Parading a large Full HD display, the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus is an entertainment-focusedsmartphone.
It is also one to appeal to photography enthusiasts with a highresolution rear camera.
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Sony Xperia XA1 Plus Key Specs & Features
*.5.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
*.Octa-core MediaTek Helio P20 CPU with 3GB / 4GB RAM
*.Android 7.0 (Nougat)
*.23MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
*.32GB Storage, up to 256GB memory card
*.4G LTE (up to 150 / 300 Mbps download)
*.Fingerprint Scanner Side
*.3430 mAh Battery with Fast Charging
Design and Display
Sony describes the design of the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus as ‘premium.’ But you may find it a bit hard agreeing with that when you consider plastic features in the construction. The sides feature aluminium to enhance durability. While the side bezels are thin, those at the top and base are rather thick.
Sony Xperia XA1 Plus rocks a 5.5-inch IPS display, which straddlesthe middle ground between theXperia XA1and Xperia XA1 Ultra. Screen resolution is 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. There is Corning Gorilla Glass4 protection.
Sony’s marketing strategy for the Xperia XA1 Plus also revolves around its 23MP primary camera. This looks ready to serve up very high quality images, if resolution is anything to go by. The Exmor RS sensor comes with features such as Hybrid Autofocus and SteadyShot EIS. Sony Xperia XA1 Plus shoots Full HD videos.
The 8MP front facing shooter also looks ready to provide quality selfies. It has similar f/2.0 aperture. You also get autofocus and Full HD video recording capability.
Hardware and Software
The Sony Xperia XA1 Plus features an eight-core MediaTek Helio P20 processor. Its maker promises ‘super-smooth performance’ with this 2.3GHz Cortex-A53 CPU. There isrespectable 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM for support.
Internal storage has a capacity of 32 GB and you can add extra 256 GB with a microSD card. Sony Xperia XA1 Plus comes with Android 7.0 Nougat operating system from factory.
Strangely, the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus packs a 3,430mAh battery, which is higher than the capacity of that in the biggerXperia XA1 Ultra. The choice of processor also suggests you can expect impressive runtime. There is support for quick charging to allow you get hours of use in minutes of charging.
Sony embedded a fingerprint scanner into the power button on the side. Among the connectivity features offered by the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus include 4G LTE (Cat. 6) andUSB Type-C (v2.0).
Pricing and availabilitySony Xperia XA1 Plus is not yet official in Nigeria, but a third party seller is currently offering the smartphone on Jumia Nigeria as part of the Jumia Global program. We currently have no data on pricingand availability for Ghana and Kenya.
Sony Xperia XA1 Plus Price in Nigeria ranges from 138,000 Naira to 170,000 Naira depending on your location in the country.