Sony Xperia X Compact with Snapdragon 650 is now official

Sony Xperia X Compact, the latest compact smartphone has been announced at the IFA 2016 in Berlin, along with their new flagship – the Sony Xperia XZ. It comes with a dedicated camera shutter button. Lets check out the specifications and features of the device below.

Sony Xperia X Compact is the new compact phone from Sony

Sony Xperia X Compact Specifications

The Sony Xperia X Compact features a 4.6-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD Triluminos display, that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by a hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 64-bit processor along with Adreno 510 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory, which can also be expanded further up to 256 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with Xperia launcher on top of it.

The Xperia X Compact comes with a 23 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 1/2.3″ Sony Exmor RS sensor, Predictive Hybrid AF speed of 0.03 second, f/2.0 aperture, 5-axis stabilization. It can record Full HD 1080p videos. On the front, there is a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with 1/3.06″ Exmor RS sensor, 22 mm wide-angle lens for selfies and video calling. It can also shoot 1080p videos. The smartphone is 9.5 mm thick and weighs 135 grams. The device supports Sony DSEE HX audio technology and has LDAC codec, comes with 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio with RDS. It also offers Digital Noise Cancelling and supports Single SIM (nano). It comes with a fingerprint sensor embedded into the power button.

The Xperia X Compact comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual band), Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, USB Type-C and GPS / GLONASS as connectivity options. The smartphone rocks a 2,700 mAh battery under the hood with STAMINA mode and supports Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging technology.

Sony Xperia X Compact announced at IFA

The Sony Xperia X Compact is available in Universal Black, White and Mist Blue color variants. It will start rolling out globally from October 2016. However, Sony has not revealed the pricing yet and its expected to be announced closer to the actual launch.

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