Sony Xperia Sola (Black, 8 GB)
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    Sony Xperia Sola (Black, 8 GB) (512 MB RAM)

    Sony Xperia Sola (Black, 8 GB)  (512 MB RAM)

    4.1
    227 Ratings & 82 Reviews
    Price: Not Available
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    Highlights
    • 512 MB RAM | 8 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 32 GB
    • 3.7 inch FWVGA Display
    • 5MP Rear Camera
    • 1320 mAh Li-Ion Battery
    • ARM Cortex-A9 Processor
    Services
    • 1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months for Accessories
    Warranty
    1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months for Accessories
    Description

    The Sony Xperia Sola has been designed on Android platform and has been loaded with some of the most sought after features for an enhanced user experience. This mobile phone promises an optimised performance with Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system running on a dual core processor that has a clock speed of 1 GHz. In addition to this, the Xperia Sola has been embedded with 512 MB of RAM to efficiently handle multi-tasking.

    This Sony phone comes loaded with a 3.7 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen that supports a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels for clear and crisp picture quality. Also, Sony has introduced the floating screen feature with this phone to help you highlight an icon on the screen by moving your finger over it before you tap on it to open. This feature is meant to avoid accidental touch on other icons. This floating screen, in addition to the Timescape user interface, promises a dynamic user experience. The Xperia Sola has incorporated Mobile Bravia Engine technology for color management, noise reduction, and sharpness filtering apart from contrast management to reproduce life-like graphics and images. Also, the Sola comes with a scratch-resistant screen.

    This Sony Xperia sports a 5 megapixel camera on its back to help you capture and store live action in vibrant stills. However, its ability to record videos with 1280 x 720 pixels of resolution and that too at 30 frames per second, empowers you to capture your surroundings in moving stills. Additionally, the LED flash present with the camera helps you get clear visuals even in dim light. Some of the other noticeable features include HD recording, 3D sweep panorama, geo-tagging, touch focus and 16x of digital zoom.

    Design

    The Sony Xperia Sola gives you the feel of a well-built device with its candy bar shape and plastic body. The back side of the phone has got a soft touch rubber finish for comfortable handling. Also, it houses the camera along with the flash. On the right side of the device, you will find the lock-key and volume rocker. With this phone, you don’t need to look for the camera option in the menu bar as the 2 stage button provides you direct access to it. Sony has embedded this phone with accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass and light sensor.

    Storage and Battery

    The Xperia Sola is powered by a 1320 mAh battery that promises to deliver a talk time of up to 6 hours and a standby time of up to 475 hours. To meet all your storage related requirements, this phone has incorporated 8 GB of internal memory that can be expanded up to 32 GB with a microSD card.

    Connectivity and Features

    The Sony Xperia Sola has on-boarded most of the communication features to deliver an optimised user experience. You can opt to connect with the world of Internet through GPRS and EDGE technologies that utilise 2G waves surrounding you. However, if fast internet browsing is your requirement then the 3G support in this phone will help you connect to the third generation network. The WiFi feature lets you benefit from the nearest WiFi hotspot to connect with the Internet.

    This phone supports A-GPS with Google maps that assist you in figuring out your way through an unknown city. This Android based phone comes with USB and Bluetooth feature to enable exchange of files and data with other devices in your vicinity. This Sony mobile phone takes care of your entertainment related requirement with a music player, video player and FM Radio. The 3D Surround Sound feature in addition to the xLoud Audio Filter Technology promises to create close to real life listening experience. The DLNA compliance of this device helps you pair it with a range of other devices.

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    Specifications
    General
    • In The Box
      • Handset, Battery, Charger, LAN Headset, Data Cable, 2 NFC Tags, SIM Card Adaptor (Used for Micro SIM)
    • Model Name
      • Xperia Sola
    • Color
      • Black
    • Browse Type
      • Smartphones
    • SIM Type
      • Single Sim
    • Sound Enhancements
      • xLOUD Audio Filter Technology, 3D Surround Sound
    Display Features
    • Display Size
      • 3.7 inch
    • Resolution
      • 854 x 480 Pixels
    • Resolution Type
      • FWVGA
    • GPU
      • Mali-400
    • Display Type
      • TFT
    • Display Colors
      • 16 M
    • Other Display Features
      • Mobile Bravia Engine, Scratch-resistant, Screenshot Capturing
    Os & Processor Features
    • Operating System
      • Android Gingerbread 2.3
    • Processor Type
      • ARM Cortex-A9
    • Processor Core
      • Dual Core
    • Primary Clock Speed
      • 1 GHz
    • Operating Frequency
      • GSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
    Memory & Storage Features
    • Internal Storage
      • 8 GB
    • RAM
      • 512 MB
    • Expandable Storage
      • 32 GB
    • Supported Memory Card Type
      • MicroSD
    • Phone Book Memory
      • Yes
    • Call Log Memory
      • Yes
    • SMS Memory
      • Yes
    Camera Features
    • Primary Camera Available
      • Yes
    • Primary Camera
      • 5MP
    • Primary Camera Features
      • Auto Focus, 3D Sweep Panorama, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face and Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Self Timer
    • Secondary Camera Available
      • No
    • Flash
      • LED
    • HD Recording
      • Yes
    • Video Recording
      • Yes
    • Video Recording Resolution
      • 1280 x 720
    • Digital Zoom
      • Digital Zoom - 16x
    • Frame Rate
      • 30 fps
    • Image Editor
      • Yes
    Call Features
    • Conference Call
      • Yes
    • Hands Free
      • Yes
    • Call Divert
      • Yes
    • Call Timer
      • Yes
    Connectivity Features
    • Network Type
      • 3G
    • Supported Networks
      • GSM
    • Internet Connectivity
      • GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi, 3G
    • 3G
      • Yes
    • GPRS
      • Yes
    • Micro USB Port
      • Yes
    • Micro USB Version
      • 2
    • Bluetooth Support
      • Yes
    • Bluetooth Version
      • 3
    • Wi-Fi
      • Yes
    • Wi-Fi Version
      • 802.11 b/g/n
    • Wi-Fi Hotspot
      • Yes
    • NFC
      • Yes
    • USB Tethering
      • Yes
    • USB Connectivity
      • Yes
    • EDGE
      • Yes
    • Audio Jack
      • 3.5 mm
    • Map Support
      • Google Maps
    • GPS Support
      • Yes
    Other Details
    • Smartphone
      • Yes
    • Touchscreen Type
      • Capacitive
    • User Interface
      • Timescape
    • JAVA Support
      • Yes
    • Keypad
      • No
    • Voice Input
      • Yes
    • Sensors
      • Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Compass, Light Sensor
    • Other Features
      • TrackID Music Recognition, Alarm Clock, Calendar, Screen Lock, Flight Mode, Animated Wallpaper, Equalizer, LCD Backlight, Voice Recognition, Wisepilot, Internal Phone Storage: 8GB (Up to 5 GB User-accessible Memory), Calculator, Predictive Text Input, NFC
    • Important Apps
      • Google Sync, Facebook, Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Gallery 3D, Google Voice Search, Google Talk with Video Chat, Twitter, NeoReader, Android Market, News and Weather, YouTube, Instant Messaging, Google Lattitude
    Multimedia Features
    • FM Radio
      • Yes
    • DLNA Support
      • Yes
    • Audio Formats
      • MP3, WAV, eAAC
    • Video Formats
      • 3GPP, MP4, H.263, H.264, WMV
    Battery & Power Features
    • Battery Capacity
      • 1320 mAh
    • Battery Type
      • Li-Ion
    Dimensions
    • Width
      • 59 mm
    • Height
      • 116 mm
    • Depth
      • 9.9 mm
    • Weight
      • 107 g
    Warranty
    • Warranty Summary
      • 1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months for Accessories
    Ratings and Reviews
    4.1
    227 Ratings &
    82 Reviews
    • 5
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    • 4
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    5

    solution if phone dosnt responds

    I read a comnt whr a guy said he his phone stopped responding and he had to wait for battery to drain since the battery isnt removable.

    Press and hold both the volume up key and the power
    key for five seconds.
    After your phone vibrates once, release the keys. The phone restarts automatically.
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    Ssankett Negi

    Certified Buyer

    5 Jun, 2012

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    5

    I don't Understand SONY

    Xperia Sola :
    Doesn't have secondary camera
    Doesn't have transperant white strip

    Xperia U:
    Doesn't have Memory card slot
    Doesn't have Magical touch

    What a mess:-(
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    Aravindan Karunakaran

    Certified Buyer

    9 May, 2012

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    5

    A "TRUE" and Unbiased user review

    Yes, i am an ericsson fan and i have had 3 walkman phones before the sola.
    The fone that i had before the sola was w995.
    Got this phone 6 hrs ago (yup! once again flipkart didnt fail to astonish me ).
    Charged it for 5 hrs to condition the battery.
    LOOKS : better than what it looks in the picture. the rear is a rubberish type so scratches can be avoided...

    Touch:Yup,the floating touch lives upto its expections.
    Speed: Dual core CPU,IT IS LIGHTNING FAST!!!Tried a few challenging apps and game...
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    Amlan Rath

    Certified Buyer

    29 May, 2012

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    5

    Almost There. Definitely good.

    I have been using this phone for the past week or so. When I review a phone I look at the usability, its performance and efficiency along with music quality. Here are the things I found out while using this phone

    Performance - For a mid range smartphone, this phone works pretty well. The animations are snappy and there is hardly any lag ever. Response time in starting applications and application performance is also quite good.

    Usability - The customization over Android done by Sony is pret...
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    Saurav Sengupta

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    30 May, 2012

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    5

    Excellent Product

    I have purchased it, just awesome phone
    Pros-
    * Bravia Engine
    * 5mp Camera
    * Dual Core Processor
    * Resolution 854 x 480 Pixels
    * 8gb internal and memory slot
    * Finally, look & feel ,wow comfortably designed for our hands.


    Cons-
    * No secondary cam(donno y :( ???)
    * 3D camera is not at all satisfactory(its not essential).

    So go for it guys ,a true android phone:)
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    Tony Jose

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    11 Jun, 2012

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    5

    sony xperia sola

    i have brought sony xperia sola about 20days ago
    i got this mobile for 13800/- only
    its good in performance
    good in capacitive touch and floating touch(really not useful)
    good camera clarity
    720p video recording is good
    nfc is good
    wifi hotspot is good ofcourse every mobile is giving this

    in my opinion battery backup is lacking
    this is only disadvantage for me
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    Rakesh Bhaviripudi

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    17 Feb, 2013

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    Good phone,except the battery,512MB RAM is not enough.

    The phone is really good,the display is bright and vivid,sound is also good.
    Camera is not something ground breaking,but still good.
    Sound is also loud enough.
    But the battery is a bit disappointing,discharges very fast,you can enable extended standby mode(only available in ICS) to save battery.
    Phone runs smooth in Gingerbread,but lags in Ice Cream Sandwich,512MB RAM is not enough and sadly wont get Jelly Bean update.
    Games also runs fine.
    I wish this phone had 1GB RAM and front camera.
    If y...
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    Sharath Daniel

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    16 Feb, 2013

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    4

    persnal experienc

    everythin is perfect expect batery backup
    othervis its a perfect 5 as per d pric tag on it
    bt at the same time u shud aperitiate charger 1% per minute
    camera quality awesome in daylit bt in d nit ok ok
    sound quaity awesome u'l feel lyk u r in diffrent world
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    Rupali Rane

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    20 Jun, 2012

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    4

    Excellent

    Using it for a week now & quite satisfied with it. This phone has a premium feel to it. The display is of far better quality than those with more catchy names. Its fast, has amazing audio & video playing qualities, haven't played a game though. Floating touch doesn't work too well for me but social networking is just awesome.The headphones packed in belt out sound like a dream. Download a good video player like MX and feel the difference while watching movies.Battery works very well provided...
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    subhodeep bose

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    17 Jun, 2012

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    Not Good Anymore :(

    This phone is not good anymore specially after Sony has revealed that there would be no JellyBean update for Sola.
    Very bad idea to not upgrate it from ICS.
    At this price I think HTC ove V is the best buy and htc is committed to jellybean upgrade process rather than sony, which has dumped the hopes of its customers
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    Rohit Bandooni

    Certified Buyer

    6 Jan, 2013

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