Apart from the high-end XZ1, Sony also launched its newest mid-range device into the Philippine market, the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus.

The Xperia XA1 Plus has a 5.5-inch Full HD display, and is powered by a MediaTek Helio P20 octa-core processor clocked at 2.3GHz along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage with microSD card support.

The Xperia XA1 Plus is equipped with a 23MP rear camera with Hybrid Autofocus, 5x Clear Image Zoom, and Steadyshot, while the 8MP Exmor R front camera lets you take beautiful looking selfies no matter what the condition.

Other features include NFC, LTE Cat 4/6, Bluetooth 4.2, aptX support for better audio, and a USB Type-C interface.

The XA1 Plus packs a 3430mAh battery with QNOVO adaptive charging, as well as Sony’s pump express+ 2.0 quick charging technology. It runs on Android Nougat out of the box.

Sony Xperia XA1 Plus Specs:

  • MediaTek Helio P20 Octa-Core Processor (4 x 2.3GHz + 4 x 1.6GHz)
  • 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage with microSD card support (up to 256GB)
  • 5.5-inch Full HD Display
  • 23MP Rear Camera with Hybrid Autofocus, 5x Clear Image Zoom, Steadyshot
  • 8MP Exmor R Front Camera
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Side)
  • 3430mAh battery with QNOVO Adapative Charging and Pump Express+ 2.0 Quick Charging
  • Android Nougat

The Sony Xperia XA1 Plus will be available in stores some time in October. Local pricing is still to be confirmed.

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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.

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