Sony Xperia Z and Xperia Tablet Z
A visitor looks at the new Sony Xperia phone and tablet through a glass window during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.Reuters

Japanese electronics giant Sony, after releasing its high-end flagship smartphones Xperia Z and ZL last month, has now launched a mid-range based handset, Xperia SP, in India for ₹27,490.

Sony Xperia SP sports a 4.6-inch HD 1280x720p display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 technology and runs on Android mobile OS v4.1 Jelly Bean powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Pro based dual-core processor with 1.7GHz CPU speed.

The smartphone houses a 8.0-megapixel rear-side camera with exclusive Exmor mobile image sensor, 16x zoom, LED flash, 3D Sweep Panorama, Full HD video-recording and a secondary VGA camera on the front.

According to the reports, Sony Xperia SP will hit stores in mid-April with a price tag of ₹27,490 and it will be available in white and black colour variants.

Earlier, Sony had unveiled the Xperia SP along with another mid-range smartphone, Xperia L, in March.

 Key Specs of Xperia SP Include:

Model Xperia SP
Display 4.6-inch, 1280x720pResolution with Sony

Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2

OS Android v4.1 OS(Jelly Bean)
Processor Qualcomm SnapdragonS4 MSM8960 Pro

dual-core processor with

1.7GHz CPU speed

GPU Adreno 320
Storage 8GB(user availability:5.5GB), expandable up to 32GB
Camera Main:8.0-megapixel camerawith Sony Exmor RS mobile

image sensor, auto-focus,

pulsed LED flash.

Front: VGA camera

Network 3G & 4G/LTE (in select markets)
Battery With talk-time up to 18 hoursAnd 53 minutes
Add-ons 3D surround sound, BluetoothStereo(A2DP),3D games,

Bluetooth v4.0,NFC,Wi-Fi

,Wi-Fi Hot spot functionality

Micro-USB v2.0

Dimensions 130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm
Weight 155 g
Price ₹27,490