Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus

Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus


Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus

Starts at ₹12,990




  • USB Type-C.
  • Bright Display.
  • Android Nougat.
  • Impressive Launch Offers.
  • Good Processor.


  • Tough Competition.
  • Non-Removable Battery.

Sony launches new smartphones for the Indian users called R1 and R1 Plus. They are priced at ₹12,990/- and ₹14,990/- respectively. As a launch offer, the buyers will get 10GB data on purchase of recharge of ₹300/- and above from Idea. One can also avail no cost EMI via Bajaj Finserv’s EMI card and all major credit cards. Check out the smartphone reviews:

Display and Processor

Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus

Both smartphones come integrated with 5.2-inch TFT display having resolution of 720 * 1280 pixels. They are powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC. R1 comes packed with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage while the R1 Plus includes 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. They run Android Nougat operating system and Oreo update are also being promised.

Camera and Battery

On the photography front, the smartphones include 13-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash and Exmor sony sensor. There’s an 8-megapixel front camera. The devices are backed by 2620mAh battery and support USB Type-C port. In addition, Sony is also promoting the devices support for fast upload and browsing via uplink data compression. They are backed by 2620mAh battery.

Connectivity Features

The connectivity options of the handsets include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, FM, 3G, USB OTG, and Bluetooth. The sensors on the phone are accelerometer, ambient light sensor and proximity sensor.

A quick look at specifications of Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus:

Specifications Xperia R1 Xperia R1 Plus
Display 5.2-inch 5.2-inch
Resolution 720 * 1280 pixels 720 * 1280 pixels
Processor Octa-core Qualcomm Octa-core Qualcomm
Internal Storage 16GB 32GB
Operating System Android Nougat Android Nougat
Dimensions 146 * 73.2 * 8.89 mm 146 * 73.2 * 8.89 mm
Weight 154 grams 154 grams
Camera Rear camera: 13MP

Front camera: 8MP

Rear camera: 13MP

Front camera: 8MP

Battery 2620mAh 2620mAh
Price ₹12,990/- ₹14,990/-
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