Several New Sony Xperia XA2 Images Surface Ahead Of MWC 2017

February 8, 2017 - Written By Kristijan Lucic

Several new images of the Sony Xperia XA2 have just surfaced in China. The second-gen Xperia XA smartphone is expected to launch soon, quite probably during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona, mainly considering its predecessor landed at last year’s MWC, along with two other ‘Xperia X’ smartphones. If you take a look at the gallery down below, you’ll get to see four new real life images of the second-gen Xperia XA handset, and as you can see, the device seems to be quite tall, mainly due to really narrow side bezels. This smartphone actually has rather thick bezels above and below its display, which make the phone look rather odd in these images.

Furthermore, there’s a single camera on the back of this smartphone, and right below it, you’ll notice the LED flash. It seems like Sony plans to utilize on-screen buttons yet again, which is quite noticeable on these images as well. According to the source, this handset will be called the Xperia XA2, though it remains to be seen if Sony sticks to that naming, there’s always a chance they’ll release this smartphone under a different name, Xperia XA (2nd-gen) or Xperia XA (2017), for example. The images which you can check out down below also confirm that this handset will ship with Android Nougat out of the box, though Sony’s custom UI will come installed on top of it as well, of course. MediaTek’s Helio P20 64-bit octa-core processor is expected to fuel this smartphone, and you can also expect to see 4GB of RAM included on the inside of this smartphone. A 23-megapixel camera might be included on the back of the Sony Xperia XA2, while a 16-megapixel selfie snapper will also be a part of this package, at least according to leaks.

The source did not mention anything about the build of this smartphone, but we’re guessing that the Sony Xperia XA will be made out of metal. This smartphone is expected to cost around 2,200 Yuan ($320), if the source is to be believed, and the device will ship with 64GB of native storage. That is more or less all the info we have at the moment. Sony is expected to introduce this handset before the end of this month, so stay tuned, MWC 2017 is right around the corner.