Sony announces Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia E1 smartphones with Android 4.3
Sony today announced its two new smartphones, dubbed as Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia E1. Both the smartphones also come in dual-SIM variants and run on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system out of the box. While Sony Xperia T2 Ultra is targeted to the large-screen smartphones segment, the Xperia E1 is set for the mid-range segment.
Starting with the massive beast, Sony Xperia T2 Ultra has a 6-inch Triluminos display with 1280 x 720 pixels (HD) resolution. Sony said that the display is extends to within 2.5 mm of the phone’s edges, this maintains the wideness of the smartphone similar to a standard credit card. The Xperia T2 Ultra is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8928 chipset with a 1.4GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM. The smartphone has 8GB internal storage along with microSD card support for expansion up to 32GB.
The Xperia T2 Ultra has a 13-megapixel camera on the rear with Exmor RS for mobile sensor and a 1.1-megapixel camera is available on the front with Exmor R sensor. The smartphone has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, NFC and a microUSB port. The Xperia T2 Ultra dual has dual-SIM support on GSM and WCDMA networks. The smartphone packs with a 3000mAh battery and comes with Battery STAMINA Mode for power efficiency.
On the other hand, Sony Xperia E1 is the new mid-range smartphone with a 4-inch WVGA display. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8210 chipset with a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU and 512MB of RAM. There is 4GB on-board storage along with microSD card support. The smartphone has a 3.15-megapixel camera on the rear and there are usual connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a microUSB port. The Xperia E1 dual has additional dual-SIM support on GSM and HSPA+ networks. The smartphone packs with a 1750mAh battery.
Sony has not revealed any detail about the pricing and availability of both the Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia E1 smartphones though both the smartphones are likely to reach the global markets in the later part of the first quarter.