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Surprise! Sony Officially Announces Xperia X Lineup, With Snapdragon 820-equipped X Performance

Xperia X all (1)

A brand-new product line

While LG and Samsung’s official announcements were riddled with leaks, Sony has managed to keep their newest phones under wraps before their announcement. Meet the newly launched Xperia X lineup. One of those phones is their first ever Snapdragon 820-equipped smartphone, the Xperia X Performance.

Xperia X Performance Colours (1)

Like its namesake, the X Performance is aimed at delivering the very best mobile performance possible in a handset. Sporting a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and the same design language that made their previous top-end Xperia phones great.

Sony Xperia X Performance preliminary specs

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 5-inch full HD curved display, 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • 32GB of storage, expandable via microSD
  • 23-megapixel rear camera, predictive hybrid AF with flash
  • 13-megapixel front camera
  • 2700mAh battery
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Xperia XA Colours

The Xperia XA on the other handĀ focuses on camera, battery and design. The device features an edge-to-edge display with a slight curve, as well as a 5-inch HD display, MediaTek MT6755 processor, 2GB of RAM and a 2300mAh battery. While battery capacity is not stellar, Sony says that it’s capable of up to two days of continuous use using their smart battery management. It also uses Qnovo Adaptive Charging tech.

Sony Xperia XA preliminary specs

  • Mediatek MT6755 processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 5-inch HD display, 1280 x 720 resolution
  • 16GB of storage, expandable via microSD
  • 13-megapixel EXMOR RS rear camera with AF and flash
  • 8-megapixel front camera
  • 2300mAh battery
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow

 

Xperia X Colours

Right smack dab in the middle of the two phones is the Xperia X, sporting Qualcomm’s new 650 hexa-core processor, and a next-generation camera with Predictive Hybrid AF. Just like its other brothers, the Xperia X sports a slightly curved glass display in its body.

Sony Xperia X preliminary specs

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 5-inch full HD curved display, 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • 32GB/64GB of storage, expandable via microSD
  • Single SIM/Dual SIM
  • 23-megapixel rear camera, predictive hybrid AF with flash
  • 13-megapixel front camera
  • 2620mAh battery
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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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