Sony is one of the renowned electronic brands which enjoy a huge market share since decades. Owing to its variety of premium quality electronic items, the brand carved a distinct identity for itself. It was later on that the brand came into the Cell Phone segment and took the market by storm. This Japanese telecom giant is known for its technical updates and latest technology in the market which can tense the rivals despite having deep roots. The technology is combined with quality can make the devices which are named as Sony. It is the reputation of this brand worldwide.
Their mobile phones were launched with the brand name of Sony Ericsson. The Sony phones were a refreshing break from the Nokia and Motorola phones which were ruling the market at that point of time. The Sony Ericsson handsets were stylish and unique. One of the most distinguishing features of the Sony phones was its Sound system. In fact, they were promoted as music phones, and people had a great experience with them. Even after years of the old devices, they are still able to offer the same beautiful sound quality which is nothing less than an achievement for the brand.
The Sony Ericsson was later on rebranded with a new name of Sony Xperia. The first handset from the Xperia series was Xperia 1 which was introduced in 2008. Since then many phones were launched by the brand which received great response from the market. Now, the brand is all set to come up with its latest phone in the E series- Sony Xperia E5. This amazing device is expected to hit the markets by May 2017. Since it has already become one of the most awaited phones of the year,it would be interesting to see how it performs.
Let’s have a glance at features and specifications of the phone:
Design and Display
The Xperia E5 is a stylish and sleek phone with a 5-inch screen on the broad display. It is a big handset with measurements of 144x69x8.20 (5.67 x 2.72 x 0.32) in inches. The device is packed with an IPS LCD touchscreen that has 16M colours. The weight of the phone is approximately 147 grams making it an easy to carry the device in comparison to others phones with same measurements.Therefore, for a modern user who is habituated with a big screen sized phone, this can be the best choice.
The Xperia E5 is available only in 2 variants of Black and white. It offers a beautiful screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. There are two variants of Xperia E5, single and dual SIM. It is enabled with a scratch resistant screen glass along with four fingers multi-touch. With its look and easy to use interface, one can also call it a phone that is chosen by the professionals, and there will be no exaggeration also in saying so.
The Xperia E5 is supported by latest Android version 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The device is packed with a powerful quad core processor 1.3 GHz Cortex- A53. It is equipped with Mediatek MT6735 chipset making it perfect for games and videos.
One of the most eminent features of a Smartphone is its Camera, and in the modern days, the users also love to check the camera result and resolution first. There are lots of variety of options that offer best cameras. The Xperia E5 does not fail to amaze on the camera front. In fact, it is equipped with a commendable camera that can simply surprise the users.
The device flaunts a 5 MP front camera which clicks amazing selfies along with a 13 MP primary camera. This makes Xperia E5 one of the few devices to offer the excellent camera in mid-range which will certainly attract more consumers. The camera also offers autofocus and LED flash along with touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR, and panorama. It offers video recording at 1080 x 30 fps.
Storage and Battery
Storage and battery are one of the most essential features which one looks for while buying a Smartphone. Keeping in mind the huge competition from various brands that offer the best storage and battery capacity, the Xperia E5 is equipped with an internal storage of 16 GB which is commendable in mid-segment. It is packed with a 1.5 GB RAM along with an expandable capacity of 256 GB. Hence those who need to store a number of images as well as love to go for some music and videos, this is the best device in this range.
On the battery front,the device is equipped with Li-Ion non-removable 2300 mAh battery. The battery promises a great performance with 518 hours for 3G connection and 511 hours with 2G connection. The battery offers talk time of 11 hours and 30 minutes on 2G and 9 hours and 30 minutes on 3G connection. It can play music for 65 hours.
The device offers connectivity alternatives such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Hotspot, GPS, FM and Wi-fi direct. It is equipped with sensors such as compass, accelerometer and proximity sensors.
The device is expected to bepriced at Rs.14990 which makes its positioning in the middle segment. It is expected to face a lot of competition in the segment and only time will decide the fate of the phone. However, due to its reputation in the market as a brand, it can prove a tough competitor to the market leaders also in the smartphone market.
With impeccable features, such as camera, storage, Android and lightweight, the device is sure to outperform the competition it will face in mid-range. It sure looks promising and has created a buzz long before its launch because of the expectations from the Xperia series. The phone seems to take the legacy ahead. Also, the excellent pricing feature makes it a great budget phone. One can check further details on leading sites such as www.91mobiles.com that hold a credit in the mobile reviews.
As far as the performance of the device is concerned, people will have to wait a bit till the launch to get a clear picture of the phone.