Sony officially launched the Xperia E5 targeting budget phone buyers. This device does not have a high-end specifications but has some notable features including the battery. According to Sony, the phone is expected to provide two days worth of battery life from the 2,700 mAh battery.
The phone features 5-inch 720p HD display, which could be one of the reasons for the battery longevity. The phone is equipped with a MediaTek MT6735 Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz. The phone has 1.5 GB of RAM and has 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded upto 200GB using a microSD. The phone weighs 147 gms and has dimensions 144 x 69 x 8.2 mm.
The Xperia E5 will run on Android Marshmallow out of the box. Sony hasn’t mentioned the specific version as yet. As far as optics is concerned, the phone has 13-megapixels of primary camera and 5-megapixels of secondary camera. The primary camera is capable of HDR and has auto-focus feature. The Xperia E5 comes with the support for LTE (4G) Cat4, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, FM, and NFC. The phone also has a feature called ‘Sharing Shortcut‘ – with which Sony has made it super easy to send the photos you love to the people who matter most.
The phone will be available in White and in Graphite Black in European, Latin American, Middle Eastern and African markets starting in late June. Sony is yet to disclose its plans beyond these market but we expect the announcements to happen in June. The price of this device in Europe would be €199 ($221.27 USD).