Sony Xperia XA1 a mid-range smartphone launched in India with 23-megapixel rear camera, Android Nougat

April 13, 2017

The Sony Xperia XA1 mid-range smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs 19,990, at all Sony Center &major electronic stores across India.

To recall, the smartphone was first unveiled at the Mobile World  Congress (2017) together with Sony Xperia XZs, Xperia XZ Premium, and Xperia XA1 Ultra. It’s being touted as a mid-range device with premium photographic capabilities. The smartphone boasts a diamond cut finish at the top and bottom, along with aluminum sides which the makes it a compact device.

Sony Xperia XA1 specs

  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Display: 5-inch HD 720p | Corning Gorilla Glass
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Processor Type: MediaTek Helio P20 Octa Core 64bit (Quad Core 2.3GHz + Quad core 1.6GHz)
  • Primary Camera: 23MP | Hybrid Autofocus | 1\/2.3” Exmor RS for mobile image sensor | 24mm wide-angle F2.0 lens
  • Secondary Camera: 8MP | 23mm wide-angle lens F2.0 | 1/4″ Exmor R for mobile image sensor
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB inbuilt; expandable up to 256 GB with a microSD card
  • Battery 2,300 mAh | Qnovo Adaptive Charging | Quick Charging (MediaTek PumpExpress 2.0)
  • Dimensions: 145 x 67 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 143g

Sony Xperia XA1 Features

Available in 3 colors – White, Black, and Pink, the Xperia XA1 will be available from 11th of April in all Sony Center and major electronic stores across India at a price of ₹19,990 ($310). While not a power-horse when it comes to specs, the Xperia XA1 seems nice and boasts of a solid camera. There’s 32GB internal storage, of which about 22GB will likely be available to users. The memory, however, will be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card. The smartphone additionally features a 2,300mAh battery with Quick Charging support and Sony’s STAMINA mode for extended battery life. Connectivity options embrace dual-SIM card slots, Wi-Fi, 4G VoLTE support, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, and USB Type-C port. On software figure, the Xperia XA1 runs on Operating System Android Nougat out-of-the-box.

What are your ideas on this new mid-range Xperia XA1 device from Sony?