Xperia E1 20.1.A.0.45 firmware KitKat Android 4.4.2 certified

Sony has certified Android 4.4.2 KitKat build for Xperia E1 D2004 and D2005 in form of 20.1.A.0.45 firmware just after a few days 20.1.B.0.60 firmware was certified for Xperia E1 Dual as KitKat on PTCRb website. Sony promised just after the launch of Xperia E1, M2 and T2 Ultra that these devices will surely be getting  KitKat.

We are expecting the Android 4.4.2 build as the same hit Xperia T2 Ultra and Dual variant. A new app to sd feature was spotted in Xperia T2 Ultra KitKat update, we may see this feature for Xperia E1 KitKat update also.

Below you can see details of 20.1.A.0.45 firmware certification for Xperia E1 D2004.

20.1.A.0.45 firmware PTCRB

20.1.A.0.45 firmware certification for Xperia E1 D2005 details.

20.1.A.0.45 firmware Xperia E1

We will keep you updated as soon as KitKat is released for Xperia E1 and E1 Dual. Drop your comments below if you have any doubts.

Xperia E1 20.0.A.1.21 firmware minor bug fixing update rolling

Sony’s latest budget smartphone Xperia E1 D2004, D2005 has been updated to new android 4.3 20.0.A.1.21 firmware update. Previous firmware on Xperia E1 reads as 20.0.A.1.12. Sony has already promised to bring android 4.4.2 KitKat update for Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual along with Xperia T2 Ultra / T2 Ultra Dual and Xperia M2.

20.0.A.1.21 firmware is confirmed in Central Europe region, only a minor bug fixing update. If you haven’t got the 20.0.A.1.21 firmware update yet on your Xperia E1, download the 20.0.A.1.21 firmware ftf from below link and flash it using flashtool on your Xperia E1.

Xperia E1 20.0.A.1.21 firmware about phone details below.

Xperia E1 20.0.A.1.21 firmware

Xperia E1 20.0.A.1.21 firmware update

Download Xperia E1 20.0.A.1.21 firmware ftf

Download D2005_20.0.A.1.21_CE.ftf

OR

Download D2005_20.0.A.1.21_CE.ftf

If you have updated your Xperia E1 on 20.0.A.1.21 firmware then let us know what changes you noticed in this update. Drop your comments below.

via – XDA

Purple Xperia E1 hands on photos and experience

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

Xperia E1 Dual 20.0.B.0.75, Xperia E1 20.0.A.1.16 firmware certified

We have recently seen Xperia E1 Dual D2104 and D2105 getting a new 20.0.B.0.74 firmware certification on PTCRB and Xperia E1 D2004 getting 20.0.A.1.12 firmware certified on PTCRB and just 2 days after dated yesterday new firmwares again are certified for Xperia E1 Dual D2114 and Xperia E1 D2004 and D2005 on PTCRB; both new firmwares are android 4.3.

Xperia E1 has been priced officially in European regions by Sony and is under coming soon tag on Sony online stores, it will soon be available at price tag of €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. A few days back Sony launched officially both Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual in India and both handsets are available at Rs 9490 and Rs 10490 respectively from online retailers. ( Xperia E1 Dual is available at Rs 9990 from online retailer Infibeam ).

Check below the listing of Xperia E1 Dual D2114 20.0.B.0.75 firmware on PTCRB.

Xperia E1 Dual 20.0.B.0.75 firmware

Check below the listing of Xperia E1 D2004, D2005 20.0.A.1.16 firmware on PTCRB.

Xperia E1 20.0.A.1.16 firmware

It is clearly visible that Sony is now preparing firmware better day by day for the global official launch and the regions where Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual have already been launched should be getting new firmware updates very soon.

Xperia E1 Dual 20.0.B.0.74, Xperia E1 20.0.A.1.12 firmware certified

A few days back we saw Sony launching Xperia E1 Dual officially in India at a base price of Rs 10490 while it was available for Rs 9990 from online retailer Infibeam and Xperia E1 is also scheduled to launch on 25 March officially at base price Rs 9490. Sony has also priced Xperia E1 officially in European regions and will soon be available for purchase from Sony Online stores at price of €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.

Sony is speeding up the launch process of Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual as new Xperia E1 Dual 20.0.B.0.74 firmware and Xperia E1 20.0.A.1.12 firmware were certified on PTCRB dated yesterday. Sony has certified 3 different firmwares for Xperia E1 Dual till now and 2 firmwares for Xperia E1.

Check below the listing of Xperia E1 Dual D2104, D2105 20.0.B.0.74 firmware on PTCRB.

Xperia E1 Dual 20.0.B.0.74 firmware

Check below the listing of Xperia E1 D2004 20.0.A.1.12 firmware on PTCRB. No new firmware spotted for D2005.

Xperia E1 20.0.A.1.12 firmware

Sony has planned to launch Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual with android 4.3 out of the box. If any new update rolls on Xperia E1 Dual users handset we will let you know.

Let us know if you are considering Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual as your next phone. Drop your comments below.

Xperia E1 Priced at £159 in UK, €199 in Spain, € 119 in Italy – Coming soon at Sony Online Stores for Pre-Order

Sony has scheduled the launch of Xperia E1 Dual and Xperia E1 on 10 March and 25 March respectively at a price of Rs 10490 i.e $172 and Rs 9490 i.e. $155 respectively officially in India while Xperia E1 Dual is already available at Rs 9999 from Infibeam onlie store in India. Just now we spotted Sony listing the Xperia E1 across many regions in Europe under “coming soon” tag at their Sony Online Stores with price.

Xperia E1 is 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. Out of the box Sony is giving EP800 Charger, EC450 Media Cable and a wired headset. In some regions only two colors are mentioned and in some regions all three colors are listed. Sony has priced Xperia E1 differently across all regions in Europe where in Spain priced highest.

Check below the listing of Xperia E1 in European regions.

Xperia E1 price in UK

Xperia E1 Price in France

Xperia E1 Price in Germanyny

Xperia E1 Price in Italyaly

Xperia E1 Price in Spain

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.

As soon as Xperia E1 goes out for pre-order, we will let you know. What do you think guys, is Xperia E1 priced decently as per its specifications, let us know. Drop your comments below.

Xperia Z2, Z2 Tablet, E1, T2 Ultra Dual added in Sony Update Service Software

Sony announced Xperia E1 / E1 Dual and Xperia T2 Ultra / T2 Ultra Dual after CES 2014 event in mid Jan 2014 while Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet, the new flagship devices launched at MWC 2014 event. Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet is already on pre-order across many regions in Europe and Xperia E1 has also been priced in Europe but not available for pre-order yet while Xperia E1 Dual launched in India. Xperia T2 Ultra / T2 Ultra Dual has already been launched in India many weeks ago.

Seeing that all above mentioned devices are about to be launched in many regions across the world, Sony has added Xperia Z2, Z2 Tablet, E1, T2 Ultra Dual in Sony Update Service Software so that they can now be officially updated when they are out in market, it also indicates that launch in on track now.

Xperia E1 Dual and Xperia T2 Ultra is not spotted yet on SUS may be because one can select the compatible dual / single sim model for that.

Xperia Z2 Sony Update Service

Download Sony Update Service version 2.14.3.201402161509 from below official link.

Download Update_Service_Setup-2.14.3.201402131509.exe

Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet will be launched with Android 4.4.2 KitKat out of the box while Xperia E1 / E1 Dual and Xperia T2 Ultra / T2 Ultra Dual will be seen with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out of the box.

We will keep you informed as the launch of these devices speed up globally.

Xperia E1 20.0.A.1.8 firmware certified on PTCRB

A few days back we saw 20.0.B.0.68 firmware getting certified for Xperia E2 Dual D2104 on PTCRB which is android 4.3 which will come out of the box when it is launched officially in the market and just now 20.0.A.1.8 firmware has been certified for Xperia E1 D2004 and D2005 variants which is as expected will be android 4.3.

Xperia E1 features 4″ WVGA display with S200 SoC, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal storage, 3MP Rear cam and is basically a Walkman phone as Sony tagged it like that, during its official announcement earlier in Jan. Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual are low end devices.

Check below the certification of 20.0.A.1.8 firmware for Xperia E1 D2004 and D2005 on PTCRB Page.

20.0.A.1.8 firmware Xperia E1

20.0.A.1.8 firmware certification clearly indicates that launch in on track and soon we will see Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual in the market, hopefully globally.

We will let you know more info regarding 20.0.A.1.8 firmware as soon it is spotted on Xperia E1, stay tuned till then.

Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual launched with Snapdragon 200 Processor

Sony has kick started its journey in launching new handsets for year 2014 already with launching Xperia Z1 Compact and Xperia Z1S LTE version for T-Mobile USA at CES 2014. Just now in mid Jan a long before MWC2014 event Sony has launched 4 budget Xperia handsets exclusively. Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia T2 Ultra dual launched with 6″ 720p HD display and 13 MP rear cam.

Just now Sony Mobile posted that they have launched another budget handset Xperia E1 and Xperia E1Dual. Xperia E1 is the successor of Xperia E and is powered with Snapdragon 200 processor and branded as “Walkman Phone” and 100 dB speaker.

Xperia E1 and Xperia E1Dual launched

Xperia E1 and Xperia E1Dual are the new budget handsets from Sony with upgraded processor and some new looks with “Omni Balance” Design and more powerful speakers.

Xperia E1 and Xperia E1Dual launched with Snapdragon 200 Processor

Specifications of Xperia E1 and Xperia E1Dual

  • 4″ WVGA display with 800x480p resolution.
  • 1.2 GHz processor dual-core, Snapdragon 200 MSM8210.
  • Android 4.3 out of the box.
  • Weight – 120 grams.
  • Dimensions – 118 x 62.4 x 12 mm.
  • Walkman, shake to shuffle feature included.
  • 512 MB RAM.
  • 4 GB internal memory.
  • External SD card support upto 32 GB.
  • 3 MP rear cam

Xperia E1Dual sports same feature as Xperia E1 besides having dual SIM functionality.

Xperia E1 and Xperia E1Dual Photo Gallery

Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual Video Promos

 

Download Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual Press Kit

Download Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual Press Kit.zip

Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual is certainly a good choice if you are looking for a budget phone, but do have a look at Xperia T2 Ultra powered by Snapdragon 400 processor and 6″ 720p display.

It would be great if Sony launches Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual globally with a decent price tag under affordable category if they want to boost the sales of all newly launched budget Xperia handsets. Do you like the Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual ? Drop your comments below.

Sony D2104 as Xperia E1 Dual, Sony D2004 as Xperia E1 Spotted on FCC

We have already seen more than 7 new Sony 2014 models on AnTuTu benchmark database and on Indonesian Postel website which stirred the rumors for Sony’s 2014 lineup. Sony SGP521, D2005, D2105 and D5503 were spotted on Indonesian Postel website and Sony D6503, D5303, D2105, D2005 , D2004 and D2303 were spotted on AnTuTu Benchmark database a few days ago and just now some of them now seen on solid FCC network.

We just spotted that Sony D2104 and Sony D2004 both passes through FCC ( 1, 2 ) network which 100% marks the presence of Sony D2104 and Sony D2004 officially as the devices among Sony’s 2014 models lineup. Check below the listing of Sony D2104 and Sony D2004 on FCC.

Sony D2104 as Xperia E1 Dual and Sony D2004 as Xperia E1

Sony D2104 and Sony D2105 are the commercial names and as per documents seen on FCC, they have been labelled as Sony Xperia E1 Dual ( HSPA+ and LTE version ) which were previously speculated as facelift version of Xperia L.

Sony D2104 spotted on FCC Another device Sony D2114 is also spotted whose exact model number is unknow.

Sony D2104 spotted on FCC

Sony D2104 as Xperia E1 Dual

Notice the two IMEI numbers labels which indicates it as Dual Sim Mobile. Sony D2104 is spotted as running 20.0.B.0.26 firmware, android version not specified yet and accessories listed as USB Cable, earphones, Battery and AC Adapter. Apparently Sony D2105 scored 13001 points on AnTuTu Benchmark.

Sony D2104 as Xperia E1 DualSony D2004 spotted on FCC

Sony D2004 as Xperia E1

Sony D2004 scored 12633 points on AnTuTu benchmark when previously spotted. Only one IMEI number confirms it is single SIM phone running 20.0.A.0.26 firmware, android version not specified yet and accessories listed as USB Cable, earphones, Battery and AC Adapter. Sony D2005 spotted on AnTuTu Benchmark scoring 12790 points.

Sony D2004 spotted on FCC

Listing of Sony D2104 and Sony D2004 on FCC has now revealed the mystery behind the real names of devices. Sony D2104 will comes as Xperia E1 Dual and Sony D2004 as Xperia E2 dual.

What do you think guys, as CES 2104 event is very near and we are expecting Sony to launch some new models of Sony 2104 lineup. It is also speculated the Sony D5503 will be revealed as Xperia Z1 Mini international version and no flagship device will be launched.

Thanks Ben 🙂