Sony announces the Xperia X, square in the middle of its brand new X series


In what can only be described as a major hat-trick that pretty much came unexpected, Sony Mobile announced the Xperia X. Belonging square in the middle of its brand new X series of smartphones, the Xperia X is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 650 hexa-core chipset, which may be a step below the premium-tier SD 820 SoC, but packs plenty of high performance potential. There are 3GB of RAM and up to 32GB (single SIM version) / 64GB (dual SIM version) of expandable storage. 

Sized a comfortable 69.4 x 142.7 x 7.9mm at a weight of 153 grams, the Xperia X is compact with its elegant design and reasonably sized display. The Xperia X features a 5-inch 1080p resolution display with Sony's Triluminos and X-Reality image enhancement technologies. When activated, these sweeten up photos and videos with an artificial boost in color and dynamics.

Sony equipped the Xperia X with a 23MP camera that, uber-large photos aside, serves up Predictive Hybrid Autofocus. Other extras on board include Quick launch, 5x Clear Image Zoom, a 24mm G-Lens with F2.0 aperture, and 1080p video recording. Meanwhile, the front camera is a seriously big 13MP unit with a 22mm wide angle lens and SteadyShot video stabilisation. The Predictive Hybrid Autofocus lets you choose a subject from the scene and predicts its motion, promising blurry-free shots. More advanced features include Sony’s smart battery management, which claims to deliver up to two days of battery life. Also helping in the battery department is Qnovo's Adaptive Charging technology for fast recharges.

Prices and markets for the Xperia X haven't been announced yet.

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11 Comments

1. dancheung77

Posts: 202; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Nice, wonder what's this Qnovo adaptive charging thingy.

8. Obie-Wan

Posts: 113; Member since: May 24, 2012

From what i read, it's kinda like a better version of QuickCharge, it can charge the battery quickly while adjusting the current flow depending on the state and condition of the battery, thus making the battery have longer lifespan and usage time. Sorry for the bad english :)

2. Aploine

Posts: 445; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

Amazing looks

3. abc_xyz

Posts: 17; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

volume rocker is too low?

5. AZNHA unregistered

design flaw i guess the fingerprint sensor takes lot of space

9. Obie-Wan

Posts: 113; Member since: May 24, 2012

I don't think so, if im not mistaken the volume rocker placement is identical with their previous devices. It's their(xperias) style.

4. Khushwinder94282

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 13, 2015

sony's take on htc one a9

6. avishekmukherjee

Posts: 362; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

Awesome

7. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Is that the lockscreen? Slide left to unlock? I miss ICS Xperias,rather odd but good.

10. Rocket

Posts: 669; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

I really love the desing of sony phones but im a die hard fan of capacitive buttons and hate on screen buttons.

11. XperiaX

Posts: 66; Member since: Feb 20, 2014

so Sony finally saw my nick... xP

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