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Sony Xperia Ion

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Sony Xperia Ion
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Product Features:

  • 3G, Wi-Fi, HDMI, NFC
  • Dual Core, 1.5 GHz Processor
  • 1 GB RAM, 13.2 GB inbuilt
  • 1900 mAh Battery
  • 4.55 inches, 720 x 1280 px display
  • 12 MP Rear + 1.3 MP Front Camera
  • Memory Card Supported, upto 32 GB
  • Android, v4.0
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Sony Xperia Ion Specifications

Specs Score
Below Average
Group: Rs. 17,500 to Rs. 23,000
This Phone:
Group Rank:  #143 out of  158 mobiles
Overall Rank:  #1331 out of  3359 mobiles

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  • General:
  • Android, v4.0
  • Slim
  • 1900 mAH Non-Rem. Battery
  • Display:
  • Touch
  • 4.55 inches
  • 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera:
  • 12 MP
  • AutoFocus
  • Flash
  • 1080p HD Video Recording
  • 1.3 MP Front Camera
  • Technical:
  • 1.5 GHz, Dual Core Processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 13.2 GB Inbuilt Memory
  • Memory Card Support, upto 32 GB
  • Connectivity:
  • 3G
  • WiFi with hotspot
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS
  • HDMI
  • NFC
  • DLNA
  • Extra:
  • Music Player
  • Video Player
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Headphone Jack

Analysis Group Range: Rs. 17,500 to Rs. 23,000

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CPU Speed

below average
This Device:
1.5 GHz
Group Avg:
1.9 GHz
Group Best:
2.6 GHz


below average
This Device:
1 GB
Group Avg:
3 GB
Group Best:
6 GB

Memory Inbuilt

below average
This Device:
13.2 GB
Group Avg:
32 GB
Group Best:
128 GB

Display Size

below average
This Device:
4.55 inches
Group Avg:
5.5 inches
Group Best:
7 inches

Display Resolution

below average
This Device:
Group Avg:
Group Best:
1440 x 2560 px

Display Ppi

below average
This Device:
323 ppi
Group Avg:
401 ppi
Group Best:
577 ppi
Camera & Battery

Camera Resolution

This Device:
12 MP
Group Avg:
13 MP
Group Best:
23 MP

Front Camera

below average
This Device:
1.3 MP
Group Avg:
8 MP
Group Best:
24 MP

Battery Size

below average
This Device:
1900 mAH
Group Avg:
3100 mAH
Group Best:
5500 mAH


below average
This Device:
10.8 mm
Group Avg:
7.9 mm
Group Best:
5.2 mm


above average
This Device:
144 g
Group Avg:
160 g
Group Best:
113 g

Spec Score

below average
This Device:
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Display In Groups
Has A Responsive Touch Screen
Capacitive, MultiTouch
Touch Displays offer a more interactive experience.
Sharp Screen
~ 323 ppi
Images, videos will look amazing on this sharp and clear screen. Text will be easier to read.
High Resolution Camera
12 MP with AutoFocus
High resolution camera for taking sharp and clear photos.
Has Flash For Camera
Having a camera flash allows you to take photos in low light.
Supports HD Video Recording
1080p @ 30fps
You can record videos of beautiful moments, sceneries and watch them later.
Has Front Camera
1.3 MP
Front Camera enables you to take your own photos and do videocalling (on supported devices).
Supports Memory Card
upto 32 GB
Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more songs, photos and videos.
Lots Of Storage Capacity
13.2 GB
More storage allows you to store more songs, videos, photos and install more applications.
Faster CPU
1.5 GHz
Faster CPU means more smooth experience.
Supports 3G
3G Enabled Handsets give you more download speed and a faster internet experience.
Faster Download Speed
42 Mbps
Faster Download Speed means stream videos at real time.
Supports WiFi
You can connect to wifi hotspots in your area to experience a superior internet experience.
Supports WiFi Hotspot
Wifi Tethering
Allows you to use your internet connection on your wifi enabled laptop.
Supports Bluetooth v2.1
Bluetooth enables you to wirelessly listen to music and calls using bluetooth headsets.
Supports GPS
GPS is used for determining your location. You can get directions to a place with the help of GPS.
Supports HDMI
Stream photos and videos to your LCD TV (HDMI Supported) using an HDMI cable.
Supports NFC
NFC enables wireless payments through phone. You can also connect two NFC enabled mobile phones just by touching them with each other.
Supports DLNA
DLNA standard enables easy sharing of music, photos, and videos over wifi. You can stream video from your DLNA phone to your DLNA TV via WiFi.
Can Output To TV
via HDMI
Allows users to connect the phone, to a TV or any other composite video input to show photos and videos on a large screen.
Has A 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Having 3.5mm Jack enables you to connect to large number of other devices (such as speakers, headphones) having 3.5mm Port.
Has Accelerometer
Detects motion as well as the orientation of a device (horizontally or vertically).
Has Gyroscope
Determines orientation and rotation and provides more accurate 3D motion tracking than an accelerometer.
Has Compass
Determines direction facing relative to North, East, West and South.
Supports Video Player
Watch your favourite video songs and movies in video player. It supports MP4, H.263, H.264, WMV file types.
Supports Music Player
Listen to your favourite songs in music player. It supports MP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV etc. file types.
Supports FM Radio
Listen to your favourite radio stations on your phone. Enjoy music on the go with FM Radio.
Long Battery Standby Time
16.7 Days
With long battery standby time, phone battery can last more days without charging in idle condition.
Long Battery Talk Time
10 Hours
With long battery talk time, you can talk on the phone continuously without charging.


Display In Groups
Relatively Smaller Screen
4.55 inches
It has relatively smaller screen than other mobile phones in this price range. You can get better.
Fewer Processing Cores
2 Cores
More cores result in better parallelism, meaning more tasks can be processed in parallel without slowing down the User Interface.
Relatively Less RAM
1 GB
It has relatively less RAM than the other mobile phones in this price range. You can get more RAM than this.
Doesn't Support 4G
4G Enabled Handsets give you more download speed and a faster internet experience than 3G.
Non-Removable Battery
Cannot switch off phone by removing battery when your phone freezes. Also cannot replace the battery or use spare battery when battery performance is degraded.

Full Specifications

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Sim Type:GSM
Dual Sim:No
Device Type:Smartphone
Release Date:April, 2012
Dimensions:133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
Weight:144 g
Type:Color TFT screen, 16M colors
Touch:Yes, with Multitouch
Size:4.55 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels
PPI:~ 323 PPI
Internal:13.2 GB inbuilt
Card Slot:Yes, upto 32 GB
3G:Yes, 42 Mbps Download, 5.76 Mbps Upload
Wifi:Yes, with wifi-hotspot
Bluetooth:Yes, v2.1
USB:Yes, microUSB v2.0
USB Features:USB on-the-go
GPS:Yes, with A-GPS Support
Sensors:Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
3.5mm Headphone Jack:Yes
Camera:Yes, 12 MP with autofocus
Dual Camera:No
Features:Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus
Video Recording:Yes, 1080p @ 30fps
Front Camera:Yes, 1.3 MP
OS:Android, v4.0 (ICS)
CPU:1.5 GHz, Dual Core Processor
GPU:Adreno 220
Browser:Yes, supports HTML/Flash
Supports:MMS, Instant Messaging, Voice Commands, Calendar, YouTube Player
Email:Yes, with Push Mail
Music:MP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV
Video:MP4, H.263, H.264, WMV
FM Radio:Yes
Document Reader:Yes
Type:Non-Removable Battery
Size:1900 mAh, Li-ion Battery
Standby time:16.7 days, 14.6 days on 3G
Talk time:10 hours, 4 hours on 3G
Music Playback time:12 hours

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Sony Xperia Ion Expert Reviews

Expert Rating
Based on 7 Reviews
6 Years Ago

Sony Xperia ion for AT&T review: US Xperiance

Let's be honest here - Sony missed a great opportunity with the Xperia ion for AT&T. Had the device hit the shelves shortly after its announcement, it would have enjoyed a flagship status and a higher price tag, along with the potential for selling in significant numbers.

Unfortunately, if you really want to grab a Sony Xperia ion for AT&T, you will have to make do with Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread. read more →

  • Quad-band GSM /GPRS/EDGE support
  • Tri-band 3G with 21Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
  • Category 3 LTE network connectivity
  • 4.6" 16M-color capacitive LED-backlit LCD touchscreen of 720p resolution (720 x 1280 pixels) with Sony Mobile BRAVIA engine; Scratch-resistant glass
  • Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion CPU, 1 GB RAM, Adreno 220 GPU, Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8260 chipset
  • Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread out of the box doesn't cut it for a high-end device this far into 2012
  • Display has sub-par side viewing angles
  • Underwhelming front touch buttons and side camera key
  • Non-user replaceable battery
6 Years Ago

Sony Xperia Ion review: an Android handset with a split personality

Sony's Xperia Ion is a dependable device that heavily plays up HD, but falters with a mix of old and new specs.

What's the verdict? Well, if you've been following along you already know that the Ion has two irreconcilable faces -- and one tempting price tag. Were we smartphone doctors, a prescription for an imminent Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade, an aluminum body-lite diet and maybe even some dermabrasion for that mucked-up, logo-bedecked front face would be in order. read more →

  • Gorgeous 720p display
  • HDMI out experience is intuitive
  • Battery life holds up well under daily usage
  • Build makes for uncomfortable fit, in hand
  • Inconsistent LTE speeds
  • Ships with outdated Snapdragon S3 processor and Android Gingerbread
6 Years Ago

Sony Xperia Ion (AT&T)

The Sony Xperia Ion is a quirky yet powerful media phone with terrific TV connectivity options and poor call quality. read more →

  • Can be operated with a TV remote
  • 12-megapixel camera
  • NFC
  • Solid build.
    6 Years Ago

    Sony Xperia ion Review

    Honestly people, the Sony Xperia ion would’ve been a downright success if it were launched months ago. At the time of its official unveiling, we were astounded by its commanding specs sheet, but seeing that it took an extremely long time coming to market, its appeal has lessened – even more now that we’ve experienced the HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III for AT&T. Still, we can’t help think about its immaculate $99.99 on-contract price point, which is undoubtedly one of its greatest attributes – much like the Nokia Lumia 900. read more →

    • Killer $99.99 on-contract price
    • Sharp looking HD Reality Display
    • Sturdy construction
    • Heavy with Multimedia
    • Running Gingerbread
    • Jerky web browsing
    • Questionable battery life
    • Unresponsive capacitive buttons
    6 Years Ago

    Sony Xperia Ion review (AT&T)

    The $99.99 Sony Xperia Ion looks like a good Android deal but its weaknesses make it not worth even the budget price.

    Sony's new $99.99 Xperia Ion offers some good features for its affordable price. The Android smartphone connects to AT&T's blazing-fast 4G LTE data network and opens the door to Sony's vast music and movie entertainment selection, not to mention the growing list of Android apps and services. read more →

    • The affordable Sony Xperia Ion has solid call quality and swift 4G LTE that ties into Sony's vast entertainment empire.
    • Lackluster images and video belie the Xperia's claimed 12MP camera. It's also held back by an old processor and an outdated OS.

    Sony Xperia Ion Reviews

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    User Rating
    Based on 7 Reviews
    October 1, 2013

    number 1

    All nice121

    • 12 mp cemara
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    June 28, 2013

    Good phone

    The rectangular phone shape from Sony Xperia range is really very impressive & looks classy. Phone is also very good in running. Processor is response. So is touch.

    • Screen size
    • Camera (Best from Sony)
    • Sound quality
    • Phone's form factor
    • Display
    • Sony interface
    • No by-default live wallpapers
    • Android OS version (at this price ICS is not done)
    • Price
    April 7, 2013


    one of the sony best phone in Rs 21990

    February 3, 2013

    sony xperia ion lt 28i

    nice phone but it should be a physical key for back and home if touch is not working means we can not manage

    January 5, 2013

    Best among all models in the world

    I have not seen the features like this which are embedded in one phone. Best to choose this phone

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