The Sony Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra were unveiled at CES this year. After a few months wait, the devices have now made an entry in the Nepali market alongside the Xperia L2.
The Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra is the bigger variant of the XA2 although both the device pack in a lot of similarities. The Xperia XA2 is a compact device with a 5.2-inch display whereas the Ultra variant stands out with its 6-inch screen. Both the devices’ displays have full HD resolution with Gorilla Glass 4 protection on the top.
The Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra come in a traditional form factor with bezels on the top and bottom. At a time when bezel-less displays are trending, it is really strange that the devices, for what they are worth, are still traditional.
Both the Sony Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra are powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor with 3 and 4 GB of RAM at the helm, respectively. The graphics side is aided by Adreno 508 GPU. The phones run on Android 8.0 Oreo with near-stock experience.
The rear end of both the smartphones has a 23-megapixel primary camera with f/2.0 aperture. The selfie camera is where another difference between the devices lie. The Xperia XA2 has an 8-megapixel lens with an f/2.4 aperture whereas the XA2 Ultra features dual cameras measuring 16- and 8-megapixel. The 16-megapixel lens on the front also has OIS.
The Sony Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra have a fast charging (Quick Charge 3.0) enabled 3,300 mAh and 3,580 mAh battery respectively chargeable through USB Type-C. They have a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. Also, the inclusion of Bluetooth 5.0 is a nice touch on both the smartphones.
The Sony Xperia XA2 will run you Rs. 36,000 while the Xperia XA2 will sell for Rs. 46,000.
Sony Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra Specifications:
|Sony Xperia XA2||Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra|
|Display||5.2-inch full HD display with Gorilla Glass 4||6.0-inch HD display with Gorilla Glass 4|
|CPU||Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630||Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630|
|OS||Android 8.0 Oreo||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|RAM||3 GB||4 GB|
|GPU||Adreno 508||Adreno 508|
|Storage||32 GB; Expandable up to 256 GB||64 GB; Expandable up to 256 GB|
|Rear Camera||23MP with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash||23MP with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash|
|Front Camera||8MP with f/2.4 aperture||16MP (f/2.0, OIS) + 8MP (f/2.4)|
|Sensors||Fingerprint, Accelerometer, proximity, compass||Fingerprint, Accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|SIM||Dual Hybrid SIM||Dual SIM|
|Battery||3,300 mAh with Quick Charge 3.0||3,580 mAh with Quick Charge 3.0|
|Price||Rs. 36,000||Rs. 46,000|