Sony has launched its “super mid-range” Xperia XA1 in India. The refreshed “X” series Sony Xperia XA1 was first introduced in February at MWC this year.
The successor to last year’s XA model, the XA1 features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display and in Sony’s words the ‘edge-to-edge’ screen supported by display technologies to deliver a crisp, sharp viewing experience.
Sony was unveiled in both single SIM and dual SIM variants, but sony will only sell the dual SIM (Nano-SIM + Nano-SIM) 4G VoLTE variant in India. Inside the Xperia XA is powered by an octa-core 64-bit MediaTek Helio P20 (quad core 2.3GHz + quad core 1.6GHz) processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. The internal storage is 32GB, which can be further expanded via a microSD card (up to 256GB).
The Sony Xperia XA1 features a 23-megapixel primary rear camera with Exmos RS sensor, f/2.0 aperture, Hybrid AF and an LED flash. The front camera is an 8-megapixel auto focus camera.
The Sony Xperia XA1 runs latest Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. The handset measures 145 x 67 x 8mm and weighs 143 grams. It is backed by 2300mAh battery which uses USB Type-C for fast charging.
The Sony Xperia XA1 dual-SIM is priced at Rs. 19,990. It will be available in three colour options – White, Black and Pink. Consumers will be able to purchase it from today through all Sony Center and major electronic stores across India. Sony is bundling a quick charger UCH12, an in-ear style headphones, USB Type-C cable within the box, and buyers will also get free 3 months of Sony LIV app subscription.