Breaking News

Sony Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra Launched at CES 2018: Features and Specification

As you are aware of the CES 2018, many big brands are bringing their best. Companies like, LG, Samsung and many such more have launched their best flagship mobile and other goods. Joining the race, Sony has joined CES 2018 by bringing the Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra. The new Xperia series smartphones are specifically designed to cater the growing demand for self-portrait shots (aka selfies). Both the models will start hitting global markets from February 2018 to offer upgrades over the previously launched Xperia XA1 and Xperia XA1 Ultra.

Both models also bear Sony's 23-megapixel Exmor RS sensors on the rear cameras. The smartphones feature single-SIM and dual-SIM variants, and we can expect Sony to launch the latter variants in India. Among the two, the Sony Xperia XA2 features a 5.2-inch full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) display that is protected with a Corning Gorilla Glass panel. The Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra, on the other hand, has a 6-inch full-HD display.

The other major change between the Sony Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra is the front camera setup. The Xperia XA2 has a single, 8-megapixel, 1/4-inch Exmor R for mobile image sensor with 120-degree, f/2.4 wide-angle lens. Contrarily, the Xperia XA2 Ultra sports a dual selfie camera setup - comprises a 16-megapixel, 1/2.6-inch Exmor RS for mobile sensor with optical image stabilisation (OIS) equipped 88-degree, f/2.0 wide-angle lens and an 8-megapixel, Exmor R for mobile sensor with 120-degree, f/2.4 super wide-angle lens. The primary 16-megapixel camera sensor also supports sensitivity of ISO 6400 in addition to the default ISO 3200 on the secondary 8-megapixel camera sensor.

Both the new Android Oreo-based Sony Xperia smartphones are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC. The Xperia XA2 has 3GB of RAM, while the Xperia XA2 Ultra has 4GB of RAM. The smartphones have a 23-megapixel Exmor RS camera sensor that comes in 1/2.3-inch size and has 84-degree, f/2.0 wide-angle lens. The camera sensor has hybrid autofocus and supports 4K video recording in addition to the company's proprietary SteadyShot functionality.

Sony has provided 4G LTE in addition to connectivity options such as FM radio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port on both the new smartphones. There is also 32GB internal storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). The smartphones have dual-SIM and single-SIM versions. Further, the Xperia XA2 packs a 3300mAh battery, whereas the Xperia XA2 Ultra has a 3580mAh battery. Both support Qnovo Adaptive Charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technologies apart from Sony's proprietary Smart Stamina mode.

The Xperia XA2 has Silver, Blue, Black, and Pink colour options. On the other hand, the Xperia XA2 Ultra is available in Silver, Blue, Black, and Pink colour options.


No comments