Sony Xperia X Performance-24

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
RAM 3GB 3GB 2GB
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.

Have you pre-ordered an Xperia X device? Has it arrived yet? Are you in love? Leave a comment below!