Sony Xperia XA

Announced:
Feb 22, 2016
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jun 20, 2016

PhoneArena Rating:

5.5
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Display

Display size:

5.0 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

294 ppi

Screen-to-body ratio:

71.89 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

13 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Phase detection autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/3"

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, HDR, Panorama, Scenes, Effects

Video recording:

Yes

Recording format:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Features:

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.65 x 2.63 x 0.31 inches (143.6 x 66.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

4.85 oz (137 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials:

Frame: Metal

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, Green, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Custom equalizer

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

MediaTek Helio P10 MT6755

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU:

Mali-T860 MP2

RAM:

2 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

16 GB

Available to use:

8.2 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

2300 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable

Charging:

MediaTek Pump Express

Talk time:

11.30 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time:

23.3 days (560 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Stand-by time (3G):

25.1 days (603 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

23.8 days (572 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Music playback:

55.30 hours

Video playback:

7.40 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 22, 2016
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This device is also known as Sony F3111, Sony F3113, Sony F3115, Sony F3112, Sony F3116

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ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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

Sony Xperia XA

F3111

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 20, 5, 3, 2, 1, 7

Sony Xperia XA

F3113

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 12, 13, 17, 28, 5, 4, 2, 7

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Sony Xperia XA Dual

F3112

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 20, 5, 8, 3, 2, 1, 7

Dual SIM:

Yes

Sony Xperia XA Dual

F3116

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 28, 5, 8, 3, 1, 7

LTE (TDD):

Bands 39, 40, 41, 38

Dual SIM:

Yes

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM

Description

Sony Xperia XA features a 5-inch 720p edge-to-edge display with a slight curve to it and Sony's new smart battery management for up to two days of battery life. Running the show is a MediaTek MT6755 SoC together with 2GB of RAM. The main camera is a 13MP one with Hybrid Auto-Focus. The front shooter is 8MP with a wide angle lens.

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