Sony Launched the Affordable Xperia E3 and E3 Dual in India
The Xperia E3, shown off by the company at IFA Berlin 2014, is a handset with lower specs matching its lower price point. And Sony launched the Xperia E3 and its dual SIM variant in India today.
The Sony Xperia E3 Dual comes in white, black and lime colour variants. It is priced at Rs. 12,990. On the other hand, the Xperia E3 comes in black and white color variants and is priced at Rs. 11,990. Both the single SIM and dual SIM variants sport similar specs which include a 4.5-inch capacitive touch screen display offering a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. Both come powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 (MSM8226) processor with Adreno 305 GPU. The latest handsets are backed by 1GB RAM and run on 4.4 KitKat.
They come with a 5 megapixel camera on the rear with LED flash capable of recording video at 1080p and a 0.3MP (VGA) front-facing snapper. The camera also includes Sony’s innovative auto scene recognition feature and HDR for pictures. The camera apps that come pre-installed with the Xperia E3 include – AR fun, Social live, Timeshift Burst and AR Effect.
The E3 and E3 Dual both come with a 2330mAh battery and Sony’s STAMINA mode for enhanced battery performance which delivers up to 12 hours 20 minutes of talk time, and up to 706 hours of standby time. The network and connectivity options include – 4G LTE, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi, A-GPS with Glonass, USB 2.0, FM radio with RDS, Bluetooth 4.0, and a 3.5mm jack.
Since Google has also announced its first lot of Android One handsets in India yesterday, the new Xperia E3 smartphones are here to face a ton of competition in the market.