Posted on Jul 8 2014 - 2:53pm by Parijat Sharma

Sony has released an infographic depicting the history of selfies with the launch of the world’s first selfie smartphone! Sony has announced the Xperia C3 and Xperia C3 Dual. Sony’s Xperia C3 will come with Google Android 4.4 (KITKAT), Snapdragon 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Quad-core processor,an 8  MP camera with auto focus, 2500 mAh battery, 5.5″ HD (1280×720), and a 5MP 720p wide-angle (25mm with 80 degree field of view) front camera lens (with Superior Auto mode) with a soft LED flash. Photos can be taken by double tapping the back cover or using Smile Shutter.

Now let’s have a look at The rise of Selfies Infographic from Sony. Robert Cornelius, an American pioneer in photography, produced a daguerreotype of himself in 1839 which is also one of the first photographs of a person. It is thought to be the wold’s first selfie. The first time that selfie was used was in 2004 on FLICKR. It’s being used so often that the OXFORD has declared it as the word of the year! It’s use has increased by 17,000% since 2012.

The rise of Selfies Infographic

Sony Xperia Selfie smartphone infographic

Some stats mentioned by Sony.

  • Nearly 47% adults admit to take selfies!
  • 40% take selfies atleast once a week!
  • women take 1.3x times more selfies than men!
  • 38% of selfies shared are likely to be liked and 32% of them to be commented!

What people would do before sharing a selfie:

  • 16% of them would improvise their face shapes
  • 15% skin tone, 5% eye size/shape, 5% lips, 33% skin blemishes!

Top selfie trends:

  • A beach
  • A Duck face
  • The health line
  • Food selfie
  • celebrity selfie!

Top 5 selfie cities:

  • Makati city and Pasig, Philippines
  • Manhattan, NYC, USA
  • Miami, USA
  • Anaheim & Santa ana, USA
  • Petaling, Jaya, Malasia

Here comes the Sony PROselfie smartphone which helps you tweak your selfies in realtime. What do you think of Xperia C3, let us know. Drop your comments below.

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