Sony announce “Selfie”-centric Xperia C3

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Sony has announced a new phone that specialises in taking Selfies. Narcissists will love it almost as much as they love themselves.

The Xperia C3 has been built with selfies in mind: front-facing camera is an unusually generous 5 megapixels, and it has been given a wide-angle lens, giving the camera an 80 degree field of vision. This means you can pack even more into your shots. The company is even including a “soft LED flash” on the front of the device – and to take a photo you can either use “smile detection” mode or tap the back of the phone twice.

As is fast becoming standard, there’s also a bunch of effects and the like you can apply to your selfies in real time too.

The good news is that Sony have skimped too much on the rest of the phone too: There’s a large 5.5” display which can run at 720p HD, a 1.2ghz quadcore Snapdragon processor and an 8MP camera on the rear for when you want to take photos of something other than your face.

The phone looks set to come in four colours (see above), and we don’t currently have a UK release date, but will let you know when we do.

James O’Malley
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