"The new smartphone offers advances in camera, design, battery and performance, further strengthening Sony's product portfolio in the mid-range segment," the company said in a statement.

The phone comes with a six-inch border-less display, 13-mega pixel rear and front cameras, a 1.7 GHz 64 bit octa-core processor with 2GB RAM and 4G network support. The font camera also comes with a dual-LED flash unit.