Sony Xperia E4g: LTE smartphone priced at 120 Euro
Sony has officially announced the Xperia E4g, a slightly smaller and LTE-enabled version of the original Xperia E4. The 4.7-inch smartphone will be launched this April in various markets around the globe. The Japanese manufacturer announced the availability of two versions of the smartphone. The single-SIM version of the Xperia E4g will cost around 120 Euro, while the dual-SIM version will be priced at 129 Euro. These are attractive prices for an LTE Android smartphone.
The Xperia E4g features a 4.7-inch display with a resolution of 960 by 540 pixels. Under the hood there's a 64-bit MediaTek MT6732 chipset that features a quad-core ARM Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz and an ARM Mali-T760 GPU. As far as the memory is concerned, the LTE smartphone comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of integrated storage space. Users can expand the internal memory by up to 32GB via the microSD card slot.
Other specs include a 5MP primary camera on the back, a VGA front-facing camera, aGPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, microUSB 2.0, and an FM radio. These hardware components are powered by a large 2300 mAh battery, one that Sony says will offer a talk time of almost 13 hours and a standby time of 653 hours.
Design-wise, the Sony Xperia E4g features a plastic build with rounded corners and rounded edges. The official dimensions for the Sony Xperia E4g are 133 x 71 x 10.8 mm at a weight of 135 grams. The smartphone will be available in either black or white. On the software side, the handset will run Android 4.4.4 Kitkat. At the moment, there is no word from Sony on a potential update to the 5.0 Lollipop, the latest version of Android.