Sony Xperia X Compact

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Sony Xperia X Compact
Sony Xperia X Compact PSD.png
Mist Blue color
CodenameKugo
BrandSony
ManufacturerSony Mobile Communications
SloganBlur-Free Photos. Smart Size.
SeriesSony Xperia
ModelF5321
Compatible networksHSPA, GSM & LTE
First released8 September 2016; 2 years ago (2016-09-08)
Availability by region8 September 2016; 2 years ago (2016-09-08) (United Kingdom)
10 September 2016; 2 years ago (2016-09-10) (Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg)
25 September 2016; 2 years ago (2016-09-25) (United States)
29 September 2016; 2 years ago (2016-09-29) (Thailand)
7 October 2016; 2 years ago (2016-10-07) (Hong Kong)
PredecessorSony Xperia Z5 Compact
SuccessorSony Xperia XZ1 Compact
RelatedSony Xperia X
Sony Xperia XZ
TypeTouchscreen smartphone
Form factorSlate
Dimensions129 mm (5.1 in) H
65 mm (2.6 in) W
9.5 mm (0.37 in) D
Mass135 g (4.8 oz)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow (launch) Android 8.0 Oreo (current)
System on chipQualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956
CPUHexa-core 64-bit (dual 1.8 + quad 1.4 GHz)
GPUAdreno 510
Memory3 GB
Storage32 GB
Removable storageUp to 256GB microSDXC
Batterynon-user removable Li-ion 2700 mAh
Data inputsMulti-touch, capacitive touchscreen, proximity sensor
Display4.6 in (120 mm) 720p IPS LCD
WebsiteOfficial Website

The Sony Xperia X Compact is an Android smartphone manufactured and marketed by Sony. Part of the Xperia X series, the phone was announced to the public along with the Xperia XZ at a press conferences which was held at IFA 2016 on September 1, 2016.[1] In Japan its model number is SO-02J exclusive to NTT Docomo, and this variant is water and dust resistant unlike the global version.[2]

Specifications[edit]

Hardware[edit]

The Sony Xperia X Compact has a 4.6-inch LTPS IPS LCD display, Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72) Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage that can be expanded using microSD cards up to 256 GB. The phone has a 2700 mAh Li-Ion battery, 23 MP rear camera with LED flash and 5 MP front-facing camera with auto-focus. It is available in White, Universe black, Mist blue colors[3].

Software[edit]

Sony Xperia X Compact ships with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and is upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo. In accordance with Sony's stated practices, the phone received system and security updates through September, 2018 (two years from release).

Reception[edit]

Compared to previous models in the Compact subseries, the Xperia X Compact met with a mixed critical reception. Spec-wise it was not as powerful as the flagship Xperia XZ, which some people felt was a downgrade for a compact variant. Its build quality was also criticized, as well as the lack of waterproof that was present on its predecessor Sony Xperia Z5 Compact.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peter K (1 September 2016). "Sony Xperia X Compact goes official: familiar design, not too shabby internals". Phonearena. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  2. ^ https://www.xperiablog.net/2016/10/19/japan-gets-a-waterproof-version-of-the-xperia-x-compact-plus-it-comes-in-pink/
  3. ^ "Sony Xperia X Compact Specifications". GSMArena. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  4. ^ https://www.expertreviews.co.uk/sony/1405191/sony-xperia-x-compact-review-small-but-not-quite-as-mighty
  5. ^ https://www.pocket-lint.com/phones/buyers-guides/sony-mobile/138654-sony-xperia-x-compact-vs-z5-compact-vs-z3-compact-what-s-the-difference

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