Bigger, better and reasonably priced Sony

2015-06-13 08:43
Sony Xperia E4

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SONY’S entry level smartphone Xperia E4 sees major improvements from its predecessor, creating an all-round bigger, better and decently priced smartphone.

The E4 is almost unrecognisable from its previous models. On the exterior, the device sees an overall bigger body — the best way to describe it is being an E3 on steroids.

The device sees a 0,5-inch larger screen than the E3, with the five-inch display scratch-resistant and multitouch by up to four fingers — not featured in previous models.

The device features a five-megapixel camera on the rear and two-megapixel facing camera. The device can also record video at 1 080p.

The display of the E4 is seemingly sharper and more responsive than previous devices.

Under the hood, a quad-core 1,3 GHz processor runs the Android KitKat operating system and boasts a battery offering music playback for up to 48 hours.

Lower-priced Sony devices have become synonymous with longer-life batteries, and replaced perceptions that Nokia 3310s were the cellphones with the best batteries. The E4 is no different, with claims that the battery can last over 600 hours in standby mode. The device also noticeably charges much faster than other smartphones or tablets, even when plugged to charge in a PC.

Despite the huge improvements to the device, the E4 definitely does not feel like a premium product. The E4 is a good device for those still new to smartphones or the aunt who isn’t as tech savvy as the rest of the family.

The E4 is a good piece of technology with a very attractive price point, and for that it gets a six out of 10

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