18 January 2018
Sony announced their latest super mid rangers Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2 earlier this month, at CES 2018 held in Las Vegas. All the devices are now available for pre-order in the United States via Best Buy.
All the three devices are aimed at those who love to capture selfies and the ultra variant of XA2 packs dual selfie cameras. Apart from that and bigger batteries, the XA2 Ultra pack similar specs to that of Xperia XA2. The Xperia L2 also sports some similar features but is affordable than the others.
The US customers can pre-order Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra from BestBuy for a price tag of $349.99 and $449.99 respectively. Both devices are available four different colors such as Silver, Black, Blue, and Gold. As mentioned above, Xperia L2 is available for a lesser price compared to other two. It only costs $249.99 in Best Buy and is available in Black, Gold, and Pink colors.
Both XA2 and XA2 Ultra are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM. A 5.2-inch Full HD IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass makes the front panel of Xperia XA2 whereas its ultra variant packs a 6-inch Full HD IPS display with wide color gamut and Corning Gorilla Glass. Android 8.0 Oreo will come pre-installed with both of the devices.
Speaking about the camera, XA2 packs a 23-megapixel camera with 1/2.3" Sony Exmor RS sensor, ISO up to 12800, the ability for recording 4K videos and 120fps slow-motion videos. It also packs an 8-megapixel 120-degree "super wide-angle" selfie camera. On the other hand, the XA2 Ultra packs dual 16-megapixel at rear and 8-megapixel selfie cameras with optical image stabilization and 120-degree wide-angle lens respectively.
Xperia L2 has a 5.5-inch HD display with 13-megapixel f/2.0 aperture rear camera and 8-megapixel 120-degree wide-angle front-facing camera. It has a 3300mAh battery and will be shipping with Android 7.1.2 Nougat.
- The Sony Xperia XA2 is available at Amazon Marketplace for $ 199. The price/quality is very good and this is the best device in this price range.
- The Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra is available at Amazon for $ 229. The price/quality is good and this is the best device in this price range.
- The Sony Xperia L2 is available at Amazon for $ 175.