Sony Xperia X, Xperia XA news: UK pre-orders now available for purchase


The new Sony Xperia X and the Xperia XA are now available for pre-order for users in the U.K as revealed by a listing of an online retailer.

Online retailer Mobile Fun is currently the only retailer in the U.K. offering the new Sony Xperia X and the Xperia XA smartphones for pre-order. The Xperia X 32 GB VariantSIM-free and unlockedcan be pre-ordered for a price of $734.99. On the other hand, the Xperia XA 16 GB variantalso SIM-free and unlockedis up for a price of $345.99.

The Xperia X smartphone runs under a Snapdragon 650 chipset, and sports a display size of 5 inches with 1080 x 1920 pixels Full HD resolution. It packs 3 GB worth of RAM, and it comes with 32 GB worth of built-in internal storage capacity, expandable via an external microSD storage. It sports a 23-megapixel main rear camera, coupled with a 13-megapixel front snapper. It boots on Android Marshmallow 6.0, and is powered by a 2,620 mAh battery.

The Xperia XA, on the other hand, also sports the same display size and Android Marshmallow 6.0. It has a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels HD and runs under a Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 chipset. It packs 2 GB worth of RAM along with 16 GB worth of built-in internal storage capacity, which is also expandable via microSD card.

The new Sony Xperia X series of smartphones was launched by Sony Mobile during the recently held Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.

“Sony Mobile will continue to create increasingly personalized and intelligent products and services that empower you to do more, and live more creatively than ever,” said Hiroki Totoki, President and CEO of Sony Mobile Communications. “Our products and services will connect you to each other and become essential and beloved parts of your lives. With our continued passion for technology, we will keep adding new and exciting features to evolve our smartphones. At the same time, we want to change how you access information and interact with friends and family in a closer, natural and more meaningful way.”