In Japan, Sony announced today a new smartphone called Xperia J1 Compact, device that can be easily confused with Samsung’s Galaxy J1. Passing by this little detail, we get to know that J1 Compact is a 4G LTE smartphone that comes with high-end specs in the package and a compact case similar to the one used by Xperia Z3 flagship.



In terms of specs, we’re looking at a phone with 4.3 inch HD LCD display that packs a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) processor clocked at 2.2 GHz, 2 GB of RAM memory, 16 GB space of internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card, and a 2.300 mAh battery with Stamina mode included in software.


Inside we’ll also get a 20.7-megapixel rear camera, a 2.2-megapixel front-facing sensor, Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, LTE and NFC. This phone arrives with IPX5/IPX8 water and dust protection, and Android 4.4.4 KitKat pre-installed.
Xperia J1 Compact measures 128 mm in length, 65 mm in width and 9.7 mm in thickness, while its weight is around 138 grams. Sony will launch this device through NTT DoCoMo on April 20 for a $490 price tag.
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