Taking competition directly against latest Motorola’s Moto G and Xiaomi Mi 3, Sony has launched its new Android smartphone Xperia E3 and Xperia E3 dual in India. Packing a slim design, mid-range hardware such as Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, 4.5 inch IPS display, 5 megapixel camera, runs on latest Android kitKat OS and priced affordably starting from Rs 11,990.
Sony is known for its stylish design, bringing this to the Xperia E3 and E3 dual, both smartphone is slim, lightweight and easy to use with one hand or carry around. Both smartphone comes with a 4.5 inch IPS display with a screen resolution of 854 x 480 pixels and durable tempered glass. Its is the only negative point for this smartphone as most of the competing smartphone at its price range got a minimum HD display or even full HD display.
Sony Xperia E3 is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor coupled with 1GB RAM and Adreno 305 GPU, that offers better gaming and multitasking performance. The smartphones carries mere 4GB internal storage, but can be easily expanded using microSD card up to 32GB. On the back it got a 5 megapixel camera with support HD video recording along with Sony’s innovative auto scene recognition feature and HDR for pictures. On the front it got a 0.3 megapixel camera for video chatting and smart selfies. The smartphones run on latest Android 4.4 KitKat operating system with minimal Sony’s custom UI on top.
Coming to the connectivity side Sony Xperia E3 got single SIM capability and Sony Xperia E3 dual with dual-SIM capability and supports 3G and 2G networks. Other connectivity options include WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. To power all this hardware, Sony has packed a 2330 mAh battery that can offer up to 13 hours of talk time and 706 hours of standby time.
- 4.5-inch IPS display (854 x 480 pixels)
- 1.2 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1GB RAM
- Adreno 305 GPU
- Android 4.4 KitKat
- 4GB internal storage and expandable using microSD card
- 5MP back camera and 0.3MP front-facing camera
- dual SIM (Xperia E3 dual)
- 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth
- FM Radio with RDS
- 2,330 mAh Battery
Sony has priced Xperia E3 at a competitive price tag of Rs 11,990 and Xperia E3 Dual at Rs 12,990. Both smartphones are available for purchase across India on offline retail stores as well as all major online shopping sites including Flipkart, Amazon India and Snapdeal.