Specs summary

Screen
5"

The Sony Xperia XA1's screen is 5 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.3GHz

There is a MediaTek MT6757 Octa core 2.3 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system (OS).

Camera
23+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 23+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
2300mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2300 mAh battery. Sony's performance ratings are 25.1 days standby time, 678 minutes (2G), 607 minutes (3G).



Reviews (7.3/10 Avg. rating)


TrustedReviews

A brilliant camera with a mediocre phone attached

from TrustedReviews
If having the best possible smartphone camera for the money is a priority, then the XA1 is a no-brainer. You’ll have to put up with a slightly fiddly manual camera mode and deal with the HDR-hating Auto mode – plus, be wary of its slow launch times. But if you can look past all that, there’s no better phone for the money... Full review
PhoneArena

Blocky but distinctive design, solid all-around performance

from PhoneArena
The Xperia XA1 is a fine upgrade over its XA predecessor, with a better camera, faster chipset, USB-C and more memory. Moreover, Sony's aging polycarbonate brick design is actually becoming fresh again in this day and age of glass or metal handsets with rounded corners... Full review
Recombu

Brilliant budget mobile snapper

from Recombu
If you want to snap yourself and your buddies having fun, the Xperia XA1’s front-facing 8-megapixel camera will satisfy. You can fit plenty into frame and Sony has even included a palm gesture feature, for taking a hands-free shot. Just raise your hand to the lens and the phone will take a snap as soon as you drop your arm again... Full review
Recombu

Packs some serious style into a pleasingly compact frame

from Recombu
Sony’s Xperia XA1 is a significant improvement over last year’s Xperia XA and a strong rival to the likes of the Moto G5 and Lenovo P2. That gorgeous design has been further refined for an attractive and easy-to-handle device, while the upgraded performance and longer battery life make for a much more satisfying user experience. Only the lack of Full HD visuals and a fingerprint sensor are worth griping about... Full review
GSMArena

A pretty good midrange handset

from GSMArena
To be honest, we were skeptical at first of the Xperia XA1 - a boxy device, trying to ride the compact train, and its major upgrade is the power-efficient chipset and a camera we've been less than thrilled with on previous occasions. In rerality, it turned out that the XA1 dials up the specs in all departments that matter, it scores points for its understated looks and premium build quality, and gets a good punch out of a sensor that was until now barely given a chance to shine. Is this another surprise Xperia favorite? Looks like Sony has got things right in the midrange, again... Full review
VR-Zone

A Photography Powerhouse

from VR-Zone
The Sony Xperia XA1 is a decent midranger, which appeals quite well to those who love a powerful camera on their smartphones, but apart from that, there isn’t too much of a wow factor, especially when compared to its much more powerful XZs brother, which was absolutely mind-blowing. Nevertheless, priced at S$398, the XA1 remains a good buy... Full review

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Full Specs

Overview
Release date April 26, 2017
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom, India
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
LTE:
1900/2100/800/850 /900/1800/2600 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
variations
SIM Card Nano-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat

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Processor MediaTek MT6757 Octa core 2.3 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
32 GB
RAM 3 GB
ROM No
GPS A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2300 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time 441 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
678 minutes (2G)
607 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 25.1 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Gold, Pink, White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.5 x 6.7 x 0.8 cm
(5.7 x 2.6 x 0.3 in)
Weight 143 grams
(5 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel Density 294 pixels
Size 5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML, HTML 5
Browser Google Chrome
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture ƒ/2
Resolution 23+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Brightness control, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Image stabilization, HDR
Video Recording Formats MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera  
Resolution 8+ megapixels
Zoom Yes
Additional Front Camera Info Auto focus, ISO
Video Recording Parameters Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, MP4, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, AMR-WB, WAV, AMR-NB
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, DivX, AVI
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Unknown
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
Notepad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): Sony G3121, G3123, G3125

Also available in dual-SIM variant.
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