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  • Sony launched its Xperia XA1 Plus smartphone last month at IFA 2017 and on Thursday, the company introduced the new handset for the Indian market as well. The Sony Xperia XA1 Plus price in India is Rs. 24,990 and it will be made available from Friday in the company's offline stores in Black, Blue, and Gold colours.The highlight feature on the mid-range handset from Sony is its optics as the Xperia XA1 Plus comes with a 23-megapixel rear camera, wide-angle 8-megapixel front-facing camera and the company's own ClearAudio+ sound technology.Moving on to the other specifications, the dual-SIM Sony Xperia XA1 Plus runs Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. It packs a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display and is powered by a 64-bit octa-core MediaTek Helio P20 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and Mali T-880 MP2 GPU for graphics.In terms of optics, the rear camera module comes with a 23-megapixel Exmor RS sensor with hybrid autofocus and 24mm wide-angle f/2.0 aperture lens. The smar..

    Sony Xperia XA1 Plus With 23-Megapixel Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications

    Sony launched its Xperia XA1 Plus smartphone last month at IFA 2017 and on Thursday, the company introduced the new handset for the Indian market as well. The Sony Xperia XA1 Plus price in India is Rs. 24,990 and it will be made available from Friday in the company's offline stores in Black, Blue, and Gold colours.The highlight feature on the mid-range handset from Sony is its optics as the Xperia XA1 Plus comes with a 23-megapixel rear camera, wide-angle 8-megapixel front-facing camera and the company's own ClearAudio+ sound technology.Moving on to the other specifications, the dual-SIM Sony Xperia XA1 Plus runs Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. It packs a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display and is powered by a 64-bit octa-core MediaTek Helio P20 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and Mali T-880 MP2 GPU for graphics.In terms of optics, the rear camera module comes with a 23-megapixel Exmor RS sensor with hybrid autofocus and 24mm wide-angle f/2.0 aperture lens. The smar..
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  • Sony has slashed the price of the Xperia XA1 and Xperia XA1 Ultra smartphones in India. The company confirmed price cut in a communication to retailers seen by Gadgets 360. Originally priced at Rs. 19,990 and Rs. 29,990 (suggested retail prices), respectively, the Xperia XA1 and Xperia XA1 Ultra will now be available for Rs. 17,990 and Rs. 27,990 (suggested retail prices) starting Tuesday in all Sony Centres and major electronic stores across the country. At the time of writing, the Xperia XA1 price remained unchanged on Flipkart while the new pricing for both the smartphones can be found on Amazon India.The Japanese consumer electronics giant is looking to attract more buyers with the new prices for the Sony Xperia XA1 and the Xperia XA1 Ultra. The former was launched in India back in April while the latter made it to the country in July. Both the smartphones run on Android 7.0 Nougat and highlight a 23-megapixel rear camera setup.The Xperia XA1 features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels..

    Sony Xperia XA1, Xperia XA1 Ultra Price in India Cut

    Sony has slashed the price of the Xperia XA1 and Xperia XA1 Ultra smartphones in India. The company confirmed price cut in a communication to retailers seen by Gadgets 360. Originally priced at Rs. 19,990 and Rs. 29,990 (suggested retail prices), respectively, the Xperia XA1 and Xperia XA1 Ultra will now be available for Rs. 17,990 and Rs. 27,990 (suggested retail prices) starting Tuesday in all Sony Centres and major electronic stores across the country. At the time of writing, the Xperia XA1 price remained unchanged on Flipkart while the new pricing for both the smartphones can be found on Amazon India.The Japanese consumer electronics giant is looking to attract more buyers with the new prices for the Sony Xperia XA1 and the Xperia XA1 Ultra. The former was launched in India back in April while the latter made it to the country in July. Both the smartphones run on Android 7.0 Nougat and highlight a 23-megapixel rear camera setup.The Xperia XA1 features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels..
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  • Sony unveiled the Xperia XZ1 smartphone at IFA 2017, and now the smartphone is set to launch in India. The tech giant has sent out press invites for the launch event of the Sony Xperia XZ1 smartphone on September 25. The event will be hosted in Delhi, and pricing and availability details will be unveiled then.In the US, the Sony Xperia XZ1 is priced at $699.99 (roughly Rs. 45,000), and one can expect a fair premium on that price tag when it's brought to INdia. At the event, the company said that the smartphone will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo starting September, and it remains to be seen if that is the case with its India launch at the end of this month.Sony Xperia XZ1 specifications, featuresThe high-end Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a MotionEye 19-megapixel Exmor RS sensor camera with 3D scanning abilities as its highlighted feature. The rear camera supports 5-axis stabilisation and is capable of doing slow-motion video recording at 960fps, as the one we saw in Xperia XZ Premium, ..

    Sony Xperia XZ1 India Launch Set for September 25, Features a 3D Scanning Camera

    Sony unveiled the Xperia XZ1 smartphone at IFA 2017, and now the smartphone is set to launch in India. The tech giant has sent out press invites for the launch event of the Sony Xperia XZ1 smartphone on September 25. The event will be hosted in Delhi, and pricing and availability details will be unveiled then.In the US, the Sony Xperia XZ1 is priced at $699.99 (roughly Rs. 45,000), and one can expect a fair premium on that price tag when it's brought to INdia. At the event, the company said that the smartphone will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo starting September, and it remains to be seen if that is the case with its India launch at the end of this month.Sony Xperia XZ1 specifications, featuresThe high-end Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a MotionEye 19-megapixel Exmor RS sensor camera with 3D scanning abilities as its highlighted feature. The rear camera supports 5-axis stabilisation and is capable of doing slow-motion video recording at 960fps, as the one we saw in Xperia XZ Premium, ..
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  • Japanese electronics giant Sony has been struggling with its smartphone division for quite a while now. To cut losses, it chose to stop making its ‘Premium Standard’ smartphones to focus only on its flagship lineup. This year, Sony already two flagships in the form of Xperia XZs (Review) and the Xperia XZ Premium (Review), with the Xperia XZ1 series becoming official in Berlin this week. Earlier, Sony also launched the Xperia XA1 Ultra, a device with mid-range specifications and a premium price tag. With the price hovering around Rs. 28,000, does the Xperia XA1 Ultra deserve your money? We put it through our tests.Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra designThose familiar with the design on Sony Xperia smartphones will struggle to find anything refreshing at first glance. It still sports the same design as a lot of its predecessors in the Xperia range. A closer look is required to notice the minor changes that Sony has made. For starters, the body is no longer curved around the edges and has a boxy d..

    Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Review

    Japanese electronics giant Sony has been struggling with its smartphone division for quite a while now. To cut losses, it chose to stop making its ‘Premium Standard’ smartphones to focus only on its flagship lineup. This year, Sony already two flagships in the form of Xperia XZs (Review) and the Xperia XZ Premium (Review), with the Xperia XZ1 series becoming official in Berlin this week. Earlier, Sony also launched the Xperia XA1 Ultra, a device with mid-range specifications and a premium price tag. With the price hovering around Rs. 28,000, does the Xperia XA1 Ultra deserve your money? We put it through our tests.Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra designThose familiar with the design on Sony Xperia smartphones will struggle to find anything refreshing at first glance. It still sports the same design as a lot of its predecessors in the Xperia range. A closer look is required to notice the minor changes that Sony has made. For starters, the body is no longer curved around the edges and has a boxy d..
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  • Sony at IFA 2017 trades show launched three smartphones - Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, and Xperia XA1 Plus. These smartphones are the latest additions to company's Xperia X lineup with features such as MotionEye camera with 3D-image sensing, Hi-Res audio, HDR display for Xperia XZ1. The Sony Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact are priced $699.99 (roughly Rs. 45,000) and $599.99 (roughly Rs. 38,500) respectively in the US, and will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo starting September. The Sony Xperai A1 Plus has no price tag so far, but will start shipping in Autumn.Sony Xperia XZ1 specifications, featuresThe high-end Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a Motion Eye 19-megapixel Exmor RS sensor camera that packs the capabilities of Sony's Alpha and Cyber-shot cameras, as its highlighted feature. The rear camera supports 5-axis stabilisation and is capable of doing slow-motion video recording at 960fps, as the one we saw in Xperia XZ Premium, in addition to 4K video recording. It will be av..

    Sony Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, Xperia XA1 Plus Launched at IFA 2017: Price, Specifications, More

    Sony at IFA 2017 trades show launched three smartphones - Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, and Xperia XA1 Plus. These smartphones are the latest additions to company's Xperia X lineup with features such as MotionEye camera with 3D-image sensing, Hi-Res audio, HDR display for Xperia XZ1. The Sony Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact are priced $699.99 (roughly Rs. 45,000) and $599.99 (roughly Rs. 38,500) respectively in the US, and will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo starting September. The Sony Xperai A1 Plus has no price tag so far, but will start shipping in Autumn.Sony Xperia XZ1 specifications, featuresThe high-end Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a Motion Eye 19-megapixel Exmor RS sensor camera that packs the capabilities of Sony's Alpha and Cyber-shot cameras, as its highlighted feature. The rear camera supports 5-axis stabilisation and is capable of doing slow-motion video recording at 960fps, as the one we saw in Xperia XZ Premium, in addition to 4K video recording. It will be av..
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  • With IFA 2017 just around the corner, big tech companies like LG and Samsung are expected to make an appearance and launch smartphones and smartwatches respectively. Sony is also set to be there, and was earlier reported to launch a 6-inch flagship device in Berlin. Now, fresh renders of the Xperia XZ1 leaked so close to IFA hint that the smartphone is set to launch at the event beginning on September 1. The renders show the Xperia XZ1 smartphone from all angles, giving us a fair idea of what to expect from Sony's upcoming flagship offering. Furthermore, specifications and renders of the Xperia XZ1 Compact have also been leaked in the past hinting at its launch alongside as well.The Xperia XZ1 was listed on Amazon briefly by mistake, and was pulled off really quickly, but not before the renders were obtained by tipster Roland Quandt. The renders show the Sony Xperia XZ1 in Black and Pink sporting a sleek metal body, and sufficient bezel in the front. The bezels however are meant ..

    Sony Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact Price, Images, Specifications Leaked Ahead of IFA Launch

    With IFA 2017 just around the corner, big tech companies like LG and Samsung are expected to make an appearance and launch smartphones and smartwatches respectively. Sony is also set to be there, and was earlier reported to launch a 6-inch flagship device in Berlin. Now, fresh renders of the Xperia XZ1 leaked so close to IFA hint that the smartphone is set to launch at the event beginning on September 1. The renders show the Xperia XZ1 smartphone from all angles, giving us a fair idea of what to expect from Sony's upcoming flagship offering. Furthermore, specifications and renders of the Xperia XZ1 Compact have also been leaked in the past hinting at its launch alongside as well.The Xperia XZ1 was listed on Amazon briefly by mistake, and was pulled off really quickly, but not before the renders were obtained by tipster Roland Quandt. The renders show the Sony Xperia XZ1 in Black and Pink sporting a sleek metal body, and sufficient bezel in the front. The bezels however are meant ..
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  • A US federal court in New York on Friday preliminarily approved a nationwide class action settlement against Sony regarding waterproof capabilities offered by certain Xperia smartphones and tablets. The class action lawsuit against the Japanese company alleges that it sold mobile devices that were "deceptively advertised" as waterproof.Firstly, we need to clarify that the settlement is meant only for customers in the US and not several countries. The lawsuit against Sony claims that the mobile devices from the company have been misrepresented as "waterproof" but are not designed for or capable of ordinary underwater use. It also mentions that "Sony exploited certain international water resistance ratings in order to launch a deceptive marketing campaign promoting the Devices."The settlement essentially provides for a warranty extension; changes to packaging, labelling and advertising; and a claim process relating to prior water-related warranty claim rejections, as per the class acti..

    Sony Xperia Devices Claimed to Be Misrepresented as ‘Waterproof’ in New Lawsuit

    A US federal court in New York on Friday preliminarily approved a nationwide class action settlement against Sony regarding waterproof capabilities offered by certain Xperia smartphones and tablets. The class action lawsuit against the Japanese company alleges that it sold mobile devices that were "deceptively advertised" as waterproof.Firstly, we need to clarify that the settlement is meant only for customers in the US and not several countries. The lawsuit against Sony claims that the mobile devices from the company have been misrepresented as "waterproof" but are not designed for or capable of ordinary underwater use. It also mentions that "Sony exploited certain international water resistance ratings in order to launch a deceptive marketing campaign promoting the Devices."The settlement essentially provides for a warranty extension; changes to packaging, labelling and advertising; and a claim process relating to prior water-related warranty claim rejections, as per the class acti..
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  • Ahead of the Android 8.0 arrival this fall, Sony has reportedly announced the list of smartphones that will get the update. These include most of the smartphones it released this year and last, leaving out a few, like the Sony Xperia XA smartphone for example. All of the mentioned smartphones will get Android O, but the timelines for the arrival were not mentioned by Sony.The list of smartphones to get the Android O update, as reported by Gazyekichi, includes Sony Xperia X Performance, the Sony Xperia XZ. the Sony Xperia XZs, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium, Sony Xperia X, the Sony Xperia X Compact, the Sony Xperia XA1, the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra, and the Sony Xperia L1. All those not mentioned in the list will unfortunately not receive the Android 8.0 update.All of these mentioned smartphones, will get Android O, which is expected to arrive with many new features. The name of the next update has not yet been unveiled, but some predictions have been flying around. Inside the internal sourc..

    Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XA1 Among Sony Smartphones Tipped to Get Android O Update

    Ahead of the Android 8.0 arrival this fall, Sony has reportedly announced the list of smartphones that will get the update. These include most of the smartphones it released this year and last, leaving out a few, like the Sony Xperia XA smartphone for example. All of the mentioned smartphones will get Android O, but the timelines for the arrival were not mentioned by Sony.The list of smartphones to get the Android O update, as reported by Gazyekichi, includes Sony Xperia X Performance, the Sony Xperia XZ. the Sony Xperia XZs, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium, Sony Xperia X, the Sony Xperia X Compact, the Sony Xperia XA1, the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra, and the Sony Xperia L1. All those not mentioned in the list will unfortunately not receive the Android 8.0 update.All of these mentioned smartphones, will get Android O, which is expected to arrive with many new features. The name of the next update has not yet been unveiled, but some predictions have been flying around. Inside the internal sourc..
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