Mobile Entertainment Sony has just introduced two new smartphones to its line of Sony Xperia NXT at Mobile World Congress 2012 event in
. Two phone is arguably the
'brother' of the Sony Xperia S which has been first introduced at CES 2012
earlier. Although the features are carried over minimal, but both offer a
choice of colors in each series. We review one of them, namely the Sony Xperia
LT22i aka Sony Xperia P. We tested the performance and sophistication of the
dual-core smartphone, special for you! Barcelona, Spain
Metal Unibody Design
Dimensions: 122 x 59.5 x 10.5 mm Weight: 120g
Sony Xperia P is the brother of Sony Xperia S with a smaller form. It is seen from the slick design is used. Maturity design package starts from sales of simple packaging, and efficient. Hold the Xperia P for the first time, you will certainly remember the design of the body ‘brother’ of the Sony Xperia Sola. Yups, it is rather similar, except that the dimensions of Xperia P is bigger, wider screen, and there is a transparent strip at the bottom of the phone.
Four corners of the cell phone-shaped aristocrats box, like a Hershey`s chocolate bars. This is a fairly unique is the Transparent Strip featuring touchkeys to Back, Home, and Settings. If Sony had the courage to try out some body with a transparent section, it is not impossible in a few years Sony will launch a full transparent mobile is not it?
Its impressive simple unibody design, with a few key aides at his side, the volume keys, power key, camera shutter. Not only that, the USB port, speaker holes, HDMI port and hotswap in pinned on his right side. On the back of the phone, there are LED Flash, hole camera, scanner NFC sticker, and the Sony logo. While at the top of the phone, there is a 3.5mm audio jack.
Screen and Interface
LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors; 540 x 960 pixels, 4.0 inches (~ 275 ppi pixel density); Multitouch: Scratch-resistant glass; Sony WhiteMagic technology; Sony's Mobile BRAVIA Engine; Timescape UI
Finishing screen on this phone is also stylish, with a cross-sectional area of 4 inch, 16 million color LCD screen adds to the spirit for you to crawl every page on this phone. Its capacitive touch screen multitouch work. Transfer home smooth and zippy which performs well even under finger pressure.
The quality of screen brightness are optimal, even when we test in the sun remains bright, it's because of the presence of Sony White Magic Technology. Sony Xperia P using the Android 2.3 OS and Timescape UI.7 for a slick interface, with a pleasant user experience.
From the page menu is well laid out, with five screens for the homescreen shortcut option that is well laid out, includes interactive widgets, shortcuts, and application storage folder. Go to the menu page, you will find 3 pages are arranged in a grid menu. This amount could be increased later as the increasing number of applications that you are stuffed.
If you have a familiarity with the Android mobile operating system, you'll abbreviate your way through this phone with easier to navigate, the selection of menu and settings in seconds. If you are new to the software you will encounter some problems, with an intuitive visual interface. However, this adaptation process would quickly take place because the phone is user friendly.
Encourage comfort entertainment sector, Sony Xperia P provides the hardware and software features, as well as access shortcut on the homescreen, the Media folder offers quick access to picture galleries, inbuilt music player, FM radio and camera. Although these features can be accessed easily enough through the main menu, available on the home page is quite fun and adds to the experience of inclusion.
Hardware CPU: RionGrande; Dual Core Processor ARM v7 (VFPv3, NEON) / 1GHz; GPU renderer:
RAM: 772MB; OS: Android v2.3.7 Mali
Rely on multiple processors, with a frequency of 1 GHz CPU, promises a comfortable enough experience in the venture into cyberspace. The process of loading and load web pages, take place quickly, and does not hang in the middle of the road.
Internet and Connections
Data: Up to 100 kbps GPRS / EDGE Up to 296 kbps; Speed: 14.4 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps Connection: WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP , EDR NFC, USB, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support.
Integral part of the modern smartphone is the internet ability. Sony Xperia P has the performance and reasonably good performance of its class, with a range of features to enhance the browsing experience. Sony Xperia P through the browser, either via 3G or Wi-Fi Internet connection, capable of displaying web pages quickly.
Once the page is available, images and sharp text, with the presence of flash that integrates the ability to display video. Process each page scroll running smoothly, and can be done multitabs.
While on the connection, similar to Sony Xperia Sola, Xperia P is also supported by the NFC (Near Field Communications) which can be used to execute commands on the XPERIA Sola is only enough to stick to the pin XPERIA SmartTags. This allows you to create a simple shortcut on the phone, without having to enter the desired page or menu.
Through Live Ware Manager, Smart Tags and your desired setting, along with his action. You have the opportunity to open a second shortcut with NFC technology. Shortcut you can open from the contact, gallery, calculators, up to a favorite web page. For the record, the NFC capability can be used not only Sony but also among other smartphones that support NFC.
Office Suite: Neo Reader, EA Games (Tiger Woods PGA 2012 Dead Space, Need For Speed, Plants vs. Zombies), Media Remote, ASTRO, Wisepilot
For those of you who are mobile, and want to get all the information quickly via barcode, Xperia P has Neo Reader features that allow you to scan / scan barcodes to mobile phones then display the information you need. During scanning, you phone should always on internet connection. There is also ASTRO is a feature of modern File Manager which highly complex and complete. In it, you can set file and there is a diverse panel that helps you search for the desired file.
Primary 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama, image stabilization Video, 1080p @ 30fps, continuous autofocus, video light; SecondaryCamera: VGA
Quality cameras carried by the Sony Xperia P, can not be taken lightly. Picture in a room shoot under LED lighting, sharp enough and not over-compensation by the flash. Whereas in the natural lighting environment or outdoor, camera Sony Xperia P is the player who is quite prominent.
Vary your camera to shoot featuring the Panorama 3D shoot wide angle.
MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player, MP3/eAAC + / WMA / WAV player; FM Radio;
In the sector of audio entertainment, Xperia P provides a set of features that pamper you music lovers. Starting from the Play Now service, a surf Track ID information about the song being played on the chart such as songs, lyrics, or information about the artist. xLOUD and 3D surround sound complete the output power becomes more clear and no noise sound.
In addition to working multitasking, you can go directly to the music player and radio through one of the default shortcut on the homescreen Media. Or if you want a practical, take advantage of NFC Smart Tags.
Quadrant Standard Edition v2.1; Antutu Benchmark v2.8.2
In order to measure the performance and CPU performance of this phone, we use the Quadrant and Antutu. Xperia P score points by 2356. While their performance when tested using Benchmark Antutu scored 2251, well beyond the Nexus S.
Sony Xperia P is a multimedia mobile phone with elegant design and features a reliable connection. Growing sophistication of multimedia features seem to support the application Play Now, 3D Surround, TrackID and Sony's Sony Music Entertainment. About the price tag, being a relative, because with a range of innovative and mature features are used, Xperia P deserve to be counted and compete with other top Android.
• Design slick and futuristic (transparent strips)
• 8 MP camera with full HD quality recording
• Screen with Bravia Engine
• NFC and Smart Tag Connection
• Not yet using Android OS v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
• There is no memory card slot
• Using a micro SIM
• Some users will certainly appreciate this standard microHDMI port requires you to carry an additional adapter.
Network : GSM 850/900/1800/ 900, 3G HSDPA 900/1900/2100
Type : LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size : 540 x 960 pixels, 4.0 inches (~275 ppi pixel density), Multitouch 4 fingers, Scratch-resistant glass, Sony WhiteMagic technology - Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine - Timescape UI
Type : 122 x 59.5 x 10.5 mm / 120 g
Fixtures : Vibration; MP3 Ringtones
Output : 3.5mm jack audio
Speakerphone : Yes
Internal : 16 GB (13 GB user-available), 1 GB RAM
External : Unavailable
3G : HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
EDGE : Up to 296 kbps
GPRS : Up to 100 kbps
WLAN : Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
Bluetooth : v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Infrared : Unavailable
USB/Port : microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support
Primary : 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama, image stabilization
Secondary : VGA
Video Record : 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light
Type : Standard battery, Li-Ion 1305 mAh
Standby : Up to 470 h (2G) / Up to 475 h (3G)
Talk Time : Up to 6 h (2G) / Up to 5 h (3G)
OS : Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)
CPU : NovaThor U8500, Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, GPU Mali-400MP
Browser : HTML5, Adobe Flash
GPS : A-GPS support
Messaging : SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Java : via Java MIDP emulator, Fitur tambahan: Stereo FM radio with RDS, SNS integration, HDMI port, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Organizer, Document viewer, Voice, memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input
Multiple SIM : Unavailable
Video Player : MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
MP3 Player : MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
Audio Record : Yes
TV : Unavailable