Sony Xperia E and Xperia E Dual Review

In December 2012, the Japanese corporation announced two new phones Sony Xperia E and Xperia E Dual, which differ only in the fact that the second model will support work Two SIM cards. The rest of the smartphones have similar characteristics, therefore we will consider mainly Xperia E, making amendments if there are any differences between models.


Sony Xperia E has an arc form, that is, the rear wall of the case has a kind of bending. On the front surface of the device there is a screen under which you can see three sensory control buttons with white backlight and a microphone hole, the Sony logo and speaker. From one side there are buttons for switching on / off and a quick start camera, as well as a volume adjustment swing, from another side - port MicroUSB. On the upper face you can see a 3.5-mm headphone connector. On the back of the case there is a camera, speaker, a microphone that serves to suppress noise and creating a stereo effect, the xperia logo.

The hull is made of soft-plastic, which is very pleasant to the touch. The smartphone is very comfortable and reliably lies in the hand.

Dimensions of the apparatus - 113,5x61.8x11 mm, and the weight is 115.7 gr.

Xperia E will be sold in black, white and pink colors, and Sony Xperia E Dual - Black and Golden.

Productivity and Software

Sony Xperia E is based on the Qualcomm 1-core processor SNAPDRAGON S1 MSM7227A ARM CORTEX-A5 with a clock frequency of 1 GHz, a graphics accelerator ADRENO 200 and 512 MB of RAM. The device copes with most everyday tasks, but it has problems with modern games that are more demanding to resources. Actually, you should not expect a lot from the budget model.

The permanent memory in the gadget is 4 GB, but it can be increased using cards microSD. Functioning the device running the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. There is a small difference between two smartphones: Sony Xperia E Dual will initially work on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and then you will receive an update to version 4.1 Jelly Bean.

The software in the smartphone is provided: browser, email client, programs for integration with social networks, Walkman audio player, video player and other applications and games. The gadget is suitable for music lovers, as it has good sound and excellent software for music lovers.

The device supports work Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, FM radio and 3G networks.


in Sony Xperia E Installed 3.5-inch TFT display with a resolution of 480x320 pixels, color renditions in 262 thousand shades and support 2-point multitouch. Pixel density per square inch - 165 ppi. Image quality for a budget level smartphone is quite good: the colors are quite bright, natural. The viewing angles are small, and the fading on the sunlight is high, but it is a matter of most ordinary TFT displays.


Sony Xperia E is equipped with a 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus function, geotaging and digital zoom 4x. It allows you to take pictures with a maximum resolution of 2048x1536 pixels and record video in VGA format (640x480 pixels).


Frontal chamber in the smartphone is not provided.


The gadget is at its disposal a lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 1500 mAh. The battery, according to the manufacturer, allows you to work offline up to 6.2 hours in talk mode (GSM) or up to 6.3 via the UMTS network, up to 530 hours in standby mode, up to 33 hours in music listening mode and up to 8 hours when viewing video.


The price of Sony Xperia E for the Russian market has not yet been voiced, but it can be assumed that it will be around 6500-7000 rubles. Model with two SIM cards Sony Xperia E Dual will cost - 7490 rubles.

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