Sony Launches Music Centric Dual-Core Smartphone Xperia E1 in India; Price Specifications Details

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By Rohit KVN | March 6, 2014 6:04 PM EST

Consumer electronics giant, Sony has launched the budget music centric smartphone Xperia E1 and its dual SIM model in India.

The new devices were unveiled in January at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2014, Las Vegas. Xperia E1 sports a 4.0-inch WVGA(800x480p) TFT LCD screen and runs on the Android v4.3 Jelly Bean OS powered by 1.2GHz Snapdragon dual-core CPU, paired with 512MB RAM and 4GB inbuilt memory with options of expansion up to 32GB via micro-SD card. It also houses a 3.0-megapixel camera with 4X zoom, HDR (for pictures only), self timer and touch-capture.  

The phone's main USP is its music entertainment features. It boasts 100 decibel loud-speaker, new enhanced Clear Audio+, Clear Bass, xLoud Experience (Sony's exclusive audio filter technology), Shake-to-shuffle controls, a dedicated "long press to launch" WALKMAN button, TrackID music recognition, 3D surround sound and many more.

Sony Xperia E1 Dual and Xperia E1 are priced ₹10,490 and ₹9,490. They are expected to hit stores on 10 March and 15 March respectively. 

Key specifications of Sony Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual:

Model

Sony Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual

Display

4-inch WVGA TFT LCD screen with 800x480p resolutions

OS

Android v4.3 Jelly Bean

Processor

1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Dual-core CPU

(Chipset: MSM8210)

RAM

512MB

Storage capacity

4GB, expandable up to 32GB

Camera

Main: 3.0-megapixel camera with 4X zoom, HDR (for pictures only), self timer, touch capture feature

Battery

Talk time: up to 9 hours 12 minutes

Standby time: close to 551 hours

Music listening time: up to 81 hours - 30 minutes

Special attributes

100 decibel loud-speaker, WALKMAN app, xLoud Experience (Sony's exclusive audio filter technology), TrackID music recognition, 3D surround sound,

Network

3G

Add-ons

Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, GLONASS, FM radio with RDS, micro-USB support, microSD card slot

Dimensions

118.0 x 62.4 x 12 mm

Weight

120 g

Price

Single-SIM model: ₹9,490/-

Dual-SIM model:₹10,490/-

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Sony Corp's President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai presents a new Sony Xperia Z1 smartphone during it's world premier at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin, September 4, 2013.
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