Dec 6, 2012

Sony has added yet another smartphone to its growing portfolio of Android products. This time around it is the 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.

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 and 1,500 mAh battery that 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 to up to 32 GB via microSD card. The smartphone also has a 3.2-megapixel rear camera with auto-focus.
Sony revealed that a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) version of this smartphone, called Xperia E dual, will also be made available. 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, and will be upgradable to Android 4.1.
Another difference between the two smartphones is that Sony Xperia E will be available in black, white and pink colours while the Xperia E Dual will be seen only in black and gold.

Key specifications:
  • 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
  • Android 4.1 for Xperia E
  • Android 4.0 for Xperia E dual
  • Dual-SIM capability for Xperia E dual


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