Sony announces new midrange Xperia R1 Plus, Xperia R1 in India

Sony Xperia R1 R1 Plus

Sony Xperia R1 R1 Plus

Sony Xperia R1 Plus and Xperia R1 can also be bought via Sony Center and major mobile stores across India as well as Amazon and Flipkart online.

The company on Friday launched two new smartphones in the mid-segment, namely Xperia R1 Plus and R1, priced at Rs 14990 and Rs 12990 respectively, which will be locally manufactured in India.

The Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus smartphones from Sony are not going to sell like hotcakes.

Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus all most similar in specs sheet and only differ in terms of storage option. While the former comes with 16GB internal storage coupled with 2GB RAM, the latter offers 32GB internal storage and 3GB RAM.

Both Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus runs on Android 7.1 Nougat which will be later upgraded to Android Oreo 8.0.

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Sony Xperia R1 gets a 13MP primary camera with Exmor Sony sensor, auto-focus, and LED Flash.

The Sony Xperia R1 is priced at Rs. 12,990.

The Sony Xperia R1 Plus has the same 5.2inch TFT resolution display and 2.5D curved glass.

Both the smartphones will be available for pre-registration from October 27, 2017, on Amazon and come in Black and Silver colour options. On the front lies an 8MP camera. Sony has added an Exmor sensor in the rear camera module along with hybrid autofocus for better images. Other connectivity features include 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and a USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer. This is a dual SIM smartphone, and there's a dedicated slot for microSD card. It measures 146 x 73.2 x 8.89 mm and weighs 154 grams. Both phones offer dual-sim functionality and are backed by 2620mAh battery. Both the smartphones also support Uplink Data Compression (UDC) that allows users to download web pages up to 50 percent faster for its improved data transmission technology.

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