Sony Xperia T3 Android smartphone with 5.3-inch display and quad-core processor launched in India, priced at Rs 27,990



Sony took the wraps off the Xperia T3 last month, its super-slim smartphone boasting a thickness of only 7mm. Today, the Japanese company has launched the device in India, priced at Rs 27,990. It will be available from July 28. Alternatively, you can also preorder the device on Indian e-commerce sites for Rs 26,990.

Talking of specifications, the Xperia T3 sports a 5.3-inch HD 720p display with a pixel density of 277ppi and is powered by a 1.4GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. Also included is, 8GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB using a microSD card.

On the photography front, you get an 8-megapixel rear camera supplemented with 1.1-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone also features a 2,500mAh battery that the company claims is good enough for more than 12 hours of talktime and up to 688 hours on standby mode, and connectivity options like 3G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and on the software front, it runs on Android 4.4 KitKat.

The Xperia T3 will be up against other phablets in this range like the HTC Desire 816 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo among others. The Desire 816 and the Galaxy Note 3 Neo too feature 720p displays, and almost similar dimensions. The Desire 816 has a bigger RAM (1.5GB), similar internal storage, and a better set of cameras — 13-megapixel, 5-megapixel.

The Galaxy Note 3 Neo is powered by a hexa-core processor, boasts the biggest RAM (2GB) here, more internal storage (16GB), and the biggest battery too (3,100mAh). It however lags on the software front, still running on Jelly Bean.


Sony Xperia T3

HTC Desire 816

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo


77×150.7x7mm 78.7×156.6×7.9mm 77.4×148.4×8.6mm


148 grams 165 grams 162.5 grams


5.3-inch 720p 5.5-inch 720p 5.5-inch 720p


1.4GHz Snapdragon quad-core 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.7GHz hexa-core


1GB 1.5GB 2GB


8GB expandable 8GB expandable 16GB expandable


8-megapixel/1.1-megapixel 13-megapixel/5-megapixel 8-megapixel/2-megapixel


2,500mAh 2,600mAh 3,100mAh

Android OS

4.4 KitKat 4.4.2 KitKat 4.3 Jelly Bean


Rs 27,990 Rs 25,300 Rs 28,174


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Sony Xperia T3


Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
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8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
  • Published Date: July 23, 2014 12:56 PM IST
  • Updated Date: July 23, 2014 1:00 PM IST