Deal: Sony Xperia X Compact now costs just $299

Deal: Sony Xperia X Compact now costs just $299
Officially released in the US in September for $499.99, the Sony Xperia X Compact can now be purchased for $200 off via Best Buy and Amazon. As of this week, both retailers are selling the Xperia X Compact for just $299.99, though Amazon is still listing the Blue version of the handset at $399.99 (the phone's price from November). Free standard shipping and US warranty are included.

While the 4.6-inch 720p display of the Xperia X Compact may make this device too small for many, there are certainly plenty of users out there who wouldn't mind owning such a compact smartphone. At $299, the features of the Xperia X Compact are attractive regardless of its size, including a Snapdragon 650 processor, a 23 MP rear camera, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of expandable internal memory, and up to two days of battery life (under normal use).

Right now, the Sony Xperia X Compact is running Android Marshmallow, but an update to Android 7 Nougat is bound to arrive in the coming months. For the record, Sony already started rolling out Nougat updates for its Xperia X Performance and Xperia XZ.

Is anyone here planning to get the Xperia X Compact now that it's pretty affordable?

sources: Best Buy, Amazon

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Xperia X Compact
  • Display 4.6" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 23 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 650, Hexa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2700 mAh(14.1h 3G talk time)



1. Andr01d

Posts: 63; Member since: Mar 08, 2016

HOW THE HECK DID THEY EVEN EXPECT TO SELL THAT AT $600?!! That is ridiculous! Sony has definitely decayed a lot, this device should be around $250.

2. Florin.T

Posts: 318; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

$600? It was $500 at launch. But yeah, still too much.

3. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Lol insane

4. Andr01d

Posts: 63; Member since: Mar 08, 2016

Thanks for the correcting, my bad! As you said though, those are still Mid-ranger specs for Nexus 6P Price... Great marketing, Sony! (I do like their new design language tho.)

5. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Too many fish in the tank, try $190.

6. Kumar123 unregistered

It's a ugly looking phone with underwhelming specs. Shouldn't cost more than $250.

7. ryq24

Posts: 875; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Sony is the only phone maker that cut their price after only a few months of release

8. Krjal

Posts: 437; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

Isn't this the one where you should just buy a Z5 Compact instead?

9. libra89

Posts: 2310; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

In my experience the Z5 Compact is a toaster on MM. The X Compact is slightly better in low light.

10. libra89

Posts: 2310; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

I didn't expect such a drop, wow. Already tried it, and it wasn't bad, just pretty midrange but below the level of the iPhone SE.

11. civicsr2cool

Posts: 277; Member since: Oct 19, 2016

you can lower teh price all you want sony, but its still not a compact phone.

12. Kevinwoo

Posts: 21; Member since: Aug 12, 2016

I wouldn't buy it even at $200. I can get a phone with better specs under $150

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