This smartphone is popular by using Sony Xperia J name. It’s also usually known as Sony ST26. There are two version of this phone in which it’s divided by the 3G networks coverage. The ST26a which is available for North America uses HSDPA 850/ 1900 /2100 Mhz frequency, on the other hand, the ST26i (global) uses HSDPA 900 / 2100 Mhz frequency. This phone runs under Android OS for ICS version level 4. It’s also comes with large TFT capacitive touchscreen display with 4-inch diameter.
Xperia J supposes to be middle range phone. We concluded as middle-range due to the internal card that only uses 4GB with 2GB user available and the RAM that only uses 512GB. FYI, the 4″ screen are covered with Corning Gorilla Glass display to protect the screen from breakable and scratchable material, and also installed with Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine and uses Timescape UI. It support multitouch but only up to 2 fingers. The display resolution is 480 x 854 pixels FWVGA and has 16M colors. Of course, Proximity, Gyro, Accelerometer are included to assist the touchscreen with it UI.
Sony Xperia J ST26i/ ST26a User Guide Resume
Are you a kind of people who never look to the Manual of the phone and whenever you have a brand new phone you just try to figure out what you should do to operate the device? If you do kind a person like that, you mustn’t landed on this page. You are here because you look for help about your phone, specifically, this Sony Xperia J ST26.
There are Spanish, Italian, Germany, and other language available for this Xperia J manual, but we are here just wanna give you the English version
In our opinion, the first you need to do about this phone is learning and understanding the keys and parts of the phone. As we also have already embedded on the picture above. The picture of the Keys anda Parts of Xperia J will get you to know where is the strap hole, the speaker, the connector for USB charger, the back key, the Power key, the microphone, the Volume or Zoom keys, the LED flash, the Camera, the Battery cover and many more.
If you looking for basic tutorial how to make a call, how to use emergency calls, make conference calls, multiple calls, and also call handling, there is a specific chapter that would help you to do that. It’s the Calling chapter starting at page 37 of the User Guide of Sony Xperia J
For other tutorial like how to use the FM Radio, to search radio cahnnel, use radi tracks and else, you can read the guidance at page 83; for pairing the bluetooth it’s available at page 104; for playing video and movies it’s available at page 101; and more. It includes also how to use Wi-Fi, set the alarm and how to resetting the phone.
Elaborating the reset tutorial, you can have the instruction for this action on page 125: Go to Settings > Backup and reset > Factory data reset > Reset phone > Erase everything.
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Sony Xperia J ST26i/ ST26a Specifications
Besides the 4GB built-in memory and 512MB RAM, this Xperia J also powered with Qualcomm MSM7227A Snapdragon chipset with 1GHz Cortex-A5 CPU and Adreno 200 GPU. The Android OS version 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich is promised to be able to upgrade to Jelly Bean OS version 4.1. There is an additional microSD card slot which is able to be used up to 32GB.
With 124 grams weight aka 4.4 ounces, the ST26i designed to be able to be used up to 7 hours on talk time by using Li-Ion battery with 1750 mAh capacity. The phone that has 124.3 x 61.2 x 9.2 mm dimension size has four colors casing availability: black, white, pink and gold.
The HSDPA connectivity can be used up to 7.2Mbps and HSUPA up to 5.76Mbps. There are Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi portable hotspot, Bluetooth v2.1 and microUSB v2.0 as the other connectivity features.
The phone absolutely usable on both video recording and video calling. The VGA camera for front facing cam is available along with the 5MP camera as the main rear side cam. The rear facing 5 Megapixel camera also has autofocus, LED flash light, capability for geo-tagging, image stabilizer, touch focus and VGA video recording.
For preloaded applications, there are Walkman, Xperia with Facebook, Twitter with Timescape integration, Google search, Google play, Gtalk, and many more.
Table of Contents of Sony Xperia J ST26i/ ST26a User Guide
Android what and why?
Getting to know your phone
Getting started with Google Play
Scanning with the NeoReader application
Synchronising data on your phone
Connecting to wireless networks
Identifying music using TrackID
Taking photos and recording videos
Viewing photos and videos in Album
Playing video clips in Movies
Sharing contect with DLNA certified
Bluetooth wireless technology
Connecting phone to computer
Using location service to find position
Locking and protecting your phone
Updating your phone
Phone settings overview
Status and notification icons overview
Recycling your phone
Sony Xperia J ST26i/ ST26a User Guide PDF Download
At this section, beside you are able to download the Sony XPeria J that we gave you below, you can also learn and figure out how to open the back cover, remove and assemble battery, insert mini SIM card and microSD card (including how to remove it), and also how to power the ST26 on and charge the battery.
Note: There is a frequently ask question for this phone on how to connect the Xperia J to computer. The first thing you need to do before connecting it with USB cable, is that your PC have been already installed with Sony Mobile PC Companion
And here are the UG / UM for Xperia J special for you to download