Posted on Apr 1 2014 - 12:33am by Anurag Kumar

Sony launched Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual with Walkman phone tag in mid Jan 2014 along with Xperia T2 Ultra and T2 Ultra Dual. Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual are already available in India at price Rs 9490 and Rs 10490 respectively while priced at €139 in France, £159 in UK, 2 395 kr in Sweden, €199 in Spain, 599 zł in Poland, €149 in Netherlands, € 119 in Italy, €117 in Germany on Sony Mobile online stores across regions in Europe.

Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual features S200 SoC 1.2 GHz dual core processor, Adreno 302 GPU, 3 MP rear cam, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal storage and android 4.3 out of the box. Sony has already mentioned that Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual will be getting android 4.4.2 KitKat update but no specific date has been mentioned yet.

Let’s see some Xperia E1 hands on photos and an overview of it.

Xperia E1 hands on photos

At back panel of Xperia E1, there is rear camera, secondary microphone and speakers at the bottom with Sony and Xperia branding at middle and bottom respectively.

Xperia E1 back panel

Xperia E1 speaker

No front cam.

Xperia E1 No Front cam

Xperia E1 Hearing Speaker

Illumination bar similar to Xperia ZL is present on bottom bezel of Xperia E1

Xperia E1 Illumination light

Xperia E1 Illumination bar

Xperia E1 Illumination lights

Power button and volume rocker keys at left profile.

Xperia E1 Power button

At top there is 3.5mm headphone jack along with a special dedicated “Walkman” button at end which when pressed plays dedicated tracks while phone is locked and shaking the phone changes the song to next track.

Xperia E1 Walkman Key

Xperia E1 3 MP Rear Cam

Xperia E1 features removable battery ( model number Sony BA900 ).

Xperia E1 Removable battery

4″ display screen, perfect for one hand operation.

Xperia E1 4" screen

Xperia E1 vs Xperia X10i

Xperia E1 vs Xperia X10i

Xperia E1 vs Xperia X10i screen resolution

Xperia E1 vs Xperia X10i screen size

Xperia E1 vs Xperia X10i Display

Xperia E1 scores around 12579 points in AnTuTu Benchmark. Xperia E1 features Sony’s Social Smart Camera app.

Xperia E1 Sony Smart Camera App

If you have already bought Xperia E1 or Xperia E1 Dual or planning to buy let us know. Drop your comments below. Are you impressed by Xperia E1 as a low end device with android 4.3 out of the box and confirmed android 4.4.2 rollout.

Source – Digi-Wo






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3 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Humming Mob April 2, 2014 at 12:18 am - Reply

    really i want to buy this mobile but before that i need a confirmation about this is a dual active or not?. somebody says its not dual active, is it true?

  2. The Poteks April 2, 2014 at 7:50 pm - Reply

    can you provide physical head to head of this phone with xperia m?

    woww this phone beats xperia m in antutu benchmark. ckckck

    • piks619 April 2, 2014 at 8:37 pm - Reply

      after 4.3 update Xperia m’s score will be improved.

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