Sony had recently launched Xperia X and Xperia XA smartphones in India for priced at 46990 and 20990 respectively. The Company On Tuesday launched a new budget-friendly smartphone in Europe dubbed as Sony Xperia E5. It is priced at EUR 199 (approx Rs. 15000). The handset features an FM tuner, ClearAudio+, NFC, 4G LTE support and Smart Cleaner feature, which will remove the unused applications and cache data from the device and gives the maximum power in the background.
The Xperia E5 smartphone comes with plastic design and flaunts a 5-inch HD display with 1280 x 720-pixel resolution that offers 294 PPI of pixel density and 16M Colors. It comes powered by Quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor clocks at 1.3 GHz accompanied by Mali-T720 Graphics. The MediaTeck chipset directly competes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC.
The device supports Single SIM and Dual SIM variants with Nano SIM slot option and runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box. Connectivity options of the Xperia E5 include 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, FM Radio, Micro USB 2.0 port, A-GPS, Bluetooth, 3.5 mm audio jack, and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. It houses a 16 GB inbuilt storage which will further expandable up to 200 GB via microSD card slot and 1.5 GB RAM.
It bears a 13-megapixel autofocus primary camera with Single LED flash which will record video up to 1080p at 30 frames per second. Up front, it has a 5-megapixel front snapper for selfies and chatting with friends. It also comes with own LED flash for giving better low-light shots. It is packed with 2700 mAh battery which will provide a battery life up to 2 days.
The handset measures 144 x 69 x 8.2 mm of dimensions and around 147 grams of weight. It comes in Graphite Black and White color options and will start the shipping only in selected markets like European, Latin American, African and The Middle East regions from June 2016. The company hasn’t revealed any information about the availability of the device in the US. At this price range, we have many options to buy with this features such as Moto G (3rd Edition).