There is huge market for dual sim smartphones in Asian countries, particularly India. Many people in India do prefer dual sim phones from Sony, Samsung, HTC, etc instead of Micromax, Lava or Karbonn phones. For some, the brand doesn’t matter at all as they look just for specifications and features, and so the company which provides maximum value for their money, they go for it. In a bid to capture the low segment dual sim phone market in India, Sony has finally released Sony Xperia E Dual C1605 smartphone at price of Rs.10,990. The handset comes with bundled offer of free Sony Headphone (Model name of headphone -MDR-ZX100A, worth Rs. 1,490). As far as specifications are concerned, this is entry level android phone with dual sim capabilities. It has 1GHz single core cortex-A5 processor and 512mb RAM. It has a single rear camera of 3.15mp with vga video recording support. The camera module doesn’t have flash. It doesn’t have front camera. Xperia E Dual has screen size of 3.5 inches and display resolution of 320*480 pixels. The phone runs Android 4.0.4 ICS, athough it is upgradeable to Jelly-Bean as reported. It supports 3G network and downloading speed of 7.2mbps on 1st sim card. Internal memory is 4 GB, although user-available memory is limited to approx 2GB only. However, it does support external micro-sd card of upto 32GB. Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, etc are there. Sony Xperia E Dual comes with 1530mAh battery. Take a look at its full specifications below:
- Screen Size of 3.5 inch (8.89 cm).
- Display Resolution: 480x320
- Display Type: , capacitive
- CPU: 1GHz processor
- There is 512mb RAM.
- It comes with internal memory of 4 GB.
- WiFi- yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, 2.1
- Primary Camera at the rear: 3.15 megapixel
- Front-facing camera- No
- Out of box, it is loaded with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich.
- Battery Juice of 1530mAh.
If this phone is compared with dual sim phones from Micromax, Lava or Karboon; Sony Xperia E dual doesn’t stand a chance, but many users prefer highly reputed brands like Sony when making purchase. So, it all comes down to brand preference, otherwise there are much better dual sim android mobile alternatives available in market today.