Sony officially announces the Xperia E1 and the Xperia T2 Ultra

Sony Xperia E1Sony has just announced the arrival of the Xperia E1 and the Xperia T2 Ultra budget phablet for world markets. The two smartphones feature midrange hardware, so there’s nothing to write home about as far as hardware is concerned. However, the pricing will be crucial when Sony officially makes these devices available in markets.

Starting with the Xperia E1, the smartphone packs a 4 inch 480 x 800 resolution display, a 1.4 GHz dual core Snapdragon 200 SoC, a 3MP camera on the back, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot, dual SIM standby, Android 4.3 and a 1,700 mAh battery. The handset also comes with an incredibly loud speaker and a dedicated Walkman button with gesture controls. Pricing is expected to be around the $200 mark when launched, so it will fit in nicely in the midrange segment.

The Xperia T2 Ultra is a massive device with a 6 inch 720p display, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage with a microSD card slot, a 13MP camera, a 1.4 GHz quad core Snapdragon 400 chipset, Android 4.3 and a 3,000 mAh battery. This smartphone comes with dual SIM standby as well.

Xperia T2 UltraBoth smartphones will be available in Black, White and Purple color variants, much like any other Sony smartphone. Pricing information hasn’t been disclosed yet for either devices, but we should know more as the smartphones hit shelves around the world in the coming weeks.

Source: Press Release – 1 and 2

Via: Android Police