Sony Mobile Japan has unveiled a new model this morning called the Xperia J1 Compact (D5788). It is the company’s first model to launch unlocked in the country, allowing users to use it with a service of their choice such as So-net. Pre-orders start on 27 March for 54,800 yen + tax, with the phone expected to launch on 20 April 2015.
The Xperia J1 Compact is similar in specifications to the Xperia A2 (for NTT DoCoMo), which itself was based on the Xperia Z1 Compact. The handset has a 4.3-inch 720p display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) chipset with 2.2GHz quad-core processor and Adreno 330 graphics.
Other features include 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, microSD memory card support, a 20.7MP Exmor RS rear camera, a 2.2MP Exmor R front-facing camera, 2300mAh battery and IP58 certification for dust/water resistance. The handset has dimensions of 128mm × 65 mm × 9.7 mm and weighs 138 grams. The handset will launch with Android 4.4 KitKat.
Via Sony Mobile Japan.