Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus Smartphones- Affordability at its best Posted Nov 30, 2017 by Ruchika Sharma

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The popular electronic giant Sony has done it again by launching not just one but two affordable smartphones in the market. Yes, we are here talking about the newly launched Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus Smartphones.

Unlike Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, here Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus Smartphones don’t vary in sizes. Strangely, both these phones sport an equal 5.2 inch display size, so what is it that makes them different? Well, it is the RAM and internal storage that is the main point of different between both these Sony smartphones.

Design & Display: Starting with the design and display of both these newly launched phones, we would like to mention that both sport an elegant 5.2 inch HD Touchscreen display that emits crisp colors and contrast both during day and night time.

720 x 1280 pixels is the apt screen resolution delivered by both these budget friendly phones from the house of Sony. Going by the exact dimensions, Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus Smartphones measure 146 x 73 x 8.89mm in dimensions and weigh about 154 grams in all.

Camera Specifications: Revealing the camera specifications of both these Sony smartphones, we would mention that they both incorporate a pretty good 13 MP primary rear side camera and another 8 MP secondary front side camera.

Battery & Processor: 2620mAh is the battery life offered on both these affordable smartphones from Sony that is a bit low than the battery life offered in the latest smartphones in the market.

As far as the processor incorporated in both Sony R1 smartphone and Sony R1 Plus smartphone is considered, it is the same Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset. Both the smartphones are capable of supporting Android 7.0 OS.

RAM & Internal Storage: Now, coming back to the main difference in specifications of Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus Smartphones, its memory storage! Both these phone differ in RAM and inbuilt storage.

Sony Xperia R1 smartphone is available in a 2 GB RAM model with 16 GB inbuilt memory, while Sony Xperia R1 Plus smartphone is available in a better 3 GB RAM model with 32 GB inbuilt memory. Moreover, internal memory in both these models can be further expanded upto 128 GB using a microSD card.

SIM & Connectivity: Both Sony R1 and R1 Plus are dual SIM phones capable of supporting Nano SIM on a dual standby mode.

Rest assured to enjoy uninterrupted connectivity on a series of networks using both these Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus Smartphones because they offer connectivity with USB, Bluetooth, GPS, WiFi, Hotspot, 3G, 4G and VoLTE.

Price & Availability: Now, coming straight to the pricing of both these newly launched smartphones. Well, as told before, both Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus Smartphones are budget friendly phones. The former is priced at only $288.67, while the latter is priced at $333.11.

At the same time, both these Sony phones are available to be bought in just two color options including, black and silver.

 

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