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Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Specs and Price

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Sony Xperia XA2 Plus
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The mid-range category is the most competitive market at the moment which is why Sony has dimmed it fit to update their mid-range Xperia line with the Sony Xperia XA2 Plus release. Like the others, the smartphone maintains a similar build except for the change in aspect ratio to 18:9 as well as the same set of chipset. An addition worthy of mention is the high-resolution audio feature that improves music experience on the smartphone. Besides this, there is really no significant upgrade to be mentioned.

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Key Specs and Features

  • 6.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 x 1080 pixels (402 ppi)
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630 with 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB built-in storage space, up to 400GB with a memory card
  • 23MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear(
  • 3, 580mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus

Design and Display

Despite its slender look, the Sony Xperia XA2 has a rectangular look mostly because of not too curved edges. The smartphone is made of metal which according to Sony is a diamond cut material. It also features the latest trends like minimal bezel at the side but has a rather obnoxious top and bottom bezel. In comparison to other XA2 series, the smartphone is a tad thicker and weighs more probably due to the additional features put in.

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Nothing changes regarding the display relative to the other Xperia XA2 models with just about the same size and resolution. In case you are a big screen fan, the smartphone will sooth you well with a convenient 6.0-inch of LCD sporting a 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution. The display has an added protection with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 covering the entire screen.

Battery and Camera

You would be able to enjoy a long time of usage on the Sony Xperia XA2 with the decent capacity it carries and powering the specs it comes with should be no problem. That being said, the smartphone ships with a non-removable 3, 580mAh battery and Quick Charge 3.0 which is said to give you hours of battery life in minutes.

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Sony is well known for its good cameras and the Xperia XA2 does not disappoint in this aspect either. The back panel has a large-sized 23MP camera which is capable of capturing 4K videos and also comes with the ‘bokeh effect’ as well as a number of other interesting features. On the front yard, you’ve got a wide-angle 8MP camera that also boasts of background blurring making your portrait shots more beautiful.

Hardware and Software

At the core, driving the different functions on the smartphone is the same processor present in the Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra. The smartphone is having a Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630 processor together with an Adreno 508 GPU for managing graphics which includes how good gaming will be on your smartphone.

This is one of those smartphones with two variants and in this case, the RAM and storage space makes them different. There is one with a 4GB/32GB combination while the other has 6GB/64GB both expandable to 400GB of storage space. The smartphone comes with some pre-installed apps, an indication that the Android 8.0 Oreo is not a stock OS.

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Pricing and Availability

The smartphone will go on sale for about 145, 000 Naira from online stores and smartphone retail outlets depending on your location and the deal.

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Specs

Here are a few specs of the Sony Xperia XA2 Plus:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630
  • GPU: Adreno 508
  • Memory: 4GB/6GB RAM
  • Colours:  Silver, Black, Gold, Green
  • Dimension: 157 x 75 x 9.6 mm
  • Weight: 205g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM

Display

  • Display: 6.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2160 pixels (402 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Camera

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 400GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO:
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO:
  • 4G LTE: LTE-A (3CA) Cat 12 600/150Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, AptX
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 3.1

Messaging

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

Entertainment

  • Music Player: MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

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

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery: 3, 580mAh non removable Li-Ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: July 22nd, 2018