The Sony Xperia XA looks fantastic and its camera's great, but its poor battery life and screen let it down.

Sony Xperia XA review

The Sony Xperia XA is a new and affordable 5-inch Android phone that aims to win your attention with its eye-catchy looks and futuristic, edge-to-edge display.Powered by the Helio P10 system chip that is often used in even more affordable phones out of China, the Sony Xperia XA Smartphone is no performance beast, nor does it claim to have a ground-breaking camera or amaze with battery life. Apart from the wow-inducing edge-to-edge screen, this really is your run-of-the-mill Android phone that does not seem to stand out with anything else at first look.

sony xperia xa smartphone

sony xperia xa smartphone

The Sony Xperia XA is powered by octa-core MediaTek MT6755 processor and it comes with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 200GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Sony Xperia XA packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.The Sony Xperia XA runs Android 6 and is powered by a 2300mAh non removable battery. It measures 143.60 x 66.80 x 7.90 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 137.40 grams. The Sony Xperia XA is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, FM, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the Sony Xperia XA phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.

Sony Xperia XA – Full specifications

Design

The Sony Xperia XA is a fairly good-looking phone and its cool edge-to-edge screen is the one feature that makes it stand out among its rivals. The slightly tapered towards the edges screen makes it easier for your finger to glide along the glass surface, and this type of design also makes side bezel almost non-existent, so that the phone can be very narrow and more compact. We don’t think this is a game-changer in any way, but such an edge-to-edge screen is nonetheless a nice feature to have. It’s great to look at, for sure.

Camera and Storage

The Single SIM cell phone is stacked with an essential camera of 13MP which catches fantastic picture. At the back of the camera, there is a LED glimmer which helps with taking clear pictures in low light. The camcorder records recordings at For selfie significant others, there is a 8MP camera too. To deal with the capacity needs, the Xperia XA houses an inner memory of 16GB which can further be extended up to an astounding 200GB.

Battery and Connectivity

The Sony Xperia XA is supported by a 2,300mAh li-particle battery that gives plentiful talktime on 3G. The gadget is provisioned with an assortment of availability choices like 4G,Bluetooth, Wi-Fi , GPS among others. It additionally accompanies inbuilt components like Accelerometer, Compass, Light sensor and Proximity sensor.

sony xperia xa dual sim smartphone

sony xperia xa dual sim smartphone

Display

This Sony Xperia Mobile boasts of it 12.7 cm full HD display with curved glass. Sony has designed this phone for the sole purpose of the best viewing experience and performance. The curved edge display adds to the overall design statement of the Xperia XA. The display stretches to the full width of the phone and uses the Mobile BRAVIA engine 2. It is also provided with a Super-Vivid Mode.

Operating System

This advanced mobile phone features a Google Android 6.0 Operating System. The 64-bit Octa-core MediaTek Helio processor combined with the Android operating system makes this phone highly reliable and totally lag-free.

Processor

The Sony Xperia XA hosts a 64-Bit Octa-Core processor which makes multitasking as easy and lag-free as possible. The 64-Bit Octo-Core processor enhances performance and the 2GB RAM makes the phone suitable for high speed utilizations.

(Expected) Best Price in India: Rs. 15890/-