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Sunday, June 17, 2012

Xperia P, Premium Android Phone Made from Aluminum

Sony adds to the ranks of the Android smartphone to Indonesia, this is the Xperia P, which began to be marketed in June 2012. He became the second smartphone under the trademark Sony coming into Indonesia, after the Xperia's are on sale in April.

This smartphone aimed at the premium segment. That means, Xperia P also promises the ability of the premium. How hebatkah Xperia P, consider the following KompasTekno review.


Purchases worth USD 4.299 million Xperia P, accompanied by a data cable, charger, earphone, manual, and warranty card.

When it comes to the Xperia P KompasTekno editorial desk, there is one thing that feels quite disturbing, which means the battery charger or charger. Besides its size is quite large in the era of mobile, Xperia charger plug P using standard English (3 eyes shaped flat plugs).

If you are a highly mobile people and always carry a charger everywhere, you should always carry a UK converter plug to a standard plug Indonesia (2 eyes are round plugs).

NXT series of iconic design

In 2012, Sony released three smartphone Xperia is incorporated in the NXT series. All three are S Xperia, Xperia and Xperia U. P What is the difference between NXT series with other smartphone Xperia family?

The answers are at the bottom of the smartphone. In the three NXT series smartphones, the line stretched transparent called Sony as iconic design NXT series.

In the line of the transparent icons back, home and menu. The icons were also visible from the back of the smartphone. Line that will turn transparent when the screen is in the active position, giving rise to the impression of elegance.

Although Sony has been displaying their logo on the front, but Sony Ericsson is famous logo was still in the back.

4-inch screen feels comfortable, because you can navigate with just one hand. Adult thumb can reach all parts of the screen.

Unlike the Xperia S which uses a plastic material to the rear panel, Xperia P using a metal / aluminum bergestur so it is not slippery when held.

Slots, ports, and buttons

There is one thing that distinguishes the Xperia Xperia P S of the design. The rear panel Xperia P could not be opened. Then, where the SIM card slot and external memory slot? Xperia P using the Micro SIM card type, which is located on the left side of the smartphone. While the external memory slot is not provided, because this smartphone has an internal memory capacity is large enough, the 16GB.

There is a 3.5 mm audio jack port on the side of the Xperia P. The left side is available microSIM card slot, and microUSB port microHDMI.

Physical buttons on the Xperia P all centered on the right side. There is a shutter button to take pictures, control volume, and power. This smartphone speaker hole on the right side.


Not Xperia name if not equipped with a quality camera. Xperia P is able to produce a fairly good picture thanks to 8MP camera and sensor Exmor R. LED flash is quite bright smartphone, able to accommodate the needs of light when used in a dark room.

Camera features offered Xperia P rich enough. You can do the touch focus, panorama, 3D panorama, white balance, smile detection, exposure value, to set the ISO.

When the pictures were viewed from P Xperia screen, the colors are very sharp and impressive. Unfortunately, when the image is transferred to the computer, then it's not as good as a color photo is displayed on-screen smartphone. The colors seemed to come down.

P Xperia reliable camera to take pictures during the day. But for taking pictures at night in the open, and use the help of LED flash, noise is still visible in the photo.

When the smartphone in stand-by position, you can take pictures by simply pressing and holding the shutter button. Indeed, the time needed to take photos of the Xperia P stand-by position is not as fast Xperia S which only takes 1.5 seconds. Xperia P takes about 3 seconds.

When this feature is used, KompasTekno Xperia P noted that the camera adjusts the white balance has not been perfect. Photos will be more perfect if not using this feature, because the camera was given square off to adjust the white balance.

Video recordings from cameras behind Xperia P is able to record 1080p HD video quality. The camera is able to minimize the time frame skip is used to record video with fast motion. While the front camera can record video with 720p HD quality.


Xperia P using a dual core processor 1GHz U8500 NovaThor. This is more than sufficient, since it can respond to navigate in a hurry. Xperia lag does not occur when P is used to play popular games like Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja Space.

P Xperia sharp screen quality because it uses Mobile Bravia Engine, a technology also used in Sony's Bravia televisions. Sony is also pinned on the Xperia P WhiteMagic technology, which is able to block the glare on the screen when the smartphone is used in the hot sun. KompasTekno justify the claim, found no trouble reading the text in the sun.

The resulting audio quality of the loud speaker Xperia P pretty good and loud, bass-element was also quite pronounced.

Xperia P still use the Android operating system 2.3 (Gingerbread). P Xperia Sony promises will have to upgrade Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) at the end of June 2012.

Battery life

When the battery is 100%, KompasTekno durability test by activating the service GMail, Facebook and Twitter and use it intensely. The result, the capacity of 1305mAH battery can last for 6.5 hours.

Please note, battery life is very dependent on the carrier signal that you are using. If the signal does not reach the location you are, the faster the battery runs out.



+ Elegant design
+ Satisfactory performance for multimedia activities
+ Quality camera, LED flash light is able to accommodate the needs
+ Bright display using the Mobile Bravia Engine

- There is no external memory slot
- Size large enough charger and use the British standard plug, making you have to bring the connector anywhere
- Battery

Specifications Sony Xperia P

- 1GHz Processor U8500 NovaThor
- Gingerbread Android 2.3 operating system (Android upgrade to 4.0)
- Internal memory 16GB
- 4-inch screen 540 x 960 pixel resolution
- 8MP camera with LED flash, VGA front camera
- Battery 1305mAh
- Connectivity GSM microSIM card, 3.5 mm audio jack, microHDMI, MicroUSD, 3G, HSPA, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC support, DLNA
- Choice of red, silver, and black
- Price Rp 4.299 million

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