Sony presents us by surprise the new Xperia XA2 Plus, a new member of their mid-range that it binds to the current Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra. The device bears a great resemblance to this last, but their main novelty is that we went to a screen format 18:9. A change in the design which we have already seen with the Xperia XZ2, and gradually begins to reach the rest of the Sony models.
The Xperia XA2 Plus is a mobile six-inch, Snapdragon processor 630 and a rear camera 23 megapixel. Following the experience of their brothers-in-hand offers very good sensations and fortunately, at this XA2 Plus it has reduced the weight and the width of the terminal. We’re going to meet him.
technical Sheet of the Sony Xperia XA2 Plus
Sony Xperia XA2 Plus
4 / 6 GB
32 / 64 GB + microSD (up to 400GB)
3.580 mAh + QC 3.0 + Qnovo
23MP, Exmor RS, ISO 12800, f/2.0, 84th, 4K video
8MP, f/2.4, 120°, portrait mode
Dimensions and weight
157 x 75 x 9.6 mm
Android 8.0 Oreo
LTE Cat 12, GPS, BT 5.0, GLONASS, USB type-C, NFC, dualSIM, Clear Audio+, LDAC, aptX, radioFM
six-inch Screen in the format 18:9 and body with Gorilla Glass 5
The Sony Xperia XA2 Plus incorporates a screen of 6-inch with FullHD resolution+ format 18:9. Thanks to this, and comparing it to the XA2 Ultra we have a mobile phone, slightly less tall, five millimeters less wide and has lightened the weight. In spite of this, there is still plenty of room for improvement since we are still at 9.6 mm thick and 205 grams of weight.
the body of The XA2 Plus is all-metal, protected by Gorilla Glass 5, and with side frames virtually non-existent. The fingerprint reader is located at the rear.
inside we have a processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, quite common in the average range. Will accompany 4GB or 6GB along with 32GB and 64GB of storage, depending on the version chosen. For the battery we have 3.580 mAh battery along with Quick Charge 3.0 through the port USB type-C. not to mention the adaptive load Qnovo the mobile phones of Sony have been offering for years.
rear Camera 23 megapixel and front with mode bokeh
For paragraph photo we have a rear camera 23 megapixel with Exmor RS and a lens of aperture f/2.0. In a sector where the dual camera has been imposed at all levels, Sony is still betting on a single sensor more megapixels. The rear camera can record 4K video and slow-motion video up to 120fps. In addition to offering an ISO sensitivity up to 12800.
To the front, unlike the Xperia XA2 Ultra, we have a single camera of 8 megapixel camera, with a wide-angle of 120 degrees, a lens of aperture f/2.4 and the ability to add effects and beauty mode bokeh to blur the background.
NFC and Hi Res audio
Sony offers us a mobile mid-range with very good connectivity and details that are appreciated. The Xperia XA2 Ultra adds NFC, radioFM, USB type C and comes with compatibility with all the nomenclature acoustics of the moment: HiRes Audio, LDAC, DSEE HX, Sony, Clear Audio+, Clear Bass, compatibility with Qualcomm aptX HD and Bluetooth 5.0.
Android 8.0 Oreo is the version of the operating system that you will find a layer of customization with apps, and details of Sony but is highly optimized and does not move away, especially, from the layer of stock.
Versions and price of the Xperia XA2 Plus
The Xperia XA2 Plus will be available in colors black, silver and green with an estimated price of 399 euros in Europe. You will arrive at the end of August and will be available in versions nanoSIM and dualSIM. A sheath made of leather is adjustable in black and silver colour will be available next to the Xperia XA2 Plus.
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