Sony is all set to launch two entry-level smartphones in the Indian market. The smartphones in question are Sony Xperia E and Xperia E dual, and both these smartphones have been listed online on Infibeam.com
As per the website, Sony Xperia E will be releases on March 20 in Black, White and Pink colour options for Rs. 9,999. While Xperia E dual will be available in Black and Gold colour options starting March 30 for Rs. 10,990.
Both Sony Xperia E and Xperia E dual were announced in December. The Sony Xperia E sports a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen and single-core 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7227A processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage. The smartphone comes with 1,530 mAh battery that as per company's claim can provide a talk time of up to 6.3 hours, or a stand-by time of up to 530 hours. The storage can be expanded by up to 32 GB via microSD card. The smartphone also has a 3.2-megapixel rear camera with auto-focus.
As the name suggests Sony Xperia E dual is the dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) variant of this smartphone. Another major difference between these two smartphones is that Sony Xperia E will run on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) but the Xperia E dual will come pre-loaded with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). However, Xperia E dual is upgradable to Android 4.1.
Sony has recently launched its flagship smartphones - Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL, in India and both these smartphones will start retailing from March 12 for Rs. 38,990 and 36,990 respectively.
Sony Xperia E and Xperia E dual key specification
- 3.5-inch (480 x 320 pixels) TFT capacitive touch screen display
- 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7227A processor
- 512MB RAM
- 4GB internal storage, up to 32GB expandable memory with microSD
- 3.2-megapixel rear camera
- Xperia E - Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean); Xperia E dual - Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
- Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) (Xperia E dual only)
- 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi b/g/n, DLNA, GPS / aGPS
- 1530 mAh battery
- 115.7 grams