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Sony Xperia XA Ultra

Sony Xperia XA Ultra

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (76.57 %)

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (367 ppi)

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Description

Sony Xperia XA Ultra is the same device that we previously saw presented (unofficially) as the Xperia C6 Ultra. As its name suggests, the XA Ultra is a larger version of the Xperia XA, having a relatively similar design - including an edge-to-edge display. Of course, since this is a bigger device, the display is also bigger than on the regular XA: it's a 6-inch panel with 1080 x 1920 pixels. One of the highlight features of the Sony Xperia XA Ultra is its 16 MP front-facing camera with LED flash and OIS (optical image stabilization), which should let you take high quality selfies. The handset also packs a 21.5 MP rear camera, but it seems that this one doesn't have OIS.

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Design

  • Dimensions:
    • 6.46 x 3.11 x 0.33 inches (164 x 79 x 8.4 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 7.13 oz (202 g)
      the average is 5.6 oz (161 g)
  • Colors:
    • Black, Gold, White
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (6.0)

Displaybenchmark

  • Physical size:
    • 6.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 367 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • IPS LCD
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 76.57 %
  • Features:
    • Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camerabenchmark

  • Camera:
      • Popup21.5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.2
    • Camera sensor size:

      Camera sensor size - A bigger camera sensor is able to capture more light, and thus produce better photos.

      • 1/2.4"
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus (Phase detection), CMOS image sensor
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Time-lapse video, Object tracking, Video calling, Video sharing
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 16 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Flash, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Hardwarebenchmark

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • MediaTek Helio P10 MT6755
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Mali-T860 MP2
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

      • 3 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 16 GB
  • Maximum User Storage:
    • 10 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

      • up to 200 GB

Batterybenchmark

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 2700 mAh
  • Talk time:
    • 13.25 hours
      the average is 20 h (1198 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 23.2 days (558 hours)
      the average is 19 days (464 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 11.90 hours
      the average is 20 h (1219 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 29.5 days (708 hours)
      the average is 24 days (568 h)
  • Stand-by time (4G):
    • 28.0 days (671 hours)
      the average is 24 days (574 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 65.00 hours
  • Video playback:
    • 8.30 hours

MultimediaPopupbenchmark

  • Screen mirroring:
    • DLNA, Wireless screen share
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • Additional microphone(s):
      • for Noise cancellation

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 28
  • Data:
    • LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
  • Nano SIM:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.1
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n, dual-band
    • Mobile hotspot:

      Mobile hotspot - Turns your phone into a Wi-Fi access point to which other Wi-Fi-capable devices can connect. These devices can then access the internet via your phone's data connectivity.

      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • NFC

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 16 May 2016

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 01 Dec 2016
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        PY7-PM0954 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 0.27 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.39 W/kg
    • Simultaneous Transmission:
      • 1.36 W/kg
    • Wireless Router:
      • 0.85 W/kg

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Sony F3213


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Sony Xperia XA Ultra (F3211)

Differences from the main variant:

  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (7.0)
  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

Sony Xperia XA Ultra (F3215)

Differences from the main variant:

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 2100 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28
  • LTE (TDD):
    • Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

Sony Xperia XA Ultra Dual (F3212)

Differences from the main variant:

  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (7.0)
  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
  • Multiple SIM cards:
    • 2 slots

Sony Xperia XA Ultra Dual (F3216)

Differences from the main variant:

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28
  • LTE (TDD):
    • Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
  • Multiple SIM cards:
    • 2 slots

Despite our efforts to provide full and correct Sony Xperia XA Ultra specifications, there is always a possibility of making a mistake. If you see any wrong or incomplete data, please LET US KNOW.


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