Sony officially announces Xperia E1 with 4-inch display, Snapdragon 200 processor and 100Db speaker

Sony has also announced a new mid-range Android smartphone today, along with Xperia T2 Ultra. Dubbed as Sony Xperia E1, the smartphone is the successor of last year announced Xperia E. Similar to Xperia T2 Ultra, the Xperia E1 also comes in dual-SIM version with similar dual-SIM management technology. The Xperia E1 comes in three colours white, black and purple.

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Sony Xperia E1 looks just like the Xperia Z1 Compact and comes with 100Db speaker to produce a louder, cleaner sound that can hold its own in any environment, even a motorcycle won't interrupt your music. The smartphone also comes with a dedicated Walkman button, which when long pressed automatically turns on the music.

On the specifications front, the Xperia E1 comes with a 4-inch WVGA display, 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8210 processor, 512MB RAM, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, 4GB internal storage and 1,700 mAh battery. Camera and microSD card details are yet unknown, but we will update the post as soon as we have them.

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"Xperia E1 combines the best of Sony's audio technologies with a premium design and great hardware to create a smartphone for people who want to express themselves out loud," said Calum MacDougall, Director of Xperia Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications. "It's a new, music focused player in our Xperia line-up that is underpinned by the best of Sony's design, display and content offers."

No word on pricing and availability details yet, but according to Sony's press release, the Xperia E1 will have a price tag less than 175 Euros, which is Rs. 14,700 / US$240.

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Source - Sony