Sony has finally brought the Sony Xperia X series to India with the launch of the Sony Xperia X Dual and Sony Xperia XA Dual. The Sony Xperia X series was first unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona back in March. However, the top of the line Sony Xperia X Performance will not be launched in India, at least for now.
The Sony Xperia X sports a 5 inch full HD display and uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 hexa-core processor along with 3 GB of RAM. This phone comes with 32 GB of internal storage as well as a micro SD card slot that has the capability to expand it's storage by up to 200 GB. Keeping the lights on this phone will be a 2620 mAh battery which Sony claims will be offer up to two days of battery life with Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging technology. As for it's camera, the Xperia X sports a 23MP rear camera coupled with a 13 MP front facing camera. Both cameras feature Exmor RS sensors and will be able to record videos up to a resolution of 1080p. The Xperia X also comes with a fingerprint scanner for added security.
Meanwhile, the Sony Xperia XA Dual has a 5 inch HD screen and runs on MediaTek's octa-core Helio P10 processor along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded by up to 200GB via a micro SD card slot like the Xperia X. This device has a non-removable 2300 mAh battery promising up to two days of battery life and features Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging technology. On the back, it sports a 13MP Exmor RS camera while the front sports an 8MP Exmor R camera. Unlike the Sony Xperia X Dual, the Sony Xperia XA Dual doesn't come with a fingerprint scanner.
Both phones will be running on Android Marshmallow 6.0 and feature dual SIM 4G-LTE capabilities. As for the price, the Xperia X will cost Rs 48,990 ($730) while the lower spec Xperia XA Dual will cost Rs. 20,990 ($312). The Xperia X Dual will be available for pre-booking at all authorized Sony mobile dealers and online exclusively on Amazon India from today while the Xperia XA will be available from the third week of June. Both devices will be available in colors of Graphite Black, White, Lime Gold and Rose Gold. On top of that, the Xperia X Dual will come with free SBH70 bluetooth headset if the device is pre-booked.