Sony says the smartphone is a budget offering, but offers no price
Sony has announced a new Android smartphone that it promises will be affordable. Considering that Sony hasn't offered up the price for the device, it's hard to say if it will be truly affordable or simply what Sony thinks is affordable. Sony has quite a history of adding significant premiums to products.
The smartphone is called the Xperia E, and it will be available in a dual SIM version called the Xperia Edual as well. The smartphone will run Android 4.1 and has a special sleep mode that will turn off Wi-Fi and data traffic as well as most applications to save battery life. The phone has a 3.5-inch display and a 1 GHz processor.
The phone has a 1500 mAh battery is removable promising long talk time and standby. The phone will be available in black, white, and pink colors and has HD Voice technology and noise cancellation tech built in. Pricing and availability are unannounced at this time.