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.
No front cam.
Illumination bar similar to Xperia ZL is present on bottom bezel of Xperia E1
Power button and volume rocker keys at left profile.
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 features removable battery ( model number Sony BA900 ).
4″ display screen, perfect for one hand operation.
Xperia E1 vs Xperia X10i
Xperia E1 scores around 12579 points in AnTuTu Benchmark. Xperia E1 features Sony’s Social 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