• A premium 13.2 cm (5.2) HD display with simple extruded form
  • Superior camera quality with 13MP Autofocus camera with Exmor
  • Faster uploads and browsing via Uplink Data Compression (UDC) with Qualcomm® Snapdragon 430
  • Latest network capabilities such as VoLte and 4G Broadcast
  • AndroidTM Oreo 8.0 upgrade ready

In its endeavor to cater to the mid-segment customers, Sony India today introduced– Xperia™ R1 Plus and R1. Bundled with attractive offerings, these smartphones will be manufactured in India. Promised to be a flag bearer of Sony’s ongoing commitment to Indian consumers, both these smartphones are integrated with impressive 13.2cm (5.2) HD Display, 13MP Autofocus camera with Exmor, thus making them a perfect choice for those looking to buy a mid-segment smartphone.




Packed with innovations such as Uplink Data Compression (UDC), VoLte and 4G Broadcast Ready, this new offering by Sony will add immense value to the mid-segment smartphone users in India to suit their multi-faceted lifestyle. And together with AndroidTM Oreo 8.0 upgrade option, users will be able to use it with the latest condition.

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A premium 13.2 cm (5.2) HD display with simple extruded form

The new Xperia™ R1 Plus and R1’s uncluttered design is meant to fit seamlessly into your life. The soft, rounded form with a loop surface and 2.5D curved glass make it comfortable to hold, while the stunning colors are designed to suit your style.

Superior camera quality with 13MP Autofocus camera with Exmor

The new Xperia™ R1 Plus and R1 sport a 13 MP rear camera with Autofocus camera with Exmor for mobile by Sony sensor. Both smartphones get 12 Capturing Modes of an object at different moments of time before or after the shutter click, therefore offering an array of images for you to choose your perfect picture.

Xperia™ R1 Plus and R1 have the camera with the ISO capability up to 3200. It enables users to take stunning low light photos and bright selfies even in dimly lit areas. Both models have a 8MP front camera with 76-degree wide angle, which will make the best of your pose even in low-light and group selfies. With Sony’s new improved camera technology, both Xperia™ R1 Plus and R1 let you capture memorable moments more easily giving you the best pictures.

Faster uploads and browsing via Uplink Data Compression (UDC) with Qualcomm® Snapdragon 430

With Qualcomm® Snapdragon 430, the new Xperia™ R1 Plus and R1 offer Uplink Data Compression (UDC) to improve data transmission which helps you to download web pages up-to 50% faster. Efficient data uploading “Uplink Data Compression” improves data transmission, by compressing all uplink traffic so that the same information can be uploaded with fewer bits from the phone to the tower.

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To ensure stunning graphics, smooth performance and enhanced battery life, both Xperia™ R1 Plus and R1 are powered by cutting-edge Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 430 platforms.

Latest network capabilities such as VoLte and 4G Broadcast

The new Xperia™ R1 Plus and R1 allow users to make HD quality calls with ease in 4G networks. These smartphones are also “4G Broadcast Ready”, which is a network feature soon to be launched by major network providers. With this impressive feature, the users can enjoy various day to day activities like live event streaming, real-time TV streaming, and firmware file delivery.  This feature is more efficient than the traditional ”One-to-One” data streaming as it incorporates “One-to-Many” LTE broadcast solutions, resulting in buffer and congestion free content delivery to enable enhanced user experience. The new Xperia™ R1 Plus and R1 are dual SIM (4G) smartphones that deploy Nano SIM cards. There is also a dedicated MicroSD card slot available, which can be used simultaneously with both the SIMs.




Both Xperia™ R1 Plus and R1 are packed with 2620 mAh battery to ensure a full day performance. The Xperia™ R1 Plus packs 3GB RAM 32GB UFS internal memory microSD support (up to 128GB) and Xperia™ R1 comes with a 2GB RAM 16GB UFS internal memory microSD support (up to 128GB) ensuring an uninterrupted user experience.

AndroidTM Oreo 8.0 upgrade ready

Xperia™ R1 Plus and R1 are ready for AndroidTM Oreo 8.0 upgrade. It supports providing the latest conditions and usability.

Xperia™ R1 Plus and R1 will be available across all Sony Center and major mobile stores across India. It will also be available on e-commerce portals, Amazon and Flipkart.

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Pre-registration

Pre-registration starts from 27th October 2017 on Amazon. Pre-registered customers will be entitled to a special offer.

Model Name Best Buy Colours Availability
Xperia™ R1 Plus Rs. 14,990/- Black and Silver 10th November 2017 onwards
Xperia™ R1 Rs. 12,990/- Black and Silver 10th November 2017 onwards

 

Xperia R1 Plus And Xperia R1 Specifications

Category Xperia™ R1 Plus Xperia™ R1
Memory and storage 3GB RAM

32GB UFS internal memory*

microSD™ card, (up to 128GB)

2GB RAM

16GB UFS internal memory*

microSD™ card, (up to 128GB)

SIM capability Dual SIM (Nano SIM) Dual SIM (Nano SIM)
Operating System Google Android™ N (Upgrade option) Google Android™ N (Upgrade option)
Processor (CPU) Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 430 Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 430
Battery 2620 mAh 2620 mAh
Weight 154g 154g
Dimensions 146×73.2×8.89mm 146×73.2×8.89mm
Colour Black / Sliver Black / Sliver
Display 13.2 cm (5.2) HD Display, TFT Screen 13.2 cm (5.2) HD Display, TFT Screen
Main camera 13 MP with Autofocus with LED Flash

Exmor Sony Sensor

8X Clear Zoom

ISO 3200 for photos / ISO 2400 for videos

13 MP with Autofocus with LED Flash

Exmor Sony Sensor

8X Clear Zoom

ISO 3200 for photos / ISO 2400 for videos

Front camera 8 MP

ISO 3200 for photos / ISO 2400 for videos

8 MP

ISO 3200 for photos / ISO 2400 for videos

Networks GSM GPRS/EDGE (2G)

UMTS HSPA+ (3G)

LTE (4G) Cat4

GSM GPRS/EDGE (2G)

UMTS HSPA+ (3G)

LTE (4G) Cat4

Connectivity GPS

Bluetooth® 4.2 wireless technology

Wi-Fi

USB Type-C™

GPS

Bluetooth® 4.2 wireless technology

Wi-Fi

USB Type-C™

Entertainment FM Radio FM Radio
Disclaimer *Firmware and preloaded applications take up approximately 5.55GB of internal storage, with the remainder available for user-selected content. * Firmware and preloaded applications take up approximately 5.3GB of internal storage, with the remainder available for user-selected content.

 




About Sony India Pvt. Ltd.

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Sony India is one of the most recognized consumer electronics brands in the country, with a reputation for new age technology, digital concepts, and excellent after-sales service. In India, Sony has its footprint across all major towns and cities in the country through a distribution network comprising of over 20,000 dealers and distributors, more than 300 exclusive Sony outlets and 25 branch locations. Sony India also has a strong service presence across the country with 365 service outlets. Manned by customer friendly and informed salespersons, Sony’s exclusive stores ‘Sony Center’ is fast becoming the most visible face of the company in India. A distinctive feature of Sony’s service is their highly motivated and well-trained staffs that provide the kind of attentive and sensitive service that is rare today.

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