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Sony’s Xperia E Dual up for pre-orders in the U.S.


Xperia E Dual, the latest cost-friendly dual SIM Android smartphone from Sony is now up for pre-orders in the U.S. The SIM free Xperia E Dual is available with a price tag of $199.99.

Back in December, Sony officially launched the sleek device with its global availability set to Q1 of this year. After hitting the European markets as the most affordable Android phone running Jelly Bean, Xperia E Dual is heading towards United States.

The 3.5-inch scratch-resistant display of the smartphone offers a touchscreen experience enfolded in the resolution of 320×480 with a pixel density of 165ppi. Xperia E Dual sports a single-core 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor along with Adreno 200 GPU, a 512MB of on board RAM and a 4GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 32GB via MicroSD card.

In addition to a VGA front-facing camera, the device features a 3.2MP auto-focus camera on the rear end that can capture videos at 480p. It runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich which is even upgradeable to 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Xperia E Dual is capable of transferring data up to 86 kbps via GSM GPRS; up to 237 kbps via GSM EDGE; and, up to 7.2 Mbps via UMTS HSDPA. With Xperia E Dual, users can easily activate their frequently used SIM card with just a touch, and can even set a certain time of the day when a specific SIM card gets operational automatically.

Moreover, it offers support for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, DLNA, and GPS. The smartphone measures 4.33×2.43×0.43 inches and weighs 136 grams. It also sports a 1,500mAh standard battery. Even users can track the battery life of their device using a special app simultaneous to monitoring their data usage charges.

The pre-orders have been commenced, and the willing customers can grab the either champagne or black model of the device next week without any shipping charges if they per-order it now from Sony’s online store.

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