Sony Xperia C3 with front facing 5 MP PROSelfie Cam announced

As suggested by the rumours late yesterday, Sony has indeed officially announced the first smartphone dedicated for selfies – the Sony Xperia C3.


Sony has announced the launch of the Sony Xperia C3. The handset, which is just a mid-range Android smartphone, focusses on selfies and has a 5 MP front facing ‘PROselfie cam’ camera with 80 degree field of view. Surprisingly, there is a soft LED flash also. The device flaunts a 5.5 inch display with the Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 and resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

Besides the massive front facing camera, The Sony Xperia C3 also has an 8 MP rear facing wide-angle camera Exmor RS sensor and LED flash. The phone runs on the latest Android KitKat version with a 2500 mAh battery. The handset is available in black, white and mint colours and is expected to launch globally, including in India, in August.


Speaking about the Sony Xperia C3, Calum MacDougall, Director of Xperia Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications, said, “Xperia C3 is a unique new smartphone from Sony, created to offer the ultimate social sharing experience with a new powerful ‘PROselfie cam’. It also presents a combination of the best of Sony, with leading digital imaging technology and brilliant specs and performance all for a mid-range price.”

Sony Xperia C3 specs:

  • 5.5 inch display
  • 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
  • Adreno 330 GPU
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal memory
  • 8 MP primary camera
  • 5 MP front facing camera
  • Google Android v4.4 KitKat
  • 2500 mAh battery