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Sony Xperia SP, 4.6-inch dual-core LTE Android phone for P19,990

Sony just announced their latest LTE handset, the Sony Xperia SP set to be available by the end of the month for Php19,990. It joins Sony’s list of LTE-capable handsets which include the Sony Xperia V, Xperia Z, and Xperia ZL.

With Sony’s mobile design expertise, the Xperia SP is yet again a beautiful phone with a premium design. It has a precision-crafted co-moulded aluminum frame for a seamless look that is both sleek and solid. It also has this cool color-changing “œtransparent element” with illuminations you can customize whenever you get an alert, incoming calls, or even when you’re just playing your music.


The Xperia SP has a stunning 4.6″ HD Reality Display with Sony’s latest Mobile Bravia Engine 2 for sharp visuals with superior brightness. The engine makes adjustment to the picture by adding new real-time contrast optimisation to the sharpness enhancement, high-quality color management and noise reduction. Same as what the Bravia TV does.

Powering the Xperia SP is a 1.7GHz dual-core Snapdragon Krait processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage to go with a microSD slot.

This LTE handset boasts of a fast 8-megapixel camera with HDR and Sony’s Exmor RS for mobile camera technology that allows you to shoot bright photos even under low-light conditions. Front camera is limited to a VGA resolution only though.

Battery on the Sony Xperia SP is rated at 2370mAh. This handset will be available by the end of May in black and white colors for Php19,990.

Sony Xperia SP Specs:
4.6-inch 720 x 1280 HD resolution touchscreen, 319 ppi
Sony Mobile Bravia Engine 2
Corning Gorilla Glass
1.7GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8960T Snapdragon Krait
Adreno 320 GPU
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
1GB RAM, 8GB intenral storage, microSD up to 32GB
8-megapixel Exmor RS mobile camera with LED flash
1080p @ 30 fps Full HD video recording
VGA front camera
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, NFC
GPS with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Stereo FM radio with RDS
Li-Ion 2370 mAh battery
130.6 x 67.1 x 10 mm
Colors: Black, White
SRP: Php19,990
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  • Stan

    Will Globe’s LTE support the LTE on this phone? So lets say I buy an unlocked Xpperia SP from a retail store, and I subscribe to a postpaid plan on Globe which allows mobile data, will it work on this phone’s LTE or will it limit me to just 3G???

    • yup… it should work for both Globe and Smart LTE

    • yup… it should work for both Globe and Smart LTE. just make sure you bought it from authorized resellers. baka kasi pag import galing ibang bansa, di compatible ang LTE.

  • ejjjj

    19,990? haha mahal, some retailers are selling this for only 16,000 below

  • Juvy

    Oo nga. some retailers nga 16k below kaya nung nakita ko natempt akong bilin. Sana magkaroon ka ng review about this phone. I’ll wait for it before buying. 🙂

  • Neil

    End of May? I already have this phone since first week of May. This phone is faster than SGS3, even though is “just dual core”, and has a better chipset, the GPU is adreno 320, same GPU on SGS4 snapdragon version and HTC one, Xperia Z, ZL and is definitely compatible with Globe LTE.

    • Dianne

      Does the front and back camera of this phone is okay? Can you give us a picture which is not edited? I’m planning to buy this next week. Hoping for feedbacks from you. Thanks!