Sony Mobile Communications officially introduced the  Xperia C3 today announcing it as the best selfie smartphone with dual SIM cards. The phone will be on sale across the UAE and KSA towards the end of August and priced at AED/SAR 1199 with a choice of three colours- black, white and mint.

“Xperia C3 is a unique new smartphone from Sony, created to offer the ultimate social sharing experience with a new powerful ‘PROselfie cam’. It also presents a combination of the best of Sony, with leading digital imaging technology and brilliant specs and performance all for a mid-range price” says says Spyridon Gousetis, Director of Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications MEA.

The Xperia C3 eatures a 5 MP wide-angle front camera (25mm with 80 degree field of view) that allows you to capture more in the frame. With a unique soft flash, you can take photos by simply double tapping the back cover or using Smile Shutter. The front camera’s Superior Auto mode automatically adjusts pictures for suitable lighting conditions which works together with HDR and LED flash To enhance your pictures further, the Xperia C3 comes loaded with selfie camera apps. AR effect incorporates themes that let you easily add fun graphics and animations – like pirate hats, horror faces and laser eyes – to your selfies and selfie videos. Portrait Retouch is another innovative app that allows you to have a real-time makeover of up to two people from a combination of choices from 10 different beauty styles, 10 DECO frame options and magic beam for 6 eye reflection pattern changes. All these features allow you to elevate your images to a new level, to impress your friends via your favourite social media channels.

The Sony Xperia C3 is based on the Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 Ghz processor and with 1GB RAM and 8GB Flash memory. At just 7.6 mm and a mere 150g, this slim and sleek smartphone is perfect for people on the go. Built with leading Sony technology the Xperia C3 has a stunning screen that offers an unrivalled experience. Its large, beautiful 5.5” HD IPS display optimised with BRAVIA technology that offers great viewing from any angle. Created with Cyber-shot leading camera expertise, the Xperia C3’s impressive 8MP main camera, featuring an Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, captures perfect pictures even in challenging lighting conditions.

Sony’s latest generation of dual-SIM technology allows users to set up both SIM cards independently with custom ring tones and easily choose between SIMs before making calls or sending texts. With the new Dual SIM feature, you can keep both SIM cards active at all times- With the new ‘Mutual Call Forwading” feature, you can receive all your calls all the time- which means that you can talk on one SIM and forward any incoming call while you are busy on the other SIM automatically. And as a result, you’ll never miss a call.

UPDATE: Check out some sample pics we took using the Sony Xperia C3


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