Sony Xperia E5 announced: a stylish budget smartphone

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After a mysterious accidental reveal last week, the Sony Xperia E5 is finally ready to show its face. The new phone has solid mid-range ambitions, with Sony’s signature style, middling specs and a reasonable camera. There’s little here to really catch attention, but at a low-end €199 price point I guess you don’t need to do more than the basics — if you do them well.

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Sony Xperia XA Ultra announced: a titanic selfie machine

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Sony announced an enormous smartphone this week, the Xperia XA Ultra. The self-described ‘stylish selfie-cam masterpiece’ does have some impressive specifications, as it comes with a massive six inch 1080p display and a powerful 16-megapixel front-facing camera with flash and optical image stablisation. If you ever tire of selfies, there’s also a 21.5-megapixel rear camera with hybrid autofocus.

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