Display and configuration

The Sony Xperia C3 comes with a 5.5-inch IPS display with BRAVIA technology and a resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels. It runs the latest Android v4.4 KitKat out of the box. Under the hood ticks a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, paired with 1GB of RAM. The Xperia C3 is thin at 7.6mm and weighs fairly at 150 grams. It is available in three colours – black, white and mint.

Rear and front Camera

The Sony Xperia C3 doesn’t only have a fantastic 8MP primary camera at the back, but also features an equally powerful 5MP wide-angle camera at the front with auto mode and a soft LED flash. Standing true to its claim of the best selfie smartphone in the world, it arrives with PROselfie cam application and a ton of selfie focused features.

While the Auto mode adjusts the pictures automatically for suitable lighting conditions, the auto scene recognition function works along with HDR and LED flash to capture best selfies and selfie videos under any kind of lighting condition. An app called Portrait retouch v.2 allows a real-time makeover, magic eye beam effects and many different beauty styles. Timeshift-burst app captures 31 frames in 2 seconds and keeps only the best image. A range of other options like Movie Creator, Social Live, and other picture editing effects like Sweep Panorama, makes the device a delight for photography and sharing.

Storage, battery and connectivity

The Sony Xperia C3 is equipped with 8GB of inbuilt expandable storage. It comes with 4G LTE and usual connectivity features including Wi-Fi, DLNA, NFC, GPS etc. It is fuelled by a 2,500mAh battery with Battery STAMINA Mode 3.0.


The Sony Xperia C3 could be a great option if you are kind of person who loves snapping and sharing on the go. The device scores great on other fronts as well. With a powerful processor and high-end display, this could serve as an excellent multimedia device as well.