Thursday, 6 December 2012

Sony Xperia E and Xperia E Dual announced for 2013

Sony has added yet another smartphone to its growing portfolio of Android productsnamely Xperia E and Xperia E Dual. Both these smartphones are expected to arrive in the market in first quarter of 2013. Sony Xperia E and its dual-SIM twin the Xperia dual. Interestingly, the Xperia E ships with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box, while the Xperia E dual ships with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and is only labeled as upgradable to Jelly Bean.

It seems that both these smartphones are targeted at budget friendly segment as both these smartphone will be having 1 GHz CPU and a qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7227A chipset and a 3.5 inches HVGA display. Single SIM version of Xperia E will have Android 4.1 JB out of the box whereas its sibling Xperia Dual will have Android 4.0 ICS which will later receive Android 4.1 update. 

Both the versions of Xperia E feature 3.2 MP primary camera, but not a front facing camera. There is a 4GB internal memory packed up with the device but only 2.2GB will be available to user. Well, off course, they have a Micro SD card support which sounds good. Both these smartphone will have a 1530mAh battery and according to the Sony, it will give 6 hours of talktime backup and 530 hours of standby time. The music playback is expected to give 30 hours of backup whereas video playback will keep the device alive for 7-8 hours.

Sony Xperia E will be available in three different colors that will be black, white and pink. On the other hand Xperia E dual will be sold in gold and black only. Pricing of these two smartphones is yet to be announced but looking at the specifications, they will cost you something below 15K to be in the competition with Other Smartphone.

Xperia E Key Specification 

  • Android 4.1 (Jeally Bean)
  • 3.5-inch display, resolution 320×480
  • 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon
  • 512MB of RAM
  • 4GB of internal memory
  • 3.2-megapixel camera
  • microSD card slot
  • 1,500 mAh battery
  • Single-Sim in Experia E
Xperia E Dual Specification