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Sony launches its mid-range Xperia XA1 smartphone with premium camera experience in India

The Xperia XA1, along with the Xperia XA1 Ultra, were first unveiled at the Mobile World Congress 2017 earlier this year.
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April 11, 2017

Sony India has announced the launch of its mid-range model in the refreshed X series, the Xperia XA1. The Xperia XA1, along with the Xperia XA1 Ultra, were first unveiled at the Mobile World Congress 2017 earlier this year.

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The Xperia XA1 features a borderless design to make the most of the edge-to-edge 720p display with a diamond cut-like finish on top and bottom. Of course, the highlight of the smartphone is its high-end camera setup. The XA1 packs in a 23MP rear camera with a large 1/2.3” Exmor RS for mobile sensor, bright F2.0 lens, and superior lowlight capability. There’s also an 8MP front camera with a 23mm wide-angle lens.

Xperia XA1 sports Type-C USB port and comes bundled with a quick charger UCH12 within the box, which gives you hours of battery life with just a few minutes of charging.

Sony Xperia XA1 Specifications

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

Available in three colors – White, Black, and Pink, the Xperia XA1 will be available in all Sony Center and major electronic stores across India at a price of ₹19,990 ($310). While not a power-horse in terms of specifications, the Xperia XA1 looks great and boasts of a solid camera. What are your thoughts on this new mid-range device from Sony?