The Sony’s 2017 next-generation Xperia XA1 budget smartphone, receives important processor advancement “Mediatek Helio P20”, additionally the chip will have octa-cores “8x ARM Cortex-A53”, which will countenance the device to run all the high-end games at an unbelievable pace. So, it will unquestionably be a great device for the hardcore gamers. Moreover, the nearer processor will guarantee that you will never face any sheathing issue.
Sony has managed to deliver a great successor in the Xperia XA1. Sony downsize the storage from 64GB to 32GB, and the design changes make the device feel premium. Battery life remains 2300mAh, and the camera is also better than what we saw last year. In short, this is the phone to beat in the budget segment.
|Model||Sony Xperia XA ||Sony Xperia XA1 |
|Display||5 inch||5 inch|
|Resolution||720 X 1080 HD||720 X 1080 HD|
|Processor||MediaTek Helio P10||MediaTek Helio P20|
|Clock speed||300Mhz – 2000Mhz||247Mhz – 2340Mhz|
|Cores||8 Cores||8 Cores|
|RAM||DDR3L – 2GB||DDR4L – 3GB|
The Xperia XA1 features a hybrid SIM tray, so you can either use two SIMs or one Nano-SIM and one microSD card.
At the bottom, the device packs in a single speaker and USB2.0 TYPC-C for fast charging.
You can enable ClearAudio+ feature.
- Enable ClearAudio+ will disable all functions of sound effects
ClearAudio+ is a special sound field that detects a music tract that the user is currently playing, then selects the best sound field to deliver the best possible sound listening experience. Hence, you may hear a different sound effect whenever a tract with a different audio format is played.
The Xperia XA1 has a Sony Exmor RS IMX300 23MP main camera with an f/2.0 aperture, which upgraded from the IMX258 13MP, f/2.0 camera of the Xperia XA. Both models have phase detection autofocus and LED.
Camera resolution settings
I highly recommend configuring camera settings to 20MP (16:9) aspect ratio. You will spot the difference between 23MP (4:3) and 20MP (16:9) below.
Notice: Manual mode not available on Xperia XA1
Daylight Photoshoot – Auto mode 20 Megapixels 16:9
Night Photoshoot – Auto mode 20 Megapixels 16:9
Video Test – Daylight
1080P video stabilizer – HDR Enable
Video Test – Night
1080P video stabilizer – HDR Enable
We will be testing the performance of the two devices Xperia XZ and Xperia XA1.
|Model||Sony Xperia XZ||Sony Xperia XA1|
|Display||5.2 inch||5 inch|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 FHD||720 X 1080 HD|
|Processor||Snapdragon 820||MediaTek P20|
|Clock speed||300Mhz – 2150Mhz||245Mhz – 2300Mhz|
|Cores||4 Cores||8 Cores|
|Graphics||Snapdragon Adreno 530||Mali-T880MP2|
|RAM||DDR4L – 3GB||DDR4L – 3GB|
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