Splendid KitKat-powered budget smartphone
Display, Design and Configuration
The Sony Xperia E3 shows off a modest 4.5-inch TFT Color display with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels and a pixel density of 218 ppi. The multi touch display has support for up to 10 fingers and is capable of staying fresh by resisting scratches and fingerprints thanks to the shatterproof glass and resilient corners. With a thickness of 8.5mm and a weight of 143g, it can be carried around conveniently.
The CPU under the hood is a 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex A7 loaded on Qualcomm MSM8926-2 Snapdragon 400 chipset. It is supported by 1GB RAM and Adreno 305 so that you can stream high quality videos, run multiple apps or browse intensive tasks on the web without any hassle. It runs on Android v4.4 KitKat OS.
Camera and Storage
The Sony Xperia E3 impresses with its 5MP autofocus rear camera which can snap at the maximum resolution of 2,592 x 1,944 pixels, is capable of shooting 1080p videos at 30fps and supports HDR, geo-tagging, panorama, touch focus, image stabilization and face detection. It is accompanied by a VGA front snapper. It has a standard 4GB internal memory expandable up to 32GB.
Battery and Connectivity
The Sony Xperia E3 is fuelled by a 2,330mAh Li-ion battery promising more than 8 hours of talk time and up to 661 hours of standby time in 3G networks. Connectivity functions are executed by 3G, Wi-Fi Direct, LTE (market specific), Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP Wi-Fi hotspot, GPS/AGPS and USB Host.
The Sony Xperia E3 is a nice colourful package whose main aim is to flaunt style and power without burning a hole in your pocket. It flaunts the latest perks from Android and boasts of powerful configuration along with seamless connectivity options. It is available in four colours namely white, copper, yellow and black.