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Japanese electronics major Sony is reportedly prepping to launch its 5.0-inch Xperia C smartphone at an upcoming mobile trade exhibition in China.

A trusted source close to the Sony community website Xperia Blog has revealed that the company would debut the dual-SIM smartphone Xperia C (Codenamed: CN3) at the upcoming Mobile Asia Expo 2013 (26-28 June) in Shanghai.

A tipster C claimed that Xperia C would sport a 5.0-inch qHD 540x960p display and run on Android V4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS with 1GB RAM and 4GB inbuilt memory with microSD card slot for expanding storage space. It is also expected to flaunt an 8.0-megapixel camera with Exmor R image sensor technology on the rear side.

The device is reported to pack a 1.2GHZ quad-core processor, but the source is unsure whether the chipset would be of MediaTek or any other company.  

Along with Xperia C, Sony is also rumoured to launch the much anticipated 6.4-inch Xperia Z Ultra as well as the next generation SmartWatch 2 at the Mobile Asia Expo 2013 which will kick-off in a couple of days.

Xperia Z Ultra is pegged as the competitor to the upcoming Samsung phablet Galaxy Note 3, which is expected to make its debut in September. The Sony device is speculated to sport a 6.4-inch Full HD (1920x1080p) Triluminos screen having X-Reality for Mobile display technology with pixel density of 342 ppi (pixels per inch) and run on Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS powered by a super fast 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series processor with Adreno 330 graphics engine.

Whereas SmartWatch-2 is reported to ship with NFC feature which connects wrist watch to sync data with Android smartphone to enable users to read SMS, E-mail, calendar notifications and even view Facebook and Twitter feeds right on the watch screen.