By this month, July 2014, Sony Xperia T3 is available on the market. Hope it reaches your hometown so you can try this brand new smartphone by Sony. The inside of the Xperia T3 is installed with quad-core processor with each of them has 1.4GHz Cortex A7 along with Adreno 305 GPU.
It’s an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 5.3 inches on the diagonally diameter size of the display. Although it only able for up to 4 fingers, the Xperia T3 display already runs with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 and installed with Triluminos display. It has 720 x 1280 pixels resolution with 16M depth color. For the pixels density, it’s around 277 ppi.
Sony Xperia T3 (D5102/ D5103/ D5106) User Guide: Assemble microSIM & Memory Card Resume
It’s pretty easy to assemble both microSIM card and microSD memory card to Sony Xperia T3. The tutorial can be seen and follow from the User Guide of the phone at page 7 and page 8 under “Assemble” section.
As shown on the figure above, all you need to do is open the micro SIM slot cover with your fingernail (there is a gap that you can easily see and find), then detach the cover. With gold contact of the micro SIM facing up (Xperia T3 on rear facing), just insert the microSIM onto the slot until it locks.
To remove the micro SIM, open the cover card slot of the SIM, press the micro SIM with tipped-pen or your fingernail against the phone body, the release it. It will unlock the microSIM and the SIM card will pop out. Then you can easily draw the microSIM card out from the slot. Re-attach the cover after you’ve done.
For the microSD memory card, you can do the similar steps just like inserting and removing microSIM card, but at this time make sure that you insert the memory card on its slot (right under the SIM slot). See the figure above to make sure you’ve done it properly on removing and inserting microSD. You can insert up to 32GB of microSD on this external slot.
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Sony Xperia T3 (D5102/ D5103/ D5106) Specifications
Depend on the type of 3G and 4G networks supported by Sony Xperia T3, there are three version of this smartphone. D5102 that support 3G for HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100Mhz, D5103 that support 3G HSDPA 900 / 2100 Mhza and 4G LTE 800/ 900 / 1800 /2100 /2600MHz, and also D5106 for 3G HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 /2100 Mhz, 4G LTE 700 / 1700 /2100 /2600Mhz. Specially for the D5102, the chipset uses Qualcomm MSM8228, and for D5103 and D5106 installed with Qualcomm MSM8928-2 Snapdragon 400 chipset.
Along with quad-core 1.4GHz, the Sony Xperia T3 also has 1GB RAM with 8GB internal memory. Its memory also expandable with external card memory up to 32GB. For the SIM type, it uses only micro-SIM type (single SIM).
Xperia T3 is a touch bar form-factor phone design. It has 148 grams weight (aka 5.22 ounces) and has dimension size 150.7mm x 77mm x 7mm (or 5.93″ x 3.03″ x 0.28″). The weight of Xperia T3 is also measured along with the non-removable battery that has 2500mAH battery capacity. It’s Lithium-ion battery.
For the operating system, as you knew, an Android KitKat aka Android version 4.4.2 is installed on Xperia T3 along with others preloaded google application including google plus, gmail, google search, google maps, and else.
The Xperia T3 has dual camera front and rear facing. The main rear facing camera attached with 8 Megapixel autofocus camera along with LED Flash, geo-tagging support, touch focus, smile and face detection and ability to record Full HD 1080p@30fps video. The secondary front camera uses 1.1 Megapixel.
You can have the Xperia T3 with three colors choice: Black, White and Purple (as shown on the figure above).
Table of Contents of Sony Xperia T3 (D5102/ D5103/ D5106) User Guide
Learning the basics
Internet and networks
Messaging and chat
Photos and videos in Album
Smart apps and features that save time
Travel and maps
Calendar and alarm clock
Support and maintenance
Sony Xperia T3 (D5102/ D5103/ D5106) User Guide: Hard Reset & PDF Download
There is a little tricky if you want to force the Xperia T3 to shut down in case you have a situation with your smartphone (hang, stop responding etc). The picture below will help you to restart and reboot your phone. Just open the slot cover, and you can see small button with “OFF” mark in there. Try to press and hold this button with small object like tip of the pen or paper clip. Wait for about 4 seconds until the device automatically shutting down.
And if you wanna know the details on doing it, just open the page 123 of the User Guide of Xperia T3, and find out the guidance in there. You can download the PDF file of the UG at these links below:
- Download Sony Xperia T3 (D5102/ D5103/ D5106) User Guide | Language: English | Page: 121 | PDF Size: 2.75MB
- Download Sony Xperia T3 (D5102/ D5103/ D5106) User Guide | Language: Spanish | Page: 128 | PDF Size: 2.78MB
- Download Sony Xperia T3 (D5102/ D5103/ D5106) User Guide | Language: Italian | Page: 128 | PDF Size: 2.77MB
- Download Sony Xperia T3 (D5102/ D5103/ D5106) User Guide | Language: Deutcsh / Germany | Page: 135 | PDF Size: 2.79MB