Sony launches mid-range Xperia R1 and R1 Plus for Rs 12990 and Rs 14990 respectively

Sony launches mid-range Xperia R1 and R1 Plus for Rs 12990 and Rs 14990 respectively

Sony India has announced the launch its latest mid-range smartphones, that Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus in the Indian market. The company has priced Xperia R1 at Rs. 12990 and Xperia R1 Plus at Rs. 14990 respectively. The devices will be available for purchase starting from 10 November from online stores and offline retail stores.

Both the phones will pack a 5.2-inch HD 2.5 D curved glass display. They will be powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. Xperia R1 will come with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory and Xperia R1 Plus will sport 3GB RAM along with 32GB storage. In terms of software, both the phones will run Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box with plans for an upgrade to Android 8.0.

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In terms of optics, both the phones have a 13MP camera module with LED Flash on the back of the device along with an 8 MP camera module on the front for selfies. Sony has added an Exmor sensor in the rear camera module along with hybrid autofocus for better images. The company has also added the hybrid autofocus system to the front camera module for improved selfies.

Both phones offer dual-SIM 4G VoLTE connectivity support along with 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 and USB Type-C port as connectivity options. The phones will be powered by a 2620 mAh non-removable battery. Both phones come in two colours variants, the Black and Silver.

This comes weeks after Sony announced the Xperia XZ1 for the Indian market at an event in New Delhi on 25 September. The phone is priced at Rs 44,990 in the Indian market.


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