Sony has unveiled its first ‘SIM-free’ smartphone dubbed as Sony Xperia J1 Compact (D5788) in Japan. It will be launched with NTT DoCoMo on April 20, and will be for pre-order starting March 27 with a price of JPY 59,184 (Roughly Rs. 30,000).
According to Sony, the Sony Xperia J1 Compact (D5788) is company’s first LTE communication “PLAY SIM” device with MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) support, that provides voice calls plans on NTT DoCoMo tailored to consumer needs.
The Xperia J1 Compact (D5788) is running on Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS and features a 4.3-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) touchscreen display. It is powered by a 2.2GHz quad-core MSM8974 Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, and coupled with 2GB of RAM.
The 16GB of inbuilt storage on Xperia J1 Compact can be expanded via microSD card. It houses a 20.7-megapixel rear camera with flash and a 2.2-megapixel front facing camera also on-board for selfies / video calling. In terms of connectivity options, the device include 4G LTE (Cat.4), GPS/ A-GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and NFC.
The Xperia J1 Compact is equipped with a 2300mAh non-removable battery. The smartphone measures 128 x 65 x 9.7 mm and weighs 138 grams. It also comes with IPX5/ IPX8 water and dust protection ratings.
Sony Xperia J1 Compact (D5788) specifications
- Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS
- 4.3-inch HD touchscreen display
- 720×1280 pixels resolution
- 2.2GHz quad-core MSM8974 Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor
- 2GB RAM / 16GB ROM
- 20.7-megapixel rear camera with flash / 2.2-megapixel front facing camera
- 4G LTE (Cat.4), GPS/ A-GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and NFC
- 2300mAh non-removable battery
- 9.7 mm thickness / weighs 138 grams
- IPX5/ IPX8 water and dust protection ratings