Sony Xperia E4 gets a price and estimated release date (in the UK)

Sony Xperia E4 gets a price and estimated release date (in the UK)
Officially announced by Sony earlier this week, the Xperia E4 is the company's newest MediaTek-powered smartphone. While Sony didn't reveal its price, we now know that the E4 will be quite affordable. British retailer Clove is asking £99.99 (about $154, or €135) for an unlocked Xperia E4, saying that it's expecting to have it in stock in late March. In other markets, the new handset should be available starting this month, most likely for a similar price. Meanwhile, you can enter this contest and try to win an E4 for free.

Sporting a 5-inch display with 560 x 940 pixels, the Xperia E4 will run Android KitKat at launch, but Sony should update it to Lollipop at some point. One of the handset's highlight features is its 2300 mAh battery that can provide a usage time of up to 2 days. Other than that, the smartphone comes with a 5 MP rear camera, 2 MP front-facing camera, 1 GB of RAM, and 8 GB of expandable internal memory.

The Xperia E4 is very compact for a 5-inch device (for the sake of comparison, the iPhone 6, which sports a 4.7-inch display, is 1 mm taller than the E4, though Sony's handset is thicker and wider). The new Xperia will be available in two color versions: black and white. Any takers?


source: Clove

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Xperia E4
  • Display 5.0" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor MediaTek, Quad-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 8GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2300 mAh(12.72h 3G talk time)

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21 Comments

1. ishan.heru

Posts: 69; Member since: Aug 31, 2014

not worthy for such huge cost. it should be way less than this.

2. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

$154 is kind of alright

7. Anterv

Posts: 178; Member since: Jul 09, 2014

Are you kidding me ? You can get much better phone for this price.

9. itsjustJOH

Posts: 232; Member since: Oct 18, 2012

Chinese phones, yes. But Sony is a more premium company, like Samsung, LG, HTC, etc. A lot of components they use are priced higher. For $100-150, you'll get Chinese phones with 720p screen but TN displays.

14. gigi3

Posts: 32; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

Which? I know just Lumia 535 , all other brands (except chinese) with similar specs are pricier... 2015 Moto E isn't launched yet.

3. usermaxthon

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 20, 2015

What? Sony make a £99.99 phone. Glad to see they're capable of making the right decision.

4. Manux

Posts: 26; Member since: Jan 29, 2015

it's the biggest 5 inch smarthphone on the planet. At least it should be waterproof

6. vuyonc

Posts: 1092; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

Its bezels are near LG-level. What are you looking at?

20. Manux

Posts: 26; Member since: Jan 29, 2015

5inch smartphone with 74.6 width, whats the point? You don't get a 5 inch smartphone to use it only with 2 hands. LG G2, 5.2" screen 70.9 width...

11. WYIXIYW

Posts: 14; Member since: May 31, 2014

I don't agree with you at all

21. Manux

Posts: 26; Member since: Jan 29, 2015

but why?

5. vuyonc

Posts: 1092; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

~$150? Well...close enough.

8. Rydsmith unregistered

To put this in perspective, the Moto G costs about £150, so yeah this appears to be a great deal

10. Rhinoface

Posts: 179; Member since: Dec 05, 2014

Trying to decide between buying one of these, the Blu Studio Energy, the Xperia Z Ultra, or the Z1.

12. goodenough

Posts: 82; Member since: Sep 28, 2014

$150...Sony priced E4 very well. I hope E4 will help Sony boost its mobile division

13. gosselin

Posts: 90; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Does anyone tell me where I can enter the contest to win the E4? I cannot find it on facebook

18. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

check the Sony Mobile fanpage on Facebook

15. sonisoe

Posts: 440; Member since: May 06, 2009

sony should market it's "two days battery" feature more.... this feature seems to come on almost recent devices..

16. Chuck007

Posts: 1419; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Would've been a better seller if it was 720p. At this day and age qHD doesn't belong anywhere.

17. mixedfish

Posts: 1571; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

For £100, you think someone looking for something cheap is going to want a HD screen on an already slow SoC? No, Sony made the right call here to boost battery life and performance instead.

19. SonyPS4

Posts: 347; Member since: May 21, 2013

Sony should not make entry smartphone. Focus on high end.

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