Sony Xperia X review: classy 23-MP shooter
Sony Xperia X review: classy 23-MP shooter

Sony Xperia X is the latest high-end smartphone launched by the Japanese phone maker. Packing a 23 MP shooter, the device is able to support multi touch for up to 10 touch points at once. Xperia X runs on the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

With a pixel density of 441 ppi bundled with Triluminos display and X-Reality Engine support, the device can vigorously display graphics at a stunning 1080×1920 resolution. The device has a very sleek built of 7.9 mm and features an excellent Quick Charge 2.0-enabled charging rate of 60% in just 30 minutes.

Let’s take a quick peek at the major features offered by the new Xperia flagship.

Sony Xperia X highlights

1. Display

The device supports a standard IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen that can clearly distinguish between 16 mn color shades. With a decent 5-inch display screen, the device can stun you with its 1080p resolution with Triluminos display and X-Reality Engine support. For safeguarding the display screen, it comes with a scratch-resistant glass with oleo phobic coating.

2. Processing

Sony Xperia X runs on the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Built on a Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 chipset, the smartphone backs a combination of dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 and quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53. For accelerating graphics, the device relies on Adreno 510 GPU.

3. RAM n Storage

Xperia X is available in 2 variants supporting 32 and 64 GB internal storage. Both versions feature 3 GB RAM, which is more than enough for all the muli-tasking you need to do. You can use a microSD card to expand its external storage up to 200 GB.

4. Cam Core

Xperia X supports a giant 23 MP f/2.0 rear shooter with phase detection, autofocus, touch focus, HDR, LED flash, and other snap-enhancing options. The device is capable of recording videos at 1080p (30fps/60fps). For the secondary cam, the device backs a 13 MP f/2.0 shooter.

5. Sensors

Along with the trending fingerprint sensor, X comes with the traditional accelerometer, gyro and proximity sensors. It also features non-conventional barometer and compass sensors.

6. Connectivity

Xperia X supports GSM, HSPA and LTE networks with dual-SIM (nano SIM) slots. Other than supporting the latest Bluetooth v4.2 (A2DP, aptX and LE), the device also ropes GPS and NFC (Near Field Communication). For Wi-Fi, it supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA and hotspot. Instead of the USB Type-C, the device comes with the older microUSB v2.0.

7. Battery

X comes with a non-removable 2620 Li-ion battery supporting Quick Charge 2.0, which charges 60% of the battery in just half-an-hour.

8. Variants

The latest entry in the Xperia series is available in 4 different variants, White, Graphite Black, Lime Gold and Rose Gold.

In One Line

Though the smartphone comes with a grand-size set of features, it should have added support for USB Type-C charging. Also, the battery should have been at least 3000 mAh. Nonetheless, both are not necessary if you’re a snap-clicker and planning to use the phone for so.

Sony Xperia X review: classy 23-MP shooter
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Xperia X is the latest smartphone released by Sony. The device was first announced by the company back in February and was released in May.
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