Sony Xperia XA1 and Xperia XA1 Ultra debuted at the Mobile World Congress 2017 Barcelona (MWC). The Sony Xperia XA1 is the smaller in the lot with a 5-inch screen while its big brother Xperia XA1 Ultra has a 6-inch screen.
Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra
Design wise, both the smartphones resemble the previously launched Xperia XA smartphone a lot. Starting with larger Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra, this phone features a 6-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display, and it is powered by a 64-bit MediaTek Helio P20 octa-core (quad core 2.3GHz + quad core 1.6GHz) SoC with Mali T880 MP2 900MHz GPU and 4GB RAM. The phone offers 32GB and 64GB of internal storage, that is expandable further via a microSD card slot (up to 256GB).
In terms of optics, the phone sports a 23MP rear Exmor RS image sensor with hybrid autofocus, 24mm wide-angle lens, 5x zoom, f/2.0 aperture, and HDR mode. There’s a 16MP Exmor RS sensor at the front with front flash, f/2.0 aperture, 23mm wide-angle lens, OIS, and autofocus. The smartphone, that runs on latest Android Nougat, it will draw power from a 2,700mAh battery. Connectivity options include LTE Cat6/4, LTE (4G), UMTS HSPA+ (3G), and GSM GPRS/EDGE (2G).
Sony Xperia XA1
The smaller Sony Xperia XA1 smartphone features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display, sports a 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, and a 2,300mAh battery unit. The front camera is at 8MP with no front flash or OIS. All the other specs details remain the same as the Xperia A1 Ultra smartphone.
Both phones include ‘Xperia Actions,’ a latest software feature that Sony claims can learn user habits and automatically change settings and manage apps according. An example from the company’s press release says: “when you go to bed your Xperia can learn your bedtime routine and automatically adjust the screen brightness and call volume.”
Both smartphones will be made available in Spring in White, Pink, Black, and Gold colours. Sony will also launch a matching Style Cover Stands alongside in White and Black colours, with a range of complementary accessories. Price of the smartphones will vary depending upon the regions.