It’s no secret that I’m not a big fan of Sony’s mid-range handsets. It didn’t matter if it was the budget mid-range option or their premium mid-range handset, they were never attractive from a price-to-performance perspective. But to be fair, this problem wasn’t unique to Sony’s mid-range devices, because their flagships were grossly overpriced too.
That is, until they launched the Xperia XZ1. Sony’s newest 2017 flagship finally showed us that hey, maybe they’re listening after all because with that handset, the company went from making god-awful value smartphones to just making debatable bad value smartphones.
And, if their new mid-range Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra are any indication, it seems like they’re still on the right track.
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Fresh from CES 2018, Sony Mobile Malaysia has introduced its new Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra. These are their latest mid-range smartphones that are designed to take on the selfie-centric market that’s heavily dominated by the likes of OPPO, vivo and Huawei. Unlike its previous XA and XA1 smartphones, the new Xperia XA2 series is now powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 630 processor.
Sony has introduced its latest selfie-centric smartphones with the new Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra. The larger Xperia XA2 Ultra is Sony’s first smartphone that offers dual-selfie cameras with Optical Image Stabilisation and it can even take wide-angle selfies.
A new year calls for a fresh new lineup of Sony Xperia smartphones. One of it has already passed our SIRIM certification which is a sign that it could go on sale very soon. If you can’t wait, @evleaks has shared more details on three new devices which could be announced as early as next week at CES 2018.
The Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra is expected to be announced soon and it was recently spotted on the Malaysian SIRIM certification database. Now we get a clear look at Sony’s new mid-range phablet and it looks like the first Xperia to come with a dual-camera setup.
Sony is expected to launch its new smartphones at the upcoming MWC 2018 in Barcelona. Ahead of its big reveal, one of its new devices has just appeared on our Malaysian SIRIM database. The is the Xperia XA2 Ultra phablet and it replaces its current 6.0″ Xperia XA1 Ultra.
If you don’t like MediaTek processors, you’ll be happy to know that the next XA device will be getting a different chip.