Sony has announced the release of its latest mid-range device, Xperia E1 globally today. The phone is the successor of existing Xperia E, the popular entry level smartphone launched last year. The pricing of the phone is not clear as of now, but considering the specs, it’s expected to be priced below INR Rs.10,000 in the markets.

Sony Xperia E1

Sony Xperia E1

The phone was earlier spotted at the FCC website at the starting of this year. On the specs front, the phone packs 4-inch 800×480p WVGA resolution display, and comes powered by 1.2GHz dual-core Core Snapdragon 200 Processor paired with 512MB RAM, 4GB of on-board storage and 1,700 mAh battery.

It runs on Android platform (believed to be Android 4.2), and includes 3MP camera with WVGA video recording, microSD slot for expanding memory by up to 32GB, FM radio and usual connectivity options.

In addition, Sony has also announced the dual-SIM version, called Xperia E1 Dual which packs almost similar specification to its single SIM sibling. An interesting feature that Sony is plugging here is xLoud and a rated 100Db speaker. Sony claims that its ClearAudio+ and xLoud technologies will be able to deliver crystal clear audio even at very high volumes.

Key specifications of Sony Xperia E1:

  • 4-inch WVGA 800×480 resolution display
  • 1.2Ghz Dual Core Snapdragon 200 Processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • 4GB on-board storage, microSD expansion up to 32GB
  • 3MP camera with WVGA video recording
  • 1700 mAh battery