The tall-screened Xperia XA3 appears in the flesh in a hands-on video

Sony's upcoming mid-range smartphone, the Xperia XA3, was shown in a hands-on video, reveling the unusual design Sony is betting on with this device: 21:9 aspect ratio and thick top bezel.
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8 Comments

1. Cat97

Posts: 1859; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

What Sony did with that remote-control-like height is simply worrying. I mean, really, don't they have some managers with common sense ? How can they green-light something like that ?

5. Feanor

Posts: 1346; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

I wonder the same. Who approves these things? An explanation could be that they have given up on the idea that they will generate any meaningful sales, so they are just trying things to see what sticks. But even for this they need a minimum of logic and planning. It's like saying " we are Sony, so we provide film content, so the phone has to reflect that". But what about the rest 95% of the time you spend with the phone without watching films?

2. tangbunna

Posts: 474; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

Photoshopped. stupid!

3. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 908; Member since: May 07, 2014

The baby is terrified actually.

4. monoke

Posts: 1157; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

Well they solved the bottom chin syndrome other oems can't figure out... Now the top??

6. AbhiD

Posts: 720; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

That bottom bezel is even thinner than that of apple. Looks like they inverted the display and took the controllers to the top portion.

7. KonaStang4.6

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Trash....NEXT !

8. Krjal

Posts: 425; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

3.5mm port at the top from the looks of it
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