Sony Xperia XA Ultra released in the US as one of the largest Android Marshmallow phones on the market


About a week after releasing the Xperia XA and Xperia X Performance in the US, Sony today started selling the Xperia XA Ultra stateside - a few days later than initially expected. Just like the other Xperia X handsets, the XA Ultra can be bought only unlocked, and is available via Amazon, Best Buy, B&H, and Reagan Wireless.

Priced at $369.99, the Xperia XA Ultra comes with a free 64 GB microSD card - a more than welcome gift, since the phone only has 16 GB of internal memory.

Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the Xperia XA Ultra is a very large handset that sports a 6-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels display, and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor. One of the phone's notable features is its 16 MP front-facing camera with OIS (optical image stabilization). Also on board are a 21 MP rear camera, 3 GB of RAM, and a 2700 mAh battery. You can find out much more about the smartphone by checking out our Sony Xperia XA Ultra review.

Since it's an unlocked GSM/LTE device, the Sony Xperia XA Ultra is compatible with carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile, but it can't be used on CDMA carriers like Verizon, Sprint, and US Cellular.


source: Sony Mobile US via Twitter

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Xperia XA Ultra
  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 21.5 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor MediaTek Helio P10, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2700 mAh(11.9h 3G talk time)

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11 Comments

1. raju516

Posts: 19; Member since: May 05, 2016

At least they should have used 650/652 soc

12. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

This phone sucks in comparison to a cheap 32 GB Nexus 6 on eBay, there are new ones on there right now that are only $252.50...

2. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1817; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

So will this get android N? If not pass...

3. kabiluddin

Posts: 275; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

I wanted to buy this gorgeous phone but small battery capacity kills it for me. They should have put at least 3500mAh.

4. QWIKSTRIKE

Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

They have the right size, and the wrong insides and screen resolution for me

5. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

does anyone kno if this phone has tmobiles lte bands including band 12 and work with their volte??

7. libra89

Posts: 2271; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

It should have band 12, as for VoLTE, no idea.

9. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Yes, it supports T-Mobile's band 12 and VoLTE too.

6. Shubham1221

Posts: 153; Member since: Jul 29, 2015

helio p10 may be a average processor in terms of raw power,but it is very power efficient chip.This phone is good at camera dept.So u can enjoy pics,videos,movies and all multimedia content.But it is definitely not for gamers.

11. cytyler

Posts: 24; Member since: Sep 27, 2015

i should add 30$ for op3

13. fyah_king unregistered

I just bought 1 from eBay for $329.:)

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