Sony on Tuesday launched the Xperia XA Ultra in India. A self-focused smartphone, it features a 16-megapixel front facing camera with OIS and flash, and has been priced at Rs. 29,990. Sony says smartphone will be available via Sony Center stores and other electronic retailers from Wednesday.
To recall, Sony had launched the Xperia X Dual and Xperia XA Dual in India in May, and had at that time said the Sony Xperia XA Ultra would be launched at a later date in the country.
The Xperia XA Ultra supports dual-SIM (Nano SIM), and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It features a 6-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display with the new Mobile BRAVIA engine 2. The Sony Xperia XA Ultra is powered by a 64-bit MediaTek Helio P10 MT6755 octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. It offers 16GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 200GB).
The cameras on the Xperia XA Ultra is pegged as the big highlight of the smartphone. It sports a 21.5-megapixel rear camera with Exmore RS sensor, hybrid autofocus, HDR photo mode, auto-scene recognition, and LED flash. It comes with an adjacent 16-megapixel selfie camera with a Sony Exmore R sensor, front-facing flash, OIS, auto-focus, HDR photo mode, and wide angle lens (up to 88 degrees).
It packs a 2700mAh battery which is expected to deliver up to 2 days of battery life. The Sony Xperia XA Ultra comes bundled with a quick charger that claims give 5.5 hours of battery life in just 10 minutes of charging.
Connectivity options on the Sony Xperia XA Ultra include support for 4G, GPRS/EDGE, 3G, A-GPS, Wi-Fi, Miracast, Bluetooth 4.1, DLNA, and NFC. The handset is expected to be available in White, Graphite Black, and Lime Gold colour options. The Sony Xperia Ultra’s dimensions measure at 164.2×79.4×8.4mm, and it weighs around 202 grams.