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Published on October 13th, 2014 | by Guest


Sony Xperia E3: Splendid KitKat powered budget smartphone

With the ‘Diwali Festive Season’ approaching nearer, the Indian smartphone market is getting heated every day. Almost each and every Indian and International Smartphone brand has introduced new range of smartphone devices, which could taste huge sales figures in this month. Following the same road, Sony had launched a budget friendly smartphone device, the Sony Xperia E3 with a price tag of Rs. 11, 999 (Single-SIM) in India. The Xperia E3 Dual-SIM variant is launched with a price tag of Rs. 12, 999 in India.

The Sony Xperia E3 was unveiled at IFA 2014, held few days back in Berlin, Germany. This smartphone is available in three vibrant colour options, white, black and lime. Running on Google’s Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, the Sony Xperia E3 targets budget smarthone buyers, who want to taste high-end smartphone experience without paying a huge amount.

If you are planning to gift the Sony Xperia E3 to your loved ones for this Diwali, or you are looking to buy one for yourself, here we bring you a one-on-one introduction with this smartphone.

Sony Xperia E3 – Specifications



The Sony Xperia E3 flaunts a 4.5-inch (850 x 854 pixels) IPS Capacitive Touch-screen display, which produces 16M vibrant colours at a rate of 218 pixels per inch. The multi-touch feature allows only 2 fingers together on the screen. This display is protected by a shatter proof glass.

Processor & RAM

For a smooth performance, the Xperia E3 features a Qualcomm MSM8926-2 Snapdragon 400, 1.2GHz Quad-Core Processor supported with 1GB RAM and Adreno 305 GPU. You won’t any trouble while playing HD games and applications on this smartphone. At its offering price tag, this hardware configuration could be called worth an offering.

Operating System

The Sony Xperia E3 runs on the latest Google Android 4.4.2 KitKat Operating System out-of-the-box. This smartphone should get at least one more OS update in future. However, there is no official word about the same.


If you love capturing moments on the go, the Sony Xperia E3 will offer you a 5 Megapixels (2592 x 1944) autofocus rear camera coupled with an LED flash. Other features include HDR, face detection, touch focus, geo-tagging, Panorama and more. For your video calls and selfies, this smartphone houses a VGA secondary camera on its front, which is disappointing. Sony should have added at least a 2 Megapixels front facing camera.


Sony Xperia E3 offers 4GB of on-board memory, which can be expanded using a MicroSD card. The user can add a MicroSD of up to 32GB on the Sony Xperia E3.

Connectivity & Battery

The connectivity features on Sony Xperia E3 include 3G, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, GPS, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot, GPRS with EDGE, GLONASS, NFC, USB, USB Host, MicroUSB and more. Sony Xperia E3 is fuelled by a non-removable 2330mAH Li-Ion battery, which claims up to 706 hours of stand-by, 12 hours 20 minutes of Talk time and up to 49 hours of Music Play.

About the author – The author is an expert in mobile technology and loves to write about different handsets launched. He has listed the specifications of Sony Xperia E3 for the readers to make an informed buying decision.

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