Sony launches in India, the descendant of the Xperia E1 called the Xperia E3 with single and dual SIM variants.
Both the devices have same features except for the dual SIM capability.
Sony lifted the wraps off the smartphone at the IFA in Berlin this month, and they have chosen India to be one of the first countries to market their latest budget smartphone. The smartphone will be available throughout the country, beginning Monday.
One of the latest features found in Xperia E3 is the ‘shake to start’ app, with the help of which users can just shake the handset to access customized shortcut apps.
The Xperia E3 sports a 4.5-inch screen with FWVGA IPS display and a screen resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. The smartphones are based on the Android 4.4 KitKat OS and a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor powered by Adreno 305 GPU. The inbuilt storage capacity is 4GB that can further be extended to 32 GB using microSD card.
The capacity of RAM is 1GB and the handset carries a 5 MP rear camera and a front VGA camera. The rear camera comes with a variety of Sony video-editing apps like HDR and Timeshift burst.
Connectivity options include GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM radio, A-GPS with Glonass and also 4G LTE in certain markets.
Its dimensions are 137.1 x 69.4 x 8.5 mm and its weight is 143.8 grams. It packs a battery of 2330 mAh that allows up to 12 hours 20 minutes of usage time and approximately 706 hours of idle time.
Price in India:
The Sony Xperia E3 has been priced at Rs. 11,990 whereas the Sony Xperia E3 dual would be available at Rs. 12,990 beginning Monday.