Sony has launched Xperia E5 in Europe. Priced at EUR 199 (roughly Rs. 15,000), the smartphone features budget specifications, and is available in single-SIM and dual-SIM variants. There is no word on availability in other regions as of now, while Black and White colour variants have been announced.
The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based Sony Xperia E5 bears a design similar to the recently unveiled X-series of smartphones, and sports a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display. The Sony Xperia E5 Dual features identical specifications to its single-SIM variant, and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 SoC, coupled with 1.5GB of RAM.
The Xperia E5 features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a 5-megapixel front camera that’s also accompanied by an LED flash module. It bears 16GB on inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 200GB). It supports Nano-SIM cards.
Connectivity options on board the Xperia E5 include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, NFC, FM radio, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth. It is powered by a 2700mAh battery rated to deliver up to 2 days of battery life with mixed usage. It weighs in at 147 grams, and measures 144x69x8.2mm.
Sony on Monday launched its two of its four X-Series smartphones in India, the Sony Xperia X Dual and Sony Xperia XA Dual, priced at Rs. 48,990 and Rs. 20,990 respectively. The company has not yet introduced the Sony Xperia X Performance or Xperia XA Ultra in the country.