Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Specifications, Price With Pros and Cons

Sony, the Japanese handset manufacturer, broke the stage in the 2017 Mobile World Congress by launching two of the most impressive smartphones so far; the Xperia XZs and Xperia XZ Premium. The Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra we shall be looking at in this post, actually missed the center stage during the MWC 2017 but it is a device worth buying as well.

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Specifications, Price With Pros and Cons

The Xperia XZ and XZ Premium that made limelight in the MWC 2017 are actually high end phones, and might not be pocket friendly to some class of phone users. The Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra is pocket friendly and at the same time features some exciting specs you will enjoy as a smartphone user. Let us have an overview of the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra specifications, price and features, revealing some pros and cons you need to know before buying.

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Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Features


Front Flash

The Japanese handset manufacturer have equipped the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra with the most powerful camera ever seen in a smartphone, a 16MP camera. Additionally, the Sony Exmor RS for mobile sensor ensures that the selfie camera produces clear and sharp pictures when clicked. The front camera is also equipped with a soft LED flash, this ensures that even in low ligh the performance still produces top notch output.

6 Inch Edge-to-edge Screen

The amazing and most talked about feature of the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra is its massive 6 inch display screen. The screen extends edge-to-edge, which means that there is negligible bezel on the sides. This alone, makes the display to have a stunning appearance.

Double-digit megapixels in both the front and rear camera

When you talk about camera quality in smartphones, Sony should be the first brand that should come to your mind. They have been maintaining same standards in all their devices, and the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra is not left behind in this feature as well. The rear panel of the Xperia XA1 Ultra comes with a 23MP camera and the front a 16MP camera that we has already talked about before. Both of the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra cameras are equipped with Sony Exmor RS sensor, which is known for its crisp and clear images.


Onovo Adaptive Charging

The Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra will be coming with a 2700mAh battery, this capacity seems too small for heavy users, but it comes with fast charging ability which covers up for it. Sony have equipped the Xperia XA1 Ultra with Onovo Adaptive charging, which adjusts currents while charging is going on. This prevents the battery from degrading fast and makes it last longer.

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Poor Battery

The poor battery capacity of the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra that we just talked about is the major downside of this phone. It is coming with a battery capacity of just 2700mAh which is too small and might not be able to power the smartphone for a longer period.

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Specficiations

General Specifications

  • Launch Date:    12 Jun, 2017 (Expected)
  • Price: Rs. 26,999 (Expected)
  • Brand:           Sony
  • Model:            Xperia XA1 Ultra
  • Colour:          Silver, Pink, Gold, Black
  • Form Factor:            Bar
  • Category:      Smartphone / Phablet
  • Dual Sim:      Yes
  • Sim Card:      Dual Nano Sim
  • Waterproof: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner:        No
  • Network:       LTE + LTE
  • Operating System: Android V7.0 (Nougat)
  • Metal Body:  Yes
  • Dimensions:   165 x 79 x 8.1 mm
  • Weight:          188 Grams

Processor & RAM

  • Processor:   1.5 GHz Octa Core 64-bit
  • Chipset:   MediaTek Helio P20
  • RAM:  4 GB
  • GPU:  Mali-T880 MP2


  • Internal Storage:     64 GB
  • Expandable Storage:        Up To 256 GB
  • Card Slot:     Micro Sd Card


  • Size:   6 Inches (Extra Large)
  • Screen:          Full HD IPS Display
  • Sensors:       Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Identity Sensor
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1920 Pixels, Full HD
  • Pixel Density:          367 ppi
  • Colours:   16M
  • Keyboard:    Touch
  • Stylus:           Yes
  • Other Input Features:        Multi-Touch


  • Rear Camera:          23 MP
  • Front Camera:         16 MP
  • Rear Flash:   Single LED Flash
  • Front Flash: LED Flash
  • Rear Camera Sensor:        Exmor RS
  • Rear Camera Aperture:     f/2
  • Front Camera Aperture:    f/2.0
  • Rear Camera Features:     Geo Tagging, Slow Motion
  • Rear Auto Focus:   Hybrid Autofocus
  • Video Recording:   2160p@30fps, 4K
  • Zoom:            Digital Zoom


  • Battery Capacity:    2700 mAh
  • Battery Type:           Li-Ion, Non Removable
  • Wireless Charging:            No
  • Quick Charging:   Yes

Calling & Messaging

  • Phone Book:           Unlimited
  • SMS:  Yes
  • MMS:  Yes
  • Instant Messaging:            Yes
  • Email: Yes


  • GPRS:            Yes
  • 2G:      GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G:      HSDPA 2100 MHz / HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
  • 4G:      LTE / LTE
  • VoLTE :  Yes
  • WiFi:   Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth:    V4.0
  • GPS:   GPS/ A-GPS
  • NFC Support:            Yes
  • Infrared:          No
  • USB Port:     Type C
  • Edge: Yes
  • HDMI: No
  • Miracast:         Yes
  • USB OTG:     Yes
  • USB Type-C:            Yes


  • Radio:            Yes
  • Headset:         Yes
  • Audio Format:         WAV, MP3
  • Video Format:          DivX, MP4, 3GP
  • Speaker:       Yes

Additional Information

  • Items in the Box:     Handset, Battery, Charger, Data Cable, Headset And User Guide

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Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Launch Date

The Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra launch date in India is expected to take place on the 12th of June, 2017.

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Price

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra price in India is expected to start from Rs. 26,999 and it will be available once it is released to the market by the brand. The real price will also be made known after the release date.


    1. Nicolas Verret September 21, 2017
      • SpecsPriceBuy Editorial September 21, 2017

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