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Sony Xperia XA1 Plus

Specifications

Sony Xperia XA1 Plus
Sony Xperia XA1 Plus (Xperia Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.5 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 401 PPI, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
Connections
1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, compass
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.7 x 155 x 75 ( = 0.34 x 6.1 x 2.95 in)
Battery
3430 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 23 MPix
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix
Weight
189 g ( = 6.67 oz / 0.42 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 12 reviews)

Reviews for the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus

Sony Xperia XA1 Plus review - An affordable entertainment phablet
Source: Tech Nave English
I thought of comparing it with the Samsung Galaxy J7 Plus and Xiaomi Mi A1 , but those two smartphones are more focused on the camera aspect. So it seems like there’s no competition, right? Wrong, there’s still the ASUS ZenFone 4 Max Pro and Nokia 6 because they are packing big batteries inside, particularly the former with 5000mAh that can go for 5 days straight (read our review here), its cameras are better and it only costs RM979! The Nokia 6 has a 3000mAh battery which isn’t bad, but as for performance we can’t say much because we haven’t reviewed it yet.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/16/2017
70% Sony Xperia XA1 Plus review
Source: GSM Arena English
Crowd-favorite display size, a large battery, fingerprint reader straight from the higher-end models - seems like the Xperia XA1 Plus is the XA1 to have. Plus, it shares the other strong points of its immediate kin - the once-flagship 23MP camera does a fine job for stills, and the 16nm Helio P20 chipset strikes a great balance between performance and efficiency. If you want a midranger outside of Sony camp, there are plenty of options. Inside it - the Xperia XA1 Plus stands out.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Sony Xperia XA1 Plus hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
Sure, it all comes down to personal taste and how much value you subjectively place on the fingerprint reader, but we just can't help but feel the XA1 Plus would have been a lot more smashing in any of its four shades (Black, Blue, Pink and Gold) if Sony had stuck with the already established XA1 look.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/31/2017
Sony Xperia XA1 Plus preview: Mid-ranger with a beefy battery
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Sony Xperia XA1 Plus might only be a mid-range handset, but it offers good specs, like the introduction of the fingerprint sensor and a huge battery that should more than see you through the day, especially if you take into account Sony's previous battery reputation.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/31/2017
Hands on: Sony Xperia XA1 Plus review
Source: Techradar English
The Xperia XA1 Plus looks to be a solid smartphone offering, with a large screen that's well suited to video playback and gaming, and a battery that should keep you going all day.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/30/2017

Foreign Reviews

Móvil Sony Xperia Xa1 Plus
Source: Movil Zona Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good display; decent hardware; excellent cameras; high autonomy; good connectivity; low price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/06/2017
Sony Xperia XA1 Plus | Recensione
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Negative: Heavy and bulky; poor wifi connection; high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/27/2017
Sony Xperia XAa1 Plus Hands-On: Bello Ma Non Balla
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Negative: Mediocre design; weak hardware; low performance; relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/01/2017
80% Sony Xperia XA1 Plus preview: grote batterij, goede camera
Source: All About Phones Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
[Prise en main IFA 2017] Sony Xperia XA1 Plus : un bon compromis pour les petits budgets
Source: Meilleurmobile French FR→EN
Positive: Good price; impressive design; nice display; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/06/2017
Prise En Main Du Sony Xperia Xa1 Plus : Beau Mais Sans Plus
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Negative: Poor cameras; relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/03/2017
Trên tay Xperia XA1 Plus đầu tiên tại Việt Nam: 5.5" FullHD, 4GB RAM, 32GB ROM, Pin 3,430 mAh
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Nice display; decent hardware; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/31/2017

Comment

ARM Mali-T880 MP2: Mobile graphics solution for tablets and smartphones, which can be found in ARM SoCs (for mostly Android based devices). The Mali-T880 can be built with 1 to 16 clusters, where the MP2 version features 2 clusters/cores. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Helio P20 MT6757: ARM based octa core SoC (8x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 2.3 GHz. The chip also includes a Cat.6 LTE modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.5":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.189 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Sony: Sony Corporation is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Japan. Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, video, communications, video game consoles, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its name is derived from sonus, the Latin word for sound. The company was founded 1946 with another name and renamed in 1958. Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its five operating segments—electronics, games, entertainment (motion pictures and music), financial services and other. Sony is a notebook manufacturer of medium size according international market shares.

From 2014, Sony has reduced the production of Vaio laptops and finally discontinued them. Sony is still present in the smartphone and tablet market, yet not among the Top 5 manufacturers.


75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2017-09-12 (Update: 2017-09-12)