Sony Xperia XA2 Specifications, Features, Price and Release Date

Sony recently launched three new Xperia phones at the CES 2018 held in Las Vegas. They are two mid-range handsets. the Sony Xperia XA2 and the Xperia XA2 Ultra, and an entry level phone known as Xperia L2, which ushers a ne design language and focus on endurance. In this post you will get to see the Sony Xperia XA2 full specifications, features, price and release date, while subsequent posts will contain same details of the Xperia XA2 Ultra and Xperia L2.

Sony Xperia XA2 Specifications, Features, Price and Release Date

Sony Xperia XA2 Features

The Sony Xperia XA2 came with a Snapdragon 630 chipset, which replaces the MediaTek Helio P20 chipset of the last year’s model, Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Specifications, Price With Pros and Cons. It also has a 3300mAh battery (unlike the 2700mAh battery of the XA1) with a quick charge 3.0 feature, which makes it easier or your phone to charge rapidly when it eventually runs out to zero percent.

The Sony Xperia XA2 also have what is more than an extra battery capacity, as it has also gotten a larger 5.2 inch FullHD display, which replaces the 5 inch 720p of the XA1. It has a 3GB RAM and a 32GB internal storage, which can be expanded via the use of a microSD card slot. The one downside about the Sony Xperia XA2 is that it came with a hybrid SIM slot, which means you have to forfeit one SIM of yours if you are planning to expand the memory with a microSD card.

When you compare the design of the new Xperias to that of last year, you will observe some notable difference. For example the main camera has been moved from the left corner to the central axis of the back, in line with the fingerprint sensor. For sure, the new Xperias now come with a rear-mounted always on finger print sensor, which will finally work in the US as well. The circular OmniBalance power button retired with the Z5 generation has made a great comeback.

Looking at the camera department, the Sony Xperia XA2 came with a 23MP rear camera and an 8MP ultra wide fixed-focus camera at the front, which captures all your friends when you try to take a groupie. The Xperia XA2 came with the latest Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box, with Sony’s minimal customizations on top.

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Sony Xperia XA2 Specifications

NETWORK

TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat13 600/150 Mbps
GPRSYes
EDGEYes

 

LAUNCH

Announced2018, January
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2018, February

 

BODY

Dimensions142 x 70 x 9.7 mm (5.59 x 2.76 x 0.38 in)
Weight171 g (6.03 oz)
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

 

DISPLAY

TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.2 inches, 74.5 cm2 (~75.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~424 ppi density)
Multi touchYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)

 

PLATFORM

OSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 630
GPUAdreno 510

 

MEMORY

Card slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB
Internal32 GB, 3 GB RAM

 

CAMERA

Primary23 MP (f/2.0, 24mm, 1/2.3″), phase detection autofocus, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Video1080p@30fps, HDR
Secondary8 MP (f/2.0, 23mm, 1/4″) autofocus, 1080p

 

SOUND

Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
 – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

 

COMMS

WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, aptX, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFCYes
RadioTo be confirmed
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host

 

FEATURES

SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
BrowserHTML5
 – Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor

 

BATTERY

 Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery

 

MISC

ColorsSilver, Black, Blue, Pink

Sony Xperia XA2 Release Date

The Sony Xperia XA2 will be released from February 2018, and shipment will comment the same mount. For now, there is no official announcement concerning the exact date, but be rest assured of getting the update right on this spot.

Sony Xperia XA2 Price

The Sony Xperia XA2 price is yet to be announced. There will be an update of the official price right on this spot when it announced and confirmed.

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