Alongside with the newly announced Xperia XA2, Sony also introduced Xperia XA2 Ultra at the ongoing CES event in Las Vegas. It is an upgraded version of Xperia XA Ultra that was launched in May 2017. The phone features the same screen size and resolution as it predecessor, but packs a more powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset.
The RAM has been increased from 3GB to 4GB, and this comes in 64GB storage option in addition to the standard 32GB storage version. What’s more? The camera has experienced a notable upgrade. The Xperia XA2 Ultra sports not just one but dual front-facing cameras for pro-selfie shot. The rear camera has also been upgraded from 21.5MP to 23MP when compared with the former version.
The phone runs Android 8.0 Oreo mobile operating system; has a fingerprint sensor at the back, and is backed by a 3580mAh battery with fast charging.
Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Specifications
- 6-inch Triluminous display with Full HD (1920×1080) resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass protection; Image Enhance Technology
- 64-bit 2.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform, Adreno 508 GPU
- 4GB RAM
- 32GB /64GB built-in storage (expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card)
- 23-megapixel rear camera, f/2.0 aperture, 1/2.3″ Exmor RS sensor, Hybrid Auto Focus, 84-degree wide-angle lens, LED flash
- 16-megapixel front-facing camera, 1/2.6″ Exmor RS sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 88-degree wide-angle lens; secondary 8-megapixel front camera, f/2.4 aperture, 1/4″ Exmor RS sensor, 120-degree wide-angle lens
- OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
- Fingerprint sensor
- Dual SIM (region dependent)
- Connectivity: WiFi 802.11ac dual band, Bluetooth 5 LE, 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, GPRS/EDGE, GPS/A-GPS + GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
- Battery: 3580mAh, Quick Charge 3.0, Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging technology
- Dimensions: 163 x 80 x 9.5mm
- Weight: 221 grams
- Colour(s): Black, Blue, Pink, Silver
Sony is yet to reveal its pricing and availability details.
Updates (January 31st, 2018)
Sony has finally revealed the availability and pricing details of its Xperia XA2 Ultra smartphone for U.S market. The phone costs $449.99 and it will be out for purchase from February 16. Best Buy will also be selling the Xperia XA2 Ultra in the U.S.