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Sony launches Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus in India

Sony today launched two new smartphones Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus exclusively for India that come with budgeted prices and specifications. The Xperia R1 is listed here and the R1 Plus is listed here on the official Sony website. Both the devices run on the Android 7.1 (Nougat) OS out of the box and are upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo OS.

Sony Xperia R1 Price

This device comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage priced at Rs. 13,990.

Sony Xperia R1 Plus Price

The R1 Plus comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage and is priced at Rs. 15,990. Both of the devices come with Black and Silver colour options and will be available in the country starting from November 10th. Both of the devices come with identical specifications and design but have RAM and storage differences.

Sony Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus Specifications

The R1 and R1 Plus come with a 5.2-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and are powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit Mobile Platform with Adreno 505 GPU. The R1 comes with 2GB RAM with 16GB (UFS) internal storage, while the R1 Plus comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB (UFS) internal storage and both of them support expandable storage up to 128GB with microSD card. It runs on the Android 7.1 (Nougat) OS out of the box and both are upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo).

Sony Xperia R1 Plus
Sony Xperia R1 Plus

Both of the devices come with Dual SIM support. Both feature a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, Exmor Sony Sensor, Countdown Timer, Beauty Mode, Face Detection, 8X Clear Zoom, 12 Capturing Modes, Predictive Hybrid Autofocus and it has an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with Predictive Hybrid Autofocus, 12 Capturing Modes, Continuous Shooting, ISO 3200 for photos, ISO 2400 for videos, 8X Clear Zoom. Both are backed up by a 2620mAh built-in battery and come with connectivity options including 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C connectivity and 3.5mm audio jack with FM radio support as well. Both measure 146×73.2×8.89mm and weigh 154 grams.

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