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Sony Xperia XA2 Plus goes Official with Snapdragon 630 and 23MP Motion Eye Camera

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus arrives as a mid-range smartphone from Japanese manufacturers - Sony. Check out its full specs, features and price.

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Sony Xperia XA2 Plus arrives as a mid-range smartphone from Japanese manufacturers – Sony. Smartphones such as Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium, Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact and Sony Xperia XZ2 have been birthed into the Sony Xperia lineup this year. It’s fascinating to witness another addition from Sony in the beginning of Q2 2018.

This smartphone boasts of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC in its engine room. It also comes updated with the flashy 18:9 aspect ratio on its display. Other cool features will be outlined as we step further. Stay with me.

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Quick Review

The ergonomics of this smartphone is in a class of its own. Judging from the very narrow bezels to the tall display and the well furnished backside, the Sony Xperia XA2 Plus lands majestically. On its backside, there’s a camera that protrudes a bit beyond the surface as well as a LED flash and fingerprint sensor. Also, the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 adds fineness to the phone and provides protection to the screen.

In the camera unit, a primary 23MP Motion Eye camera captures images from the rear of the device. It teams up with a LED flash when photography actions are to be taken in the dark. Up front, selfiies are executed by an 8MP shooter with f/2.4 aperture.

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4G LTE network type is supported on the device. The LTE network has a download / upload of 600 / 150 Mbps. Type-C USB is available for connectivity as well as charging functions. The remarkable 3,580mAh battery on this phone provides the lasting duration needed. Additionally, it charges relatively fast thanks to Quick Charge 3.0 technology.

A superb 6-inch IPS screen with 1080 x 2160 pixels handles the display orientation of the device. It also packs the 18:9 aspect ratio for more viewing delectation.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC is at the smartphone’s seat of power. It consists of octa-core 2.2GHz Cortex-A53 and Adreno 508 GPU. 4GB and 6GB RAM options are available to coordinate the smooth running of apps.

Either 32GB or 64GB internal memory serves the function of saving files on the device. Whichever variant is selected, the storage can be increased to 400GB with the aid of a MicroSD card. For software actions, Android Oreo OS is in full speed.

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Key Specs

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Here are the Sony Xperia XA2 Plus key specifications…

Display 6.0-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2160 pixels, 402 pixels
OS Android 8.0 Oreo
Processor Octa-core 2.2GHz Qualcomm Processor
torage 32GB / 64GB ROM + 4GB / 6GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 400GB)
Camera 23MP Rear/8MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 3,580mAh
Price ₦125,000 – ₦135,000

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Photos

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Price and Availability

The Sony Xperia XA2 Plus launched July 2018, the phone is available in colours Silver, Black, Gold, Green. You can buy order from any of the online shopping markets using the links below. Sony Xperia XA2 Plus retails at $350 (₦125,000 – ₦135,000 in Nigeria). (CLICK TO BUY XPERIA XA2 PLUS).

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Processor: Octa-core 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636)
  • GPU: Adreno 508
  • Memory: 4GB / 6GB
  • Colours: Silver, Black, Gold, Green
  • Dimension: 157 x 75 x 9.6 mm
  • Weight: 205g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2160 pixels (402 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5


  • Rear Camera: 23 MP camera(f/2.0, 24mm, 1/2.3″), [email protected], [email protected], stereo sound rec., HDR
  • Rear Camera Features: gyro EIS, predictive phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: 5 MP camera (f/2.4, 1/4″), 1080p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB / 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 400GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 600/150 Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yee
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with aptX HD, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: Yes
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: Yes
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 580 mAh non-removable Li-ion battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: Yes

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