MWC 2016: Sony announces new Xperia X series smartphones
[Representational Image] Sony tipped to launch Xperia X series in India this month. In Picture:Sony Xperia X seriesSony Mobile Press kit

Sony's flagship Xperia X smartphone series, which was unveiled at the MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2016 in Barcelona, can finally be pre-booked in India from Friday onwards.

However, the Japanese consumer electronics major has commenced pre-registration service only for Xperia X, XA in India. There is no word when the Xperia X Performance will be made available in the country.

For the uninitiated, Sony Xperia X Performance is the top-end smartphone among the three. It sports a 5.0-inch full HD display and comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 CPU, 3GB RAM, 32GB inbuilt storage and a 2700 mAh battery.

On the other hand, Xperia X sports 5.0-inch full HD screen and ships with Android Marshmallow OS, Snapdragon 650 Hexa-core processor with 3GB RAM, 2650 mAh battery.

Both Xperia X and X Performance house same camera hardware. They boast 23MP with 1/2.3-inch Exmor RS sensor, predictive hybrid auto focus, quick launch (less than 0.03 seconds), 5x clear image zoom, 24mm wide-angle G Lens F2.0 aperture and Pulse LED flash. And on the front, they come packed with a 13MP snapper having 1/3-inch Exmor RS sensor, Quick launch (less than 0.03 seconds) and a 22mm wide-angle lens.

The Xperia XA is a mid-range smartphone. It features a 5.0-inch HD screen and house MediaTek (MT6755) Octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory and a 2300mAh cell.

It also comes with 13MP primary camera on the rear-side with 1/3-inch Exmor RS for mobile sensor, quick launch, Hybrid auto focus, HDR photo, 5x Clear image zoom, auto scene recognition and a 8MP wide-angle camera.

Interested buyers can register for Sony Xperia X (HERE) and the Xperia XA (HERE).

Read more: Sony unveils Xperia XA Ultra with OIS-based 16MP front camera; specifications details

Watch this space for more updates.

Key features of Sony Xperia X, XA and Xperia X Performance:

Models Xperia X Performance Xperia X Xperia XA
Display 5.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) screen with TRILIMINOS display for mobile, X-Reality for mobile and Dynamic contrast enhancement 5.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) screen with TRILIMINOS display for mobile, X-Reality for mobile and Dynamic contrast enhancement 5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) with Mobile BRAVIA engine 2 display technology
OS Android Marshmallow Android Marshmallow Android Marshmallow
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 Hexa-core CPU 64-bit MediaTek MT6755 Octa-core
GPU Adreno 530 Adreno 510 ARM Mali-T860 MP2 700MHz
RAM 3GB 3GB 2GB
Storage 32GB, expandable up to 200GB 32GB (Single SIM)/64GB (Dual-SIM), expandable up to 200GB 16GB, expandable up to 200GB
Camera
  • Main: 23MP with 1/2.3-inch Exmor RS sensor, Predictive Hybrid AF, Quick launch < 0.03 sec, 5x Clear Image Zoom, 24mm wide-angle G Lens F2.0 aperture, Pulse LED flash
  • Front: 13MP with 1/3-inch Exmor RS sensor, Quick launch < 0.03 seconds, 22mm wide-angle lens, F2.0 aperture
  • Main: 23MP with 1/2.3-inch Exmor RS sensor, Predictive Hybrid AF, Quick launch < 0.03 sec, 5x Clear Image Zoom, 24mm wide-angle G Lens F2.0 aperture, Pulse LED flash
  • Front: 13MP with 1/3-inch Exmor RS sensor, Quick launch < 0.03 seconds, 22mm wide-angle lens, F2.0 aperture
  • Main: 13MP camera with 1/3-inch Exmor RS for mobile sensor, Quick launch, Hybrid Auto-Focus, HDR photo, 5x Clear Image Zoom, Auto-Scene Recognition
  • Front: 8MP with Sony Exmor R for mobile sensor, Auto-Focus, Wide angle lens (88 degree), Low-light photography, HDR photo
Battery 2700 mAh 2620mAh (up to 2 days of battery life under mixed usage) 2300mAh (close to 2 days of battery life under mixed usage)
Add-ons Dual-SIM (optional model), Single SIM (type: nano), Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi (with Miracast), A-GNSS (GPS + GLONASS), DLNA, NFC, PS4 remote play, X-Loud Dual-SIM (optional model), Single SIM (type: nano), Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi (with Miracast), A-GNSS (GPS + GLONASS), DLNA, NFC, PS4 remote play, X-Loud Dual-SIM (optional model), Single SIM (type: nano), Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, FM Radio, X-Loud
Dimensions 143.7 x 70.4 x 8.7 mm 142.7 x 69.4 x 7.9mm 143.6 x 66.8 x 7.9mm
Weight 164 g 153 g 137.4 g
Colours white, lime gold, rose gold, graphite black white, lime gold, rose gold, graphite black white, lime gold, rose gold, graphite black
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