Japanese handset maker Sony expanded its Xperia smartphone range with two new handsets - Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia E1.
The company did not reveal details about pricing and availability of the devices. But reports suggest that Sony is eyeing different international markets four its new smartphone range that also consists of dual SIM versions.
Sony Xperia T2 Ultra
The new Xperia T2 Ultra phablet sports a 6-inch HD Triluminos display (720p) and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system. The device packs a 1.4GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 13-megapixel main camera and a 1.1-megapixel front facing camera. Other features include 8GB internal memory which can be expandable by upto 32 GB via microSD card and 3000mAh battery with STAMINA Mode. The smartphone will come in two variants - Sony Xperia T2 Ultra and Sony Xperia T2 Ultra dual.
The Xperia T2 Ultra is said to be designed for emerging markets like China, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.
"Xperia T2 Ultra will lead the category through its combination of advanced display and camera technologies, it will bring large-screen entertainment in an amazingly portable form factor and it will do it all whilst providing incredible value for money," said Calum MacDougall, Director of Xperia Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications, at the launch event.
Sony Xperia E1
The Xperia E1 budget Android phone Walkman smartphone comes with a 4-inch WVGA display with 480x800 pixel resolution (233ppi pixel) and is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8210 processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. The phone has a dedicated key for Walkman features and comes with features like shake to shuffle. Other specs include 4GB of inbuilt storage, 1700mAh battery, 100Db speaker and ClearAudio+ mode and xLOUD technologies for better audio and music experience. Available in Black, Purple and White colour options, Xperia E1 customers will be given a 30-day free pass for Sony Entertainment Network service.
"Xperia E1 combines the best of Sony's audio technologies with a premium design and great hardware to create a smartphone for people who want to express themselves out loud. It's a new, music focused player in our Xperia line-up that is underpinned by the best of Sony's design, display and content offers," MacDougall added.