Design & BuildThe device which was once code named as Nypon, is in line with its elder siblings of the Xperia range. The design and finish of the phone remain same to that of Xperia S. There is an aluminum unibody and features a characteristic translucent line which is situated very near to the capacitive navigation keys. The phone runs on Android 2.2 and simply weighs only 120 grams.
CameraThe Sony Xperia P is equipped with a 8 MP camera that is much better than some of the cameras which are provided by some other phone manufacturers. The camera has a number of functionalities and features such as Autofocus, Digital Zoom, Image Stabilization, LED Flash, Geo Tagging, 3D Sweep Panorama and much more. There is a secondary VGA camera of 1.3 MP is also provided on the front that can be used in case of video calling.
DisplayThe display of the mobile is powered by the Sony BRAVIA Engine that is capable of rendering more than 16 million colors. The 4 inch TFT capacitive touch screen has a resolution of 960X540. The company has added a new screen technology called as WhiteMagic which adds a fourth sub pixel to the standard RGB scale that improves the brightness and gives much warmer and richer colors.
Processor and other vital statsThe Sony Xperia P is powered by 1 GHz dual core processor which is capable of running the phone without any lags. There is 16GB of internal memory along with 1.6 GB RAM that is provided in the phone. The phone is provided with a number of usual connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, DLNA and HDMI. Another major feature that is added by the company in its Xperia line of phone is the “Smart Tags” which are capable of changing the settings of the phone and can carry out task on the fly.
Final VerdictThe phone would be powered by the gingerbread but soon Sony would start shipping ICS into this device. The Sony Xperia P is expected to hit the stores somewhere in second quarter of 2012.
All in all, a very capable smartphone that should be very high on feature but light on price. There are a number of advanced features which are powered packed in the phone to serve your purpose.