The phone has a capacitive touchscreen display that measures 4. 3 inches with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels at 342 ppi equipped with Sony's Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 which enhances the display of the device. It is capable of displaying 16,777,216 colours and supports multitouch. The camera of the device has 13 megapixels capable of 16 times digital zoom with Sony's Exmor R for low light capturing. It is capable of video recording at 1080p HD and also video calling. The phone also features a VGA front-facing camera with 0. 3 megapixels. The device has a 1. 5 GHz Dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 1 GiB RAM, internal storage of 8 GiB and an external slot for storage expansion up to 64 GiB. The device is also NFC (Near Field Communication) enabled which can be used with Xperia SmartTags, or for low value financial transactions, as NFC becomes more widespread in use, with the appropriate applications from Google Play. The device also features a micro USB connector with USB on the Go support It also has a scratch-resistant and shatterproof glass and a dust- (IP5X) and water-resistant (IPX5/7) rating, similar to the Sony Xperia acro S.