Sony announced the Sony Xperia E3 smartphone on September 2014 and released it the same month that comes up with Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) up-gradable to v5.0 (Lollipop) and is planned to upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow). This phone has a dimension of 137.1 x 69.4 x 8.5 mm (5.40 x 2.73 x 0.33 in) having thickness 8.5 mm and weighs about 143.8 grams. This phone supports GSM/ HPSA/ LTE network configurations. It uses Micro-SIM technology. The display is of 16M colors and has IPS LCD capacities touchscreen. The screen size is 4.5 inches and the screen-to-body ratio is 58.6%. The screen resolution is 480 x 854 pixels which is exactly 218 ppi pixel density. It supports multi touch up to 2 fingers and comes up with Shatter proof glass.
It has got Qualcomm MSM8926-2 Snapdragon 400 chipset and CPU comprises of Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 processors. The GPU used is Adreno 305. The internal memory available is 4 GB and it contains 1GB RAM. It supports a micro SD card that could be expanded upto 32GB (dedicated slot). The primary camera comprises of a 5 MP, autofocus, LED flash camera while the secondary is VGA camera. The video quality is 1080p@30. The camera has got the features like geo tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR and geo tagging mode. The microphone jack is 3.55mm and contains loudspeakers. The bluetooth version is 4.0, A2DP. The WLAN supported are Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, and hotspot. The GPS technology used is A-GPS, GLONASS. It supports NFC connection. It also contains FM radio with RDS. The browser is HTML5. It also comes with proximity, accelerometer and compass sensors. The USB available is microUSB v2.0 with USB hosting. The battery used is Non-removable Li-Po 2330 mAh battery having Stand-by upto 706h (2G) /upto 661h (3G), Talk time upto 12h 20min(2G)/ Upto 8h 41min (3G) and music play upto 49h along with the endurance rating of 75h. The colors available is Black, White, Yellow and Copper. The available models are Sony Xperia D2203, D2206, D2243, D2202. The main disadvantages of this phone are this phone has low screen resolution also the thick bezels make the device bigger than 4.5″ peers and the battery isn’t user