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Sony Xperia T3 released as Carphone Warehouse exclusive

The Sony Xperia T3 is available now as a Carphone Warehouse exclusive.

Available only from Carphone Warehouse, the Xperia T3 is the mid-range alternative for the Sony Xperia Z2 flagship.

You can purchase it now from the Carphone Warehouse website and from high-street stores, with the handset free on tariffs starting at £22.50 a month.

That £22.50 tariff is from Vodafone and offers 300 minutes, unlimited texts and 250MB of 3G data.

If you’re looking for something a little more current, there’s Vodafone £26.50 per month 24 month contract with 600 minutes, unlimited texts and 1GB of 4G data.

For the full array of available tariffs, head to the Carphone Warehouse website. The T3 is available in black, white and purple too.

Sony Xperia T3 Features

The Sony Xperia T3 comes with a 5.3-inch 1280 x 720p HD resolution display, powered by the Mobile Bravia Engine 2 and the latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS.

It runs on a quad-core 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1GB of RAM, plus you’ll get 8GB of microSD card expandable internal memory as standard.

The Xperia T3 has a 8-megapixel rear camera with auto focus, Sony Exmore RS image sensor and 1080p full HD video recording. That is paired with a 1.1-megapixel front-facing camera with 720p HD video.

In terms of connectivity, you’ll get 4G LTE as mentioned, Wi-Fi, NFC, ANT Plus sport fitness support, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi Miracast among other useful features.

One of the key selling points of the Xperia T3 is its slim profile. It measures up at just 7mm, giving the 7.6mm iPhone 5S a run for its money, especially with the larger screen.

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