Sony Xperia XA2 Plus with 6-inch 18:9 display, SD630, 6 GB RAM is official

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

At the beginning of this year, Sony had launched the Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra smartphones. Today, Sony has added another member to the XA2 family by announcing the Xperia XA2 Plus smartphone. Except for the inclusion of an 18:9 aspect ratio screen and 6 GB RAM, the XA2 Plus borrows its specs from XA2 and XA2 Ultra.

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Specifications and Features

What’s interesting about the Xperia XA2 Plus is that it features the trendy aspect ratio of 18:9 but retains the same 6-inch IPS LCD screen that is available on the Xperia XA2 Ultra. The display is well-protected by Gorilla Glass 5. Also, like the Ultra model, the XA2 Plus is powered by Snapdragon 630 SoC.

The 32 GB storage model of the XA2 Plus has 4 GB of RAM whereas the 64 GB variant includes 6 GB of RAM. It includes support for microSD card through a hybrid SIM slot. The smartphone is preinstalled with Android 8.0 Oreo. It borrows the 23-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture that is available on the XA2 and XA2 Ultra models.

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Horizontal

The XA2 Plus has a front-facing camera of 8-megapixel. The Ultra model is equipped with dual selfie cameras. A fingerprint scanner resides on the backside of the phone. It has a 3,580mAh battery that carries support for Quick Charge 3.0.

The connectivity features available on the Xperia XA2 Plus include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB-C and 3.5mm audio jack. The handset can be availed in color choices like Silver, Black, Gold and Green. The smartphone measures 157 x 74 x 89.6mm and it weighs 205 grams.

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Sony is yet to reveal the pricing of the Xperia XA2 Plus. The smartphone is slated to release in August in Europe.