
Integrated TV Tuner
No
Product Family
Xperia U
Cellular Generation
3G
Cellular Network Supported
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 2100
Multi-touch Screen
Yes
Rear Camera Resolution
5 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported
1
Front Camera
Yes
Phone Style
Bar
Colour
Black, White
Operating System
Android
Brand Name
Sony Mobile
Battery Talk Time
6.60 Hour
Product Model
ST25a
Screen Size
8.9 cm (3.5")
Screen Resolution
480 x 854
Touchscreen Type
Capacitive
Weight (Approximate)
110 g
Maximum Video Resolution
1280 x 720
Processor Manufacturer
ST Ericsson
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 2.1
Operating System Version
Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Messaging Type
SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB Standard
USB 2.0
Pixel Density
280 ppi
Height
112 mm
Width
54 mm
Depth
12 mm
Radio Tuner
Yes
Battery Standby Time
472 Hour
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Name
Xperia U ST25a Smartphone
Processor Speed
1 GHz
Product Line
Xperia U
Screen Type
LCD
Sensor Type
Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity Sensor
Manufacturer Part Number
1261-4174
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Experience fantasy. In great quality on-screen.

Watch every moment from every movie or video in razor sharp clarity.

See every smile from last year's party in a true detail. Sheer video magic on your Android mobile's 3.5" Reality Display powered by the Mobile BRAVIA® Engine. And you can easily find the latest Hollywood blockbusters on the pre-loaded Video Unlimited application from Sony Entertainment Network.

Experience beat. In 3D surround sound.

Blast out the music through the speaker with xLoud loudness enhancement.

Fancy some movie "me time"? Get it with 3D surround sound. Plug in your earphones and sit back and listen as the deep bass and high treble shoot around your head.

Want more sounds? Enjoy a global catalogue of millions and millions of songs easily accessible through the preloaded Music Unlimited application from Sony Entertainment Network.

Select region United Kingdom United States Australia