Sony surprised some with the idea of a new series of smartphone at MWC 2016. Here, the X-series first and foremost is mid-range smartphones which are but in the high-end area. See the article for more information.
Sony has unveiled usually always another model of Z-series to the MWC, which was this year but not the case. Rather than draw attention to itself with a possible Xperia Z6, it brought the X-series, which is basically an evolution of the Z series. But come to the individual smartphones before we enter closer to Sony’s strategy.
Sony Xperia XA
The Sony Xperia XA is intended first and foremost as middle-class Smartphone, what you can also quickly see the specs. But the appearance, it can play in the upper class quickly. While placing on plastic processing, what comes across but elegant. We have a 5-inch edge-to-edge display, that with 1280 x 720 pixels resolves (294 ppi). This one has a display/front page ratio of 71.8% due to the edge of the almost missing. Inside works, the mediocre Mediatek Helio P10 an OCTA-core processor with a clocking of 2 GHz.This should be enough for everyday tasks and simple games. To do this, you can get a 2 GB large amounts of RAM and a 16 GB internal memory, which is expandable via microSD card. Sony sets even when this device on a good camera, so you install a 13 strong MP Exmor RS sensor on the back, which comes with a hybrid auto focus. On the front, you get a 8 MP lens, which has 88 degree wide angle thanks to one and can thus capture more.
The Smartphone is also a 2300 mAh large battery that stay two days according to Sony. In addition to Android Marshmallow, we find LTE cat 4, 4.1 Bluetooth and NFC. The mass be 143.6 x 66.8 x 7.9 mm and overall it weighs 137,4 grams. It should come at the price of €299 end of may in the colors white, graphite black, lime gold and Rosé gold in trade.
Sony Xperia X
The more upscale middle class is represented by the Sony Xperia X. Here, you can get much time as when the XA, including a higher resolution in the same display size. The full-HD resolution increases the pixel density on 441 ppi, with the front page display ratio slightly to 69.6%. Also inside is set to a more powerful processor, namely the Snapdragon 650. This consists of six cores, which are clocked at 1.8 or 1.4 GHz. The memory is increased to 3 GB and also the internal memory is 32 GB single SIM version. The dual-SIM version comes with 64 GB, where both models are extensible.
When the camera is which solves 23 megapixels, where it has made an improvement in the auto focus while like when the Xperia Z5 on the same sensor,. Predictive hybrid auto focus should together with the Sony alpha DSLR engineers developed were his and ensures faster focusing for objects that move. Also on the front of the camera has been upgraded; you installed a 13 MP lens one to provide significantly better Selfies. The 2620 mAh powerful battery should arrange for 2 days duration, where one uses a new technology, which will double the battery life (Qnovo’s Adaptive charging technology). In addition to the latest Android version, we find Bluetooth 4.2 NFC. LTE CAT 6 and hi-res audio again in or DNC (digital noise cancellation. The Smartphone with 142.7 x 69.4 x 7.9 mm has nearly the same mass as the XA weighs but due to the back of the metal and the significant materials 153 grams. It will appear in the same colors as the XA for a price of €599 in the trade.
Sony Xperia X performance
Basically taken the differences between the Xperia X and X do not are big performance. We have a much more powerful processor with the Snapdragon 820, whose 4 kerne maximum 2.2 GHz are clocked.Otherwise, we have an IP68 certification, which is missing from the other devices. In addition to a slightly larger battery (2700 mAh) it has LTE Cat 9 instead of CAT 6. The colours white and graphite black is the rear panel made of brushed metal and actually the differences are. Unfortunately, this model not in Germany is available. Here again the official video: