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Xperia X & Xperia XA: Sony’s Latest X Series Smartphones

Posted on the 31 May 2016 by Jyoti Arora @Jy0tiAr0ra

Adding to its lineup of Android smartphones, Sony has has ushered in the all new X series of smartphones by launching the XperiaTM X and


As always, Sony has made camera as highlight of these new smartphones too. Equipped with the the next generation Xperia camera, Xperia X & Xperia XA are capable of capturing superior quality photos in split-seconds. The devices can click a photo from standby to capture in about 0.61 seconds, thus making it easier for users to capture quick shots. The camera capabilities of Xperia X are further augmented by the new Predictive Hybrid Autofocus.

Xperia X offers 1/2.3" 23MP primary camera with 24mm wide Sony's G Lens. The rear camera of Xperia X is 13 MP with Extra high sensitivity wide angle and Sony Exmor RS™.

Xperia XA has 13MP primary and 8MP secondary camera with 88 degrees wide angle for capturing more in the frame. It too has hybrid autofocus technology. It also has a fast-launch camera button for quickly launching of camera.


Another highlight of Xperia X and Xperia XA is that they are equipped with Sony's smart battery management system and Qnovo's Adaptive Charging technology that can keep them running for upto two days with a single charge.

Xperia X has 2620 mAh battery.

XA has 2300 mAh battery.


Xperia X is equipped with 64 Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 650 processor, 3GB RAM and 32/64 GB storage (expandable upto 200 GB). It has 5″ Full HD 1080p TRILUMINOS Display with X-Reality for mobile and Dynamic Contrast Enhancement. The smartphone also has finger print sensor. It is LTE (4G)**/ LTE (4G) Cat 6 capable. It can take single/dual nano SIM. The operating system is Android Marshmallow

Xperia XA has 64 Bit MediaTek® MT6755 Processor, 2 GB RAM and 16GB internal storage (expandable upto 200 GB). It has 5" HD 720p display with Mobile BRAVIA engine 2 and Super Vivid mode. This single/dual SIM phone is LTE 4G / Cat 4 capable. The operating system is Android Marshmallow.


Both Xperia X and Xperia XA have curved glass display in a rounded frame. Xperia XA has a beautiful edge-to-edge display and a borderless design for better viewing experience. The smartphones have been designed to feel more comfortable in hand. And the curved display adds to the beauty of the devices.

Xperia X measures 143 x 69 x 7.7mm in size, weighs 152g and is available in White, Graphite Black, Lime Gold and Rose Gold colour options.

Xperia XA measures 143.6 x 66.8 x 7.9mm and weighs 137.4g. It is available in White, Graphite Black, Lime Gold, Rose Gold

AVAILABILITY, PRICE & OFFERS: Xperia X is priced at Rs. 48,990 and will be available in India from 7th June, 2016. It can be pre-booked at authorized Sony mobile dealers and Amazon ( starting from 30th May, 2016 (4 pm onwards). The introductory offers on the purchase of Xperia X include:

  • Sony LIV: Free 3 months subscription worth Rs. 299
  • Hungama Play: Free 3 months subscription worth Rs. 750
  • Kindle: Free e-book worth Rs, 1,000
  • Gameloft and Modern Combat: Pre-installed Full HD games with free credits worth Rs. 780 exclusively in Xperia X

Xperia XA is priced at Rs. 20,990 and will be available in India starting from the third week of June, 2016.

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