Sony’s upcoming Xperia E4 entry-level phone gets leaked [images and specs]

Along with new flagship smartphones, Sony is also expected to launch fresh low-cost handsets and the Xperia E4 could be the first to go official in the new lineup. The device has made its appearance in a leak and a great deal of information about it has been revealed.

The Sony Xperia E4 is the fourth member of the popular entry-level lineup and it continues the tradition of delivering a premium design at an affordable price. Well, the official retail tag for the phone is still a mystery. But we do know that the handset will be an eye-catchy one.

Sony Xperia E4

As you can see in the image above, the device takes on the OmniBalance approach which is also used for its flagship Xperia Z series. GSMArena is reporting based on information provided by Teleguru that the phone will have a high quality plastic construction with a ceramic feel.

Also read: New Sony Xperia Z4 leak says flagship handset will have 5.2″ display, Snapdragon 805

Like its predecessors, the Xperia E4 will also arrive in multiple variants. For now, we know that it will go official with the model number E2105 which carries a single SIM card slot and the E2115 that has dual SIM housings. Android 4.4.4 KitKat will ship with the device and an update to version 5.0 Lollipop will reportedly arrive in first half of 2015.

Sony 2015 Smartphone Design

Here are the leaked Sony Xperia E4 specs which come straight from the company’s Swedish branch:

– Android 4.4.4 KitKat (upgradable to 5.0 Lollipop)
– 1.3GHz quad core MT6582 processor w/ Mali 400 graphics
– 5-inch 960 x 540 pixel LCD panel
– 1GB RAM
– Single and dual SIM options

The Sony Xperia E4 is expected to make its debut at the MWC 2014 and it’s most likely to reach the market by the end of March for around $200.