- The phone was launched in London
- Pricing has not yet been revealed
- Xperia XA2 Plus will be made available in August 2018
Sony Xperia XA2 Plus is the latest smartphone from the Japanese phone maker’s bandwagon. Announced in London on Wednesday, the handset comes with features such as a 23-megapixel rear camera, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and support for 4K video recording. Colour variants of the Sony Xperia XA2 Plus include Black, Green, Gold, and Silver. While pricing has not been revealed, the handset will be made available in late August 2018. Additionally, a new leather-like style cover stand for the Sony Xperia XA2 Plus has been launched in Black and Silver colour options.
“Our super mid-range line inherits everything we love about the Sony innovations at the premium end of our portfolio,” said Hideyuki Furumi, Executive Deputy President at Sony Mobile Communications. “Xperia XA2 Plus further improves on that with a reimagined 18:9 display, Sony’s Hi-Res Audio and powerful camera technology, to offer a unique content consumption and creation device for consumers at this section of the market.”
Sony Xperia XA2 Plus specifications
The Xperia XA2 Plus comes in single-SIM (Nano) and dual-SIM (Nano) variants, runs Android Oreo out-of-the-box, and sports a 6-inch full-HD+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC, paired with 4GB/ 6GB of RAM. Internal storage variants include 32GB and 64GB, which is expandable via microSD card (up to 400GB).
In the camera department, the Xperia XA2 Plus bears a 23-megapixel rear sensor with Hybrid autofocus, 84-degree wide-angle lens, and support for 4K video recording. On the front, the handset sports an 8-megapixel 120-degree wide-angle sensor with f/2.4 aperture for selfies and video calling. There is a 3,580mAh battery under the hood, with support for Qnovo adaptive charging and Quick Charge 3.0.
Connectivity on the Xperia XA2 Plus includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and USB Type-C. There is a fingerprint sensor on the back of the smartphone. Dimensions of the phone are 157x75x9.6mm and weight is 205 grams.