Sony Mobiles has today officially unveiled their all-new X Series by announcing three smartphones in the new series called as the Sony Xperia X, Xperia X Performance and Xperia XA at the MWC 2016 event in Barcelona. All the smartphones feature premium all-metal unibody design and run on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow based company’s customized UI laid on top.
“Sony Mobile will continue to create increasingly personalized and intelligent products and services that empower you to do more, and live more creatively than ever. Our products and services will connect you with each other and become essential and favorite parts of your lives,” said Hiroki Totoki, President, and CEO at Sony Mobile Communications.
Sony Xperia X Performance
The Sony Xperia X Performance is the most premium among all the devices and comes with powerful specifications. The smartphone features a 5-inch (1080×1920 pixels) full-HD Triluminos display and offers a pixel density of 441ppi. Under the hood, it comes powered by all-new 64-bit Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor clubbed with Adreno 530 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The device supports dual sim dual standby and runs on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box.
On the camera front, the smartphone sports a 23MP rear camera with Exmos RS sensor, f/2.0 aperture, Predictive Hybrid Autofocus and LED flash. On the front, it has a 13MP snapper with f/2.0 aperture to capture stunning selfie images in any lighting conditions. It has 32GB of inbuilt storage and also includes a microSD card slot for expansion upto 200GB. Connectivity options on the device include 4G-LTE, NFC, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, GPS and microUSB 2.0 port. The handset powers a 2700mAh battery and also supports Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging technology. The dimensions of the device measure 143.7 x 70.4 x 8.7 mm and weighs around 164 grams.
Sony Xperia X
The Sony Xperia X is the slightly downgraded variant of the Xperia X Performance and also sports impressive specifications. The smartphone sports similar 5-inch 1080p Triluminos display and comes equipped with Snapdragon 650 hexa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz coupled with Adreno 510 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The handset comes backed by a slightly smaller 2620mAh battery and also supports Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging technology. Apart from the different processor and battery, rest of the specifications are similar to the high-end Sony Xperia X Performance.
Sony Xperia XA
The Xperia XA is the perfect mid-range device and also comes with more than decent features. The Xperia XA flaunts a 5-inch (1280×720 pixels) HD curved edge-to-edge display offering a pixel density of 294ppi. Under the hood, it comes powered by MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 64-bit octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz paired with Mali-T860 GPU and 2GB of RAM for smooth performance of the device. The smartphone supports dual sim dual standby and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box.
It has 16GB of internal storage and also includes a microSD card slot for expansion upto 200GB. On the photographic section, the smartphone comes with a 13MP primary camera with LED flash and an 8MP front-facing camera for video calling and perfect selfie images. Connectivity options on the device include 4G-LTE, GPS, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi and microUSB 2.0 port. The handset packs a 2300mAh battery with Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging technology support. The dimensions of the Xperia XA measures 143.6 x 66.8 x 7.9 mm and weighs around 137 grams.
The Sony Xperia X Performance, Xperia X, and Xperia XA comes in White, Graphite Black, Lime Gold and Rose Gold color options. The company announced that the new X series will roll-out starting from Summer 2016 but did not mention any pricing details.