Sony's mysterious 6-inch H4233 model is the Xperia XA2 Ultra, here's what to expect


The H4233 Sony smartphone model is actually next year's Xperia XA2 Ultra, according to Slashleaks. A recent post on the tech leaks platform reveals that the information has been confirmed by NBTC AND SIRIM, the official regulatory agencies of Thailand and Malaysia. 


You might remember that the H4233 model was tested on benchmarking site GFXBench back in September. The listing supposedly revealed some of the most important specs of the device, including a 6-inch display with full HD (1080p) resolution, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC, a 21MP main camera and 15MP front camera (both capable of shooting 4K video), 4 GB RAM, and 64GB of internal memory. Last but not least, the tested device was running Android 8.0 Oreo. 

While the leak does look solid, we have to remember that nothing is set in stone until Sony officially confirms it. We'll have to wait a few months for that to happen, as the company will most likely unveil its next batch of phones at MWC 2018 in Barcelona (kicks off on February 26th). Sony's next generation of smartphones will supposedly have a brand new design, so we're definitely looking forward to next year's MWC. 

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Xperia XA2 Ultra
  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 23 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, Octa-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3580 mAh(32h 3G talk time)

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8 Comments

1. mimicryXD

Posts: 175; Member since: Apr 03, 2015

this is a good buy if sony price this for $300 more or less, this is good specs overall!

2. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Ultra is always near $400. Same price range of A5, Z Play

3. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

SD 630, 4gb ram, 64gb storage, imx300 rear.

4. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

here is another thing to expect ..it wont be released on any carrier in the US like always . i like sony phones but hate that no carrier offers them and we gotta buy unlocked . Was in mexico last month Telcel and At&t Mexico offer all sony phones , Att mexico offers sony phones ,but att here in the US doesnt hmm...

7. Skizzo

Posts: 403; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

Most major carriers in Canada offer Sony phones as well, which leads me to believe that there is something going on behind the scenes with US carriers. That really sucks.

5. Ralph.

Posts: 249; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

Just love the boxy edgy rectangular sharp corners. Masters in designs Sony.

6. Nopers unregistered

It may look nice but it’s an ergonomic nightmare.

8. TheOracle1

Posts: 2212; Member since: May 04, 2015

Sony make very good phones but their designs are outdated and a little uninspiring. First thing they need to do is get rid of those huge bezels.

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