MWC 2016: Sony launches Xperia X and XA phones, brings in new batteries, cameras and design

Sony has launched X and XA, two new smartphones in White, Graphite Black, Lime Gold and Rose Gold at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today.

Both Sony X and XA phones come with several modifications in terms of battery life, camera features and handset design. Sony will also make available a range of matching Style covers for both phones just like it has done for Xperia M5 and C5 Ultra phones.

With Qualcomm's Snapdragon 650 and MediaTek MT6755 chips powering their engines, Xperia X and XA phone sport longer battery lives thanks to Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging technology and Sony’s home-grown smart battery management system. These technologies can make these phones last as long as two days on a single charge.

Sony Xperia X

Thanks to Qualcomm's QuickCharge 2.0 feature, Xperia X and XA will also charge up 40 per cent faster than existing Xperia phones. A ten-minute charge can add enough juice to make the phones last up to 5.5 hours.

Sony has also introduced curved glass display with the Xperia X and XA, which fits the overall rounded, continuous frame of the handsets. The handsets are made of premium materials and feature texture and curvature that can fit your palm easily. The Xperia XA phone also comes with an attractive edge-to-edge display.

Sony Xperia XA

The cameras in Xperia X and XA feature the latest technologies that will enable you to take spur-of-the-moment images in sharp focus. Sony has also introduced Predictive Hybrid Autofocus which lets you lets you choose your subject and then predicts its motion, so you can capture the action in perfect focus.

"Sony Mobile will continue to create increasingly personalised and intelligent products and services that empower you to do more, and live more creatively than ever. Our products and services will connect you to each other and become essential and beloved parts of your lives.” said Hiroki Totoki, President and CEO at Sony Mobile Communications.

"With our continued passion for technology, we will keep adding new and exciting features to evolve our smartphones. At the same time, we want to change how you access information and interact with friends and family in a closer, natural and more meaningful way," he added.

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