Sony Xperia V Specifications and Features

Sony Xperia V comes with special protection from dust and water. The phone is water proof up to 1 meter and 30 minutes. It has a large 4.3” TFT capacitive touchscreen with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution, Scratch-resistant glass, Multitouch up to 10 fingers, Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2, Timescape UI, Gyroscope, Accelerometer and Proximity sensor.

The phone runs on Android OS v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with the support of dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait processor, Adreno 225 GPU, and 1 GB RAM. It only provides 8 GB built-in storage to accommodate your files and documents. But you can add external memory card to expand the storage capacity. The connectivity features comprise of: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot; Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP; NFC; and microUSB v2.0 (MHL).

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The Xperia V also boasts a 13 MP camera with Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama, image stabilization, and Video recording capability (1080p@30fps). On the front panel there is additional VGA camera for video calling.

Other features that can be found in this phone are: GPS with A-GPS support and GLONASS; Stereo FM radio with RDS; Email; Instant Messaging; Push Email; Internet browser; TV-out (via MHL A/V link); SNS integration; Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic; MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player; MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player; Document viewer; Photo viewer/editor; Voice memo/dial; Predictive text input; and more.

Dimensions: 129 x 65 x 10.7 mm (5.08 x 2.56 x 0.42 in)
Weight: 120 g (4.23 oz)

Factory Data Reset Sony Xperia V

To reset the phone without erasing personal data

  • From your Home screen, tap image
  • Find and tap Settings > Backup & reset.
  • Tap Settings reset > Reset phone.
  • To confirm, tap Reset settings.

To perform a factory data reset (delete all data and restore factory settings)

  • From your Home screen, tap image
  • Find and tap Settings > Backup & reset.
  • Tap Factory data reset > Reset phone.
  • To confirm, tap Erase everything.


  • While the phone is off, press and hold down Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time.
  • Then release the buttons when you see the Logo. Use the Volume Down button to go down and the Home or Power key to select.
  • Choose the Wipe data/Factory reset option. Then Select Yes to delete all user data. Then choose to reboot the phone.