Sony Pikachu Specifications, Price, Features and Expected Release Date

Once again, Sony is set to launch another device in the smartphone market, it is the Sony Pikachu. From the leaked specs, it promises to be another amazing device from the Japanese brand. In this post, you shall be seeing an overview of the Sony Pikachu specifications, price, expected release date and some of its features, revealing the pros and cons you need to know before buying.

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Sony Pikachu Specifications, Price, Features and Expected Release Date

Sony Pikachu Features


Good Cameras

As usual, Sony is a well known brand that produces smartphones with good camera features resulting in quality images. The Sony Pikachu also possess this same quality as it is fully equipped with a powerful 12MP camera on its rear panel. The front panel also boasts of an 8MP camera that produces nice selfie pictures as well.


Latest Android OS

The Sony Pikachu is not only coming with the latest specifications a phone can have, it will also be coming with the latest Android 7.0 Nougat operating system out-of-the-box.

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Might Not Be Coming With A Fingerprint Scanner

There are speculations that the Sony Pikachu might not be coming with a fingerprint scanner, which is not a good news. With the price tag the device is expected to carry, not having a fingerprint scanner might actually be a deal breaker.

Sony Pikachu Specifications

General Specifications

  • Launch Date:           05 Jul, 2017 (Expected)
  • Price: Rs. 17,999 (Expected)
  • Brand:           Sony
  • Model:            Pikachu
  • Colour:          Black
  • Form Factor:            Bar
  • Category:      Smartphone
  • Dual Sim       No
  • Hybrid Sim: No
  • Sim Card:      Nano Sim
  • Waterproof: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner:         No
  • Network:       GSM
  • Operating System: Android V7.0 (Nougat)
  • Metal Body:  No

Processor & RAM

  • Processor:   2.3 GHz Octa Core
  • Chipset         :  MediaTek Helio P20
  • RAM:  3 GB
  • GPU:  Mali T880


  • Internal Storage:     64 GB
  • Expandable Storage:        Up To 128 GB
  • Card Slot:     Micro Sd Card


  • Size:   5 Inches (Medium)
  • Screen:          HD IPS Display
  • Sensors:       Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor
  • Resolution: 720 x 1280 Pixels, HD
  • Pixel Density:          294 ppi
  • Colours:   16M
  • Keyboard:    Touch
  • Stylus:           No
  • Other Input Features:        Multi-Touch


  • Rear Camera:          21 MP
  • Front Camera:         8 MP
  • Rear Flash:   Dual Tone LED Flash
  • Rear Camera Features:     Geo Tagging
  • Rear Auto Focus:   Phase Detection Autofocus
  • Video Recording:   2160p@30fps, 4K
  • Zoom:            Digital Zoom


  • Battery Capacity:    3000 mAh
  • Battery Type:           Li-Ion, Non Removable
  • Wireless Charging:            No

Calling & Messaging

  • Phone Book:           Unlimited
  • SMS:  Yes
  • MMS:  Yes
  • Instant Messaging:            Yes
  • Email: Yes


  • GPRS:            Yes
  • 2G:      GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G:      HSDPA 2100 MHz / HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
  • 4G:      LTE / LTE
  • VoLTE:          Yes
  • WiFi:   Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth:    V4.0
  • GPS:   GPS/ A-GPS
  • USB Port:     Micro USB V2.0
  • Edge: Yes
  • HDMI: No
  • Miracast:         Yes
  • USB Type-C:            No


  • Radio:            Yes
  • Headset:         Yes
  • Audio Format:         WAV, MP3
  • Video Format:          3GP, DivX, MP4
  • Speaker:         Yes

Additional Information

  • Items in the Box:     Handset, Battery, Charger, Data Cable, Headset And User Guide

Sony Pikachu Launch Date

The Sony Pikachu launch date in India should be coming up on the 5th of July 2017. Though it is not certain yet, but it is a best guess.

Sony Pikachu Price

The Sony Pikachu price in India is expected to start from Rs. 17,999. The real price will be updated on this page once there are any changes.

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