Sony brought three new smartphones to IFA 2017 – the Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, and Xperia XA1 Plus. The first two will replace Xperia XZ and X Compact at the top end and are the first phones to run on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, and the XZ1 Plus is a mid-range phone with a 5.5-inch Display.
Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact – First Phones Running Android 8.0 Oreo Out of the box
The Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact are new flagship and compact-flagships from Sony that retain its signature boxy design (which has been refined, though) and the Motion Eye Camera from last year that can shoot super slow motion videos, thanks to the stacked CMOS sensor.
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Both phones have the same processor, RAM, storage, OS, Rear camera and even battery. The only difference is the obviously smaller display on the Xperia XZ1 Compact and its slightly smaller selfie sensor. Take a look at detailed hardware specs below.
Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact Detailed Spec sheet
|Model||Sony Xperia XZ1||Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact|
|Display||5.2-inch, Full HD (1920 x 1080), Gorilla Glass 5||4.6-inch HD (1280 x 720), Gorilla Glass 5|
|Processors||Octa-core Snapdragon 835, Adreno 540 GPU||Octa-core Snapdragon 835, Adreno 540 GPU|
|Internal Storage||64GB, MicroSD card support up to 256GB||64GB, MicroSD card support up to 256GB|
|Software||Android 8.0 Oreo||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Primary Camera||19MP rear camera with Exmos RS sensor, 1/2.3″ sensor, f/2.0 lens, 4K video, Slow motion videos at 960fps||19MP rear camera with Exmos RS sensor, 1/2.3″ sensor, f/2.0 lens, 4K video, Slow motion videos at 960fps|
|Secondary Camera||13MP front-facing camera with 1/3″ Exmor RS sensor, 22mm wide-angle f/2.0 lens, 1080p video recording||8MP front-facing camera with 1/4″ Exmor RS sensor, 22mm wide-angle f/2.4 lens, 1080p video recording|
|Battery||2700mAh, fast charging||2700mAh, fast charging|
|Others||4G VoLTE, USB 3.1 Type-C, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Water and dust resistant, fingerprint sensor, 3.5mm Audio Jack||4G VoLTE, USB 3.1 Type-C, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Water and dust resistant, fingerprint sensor, 3.5mm Audio Jack|
|Price||$699.99 (Approx. Rs. 45,000)||$599.99 (Approx. Rs. 38,500)|
Sony XA1 Plus
Sony also introduced a new mid-range phone, the Xperia XA1 Plus, that has a 5.5-inch full HD display (something that’s fairly uncommon on a contemporary Xperia handset) and is powered by MediaTek Helio P20 chipset, the same one as in Xperia XA1 and Xperia XA1 Ultra.
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Other features include a 23MP rear camera, 8MP front camera, NFC, USB Type-C, 3430mAh battery, and Android 7.0 Nougat based software.
Sony Xperia XA1 Detailed Spec Sheet
|Model||Sony Xperia XA1 Plus|
|Display||5.5-inch, Full HD (1920 x 1080), Gorilla Glass 5|
|Processors||Octa-core Helio P20|
|Internal Storage||32GB/64GB, MicroSD card|
|Software||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Primary Camera||23MP rear camera with LED flash, F/2.0 aperture|
|Secondary Camera||8MP, f/2.0 aperture|
|Battery||3430mAh, fast charging|
|Others||· 4G LTE, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n , Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C|
|Price||To be announced|