Sony Xperia E Smartphone
Sony Xperia E Sony

Japanese electronics major Sony will reportedly roll out its much-anticipated smartphone, Xperia E, as early as February 2013.

"UK MOBILE RETAILER Carphone Warehouse has revealed that the Sony Xperia E will be arriving on its shelves in February", reported The Inquirer.

Carphone Warehouse has not confirmed the February date, but the company website said that the mid-range smartphone is expected to be released soon.

Sony first unveiled the Xperia E smartphone on Dec 5.

"Consumers looking to take their first steps into the world of Xperia smartphones would be well advised to look at Xperia E or Xperia E dual. They are perfect for those seeking affordable access to the quality and functionality more traditionally associated with high-end Android smartphones," said Calum MacDougall, Director Xperia Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications.

The Sony Xperia E smartphone is expected to come in single and dual-SIM variants.

Key Specifications of Sony Xperia E includes:


Sony Xperia E


3.5-inch HGVA display, 320x480 pixels

with 262, 000 colour TFT screen


Android 4.1 OS (Jelly Bean)


1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7227A



Internal memory

512 MB

Storage capacity

Up to 4GB

Additional slot

microSD (expandable up to 32GB)


3.2-megapixel with 4x Zoom, with FWVGA

Video recording

Extra specs

Multi-touch point screen

(up to 2 fingers supported),WALKMAN app,

with x-LOUD technology


1530 mAh, up to 8 hours of video

playback time


115.7 grams


Needs to be updated

The Sony Xperia E smartphone is expected to first see a debut in the UK and the US. The launch dates for India and other Asian markets are still under wraps.