Sony launches the new budget phone Xperia E5 for the price-conscious consumer with efficient processing power, improved camera and long battery life.
Sony launches the new smartphone in the low price range, Xperia E5, which despite a small price tag delivers an overall good experience with upgraded specifications compared to last year’s Xperia E4.
Do you need a smartphone to cope with all the everyday small tasks such as checking Facebook and take pictures every now and then, but don’t see the need to throw 5,000 dollars after a top model?
So can the new Xperia E5 be a really good choice, because here you get the basic Android experience with the vast library of Android apps combined with efficient processing power.
Sony Xperia E5 has been upgraded on a share points from its predecessor. First there is designed, which is inspired from the new top models in Xperia X-series. The slightly thick Xperia E4 is therefore now also been all over 2 mm thinner and looks generally significantly more expensive than its price compared to its predecessor.
Under the new design hides a screen, which remains at 5 “, but where there has been a nice increase in screen resolution, so the HD-now get the plunger and thus consists of 720 x 1,280 pixels. In other words, you get a more detailed and clearer display than Xperia E4.
Improved processor with long battery life
Sony makes a big deal out of that highlight the new MediaTek processor consisting of 4 cores, which not only delivers a fine performance taken Prize given to games, videos, Internet browsing with 4 g speeds and other activities, but also is gentle in the face of the battery at 2,300 mAh. Therefore, promises Sony up to 2 days of battery life with the phone, so you don’t have to have it in the charger every single day.
It is often seen that with phones in this price range saved by memory and internal storage space for storing files, but not here. Sony has taken one step further and equipped Xperia E5 with 16 GB of storage, which can be expanded with additional 200 GB with an external microSD card. There you get 1.5 GB RAM, so you can have all kinds of things running, without the phone to complain about the fact that you have going on in too many things at once.
“Xperia E5 is a smartphone that doesn’t compromise on the performance expected in its segment. It is the perfect smartphone for those who want an affordable camera technology and design as we most often associate with more expensive mobiles, “ said Tsutomu Sato, Director of Product Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications.
Improved camera with lots of megapixels
Xperia E5 stands also out from its predecessor with the new camera, which consists of 13 megapixels rather than the previous 5 megapixel. Therefore, you will experience a much higher detail in the pictures you take. The same applies to selfiekameraet in front of that has gone from 2 to 5 megapixels.
Sony has equipped the camera with the so-called Auto Scene Recognition technology, in which the phone can even record what you are photographing, and then doing it automatically if a series of adjustments to the images to get the right mood.
Price and availability
The new Xperia E5 from Sony lands in the Danish stores in the end of June, at an affordable price at 1,499 crowns.
It is true that 500 dollars more than last year’s Xperia E4g, but with the improved design and the upgraded specifications, they are money well spent. Xperia E5 can be purchased in the two colors, Graphite Black and White.
Sony Xperia E5: Specifications
- Weights and measures: 144 x 69 x 8.2 mm, 147 g
- Screen: 5 “HD (1,280 x 720 pixels)
- Processor: Quad-core MediaTek MT6735 (4 x Cortex-A53 at 1.3 GHz)
- Graphics chip: Mali 720-MP2 (450 MHz)
- RAM: 1.5 GB
- Storage: 16 GB (can be supplemented with 200 GB via microSD card)
- Camera: 16 megapixel, autofocus, 3 x digital zoom, HDR-photos and Full HD video + 5 megapixel front camera
- Network: GSM GPRS (2 g), UMTS HSPA (3 g) and LTE (4 g) cat. 4
- Battery: 2,300 mAh (up to 2 days of battery life)
- Software: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow + Sony-adaptation
- Other: Nano-SIM card
- Colors: Graphite Black and White