Sony Xperia E1

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Sony Xperia E1
CodenameFalcon SS[1]
BrandSony
ManufacturerSony Mobile Communications
SeriesSony Xperia
Compatible networks2G Network: GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network: HSDPA 850, 1900, 2100 (D2004)
HSDPA 900, 2100 (D2005)
First released14 January 2014; 5 years ago (2014-01-14)
Availability by regionApril 2014 (UK)[2]
PredecessorSony Xperia E
SuccessorSony Xperia E3
RelatedSony Xperia E
TypeTouchscreen smartphone
Form factorSlate
Dimensions118 mm (4.6 in) H

62.4 mm (2.46 in) W

12 mm (0.47 in)
Mass120 g (4.23 oz)
Operating systemAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean, upgradeable to 4.4.2 Kitkat
System on chipQualcomm MSM8210 Snapdragon 200
CPU1.2 GHz dual-core Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 302
Memory512 MB RAM
Storage4 GB
Removable storageup to 32 GB microSD/HC card
Battery1,750 mAh
Display4 in (100 mm) diagonal LCD
800x480 px (233 ppi)
Rear camera3.15 MP Geo-tagging, face and smile detection, HDR, image stabilization, panorama
ConnectivityWi-Fi

DLNA
GPS/GLONASS

Bluetooth 4.0
OtherAvailable in black, purple and white

The Sony Xperia E1 is a low range[3] Android smartphone designed and manufactured by Sony. Under the codename Falcon SS and board Shuang, it was announced on January 14, 2014, along with the Sony Xperia T2 Ultra.[4] Released during the first quarter of 2014, the Xperia E1 has a dual SIM variant named the Xperia E1 Dual.[5]

Hardware[edit]

The Xperia E1 features a 4-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 by 480 pixels and a pixel density of 233 ppi.[6] It has a 3.15 megapixels camera capable of HDR pictures, 4 times smooth zoom and smile detection. On the inside, the Xperia E1 features a 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, a 1,750mAh Li-Ion battery, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage and microSD support up to 32GB.[7] Weighing 120 g, the device measures 118 mm by 62.4 mm by 12 mm. The phone includes an FM Radio and, for connectivity, Bluetooth 4.0.[8][6]

Due to the phone itself being music centric, the Xperia E1 includes a dedicated Walkman shutter button found atop the phone that controls the Walkman application and a shaking gesture that handles track navigation. It also includes a speaker capable of producing sounds up to 100 decibels.

Software[edit]

The Xperia E1 comes with Sony's stock Android 4.3 (Jellybean) with some notable applications additions such as Sony's Media applications (Walkman, Album and Videos). Additionally, the device also includes Sony's battery stamina mode which increases the phone's standby time up to 4 times. Several Google applications (such as Google Chrome, Google Play, Google Voice Search, Google search, Google Maps for Mobile with Street view and Latitude, Google Talk application) also come preloaded with the device.[7]

Variants [9][edit]

Model Model Number
Xperia E1 Single D2004, D2005
Xperia E1 Dual D2104, D2105
Xperia E1 TV Dual D2114

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Specifications". Xperia blog. Retrieved July 20, 2015.
  2. ^ "Sony Xperia E1 and Xperia T2 Ultra UK release date confirmed". 3G UK. January 16, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2014.
  3. ^ "E1 Budget Music Phone".
  4. ^ Smith, Chris (January 14, 2014). "Sony's Xperia T2 Ultra is the affordable phablet you've been waiting for". BGR. Retrieved February 11, 2014.
  5. ^ "Sony Xperia E1 Dual". Sony. Retrieved February 13, 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Sony Xperia E1 - Full phone specifications". GSM Arena. Retrieved February 13, 2014.
  7. ^ a b "Xperia™ E1". Sony. Retrieved February 13, 2014.
  8. ^ "Cheaper Sony Xperia phones are coming, but they're not for US". Trever Mogg. Digital Trends. January 14, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2014.
  9. ^ "Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 dual passes through FCC". Xperia Blog. January 1, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2014.

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