Sony may not be the first company American customers contemplate when considering a new smartphone. This may change starting today, however, as two more installments in the Japanese conglomerate’s new Xperia X series are now officially on sale at participating US retailers, including Best Buy and B&H Photo. Specifically, the high-end Xperia X Performance and lower end Xperia XA models are now available for purchase. The upper-mid range model, known simply as the Xperia X has been on sale in the USA since June, and the jumbo-sized Xperia XA Ultra is expected to go on sale in just 4 days, on Sunday July 24th.
For pricing and color variation details, please consult the following descriptions:
The Sony Xperia X Performance costs $699.99. It comes with a free 128GB SanDisk microSD card. All four color variants are available: Graphite Black, White, Lime Gold, and Rose Gold.
The Sony Xperia X costs $549.99. It comes with a free 128GB SanDisk microSD card, however customers who pre-order from B&H will also get a pair of Samsung Level U Wireless Headphones (Black Sapphire) along with the extra memory. It also comes in all four color variants Sony is producing: Graphite Black, White, Lime Gold, and Rose Gold.
The Sony Xperia XA Ultra will be available on July 24th for a price of $369.99. It comes with a free 64GB SanDisk microSD card. It is only going to be sold in three colors: Graphite Black, White, and Lime Gold. It is possible Rose Gold will also be sold but there is currently no listing page provided.
The Sony Xperia XA costs $279.99. It comes with a free 64GB San Disk microSD card. It will be sold in all four colors Sony is producing: Graphite Black, White, Lime Gold, and Rose Gold.
Here is a quick comparative table for the three Xperia X family models currently on sale:
|Xperia X||Xperia X Performance||Xperia XA|
|Display||5″ Full HD 1080p||5″ Full HD 1080p||5” HD 720p|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 650||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor||MediaTek MT6755|
|Storage||Up to 32GB, expandable up tp 200GB via microSD.||Up to 32GB, expandable up tp 200GB via microSD.||Up to 16GB, expandable up tp 200GB via microSD.|
|Camera||Rear: 23MP 1/2.3” Exmor RS with Predictive Hybrid AF.Front: 13MP 1/3” Exmor RS, 22mm Wide Angle Lens F2.0||Rear: 23MP 1/2.3” Exmor RS with Predictive Hybrid AF.Front: 13MP 1/3” Exmor RS, 22mm Wide Angle Lens F2.0||Rear: 13MP 1/3” Exmor RS with Hybrid AF.Front: 8MP Exmor R|
|Misc||Android M, 2620 mAh battery, fingerprint sensor.||Android M, 2700 mAh battery, fingerprint sensor.||Android M, 2300 mAh battery.|
For information on the upcoming plus-sized Xperia XA Ultra, please refer to our post here.
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