Sony Xperia C

Sony Xperia C
  • 5.0" 540x960 pixels
  • 8MP 1080p
  • 1GB RAM MT6589
  • 2390mAh Li-Ion
Released 2013, July 153g, 8.9mm thickness Android 4.2.2 4GB 1GB RAM storage, microSDHC slot
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Also known as Sony Xperia C HSPA+ C2305

Technology GSM / HSPA
2G bands GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 900 / 2100
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps
Announced 2013, June. Released 2013, July
Status Discontinued
Dimensions 141.5 x 74.2 x 8.9 mm (5.57 x 2.92 x 0.35 in)
Weight 153 g (5.40 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type TFT
Size 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~65.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~220 ppi density)
Protection Yes
OS Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset Mediatek MT6589 (28 nm)
CPU Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU PowerVR SGX544
Card slot microSDHC (dedicated slot)
Internal 4GB 1GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.6, AF
Features LED flash, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single VGA
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Type Li-Ion 2390 mAh, non-removable
Stand-by Up to 588 h (2G) / Up to 605 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 14 h (2G) / Up to 12 h 25 min (3G)
Music play Up to 111 h
Colors Black, White, Purple
Models C2305
SAR 0.54 W/kg (head)     0.36 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.52 W/kg (head)    
Price About 220 EUR
Display Contrast ratio: 962:1 (nominal), 1.283 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 65dB / Noise 61dB / Ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -83.5dB / Crosstalk -80.1dB
Battery life Endurance rating 68h

User opinions and reviews

  • Xperia c2305 user
  • 26 Feb 2022
  • v$C

Purchased this phone in December 2013 and its still working smooth as of now in Feb 2022. I Had some initial regrets because of no proper android updates. It was struck at android 4.2.2 even today. But boy oh boy, this phone is almost invincible to m...

  • Jungkuk
  • 22 Sep 2021
  • XPj

Does Anyone here knows how to Upgrade sony xperia C2305 android to version 8.0 up... 4.2.4 version does not work today in 2021... I need help...

  • Lokesh Bite
  • 26 Jun 2021
  • Hkq

It's an awesome mobile.. Still I'm using that legend.... At 2013, it's really look amazing on its features, but now many of us mentioning that it's having some bad features... It clearly informs that, our usage has been increa...


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