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Sony Xperia X Compact

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INTRODUCTION

Sony Xperia X Compact
Sony Xperia X Compact

One of the flagship series of Sony is the Xperia X series. One such flagship smartphone released in September 2016 is the Sony Xperia X Compact. Its release was announced alongside the launch of another of its flagship device called Sony Xperia XZ. This smartphone has the upper middle class and middle class as their target audience. The compactness of this smartphone makes it portable, and its lightness makes it comfortable to handle. The major specifications of this smartphone are its light weight, small size, good camera and high protection toward environmental factors like dust and water. So now let us discuss its other technical features and determine its pros and cons eventually.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Sony Xperia X Compact Design and Display
Sony Xperia X Compact Design & Build

This smartphone comes with a new type of material introduced by Sony which provides superior durability to this phone. It gives the smartphone a very premium look. The length of this smartphone is 129mm, and the breadth is 65mm and the thickness is 9.5mm. This smartphone comes with 4.6 inches display having a resolution of around 720 x 1280 pixels. This smartphone weighs around 135g. It comes with good multi-touch feature up to 10 fingers. The display is protected by scratch resistant glass and oleophobic coating. The display used here is a Triluminos display which runs on the X–Reality Engine. This smartphone comes in three different colours namely White, Mist Blue and Black.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

Sony Xperia X Compact Performance
Sony Xperia X Compact Performance

This smartphone comes with an v 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)Android OS. It can be upgraded to v 7.0 (Nougat) later on. The chipset used here is the Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 hardware module chip. The processor used in this smartphone are Hexa–core processors. One is Cortex-A53 with a processing speed of 1.5 GHz and the second is Cortex–A72 with a processing speed of 2GHz. The Adreno 510 GUI takes care of the graphics in the smartphone. The internal memory storage of this smartphone is up to 32GB. It also comes with the expandable memory option using a micro-SD card. The memory can be expanded up to a maximum of 256GB. The smartphone comprises 3GB of RAM.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

Sony Xperia X Compact Camera
Sony Xperia X Compact Camera

This smartphone comes with the dual camera feature. The primary camera is 23MP with an aperture focal length of f/2.0. The wide angle focus is 24mm. The sensor size is 1/2.3 inches. The front camera is just 5MP. The resolution of the camera is 1080 p. The lens used in these cameras is Sony Exmor RS Image Sensor based. The video recording is done by the camera at frames like 2160p@30fps. It comes with fully functional FM Radio with RDS.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

It comes with a non–removable Li–Ion battery with a max capacity of 2700 mAh. It comes with an average standby time of up to 520 h and a talk time of 11 h on 3G. It comes with single sim option. The type of sim to be used is nano sim. GSM is the compatible network for this smartphone. It is compatible with both 3G and 4G modes. It also has the essential connectivity features like Wi–Fi and Bluetooth.

PROS AND CONS


WHAT WE LIKED
  • Compactness
  • Fantastic primary camera
  • Good display
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • Poor front camera
  • Single sim feature

Sony Xperia X Compact smartphone is on the expensive end. Single sim feature is a major drawback too. Otherwise the performance and quality of this smartphone is excellent.