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Sony’s Xperia XA1 And XA1 Ultra Are Meant For The Mid-range

Along with the high-end Xperia XZ Premium, Sony has also launched two new phones meant for the mid-range market. The XA1 and XA1 Ultra are advertised by the Japanese firm as having a borderless edge-to-edge design, much like most of the high-end products announced during the show so far.

 

Sony Xperia XA1 specs

  • 2.3GHz MediaTek Helio P20 octa-core processor
  • Mali T880 MP2 900MHz
  • 3GB RAM
  • 5-inch HD display with Image Enhance Technology, 720 x 1280 resolution
  • 32GB storage, expandable via microSD up to 256GB
  • 23-megapixel, 1/2.3-inch Exmor RS rear camera, Hybrid AF, SteadyShot, LED flash
  • 8-megapixel, 1/4-inch Exmor R AF front camera, SteadyShot
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, Qnovo Adaptive Charging
  • 2,300mAh battery
  • Android 7.0 Nougat

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra

  • 2.3GHz MediaTek Helio P20 octa-core processor
  • Mali T880 MP2 900MHz GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 6-inch Full HD display with Image Enhance Technology, 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • 32GB/64GB storage, expandable via microSD up to 256GB
  • 23-megapixel 1/2.3-inch Exmor RS rear camera, Hybrid AF, SteadyShot, LED flash
  • 16-megapixel 1/2.6-inch Exmor R AF front camera, SteadyShot, OIS
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, Qnovo Adaptive Charging
  • 2,700mAh battery
  • Android 7.0 Nougat

The XA1 has a 5-inch HD display to go with that borderless edge, octa-core 2.3GHz MediaTek Helio P20 processor, 3GB of RAM and 23-megapixel rear camera coupled with a 8-megapixel front. The XA1 Ultra has a bigger 6-inch display to got with that Ultra moniker, 4GB of RAM and the same 23-megapixel rear camera, though the selfie camera has been upgraded to 16-megapixels.

The Xperia XA1 is set to be released on April for around $300, while the XA1 Ultra will be released this summer, without a price attached to it yet.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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