Sony Xperia E1

price N/A | launch Mar, 2014

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 3 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Very compact and lightweight
  • Stylish
  • Decent build quality
  • Android interface with the pleasant Xperia UI
  • Decent day-to-day performance powered by an upgraded Snapdragon 200 processor
  • Comfortable on-screen keyboard
  • Dedicated Walkman button and a rich music app
  • Good bundled earphones
  • Good audio quality
  • Good web browser performance

What We Didn't

  • Underwhelming display, with washed out colors and ordinary viewing angles
  • Mediocre camera
  • Video recording borders with unusable, appears choppy
  • Average loudspeaker
  • Average battery life

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.3, Upgradeable to 4.4
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4 inches
Screen Resolution480x800 pixels (~ 233 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
  • Scratch Resistant
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity
Processor/RAM
Processor1.2 GHz, Dual Core, Qualcomm MSM8210 Snapdragon 200
GPUAdreno 302
RAM512 MB
Memory
Internal Memory4 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 32 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1750 mAh
Battery Standby551 hrs
Battery Talktime9.20 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Music Listening Time: 81.5 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 9.5 hrs
Dimensions
Weight120 gm
Thickness12 mm
Camera
Camera3.0 MP
Other Camera Features
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • HDR
  • Image Stabilization
  • Panorama
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • SensMe and SensMe slideshow
  • Gesture input
  • Senser-on-lens
  • STAMINA Mode
  • TrackID music recognition
  • xLoud Experience
  • Shake control
  • 3D and motion gaming
  • Sony Entertainment Network
  • WiFi Direct
  • Smart Connect
  • Xperia Link
  • Movies Application
  • WALKMAN Application
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average brand rating
2.78/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Average
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys