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Sony Xperia X Performance Specs & Price

Sony Xperia X Performance is the same as the regular Xperia X in most regards, including in terms of the awesome offerings you get in the camera department. However, as it name suggests, this phone is designed for better performance, with a more powerful CPU and greater RAM under the hood.

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Sony Xperia X Performance

Design and Display

In terms of appearance, there appears to be no difference between the Sony Xperia X Performance and its other lower-end brothers. It features similar curved display and rear panel with premium metal finish.

However, this one offers a waterproof design which the others lack, meaning it will likely survive a swim. The stunning 5-inch TRILUMINOS display boasts a Full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels and promises exciting movie watching and gaming.


The Sony Xperia X Performance offers the same awesome pair of snappers the regular Xperia X is equipped with. The heavy-duty 23-megapixel snapper, which is said to launch in less than 0.03 seconds, features an f/2.0 aperture lens and lightning-fast Predictive Hybrid Autofocus.

Sony Xperia X Performance can be used to shoot Full HD (1080p) videos and is designed for impressive low-light photography. You will also get the amazing 13-megapixel front-facing camera for awesome wide-angle selfies.

Hardware and Software

A peer on the inside will reveal a more powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. This means Sony Xperia X Performance will deliver the best of performance among the three new Xperia X series smartphones.

The robust CPU gets ample support from RAM of 3GB capacity for seamless multitasking. Onboard storage capacity is at 32 GB and this is expandable via a microSD card slot by another 200 GB. Operating system of choice is latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Miscellaneous Specifications

The Sony Xperia X Performance will have juice supplied to it by a 2,700mAh Li-Ion battery. It comes with powerful stereo speakers and has Hi-Res Audio certification for rich sound that excites the ear. The phone supports blazing-fast 4G LTE connectivity.

You will also get Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP, LE and apt-X as well as dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with Wi-Fi Direct and hotspot for wireless connectivity.

Pricing and Availability

Sony Xperia X Performance is not yet available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy it at leading online stores in the country. Sony Xperia X Performance Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N155,000 to N200,000 depending on your location in Nigeria.

Sony Xperia X Performance Specs

Here are a few specs of the Sony Xperia X Performance:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Processor: Snapdragon 820 Dual-core 2.2 GHz , dual-core 1.6 GHz
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, White, Rose-gold, Gold
  • Dimension: 144.8 x 71.1 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight: 165 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Optional Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.0-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels, multi-touch
  • Display Protection: Oleophobic coating


  • Rear Camera: 23MP Camera, HD Video 1080p @30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR, Macro mode
  • Front Camera: 13MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card Support: MicroSD
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 150 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes USB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
  • Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps:

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No


  • Battery: Li-Polymer 2700 mAh battery (Non-Removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Sony Xperia X Performance Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: August 1st, 2019
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