Sony’s new-fangled Xperia X series spruced up with layers of intelligent technology


Sony’s Xperia X series devices are beefed up with what Sony called as “layers of intelligent technology.”

Sony likes to make its smartphones literally smart with its new Xperia X series mobile devices, which are filled with new “intelligent” predictive functionalities, superior battery management, and a better concentration on design.

The company launched the first three handsets with the intelligent features in mind— Xperia X, Xperia X Performance, and the Xperia XA— in the Mobile World Congress that unfurled in Barcelona, Spain on Monday. Sony states that the Xperia X Series is part of the new strategy of the company to bolster its smartphones with “layers of intelligent technology”

What that implies though. To start with, the camera of the phones features new predictive capabilities to snap much-improved action shots. Once you’ve focused the phone on its target, the phone’s software takes effect to determine what the subject will perform next and take a clear shot, Sony stated.

The phones houses batteries that are specially built for better management and equipped with Qnovo Adaptive Charging software to lengthen the battery life between charges.

With “intelligent technology” concept on the phones’ design, Sony comes up with curved glass displays and a curvature in the chassis to make the phones a perfect fit in the palm.

The first two phones in the series, the Xperia X and X Performance, are quite alike, as they both feature 5 inches 1080p resolution screens, a 23-Megapixel rear-facing camera, and 13-Megapixel camera on the front. The Performance is equipped with larger battery at 2,700 mAh, while X’s battery has 2,620mAh.

Both variants are available in single and dual SIM configurations and boasts of 3 GB of RAM and up to 32 GB of onboard storage. The two handsets also have microSD expandable storage up to 200 GB, save it for the Xperia X dual SIM version, which could be upgraded up to 64 GB for the microSD.

The Xperia X is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 650, while the Performance receives the heftier Snapdragon 820. Both phones runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

The entry-level Xperia XA runs Android 6.0 and features 2GB of RAM, a 5 inches 720p screen panel display, a 13-Megapixel rear-facing camera, an 8-Megapixel front-facing camera, a 2,300mAh battery, and a MediaTek MT6755 processor. It comes with single and dual SIM models, up to 16 GB of onboard storage, and an added microSD slot for another 200 GB.

The three models are very slim, lightweight (just weighing below six ounces) and measure between 5.6- and 5.7 inches. The phones will be available in four flavors namely: black, white, green-tinted gold and rose-tinted gold.

Sony hasn’t disclosed yet the three phones’ release date and their pricings.



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