Sony has officially announced its new mid-range smartphone, the Xperia E5. Since it’s a budget offering from the company, there is nothing new and exciting for us. The phone is priced at €199 (approx Rs.25000) in Europe, and will be available in other regions including Nepal.
The Xperia E5 has a 5-inch 720p IPS capacitive display with a pixel density of 294ppi and a screen-to-phone ratio of 69.36%. It supports up to four fingers multi-touch and comes with a scratch resistance screen. The phone is just an “okay” which is garbed in a basic plastic design. The phone is powered by the Mediatek’s MTK6735 chipset with 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 processor and the Mali-T720 MP2 GPU. It comprises of 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The storage can be expanded up to 200 GB via a microSD card.
The back of the device houses a 13MP rear shooter with a single LED flash and the front is equipped with a 5MP flash embedded snapper for better low-light selfies. The phone is being fueled by a non-removable 2700mAh Li-ion battery, which is said to give a battery backup up to 2 days. Software wise, it is running the latest Android Marshmallow 6.0.
Like the other sony phones, it includes NFC, cat.4 LTE connectivity, and the other vibrant (Xperia E5 DUAL) of this phones supports the dual-SIM. It packs the proximity, accelerometer, and the compass sensor. The phone has dimensions of 144 x 69 x 8.2 mm and weighs 147 grams. The handset will arrive in Graphite Black and White colours across select European, Latin American and Middle East & African markets from late June 2016.
Key Highlights of Sony Xperia E5:
- 5-inch HD IPS display
- 1.3 GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit processor
- Mali-T720 GPU
- 1.5GB RAM; 16GB inbuilt memory, expandable up to 200GB with microSD
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 1080p video recording
- 5MP front-facing camera
- Dimensions: 144 x 69 x 8.2 mm; Weight: 147g
- 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1,GPS NFC