Sony Xperia E4 shows up again, could be announced next month

Sony Xperia E4 shows up again, could be announced next month
Sony will most likely not unveil any flagship smartphones at MWC 2015 next month. Instead, one of the handsets that it should present there is the Xperia E4. First seen in December in a series of leaked photos, the E4 showed up again this week - this time in two renders that come from a case maker.

The new images seem to confirm the fact that the Xperia E4 has thin bezels, unlike its predecessor, the Xperia E3.

As previously reported, the Xperia E4 should sport a 5-inch display with 540 x 960 pixels, and could cost less than $200. It's said that the smartphone is powered by a quad-core 1.3 GHz MediaTek processor, while also featuring 1 GB of RAM, a 5 MP rear camera with flash, 2 MP front-facing camera, and 8 GB of expandable internal memory. Since the Xperia E3 offers two-day battery life, we expect the E4 to have a great battery, too.

Starting March, Sony should release both single SIM, and dual SIM versions of the Xperia E4. While the handset may run Android KitKat at launch, an update to Android Lollipop seems to be scheduled for later this year. Interested?


source: Digi-wo via Xperia Blog

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14 Comments

1. gziegfrid

Posts: 33; Member since: May 20, 2014

MediaTek powered device? No thanks. I'd rather pay a few more dollars for a qualcomm powered device than go for a MediaTek device.

3. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Why? Mediatek gets the job done too.

4. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

The problem is the GPU(Mali-400 MP2) which is much slower than Adreno 305 and also can be considered as an ancient GPU.

5. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

In Mobile world, getting the job done won't cut it. Unless you're budget conscious!

9. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

So what do you want from a mobile device other than 'getting job done'? It's an entry level mobile phone, Sony chooses Mediatek coz it can deliver and its cheap.

11. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

I'm a budget conscious person too...but with the knowledge that i have gained, will not go for Mediatek silicon powered device.

12. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Yeah and you still haven't answered my question.

14. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Getting a "job done"...you know that phone will start troubling you midlife. I don't need to explain that to any android user.

2. Rhinoface

Posts: 179; Member since: Dec 05, 2014

Still wish Sony would keep the camera on the corner for all of their phones. Centered camera's just look so generic.

6. SonyPS4

Posts: 347; Member since: May 21, 2013

Sony should stop making all these entry and midrange model. Focus on high end model only. Z4, Z4 Compact, Z4 Ultra and probably Z4 tablet. No one is going to buy them when chinese manufacturer can offer much better specs at same price.

10. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Sony sells the brand. Its a buying factor. It's like I won't buy a LEDTV other than Sony, Samsung or LG. Buying china is probably buying a disposable TV. I learnt the that from experience. China's enemy is China itself. We all know that there are some notable Chinese brands out there but what kills them is knock offs. These knock offs are so many they outnumber original brands themselves, giving impression Chinese brands are not good. I learnt that from experience too.

7. megathaszrul89

Posts: 203; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Some people just want to have a smartphone, and some of them don't have enough time and reasons to read about gadgets and tech stuff. Hence, budget phone, where some people can buy any phone they like, phones that suit their lifestyle and phones that deliver what they expect from the price they pay. What should we do? We just respect them. Nothing much

13. osanilevich

Posts: 287; Member since: Sep 29, 2009

shame what Sony did with the once-wonderful xperia line. The X1/2 are still two of my favorite phones ever, simply beautiful

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