The Japanese tech conglomerate Sony has launched another brand new smartphone under the Xperia series, dubbed as the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus in India with a price tag of Rs.24,990. Available in three colors variants-blue, black, and gold, the handset will go on sale from today onwards. Earlier, during the IFA 2017 tech event held in Berlin, the company first unveiled the Xperia XA1 Plus handset and as per the company, this smartphone engineered for those users who are interested in ‘good media consumption experiences’.
Coming to the specifications, the Xperia XA1 Plus sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution and accompanied by the Sony’s recent borderless design. Under the hood, the handset is powered by a MediaTek Helio P20 SoC clubbed with 4GB of RAM, Mali T-880 MP2 GPU, and 32GB of internal storage capacity. The native storage is further expandable up to 256GB through the microSD card slot.
On the optics front, the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus flaunts a 23-megapixel Exmor RS shooter with 24mm wide-angle f/2.0 aperture lens and hybrid autofocus at the rear end. On the front, an 8-megapixel snapper is placed 23mm f/2.0 aperture lens which is brilliant in low-light photography. The handset runs on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS and houses a massive 3430mAh battery with Quick Charge 2.0+ fast charging capability.
The Japanese tech giant mentioned at the launch event, “The Sony XA1 Plus is designed to ensure a long lasting performance over the smartphone’s lifetime. Stamina Mode extends the battery lifetime just when you really need it, whilst Qnovo Adaptive Charging technology and Battery Care work together to maintain the long-term health of the battery by monitoring its health and adjusting the charging current accordingly to avoid damage and maximise its lifespan.”
Dimension wise, the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus measures at 155x75x8.7mm and weighs only 190 grams. Another interesting feature of this handset is it features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor placed on the power button. All the modern day connectivity options like 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, NFC, GPS, and Bluetooth 4.2 comes packed with the box.