Sony, which launched its Sony-branded smartphone in 2012, has produced a variety of handsets over the past two years, including some cutting-edge models. Earlier this year in January, the company released two of its mid-range handsets, dubbed the Xperia E1 Dual and Xperia T2 Ultra.
Only last week, the makers behind PlayStation 4 had officially confirmed the availability of its Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual SIM smartphones for Indian market.
The dual SIM variant of Xperia E1, which will be available starting March 10 is now being made available through a popular online e-retailer for Rs. 9,999. Infibeam is selling the Xperia E1 Dual-SIM for Rs. 9,999, which is less than what Sony has announced it.
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Just for the reminder, the Sony Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual have been launched for the Indian market at Rs. 9,490 and Rs. 10, 490 respectively. The single SIM variant of Xperia E1 will be made available for Rs. 9,490, starting March 25.
Xperia E1 Dual-SIM - Highlighted Specifications
The Xperia E1, as the name suggests, is an enhanced version of its predecessor, the original Xperia E. The device features a 4-inch WVGA display featuring 480 x 800 pixels, and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean mobile OS.
Under the hood, you will notice a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8210 processor coupled with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory, which can be expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card slot.
On the imaging front, the Xperia E1 incorporates a 3-megapixel camera sensor with 4X zoom and an option to record videos in 720p HD format. Unfortunately, there the phone does not come with a front-facing camera.
The Xperia E1 packs 100 decibel (Db) speakers, which is something to reckon with. Additionally, the Sony Xperia E1 features a 1,750mAh removable battery fitted inside.
Also, Sony also is offering a promotional 30 day free pass for company's Entertainment Network music streaming service.
The device also supports 3G connectivity. The Xperia E1 handset comes in three sizzling colors: Black, Purple and White.
Sony's latest low-end Android phone, the Xperia E1 Dual, will likely to face tough competition from the Nokia X, which is set to go official in India on March 10.
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