Sony Xperia X Performance price revealed, pre-orders now live in Europe

Sony Xperia X Performance price revealed, pre-orders now live in Europe
Sony Europe this week started taking pre-orders for the Xperia X Performance, its latest high-end smartphone, which was first unveiled in February at MWC 2016. Sony is now also officially accepting pre-orders for the Xperia X and Xperia XA - both announced at the same time with the X Performance - though we must mention that these two handsets were already available to pre-order via Amazon UK (since last week).

At the moment, the Xperia X Performance can be pre-ordered in the following countries: France, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, and Sweden. The smartphone costs €699 unlocked (we assume this means that it'll cost $699 in the US), and comes in four color variants: black, white, lime gold, and rose gold. It looks like the Xperia X Performance won't start shipping before early July, despite the fact that the Xperia X and Xperia XA are going to be released in late May - early June.

The Sony Xperia X Performance is similar to the Xperia X in many aspects, but it's more powerful, as it features a top of the line Snapdragon 820 processor (while the Xperia X has a Snapdragon 650 inside). For more details on the new Sony Xperia lineup, go check out our Xperia X Performance, Xperia X, and Xperia XA hands-on.

All three new Xperia handsets show up as "coming soon" over at Sony Mobile's US website. However, we don't know if they're going to be released stateside at the same time as in Europe. We'll keep you posted!


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Xperia X Performance
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 23 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2700 mAh(15.67h 3G talk time)

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32 Comments

1. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

After seeing HTC 10 and its middling battery life, I'll wait for this or the regular X, or for an A9 successor/Moto phone with the SD625

2. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Another $699 device, yay.

31. jsdechavez

Posts: 793; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Yes. That price. It will be a hit. Zzzzz.

3. Busyboy

Posts: 731; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

700 Euros for this? What a disaster

7. kabiluddin

Posts: 275; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

It's a flagship phone from a premium band with the latest processor. Do you expect they will priced like a Chinese phone maker? Even HTC 10 is priced at 700 euros.

8. kabiluddin

Posts: 275; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

*Brand

10. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Yes, but releasing it in July is a joke. The S7 will be cheaper then.

21. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

The S7 is cheaper now lol.

13. Shadocx4

Posts: 134; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

Right now I can buy the S7 Edge for 680 € where I live.

16. ashrafalhujaili

Posts: 73; Member since: Oct 03, 2014

i can buy s7 edge for less than 550€ where i live

15. maherk

Posts: 6775; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

You forgot to mention that it comes with last years camera sensor, 2 years old display panel with 4 years old resolution, in a 3 years old design with a minor tweaking. I am sorry, but you must be living in denial if you truely believe that it offers the same specs and features as the 10 and S7.

18. Omarion07

Posts: 34; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

Unfortunately die-hard Sony fanboys will tell you that all what you've mentioned is a gimmick or an overkill!! Don't get me wrong Sony is my favourite brand but they've seriously lost the plot as of late!!

19. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

It's still Sony's best sensor, and the camera has been improved according to early reviews. The same reviews have also mentioned that the screen has been improved as well on the X and the X performance. And 1080p is better on a 5" display than 1440p. It's a nice little upgrade over the Z5, which still holds up well against the S7:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FS-oYuhKEh0 (take a look at the images, they're both doing a great job).

27. Amir1 unregistered

Your sony mobile fanboism is disgusting. Sony in insulting consumers ever since z3 came out. They deserve to exist the mobile smartphone manufacturing with the way they behave in terms of smartphone development and marketing. I almost want them to fail. It is disgusting. Sony is good against sony, againt competition they are inferior overall. It is very easy to see but you make it sound as if they are still relevant. Right now they are not.

22. kabiluddin

Posts: 275; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Oh, yes. Please tell us more great maherk how did you know Sony is using two years old panel for their XP? Did Sony tell you or Did Samsung PR department tell you? Or you reached this idiotic conclusion simply because the resolution is same? Then why didn't you tell us that Samsung is also using the same old 2 years old display ( note 4, but this time with smaller screen same as XP) with 3 years old resolution ( vivo Xplay 3S ) Samsung S7 is also 4 years old design with minor tweaking { different material {with glass} just like XP (with metal)}. But I guess blind asskisser like you can't see it. I didn't see you complaining HTC 10 using last year camera sensor, 2016 nexus used the same sensor. But you are making it a big deal because Sony is using it. I'm not sorry to tell you that you are a biased moron. And don't bother giving me link of your HTC phone to prove your unbiasedness.

24. maherk

Posts: 6775; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Awwww... aren't you so cute? Sorry for hurting your feelings buddy, I 'll make sure I won't step on your tail next time I am posting a comment. Now go to the corner and cry more.

25. kabiluddin

Posts: 275; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

That's it, LOL. That's the best you can. Ha ha ha. That's the best reply you can come up with. Pathetic. Absolutely pathetic. But also within my estimation consideration how much of biased moron you are. And also ironic considering your post shows how much my post hurt you.

30. jphiller87

Posts: 92; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

I would feel sorry for you but it goes against everything I stand for to feel sorry for peasants.

17. Omarion07

Posts: 34; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

Yeah but it has outdated specs, released 3 to 4 months after the competition and still priced higher than other flagships!!

4. jellmoo

Posts: 2563; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

It's almost like they want to keep failing...

28. Amir1 unregistered

True.

5. pt020

Posts: 160; Member since: Apr 08, 2014

Nice phone but I will wait for the next Compact.

6. Djz89

Posts: 441; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

To expensive, I'll wait for the price to drop.

9. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

Im not excited -__-

11. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1183; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

599 euro while 649 USD would be more normal, they could have priced the premium 749 USD that way, guess the new Xperia is gonna fail miserably again, they are also too late to the game, by the time we get X performance in the states, we would already have the option to buy the "new" iPhone or galaxy note 6, maybe even something better

12. Shadocx4

Posts: 134; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

I rather buy a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge for 680€

14. romeo1

Posts: 814; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

They are releasing it at the wrong time. There is nothing special about it they should've brought more attention to the features. Put in a much better dac and/or screen.

20. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

I'd get an s7 edge over this...but the design language and software optimization Sony has claimed...its a beautiful thing.

23. usermaxthon

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 20, 2015

Snapdragon 820 processor and 1080p resolution makes this phone a total beast. Well done Sony for the smart decision.

26. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Agree with you there, but not on the pricing of the X. It's too expensive for what it offers.

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