Sony has launched a new mid range smartphone in India called Sony Xperia R1. It is an all new series which is exclusive to Indian market. The device is launched with a price tag of Rs. 12,990. It comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage.

Sony Xperia R1Sony Xperia R1 sports a 5.2 inch HD (720 X 1280 pixels) 2.5D Curved Glass Display. It is powered by a 64 bit 1.5GHz Octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Processor with 2GB of RAM. For Graphics it has a Adreno 505 GPU.

Xperia R1 comes with a 13 Megapixel Exmos sensor rear camera with Dual LED flash. For selfies, It comes with a 8 Megapixel front camera. It comes with 16GB in-built storage which can be expanded upto 128GB using MicroSD card.

Its connectivity options include 4G, LTE, 3G, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi Direct, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB OTG, and USB Type-C. It packs a 2,620 mAh battery.

Sony Xperia R1 runs on Android 7 Nougat which is upgradable to Android 8 Oreo. It is a dual sim device with dual standby support.

Sony Xperia R1 Key Specifications:

  • 5.2 inch HD screen
  • 1.5GHz Octa core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • Adreno 505 GPU
  • 13 Megapixel rear camera with Dual LED Flash
  • 8 Megapixel front camera
  • 2,620 mAh battery
  • 16GB Internal storage option, can be expanded upto 128GB
  • Android 7 Nougat

Sony Xperia R1 price in India is Rs. 12,990. It comes in Black and Silver colours. It will go on sale in India from 10th November.