Sony Xperia X Performance is finally up for pre-order via its online store in Europe. It was officially announced back in February along with the Xperia X and Xperia XA smartphones. The device can now be pre-ordered in France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Sweden. It has been priced at €699 in France and the Netherlands, and €729 in Italy and Spain. However, it will only start shipping from early June.
The Sony Xperia X and Xperia XA were up for pre-order in Europe via third-party retailers but now the official pricing of these handsets are out courtesy of the official pre-order. The Xperia XA starts at €299 in few countries and goes up to €329 in Spain, whereas the Xperia X starts at €599 and goes up to €629 in Italy and Spain. The Xperia X will go on sale starting from May 23 whereas the Xperia XA will go on sale from June 20, 2016.
Sony Xperia X Performance Specifications
The Sony Xperia X Performance features a 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Triluminos display. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit 14nm processor along with Adreno 530 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 200 GB via microSD card. The device runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with Xperia launcher on top.
The Xperia X Performance comes with a 23 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 1/2.3″ Sony Exmor RS image sensor, Predictive Hybrid AF speed of 0.03 second, f/2.0 aperture. It can shoot Full HD 1080p videos. On the front, there is a 13 megapixel front-facing camera with 1/3″ Exmor R sensor, 22 mm wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. It can also shoot Full HD 1080p videos. The smartphone is 8.7 mm thick and weighs 164 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 Dual SIM (region dependent). The smartphone comes with a fingerprint sensor.
The X Performance comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual band) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, MHL 3.0 and GPS / GLONASS as connectivity options. It rocks a 2,700 mAh battery under the hood with STAMINA mode and supports Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging technology. The Sony Xperia X Performance is available in Lime Gold, Rose Gold, White and Graphite Black color variants.