Sony Xperia C3

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Sony Xperia C3
ManufacturerSony Mobile Communications
Slogan"The original PROselfie™ smartphone"
SeriesSony Xperia
ModelD2502(dual Sim), S55t, S55u
Availability by regionJuly 2014 (announced)
August 2014 (China)
PredecessorSony Xperia C
SuccessorSony Xperia C4
RelatedSony Xperia M2
Sony Xperia T2 Ultra
Sony Xperia T3
TypeTouchscreen smartphone
Form factorSlate
Dimensions156.2 x 78.7 x 7.6 mm
Mass150 g
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
upgradeable up to Android
5.1 lolipop
System on chipQualcomm Snapdragon MSM8926 400
CPU1.2 GHz quad-core Krait (1.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8926 Quad Core)
GPUAdreno 305
Memory1 GB RAM
Storage8 GB
Removable storageUp to 32 GB microSDXC
Batterynon-user removable Li-ion 2500 mAh
Data inputsMulti-touch, capacitive touchscreen, proximity sensor
Display5.5 in (140 mm) diagonal IPS LCD
HD 1280x720 px (267 ppi)
Rear camera8 MP EXMOR R with autofocus and LED flash
Front camera5 MP PROselfie camera with LED Flash (720p video recording)
Bluetooth 4.0
USB 2.0 (Micro-B port, USB charging)
3.50 mm (0.138 in) headphone jack, 5 pole
OtherAvailable in black, white and mint
Sony Exmor RS for Mobile
Smile shutter
Wi-Fi Miracast
FM radio

The Sony Xperia C3 is a touchscreen-enabled Android smartphone designed, developed and manufactured by Sony Mobile Communications. Codenamed "Wukong" and the successor to Sony Xperia C, it features a Snapdragon 400 processor.[1][2][3]

The Xperia C3 was announced on July 8, 2014, marketed as the "world's best selfie smartphone". Unlike other Sony smartphones, it has a 5MP front camera, as well as a 8MP rear camera.[1][4] It was released in August 2014, starting in China and followed by other markets.[5]



The Sony Xperia C3 has a 5.5-inch HD IPS display, 1.2 GHz quad core Snapdragon 400 processor, Adreno 305 GPU, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage, 8 MP rear camera and 5 MP front-facing camera.[6]


Sony Xperia C3 ships with Android 4.4.2 KitKat and is upgradable to Android 5.1 Lollipop.


  1. ^ a b Preetam (July 8, 2014). "Sony Xperia C3 with 5 MP Front-Camera and LED Flash Announced". Nextpowerup. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  2. ^ Petrovan, Bogdan (July 7, 2014). "Sony to unveil selfie-centric phone tomorrow – Xperia C3?". Android Authority. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  3. ^ "Sony Xperia C3 breaks cover, teased as the first selfie phone". GSMArena. July 7, 2014. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  4. ^ "Sony boosts "selfie" trend with the launch of Xperia™ C3 – the world's best selfie smartphone". Sony Mobile Communications. Sony Corporation. July 8, 2014. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  5. ^ Trenholm, Rich (July 8, 2014). "New Sony Xperia C3 is all about the selfie". CNET. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  6. ^ "Sony Xperia C3 selfie smartphone launched in India for Rs. 23990".

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Preceded by
Sony Xperia C
Sony Xperia C3
Succeeded by
Sony Xperia C4