When many companies announcing their smartphones with Snapdragon 820, how Sony could miss this. Sony has also brought Xperia X Performance with Snapdragon 820 CPU, and those who like compact smartphone will love this model for sure. Along with Xperia X Performance, there are 2 more smartphones Sony has announced; Xperia X and Xperia XA.
Sony Xperia X Performance
Sony Xperia X Performance features Premium metal finish, 144.8 x 71.1 x 7.6 mm mm dimension and weighs 165 grams. If you are looking for a smartphone with great design, Xperia X Performance is much more attractive compared to LG G5 and Galaxy S7 that has also been announced recently. It will be available in many colors; Graphite Black, White, Lime Gold and Rose Gold.
Xperia X Performance is compact smartphone, those who want large display would probably skip this model, but those who love compact phone and want a smartphone that can fit in their pocket easily, will love the device.
Sony Xperia X Performance features a 5-inch Full HD Display (1920 x 1080 pixels), 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM (expandable with MicroSD up to 200GB), Snapdragon 820 CPU, Adreno 530 GPU, 2700 mAh battery, and it runs Android Marshmallow OS. Out of 32GB ROM, users will have 20GB available storage to use for their files.
As far as camera is concerned, Xperia X Performance features a 23-megapixel camera equipped with LED Flash, 1/2.3” Exmor RS sensor, 5x Clear Image Zoom, 24mm wide-angle G Lens, f/2.0 Aperture etc.. Front camera is 13-megapixel that features f/2.0 Aperture, 1/3” Exmor RS Sensor, 22mm wide-angle lens. This 13-megapixel camera can certainly capture much better Selfies compared to other high-end models that have been announced recently.
Some other features are also included in Xperia X Performance, like NFC, Google Cast, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.2, Clear Audio+, S-Force Front Surround, Stereo Recording etc.. It will be available with single as well as dual SIM.
Here are some images of Xperia X Performance
Sony Xperia X
Sony Xperia X is little downgraded variant of Xperia X Performance. It will be available with single as well as dual SIM. Single SIM variant will be available with 32GB ROM, and dual-SIM will have 64GB ROM. On top of that, you can use MicroSD card, up to 200GB.
Sony Xperia X features hexa-core Snapdragon 650 CPU, Adreno 510 GPU, 2620 mAh battery etc.. It also features the same design but with 142.7 x 69.4 x 7.9 mm dimension and 153 grams weight. It looks exactly Xperia X Performance does, so it is hard for someone to recognize which one you have got.
There is no other difference between Xperia X and Xperia Performance, they both have the same RAM, Display, Resolution, camera and other features.
Sony Xperia XA
Xperia XA is for those Xperia fans who can’t afford to buy Xperia X or Xperia X Performance. It is also available in Graphite Black, Rose Gold, White and Lime Gold color. It weighs 137.4 grams and dimension is 143.6 x 66.8 x 7.9mm.
Xperia XA features a 5 inches HD Display (1280 x 720 pixels), 2Gb RAM, 16GB ROM (MicroSD card can also be used, up to 200GB), MediaTek Helio P10 CPU (MediaTek MT6755), 2300 mAh battery, 13-megapixel rear camera, and 8-megapixel front camera with 88 Degree wide-angle lens. Xperia XA will also be available with dual as well as single SIM. It doesn’t feature a Finger Print Scanner.
Pricing and Release Date
Sony Mobile US has give the option to preregister for Xperia X and Xperia X Performance. It seems Xperia XA will not be launched in the US.
You can preregister for all three models on Sony Mobile UK website.
Sony Xperia X and Xperia XA has been listed in Amazon Germany for 599 Euros and 299 Euros respectively. However, Sony has not said anything about the pricing and availability yet. Such Pricing suggests that Xperia X Performance may cost over 800 Euros.