Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2 press renders leak out, rear fingerprint scanners included

Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2 press renders leak out, rear fingerprint scanners included

In 2017, Sony released no less than eight Xperia smartphones, from affordable to expensive models, and it looks like the company has similar plans for this year. While many fans are probably waiting for Sony's 2018 high-end phones (which should include an Xperia XZ2), we're now going to talk about the mid-range Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra, and the lower-end Xperia L2.



 



We've already seen leaked images showing the Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2. However, now, thanks to Venture Beat, we can take a look at press renders of the new handsets - most likely, Sony will use these to promote the three phones once it announces them.     



 



Unlike last year's Xperia XA1 and Xperia XA1 Ultra, which are powered by MediaTek processors, the XA2 and XA2 Ultra will feature octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipsets. Both handsets should sport 1080p screens in different sizes: 5.2 inches on the Xperia XA2, and 6 inches on the Xperia XA2 Ultra. The Ultra model should come with a dual 15 MP front-facing camera (with 4K video) and a 21 MP rear camera, while the regular XA2 will have the same rear camera, but only a single 7 MP shooter on the front.



 



The Sony Xperia L2 may be powered by a Snapdragon 630 processor, too, though its screen is expected to be a 5.2-inch one with just 720 x 1280 pixels.



 



All three new Xperias have fingerprint scanners on the back, in a first for Sony smartphones. Apparently, only the XA2 and XA2 Ultra will run Android 8 Oreo out of the box, while the Xperia L2 is expected to be launched with Android 7 Nougat on board.



 



Sony will almost certainly announce the Xperia XA2 series and the Xperia L2 in the near future - either at CES 2018 (January 9 - 12), or at MWC 2018 (February 26 - March 1). Stay tuned!




 



source: Venture Beat 

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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)
Xperia XA2
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 23 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, Octa-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh(29h 3G talk time)

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18 Comments

1. josephnero

Posts: 773; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

The new flagship in MWC will bring new design and new naming scheme.

9. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

It has to be XZ1 Premium. Then XZ2 in september. To close X cycle. Z= 2013/15 X= 2016/18 They should save new names for 2019...

2. kylebelle

Posts: 74; Member since: May 03, 2016

2012......is that you?

12. NickHill

Posts: 388; Member since: May 07, 2016

Yeah definitely 2012 with bulletproof bezels.

17. mootu

Posts: 1334; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

And yet still smaller bezels the Apples iPhone 8 models released 2 months ago.

13. Settings

Posts: 2942; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Yup, no battery issues since 2012.

3. monoke

Posts: 1115; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

The XA2's have a slight oval curvature screen and back which is just bloody awful imo. I hate edge screens but this is actually worse. I'm pulling for Sony but if they do this with the flagships, they're done.

4. Tipus

Posts: 765; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

Dissapointing design..

6. A_A_A

Posts: 213; Member since: Jan 23, 2017

Rear fingerprint scanner is really bad idea. I have a phone with rear fingerprint scanner and it's definitely not as convenient as front or side placement of scanner.

7. AmashAziz

Posts: 2869; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Somehow brands do not understand that. And if they do, they just do not care. They only want our money. Only brands who really want to establish themselves might try to listen to the consumers and give them what they want, sometimes through online feedback. Others like Samsung will just ignore all that mess and do what they think is required for maximum profits. See Razer? They built a great phone on their first try, and for an okay price. Proves that in-established brands more often try to please their customers than established ones.

8. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

XA series has no side bezels, except XA1+. No space enough. Apple has now patent of power as FPS. This must be the way Sony has to enable in USA/Canada.

11. Ciro1900

Posts: 591; Member since: Dec 17, 2017

The low range have scanner behind the high range on the screen or even side

10. Ciro1900

Posts: 591; Member since: Dec 17, 2017

Beatifuls low and midge phones, not like garbage xamxung j5 and xuaweis lite

14. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

sony Xperia is dead ...... DEAD

16. Ciro1900

Posts: 591; Member since: Dec 17, 2017

Nop, Sony Xperia is the king ok? h ttps://youtu.be/k7vLoFJcfsI

15. kobainez

Posts: 454; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

So many samdung fan boys commenting, so little time

18. AronWunarso

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

For some reason, the back looks like the old Sony Ericsson Xperia series.

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