Sony has expanded its Xperia lineup with two new handsets- Xperia T2 and Xperia E1. The new handsets are targeted to the music lovers and the growing phablet market. Both the devices will come in two variants- single SIM and dual SIM.
Xperia T2 Ultra phablet sports a 6-inch HD TRILUMINOS display with 720×1080 p resolution. The device is powered by a quad-core 1.4GHz Snapdragon processor along with 1GB RAM and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box. There’s 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. In terms of camera- there’s an 8MP Exmor RS snapper at the back and a 1.1MP front snapper with an Exmor R sensor. The battery capacity is 3000mAh and has Sony’s Battery STAMINA mode. The phone will be available in three colour variants- White, Black, and Purple.
Key features of Xperia T2:
• 6-inch HD display
• Quad-core 1.4GHz Snapdragon processor
• 1GB RAM
• Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS
• 8GB internal storage
• 8MP rear camera
• 3000mAh battery capacity
Sony is aiming emerging markets like China, Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific with T2.
Xperia E1 is targeted at music lovers with a loudspeaker capable of hitting 100dB. The budget Android smartphone features a 4-inch WVGA display with 800 x 480p resolution. The device is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual core processor along with 512MB RAM. In-built storage is 4GB. It boasts a 3MP rear camera capable of recording HD videos. The battery capacity is 1700mAh battery. E1 also supports 3G. Similar to T2, the E1 will also be available in White, Black, and Purple colours.
Key features of Xperia E1:
• 4-inch WVGA display
• 1.2 GHz dual core processor
• 512MB RAM
• 4GB internal storage
• 3MP rear camera
• 1700mAh battery capacity
Commenting on the launch, Director of Xperia Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications, Calum MacDougall said, “Xperia E1 combines the best of Sony’s audio technologies with a premium design and great hardware to create a smartphone for people who want to express themselves out loud.”
The pricing and availability details are not yet revealed by Sony.