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Key Features

  • Android v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) upgradable to v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
  • Performance

  • Display

  • Camera

  • Battery

  • 8 GB + 32 GB Expandable
  • Does not support Indian bands
  • Waterproof, IP57
  • FM Radio

Buy For

  • Rich and Vivid display
  • Superb camera
  • Water-resistant and Dustproof
  • Ample storage
  • LTE

Beware Of

  • Average battery life

A smartphone for the V Generation


Sony Xperia V sports a 4.3 inch scratch resistant TFT touchscreen with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. The 4.3-inch screen is backed by Sony's Mobile Bravia Engine 2 technology, which further enhances the video viewing experience. Sony has provided extra protection to the display by adding a scratch resistant coating on it. Furthermore, the device is also Waterproof and dust resistant.

Processor and OS

Dealing with platform dependency, this smartphone sails on Android v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS. A 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8960 Dual Core processor paired with 1GB RAM provides the power for seamless running of applications and various tasks.

Camera and Storage

It poses a 13.0MP rear mounted camera that is supported by an LED flash. For video calling purpose a secondary camera is also provided. In terms of storage, this smartphone boasts an 8GB of internal memory with a provision to expand it further upto 32GB.

Connectivity and Battery

Various connectivity options have been included such as 3G, LTE, NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and  micro USB. A 1750 mAH battery holds the responsibility of providing a decent backup for this smartphone.


Japanese mobile giant, Sony has unveiled its new smartphone dubbed as Sony Xperia V which will fill the void of a smartphone between Xperia T and Xperia J. An attractive design and a powerful configuration makes the Xperia E an exciting product. This smartphone comes up with some out of the box features such as 4G connectivity, dustproof and water-resistant. This device with its speedy connectivity options will never miss out on any social feed or update.

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Sony Xperia V Specifications


Brand Sony
Model Xperia V
Operating System Android v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Custom UI
Timescape UI
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Micro
Network 4G: Available (doesn't support Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available


Size Compare
Dimensions 129 (H) x 65 (W) x 10.70 (T) mm
Weight 120 grams
Ruggedness Dust proof


Screen Size
4.3 inches (10.92 cm)
Screen Resolution
HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density
342 ppi
Display Type
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Dual core, 1.5 GHz, Krait
Adreno 225
1 GB


Internal Memory
8 GB
Expandable Memory
Up to 32 GB


Main Camera

13 MP Primary Camera
LED Flash
Image Resolution 4128 x 3096 Pixels
Shooting Modes
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features
16 x Digital Zoom, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording
1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera

0.3 MP Front Camera
Camera Features Fixed Focus


1750 mAh
Type Li-ion
Up to 7 Hours(3G) / Up to 7 Hours(2G)
Standby Time
Up to 400 Hours(3G) / Up to 300 Hours(2G)

Network & Connectivity

SIM Size SIM1: Micro
Network Support
4G (doesn't support Indian bands), 3G, 2G
4G Bands:
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 100 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category Cat3)

3G Speed:
HSDPA 42 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑


236.8 kbps

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n, Dual antennas
Wi-Fi Features
Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
with A-GPS
USB Connectivity
microUSB 2.0


FM Radio
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

Special Features

Other Sensors
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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6 Expert Reviews for Sony Xperia V

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  • Sony Xperia V review: Bond?s wetsuit
    GSMArena team
    29 Jan 2013 | gsmarena

    It won`t be long before those full-HD five-inchers start stealing the show and the older Xperia generation should be preparing for life in their shadow. It doesn`t mean though that the Xperia V cannot hope for a good time. We don`t see why a phone with dual-core Krait and an LTE connectivity shouldn`t enjoy life in the midrange. OK, the upper midrange - but the Xperia V isn`t easily caught off guard. Of course, people are not as easily impressed ...

    Verdict: We`re obviously reviewing the Xperia V at a time when the eyes of the Sony faithful are set elsewhere. It`s been a year since the Japanese went solo and, although they`ve blown hot and cold thus far, they seem to have found their pace. With a couple ...

  • Sony Xperia V Hands-On [video]
    Clinton Jeff
    30 Aug 2012 | unleashthephones

    One of the devices announced yesterday was the Sony Xperia V. We managed to get a quick hands on with the LTE smartphone, which weighs in at a light-ish 127 grams, while still managing to boast a 4.3 inch 1280 x 720 display and iPx5/7 water resistance. Yay for water resistant things! It also features Sony’s new ClearAudio+ technology....

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Overall User Rating (3 Out of 5 based on 2 ratings)


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