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Sony Xperia XA Ultra India Launch Set for Monday

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Sony has just released a teaser on its social media pages hinting that the Xperia XA Ultra is set to release in India. The price and availability details are expected to be announced on Monday.

Just to recap, the Sony Xperia XA Ultra was announced in May on the company’s global website. Now, the company has tweeted that it is set to release a ‘perfect selfie companion’ on Monday, and presumably it will be the Xperia XA Ultra.

The smartphone supports dual-SIM (Nano SIM), and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It features a 6-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display with the new Mobile BRAVIA engine 2. The Sony Xperia XA Ultra is powered by a 64-bit MediaTek Helio P10 MT6755 octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. It offers 16GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 200GB).

The camera of the Sony Xperia XA Ultra is pegged as the big highlight of the smartphone. It sports a 21.5-megapixel rear camera with Exmore RS sensor, hybrid autofocus, HDR photo mode, auto-scene recognition, and LED flash. It comes with an adjacent 16-megapixel selfie camera with a Sony Exmore R sensor, front-facing flash, OIS, auto-focus, HDR photo mode, and wide angle lens (up to 88 degrees).

It packs a 2700mAh battery which is expected to deliver up to 2 days of battery life. The Sony Xperia XA ultra comes bundled with a quick charger that claims give 5.5 hours of battery life in just 10 minutes of charging.

Connectivity options on the Sony Xperia XA Ultra include support for 4G, GPRS/EDGE, 3G, A-GPS, Wi-Fi, Miracast, Bluetooth 4.1, DLNA, and NFC. The handset is expected to be available in White, Graphite Black, and Lime Gold colour options. The Sony Xperia Ultra’s dimensions measure at 164.2×79.4×8.4mm, and it weighs around 202 grams. It remains unknown whether Sony will unveil all the accessories that were listed alongside the Sony Xperia XA Ultra during launch. The accessories include the Style Cover Flip SCR60, Style Cover SBC34, and the Style Cover SBC32.

Sony Xperia XA Ultra

General

Release date May 2016
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 164.20 x 79.40 x 8.40
Weight (g) 190.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2700
Removable battery Yes
Colours Black, Lime Gold, White
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 6.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels

Hardware

Processor make MediaTek MT6755
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 200

Camera

Rear camera 21.5-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 16-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 6.0

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
NFC Yes
Infrared No
USB OTG No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No