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Sony Xperia E1

Announced
Jan 14, 2014
Market status
Released

Pros

  • Dual core processor
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)

Cons

  • Low-resolution camera (3 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • No front-facing camera

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Description

The Sony Xperia E1 Is a mid-range smartphone with emphasis on the music experience. The device sports a 4-in WVGA display, 1.2GHz dual core processor, 512MB of ram and 4GB of storage.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (4.3)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.65 x 2.46 x 0.47 inches (118 x 62.4 x 12 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.23 oz (120 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

DisplayPopupbenchmark

  • Physical size:
    • 4.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 800 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 233 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camerabenchmark

  • Camera:
      • Popup3 megapixels
    • Features:
      • PopupAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Self-timer
  • Camcorder:
      • 800 x 600 pixels

Hardwarebenchmark

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8210
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 302
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 512 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 4 GB
  • Maximum User Storage:
    • 2 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 8.21 hours
      the average is 12 h (746 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 20.8 days (498 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 8.68 hours
      the average is 13 h (769 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 18.9 days (454 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1750 mAh

MultimediaPopupbenchmark

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo, RDS
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, EDGE, GPRS
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 14 Jan 2014

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Sony D2104


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Sony Xperia E1 dual


Differences:
  • Multiple SIM cards:
      • 2 slots

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