Sony India unveiled the Xperia XA1 in its “X” series range of smartphones. Building upon the last years Xperia XA, the XA1 features a borderless and has edge-to-edge screen. The highlight of the phone is the 23-megapixel camera with a large 1/2.3″ Exmor RS mobile sensor, brigh F2.0lens and superios lowlight capability. The front camera is 8-megapixel with 23mm wide-angle lens making it an ideal group selfie phone.
The edge-to-edge 5-inch screen however is not Full HD. The phone is powered by Mediatek Helio P20 octa-core processors, 3GB RAM and comes with 32GB of internal storage. The phone supports micro-SD card storage up to 256GB. It runs on the latest Android Nougat and is powered by 2300mAh battery. XA1 comes bundled with a quick charger UCH12 within the box, which gives you hours of battery life with just a few minutes of charging. It uses TYPE-C port. As per Sony, the Qnovo Adaptive Charging technology monitors the battery’s health and adjusts charging current accordingly to avoid damage and maximise lifespan whilst Stamina Mode keeps your battery going for longer when you really need it the most by disabling some of the functions and extending the lifetime.
A new addition to the phone is the Xperia Actions that aims to learn your usage patterns to simplify your daily life by suggesting customisable settings and personalised recommendations. For example, when you go to bed your Xperia can learn your bedtime routine and automatically adjust the screen brightness and call volume. Or if you have travel plans your Xperia will be able to assist you before and when you arrive by detecting your location at an airport and suggesting you allow it to download offline maps and a local language dictionary.
Available in White, Black and Pink colours the XA1 is priced at Rs. 19,990.