Sony Xperia sola Android Smartphone Available in 2nd Quarter 2012

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Sony Xperia sola

Sony Xperia sola


13 March 2012, Singapore – The Xperia sola, Sony’s fourth Android powered smartphone announced since January 2012 stands out from the new Sony smartphones as it does not take the iconic design & form of the Xperia NXT series found on the Xperia S, P & U.  It is also the first to feature a floating touch navigation for  web browsing without contact with the screen.

The NFC enabled Xperia sola comes equipped with Xperia SmartTags, allowing you to change their smartphone’s settings and applications in an instant.

Sony Xperia sola will be available  globally in blackwhite and red in second quarter of 2012.




Xperia sola specifications All services mentioned in this leaflet may not be available in every market.
Colours BlackWhiteRed
Facts Size: 116 x 59 x 9.9 mmWeight: 107 grams1 GHz STE U8500 dual-core processorGoogle Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradeable to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Camera 2D and 3D Sweep Panorama5 megapixel camera16x digital zoomAuto focus

Face detection

Flash/Photo flash


HD video recording (720p)

Red-eye reduction


Send to web

Smile detection

Video light

Video recording

Music 3D surround soundAlbum artBluetooth stereo (A2DP)Clear bass

Clear stereo

Music Player

PlayNow service


TrackID music recognition

xLoud Experience

Internet Google playBookmarksfloating touchGoogle search

Google Voice Search

Google Maps for Mobile with

Street view and Latitude

NeoReader™ barcode scanner

Pan & zoom

Web browser (WebKit)

Communication 2 speakerphonesCall listConference callsFacebook application

Facebook inside Xperia

Google Talk application

Noise suppression

Twitter (with Timescape integration)

Xperia Timescape

Messaging ConversationsEmailGoogle MailInstant messaging

Multimedia messaging (MMS)

Predictive text input

Sound recorder

Text messaging (SMS)

Design Auto rotationGesture inputKeyboard (on-screen, QWERTY)Live Wallpaper

Picture wallpaper

Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine

Screenshot capturing

Touch screen



3D AlbumAccelerated Adobe Flash VideoMedia browserMotion gaming

Radio (FM radio with RDS)

Sony Entertainment Network

Video streaming


Organiser Airplane modeAlarm clockCalculatorCalendar


Document readers


Setup guide




Connectivity 3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)aGPSBluetooth wireless technologyDLNA Certified

Micro USB support

Media Go

Media Transfer Protocol support


Native USB tethering


PC Companion

Synchronisation via Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

USB High speed 2.0 support

USB Host


Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality

Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation


All services mentioned in this leaflet may not be available in every market.

Display 3.7” Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine854 x 480 pixels16,000,000 colour TFTScratch-resistant glass
Memory 8 GB internal storage (up to 5 GB user-accessible memory)microSD™ memory card slot (supporting up to 32GB)
Networks Quad EDGE/GSM/GPRS 850, 900, 1800W-CDMA Band I, II, V and VIII
Battery life Talk time GSM: Up to 6 hrs*Standby time GSM: Up to 470 hrs*Talk time UMTS: Up to 5 hrs*

Standby time UMTS: Up to 475 hrs*


Music listening time: Up to 40 hrs

Video playback time: Up to 6 hrs


Battery: 1320 mAh (built-in) typical, 1265 mAh minimum


*Values are according to GSM Association Battery Life Measurement Technique. Battery performance may vary depending on network conditions and configurations, and phone usage.

In the kit Xperia sola, embedded battery, 2 SmartTags, stereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation.

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