Sony Xperia U Review
With the increasing demand for mobile phone technology advancement from the general public, Sony releases its new model called the Sony Xperia U. The Sony Xperia U is considered the more practicable version of the Sony Zxperia S and Sony Xperia P. This is can be called as the more affordable alternative with the same set of impressive features. For people who are looking for a reasonably priced gadget, this one is certainly worth considering.
What We Like
This device utilizes its 1 gigahertz dual-core processors to process the data within the mobile phone efficiently. This means that the applications and functionalities of the phone can be used and opened without hassle for the users.
The 5 megapixel camera is one of the remarkable features of this device. This can also be optimized for a 720 pixel HD video recording function. This can be operated with the Sony Exmor image sensor which offers to take vivid images with lesser noise and disruptions. The VGA front camera can also be utilized for video call with colleagues and loved ones.
This device takes advantage of the Mobile BRAVIA engine which offers the display screen which shows sharper images and graphics suitable for video playbacks, application usage and gaming downloads.
The external design of the device will surely catch the attention of users because of the engaging transparent bottom part. This bottom portion can change its color depending on the picture being viewed, incoming calls or simply the preference of the users.
This device is installed with the 3D surround technology which will surely improve its audio and video output. This also ensures an improved multimedia entertainment value that can be derived from the device.
The device utilizes Android as its primary operating software. Through this, users can choose from a wide array of applications and games in the Android store that they can install in their mobile phone.
The other features that can be highly beneficial for the users include Google applications, document viewer, organizer, predictive text input, voice memo, audio player, and active noise cancellation.
What We Don’t Like
Memory is still an issue for this device. Although it has a 4 gigabyte internal memory and 512 megabyte RAM, the lack of an external card slot greatly limit the storage capacity of the device. This might be a no-no for people who store a large amount of files in their mobile phones.
As compared to its smart phone competitors, its 1 gigahertz dual-core processor might be a little disadvantageous because of the proliferation of the quicker quad-core processors in other mobile devices.
The fact that this device will be sold using the outdated Android 2.3 Gingerbread might be considered as a letdown for some users. This might be a little disappointing for users who expect that this will carry the latest Android operating system update.
At the end of the day, the Sony Xperia U lives to its promise as a low-cost Android mobile phone. This device can be considered as a good offer in the market considering the numerous features it presents despite its cheap price. Users should take all of these points, both positive and negative, when deciding to buy this mobile phone or not.