The first thing that comes into the mind while buying a smartphone is the budget. After we select the budget we head towards the brand. These days most of the people have the budget between Rs. 10000 to Rs 20000. Sony is one of the olden players of the smartphone industry, though it doesn’t launch phones frequently but people still prefer having Sony smartphones over many other brands.
We are not praising any product, or sponsoring any product, we are just trying to help you reach your target by showing you the best smartphones in your budget from the brand you like. So let’s begin with, to know more about the phone which is the best for you.
Top 5 Best Sony Android Phones between Rs.10,000 to Rs.25,000
So you’ve already made your mind for Sony smartphones? Then now who can stop you from buying a Sony smartphone? We will not just be talking about the specs and the hardware, but we will try to get more micro and will suggest “For whom is that phone most suited?”. So beginning with the list:
Sony Xperia C3 was originally named as The Selfie Phone owing to it 8 MP rear camera 5 MP front camera. So let’s discuss the camera of this device. The rear camera has Exmor RS technology like Sony Xperia M2 which helps you capture great shots in low light and also reduce noise.
Apart from this, the camera comes with a LED Flash, auto mode and 25 mm wide-angle view. Sony also gives you some amazing apps from the online store to enhance the picture quality. Sony Xperia C3 sports a 5.5 inch 720p display with triluminous display and multitouch. The screen-to-body ratio is 67.8%. There is also the IPS technology which lets you view your phone screen from any angle. Also, the phone weighs only 150 grams.
The Snapdragon 400 processor is clocked at a speed of 1.2 GHz. The phone was launched at Android Kitkat 4.4.2 but the good news is you can upgrade it to Lollipop. The GPU is Adreno 305.The phone also has 1GB RAM on board. In terms of storage, it has 8GB in internal memory and expandable 32GB.
The SIM supports GSM, HSPA and LTE. Other wireless connectivity features includes Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, FM Radio and microUSB. The phone gets backed up by a Non-removable Li-Ion 2,500mAh battery that gives standby of 1049 hours, talk time of 11 hours and music play of 67 hours. It’s available in only three colors – Black, White and Mint.
Sony Xperia T2 Ultra
Sony Xperia T2 Ultra is a gigantic phone with an enormous 6-inch IPS display with a screen resolution of 245 ppi. This phone has triluminous display with multitouch. Xperia T2 Ultra weighs slightly on the bulkier side i.e. 171.8 grams.
The phone has single SIM or dual SIM options with GSM and HSPA. Other wireless connectivity features are Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, FM Radio and microUSB. The phone was launched in January 2014 with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and can now be upgraded to Lollipop 5.0. The phone ticks at a speed of 1.4GHz with a Snapdragon 400 processor. It has 1 GB RAM and Adreno 305 GPU.
The phone has a wonderful pair of cameras to make your clicks as amazing a ever! It has a 13 MP rear camera and 1.1 MP front camera. The rear camera offers high end pictures at 4128 x 3096 pixels. It has some cool features to mess play around with – touch focus, auto focus, LED Flash, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR and sweep panorama.
In terms of storage, the phone has 8 GB internal slot with an additional 32 GB external slot that can be expanded using a microSD card slot. The phone gets backed up by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3,000 mAh battery that gives standby of 1120 hours, talk time of 16 hours and music play of 89 hours. It’s available in only three colors – Black, White and Purple.
Sony Xperia ZR
The Sony Xperia ZR is a single SIM gadget that allows you 2G, 3G and 4G connectivities on its SIM. The Sony Xperia ZR also sports a 4.55 inch capacitive display with a screen resolution of 323ppi and a protection of shatter proof glass.
The phone was launched in the Jelly Bean version of Android which could be updated to Kitkat. Now they have even released the Lollipop 5.0.2 version for the same. The phone clocks at a speed of 1.5GHz with a quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro and Adreno 320 GPU. It has 1GB RAM.
It has 8GB internal storage on board with an option of further expansion of an external microSD card up to 64GB.
This phone is also a delight to all the photography enthusiasts. It has a 13MP rear camera and a secondary VGA camera. The rear camera delivers high end pictures at a resolution of 4128 x 3096 pixels. Some other camera features to play with includes auto focus, touch focus, face detection, HDR and sweep panorama.
Other wireless connectivity features includes Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, FM Radio and microUSB. The phone gets backed up by a Non-removable Li-Ion 2,300mAh battery that gives standby of 470 hours, talk time of 11 hours and music play of 45 hours. It’s available in only three colors – Black, White, Mint and Pink.
Sony Xperia M2 Dual Sim
There are some really good features that might make you want to own one. The Xperia M2 is a dual camera phone with a 8MP rear camera and 0.3 MP front camera. It delivers high end pictures owing to the Exmos RS for mobile image sensor and HDR.
Exmos Rs helps click amazing photos in low light conditions and reduce noise. The Auto Scene Recognition feature recognizes 36 different scene types and select the best one. It alters the camera settings accordingly. The HDR (High Dynamic Range) lets you click a very high quality pics. It takes multiple shots and merges them to produce a master piece.
Not only this, there are some other apps which makes this phone even better. They are – AR Effect app, Timeshift Burst app, Social Live app. Also you can download the app of your choice from the +Apps icon in camera’s viewfinder.
The phone has a very decent qHD 4.8 inch display with screen resolution of 229 ppi. The screen comes safely cased in a Gorilla Glass 3, which makes it scratch proof. The phone was initially launched in Android Jelly Bean v4.3. The phone operates on Snapdragon 400. It has a quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor clocking at a speed of 1.2GHz. It has Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB RAM on board.
In terms of storage, it has 8GB in internal memory and expandable 32GB. The SIM supports GSM and HSPA. Other wireless connectivity features includes Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, FM Radio and microUSB. The phone gets backed up by a Non-removable Li-Ion 2,300mAh battery that gives standby of 580 hours, talk time of 11 hours and music play of 37 hours. It’s available in only three colors – Black, White and Purple.
Sony Xperia T3
The Sony Xperia T3 had hit the markets back in 2014 at a price of almost Rs. 22,000. Currently, the price has dropped down to a range of Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 16,000 in the leading e-commerce stores in India.
The Sony Xperia T3 is a single SIM gadget, that weighs only 148 grams. It supports GSM, HSPA and LTE. It is GPRS and EDGE enabled. Other wireless connectivity features includes the bluetooth, GPS, NFC, FM Radio, microUSB and WLAN features (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA and hotspot).
Xperia T3 is a dual camera device with a rear 8MP camera. It delivers pictures of resolution as high as 3264 x 2449 pixels. You have some high end camera features at hand to play with – auto focus, LED Flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, smile detection, panorama and video recording at 1080p@30fps. The front camera is 1.1 MP that allows video recording at 720p@30fps.
The phone is adorned with a 5.3 inch HD screen with a triluminous display. The screen also gives you the pleasure of viewing from any angle owing to Mobile BRAVIA engine 2 . The phone has a high screen resolution of 277ppi. The T3 has the Kitkat 4.4.2 OS of Android. It has a processor of Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 clocking at 1.4GHz and a GPU of Adreno 305. It has 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory and 32GB external memory.
The phone is backed up by a non removable Li-Ion battery of capacity 2,500mAh. It gives a talk time of up to 12 hours, music play of up to 63 hours and standby of up to 639 hours. It’s launched in three colors – Black, White and Purple. (This device has been listed among the 12 Sony Xperia devices to get Android M Developer Preview)