Sony Xperia XA1 smartphone, which was first announced at MWC 2017, along with Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZs and XA1 Ultra mid-range smartphones, has gone official in Hong Kong. The smartphone is priced at HK$2,498, which is approximately US$ 321 and comes in White, Black, Gold, and Pink colour options. As of now there is no official word on when this smartphone will hit the Indian shore. However, company is launching Xperia XZs smartphone in India today at an event scheduled to take place in New Delhi.
The Xperia XA1 features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixel) display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection and is powered by a MediaTek Helio P20 Octa Core 64bit (Quad core 2.3GHz + Quad core 1.6GHz) processor. It comes with 3GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via micro SD card slot. The smartphone runs on Android N operating system.
On the camera front, the Xperia XA1 offers a 23-megapixel rear camera with 1/2.3″ Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, Hybrid Autofocus, 5x Clear Image Zoom, LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. The device is juiced by a 2300mAh battery with Quick Charging support. Besides, the smartphone offers Dual SIM, 4G, A-GNSS (GPS + GLONASS), WiFi Miracast, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC and USB Type-C port. The handset measures 145 x 67 x 8 mm and weighs 143 grams.