- GSMArena team , GSMArena
We are looking at a more than reasonably powered and competitively priced smartphone with an HD screen, whose robust performance and capable hardware make it the hidden gem in Sony's growing lineup.
Reviews (7.7/10 Avg. rating)
This fast, powerful phone is the perfect mid-range handset
Excellent mid-range Google Android phone
A good phone to browse the web, perform tasks quickly and take decent photos with at a price that won't break the bank
A moderately priced smartphone that offers moderate performance
For the budget-conscious customer that wants to get the most bang for the buck
The Sony Xperia SP is available for roughly US $500 unlocked, which is a decent price for a device in this class. The SP isn’t currently ranged by any American carrier, but it should come for $100 to $150 on a two year contract. Now for the big question – is it worth it?
If you are a spec fiend, there isn’t anything on the Xperia SP to get you excited. You’ll be better off with an Xperia Z (if you prefer Sony), Galaxy S4, or HTC One.
However, if you are a budget-conscious customer that wants to get the most bang for the buck, the Sony Xperia SP is an... Full review
The new mid-range marvel
The SP is a very nice mid-range phone with some great features taken from the Z
An understated, but good-looking LTE device that delivers outstanding performance at a fair price
Good mid-range Android smartphone, especially if you want a phone that offers a good battery backup
You get a good display and a device that will showcase the fun of Android nicely
The Sony Xperia SP is a good mid-range phone. There's power and flexibility on board and there's the performance to back it up, aside from a few minor quirks.
The design of the handset is good too with the metal frame giving the SP a nice solid feel. We're not sold on the flashing bar however, it just seems a little too much at times, especially when you're lying awake at night, watching it illuminate your bedroom.
The camera performance isn't great. Although there's a lot on offer, it just doesn't seem to all come together and give you the good shots you'd sometimes expect,... Full review
Worst Phone I ever owned
GREAT phone, but cheap
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Manuals / User Guides
- Sony Xperia SP Manual (PDF)
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