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Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra

alaTest has collected and analyzed 250 reviews of Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and camera. The screen and performance are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reception.

size, performance, screen, camera, usability

reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Prasid Banerjee (digit.in)

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Review

 

The Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra has a nearly bezel-less display and runs on the MediaTek Helio P20 chipset, along with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.

Large, pretty bezel-less display ; Sturdy build

No fingerprint sensor ; Not ergonomic ; Lacks power/speed ; Battery life could have been better

If you can get past the lack of a fingerprint sensor, the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra is a dependable smartphone for big-screen phone lovers. It's just not the best value for your money at nearly Rs. 30,000.

2017-09

Expert review by: (stuff.tv_in)

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra hands-on review

 

The 5.5in Xperia XZ Premium not big enough for you? Then take a look at the 6in Xperia XA1 Ultra

2017-02

Expert review by: Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra review

 

A simply massive phone with a 16MP selfie camera – one for the youth, then...

Huge, rolling display

Lower-end processor

A massive phone, but one that operates well enough under one finger (if you can hold it straight, that is...)

2017-02

Expert review by: David Court (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra review: Sony’s mid-range phones look stunning

 

It's hard to get excited about mid-range Android phones but the XA1 has two significant points of difference

It’s hard to get excited about mid-range Android phones. Essentially they’re shiny oblongs filled with the specs found in previous year’s flagship smartphones. This XA1 has two significant points of difference from the rule above, however. First, the...

2017-02

Expert review by: Kaloyan C. (phonearena.com)

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Review

 

Once again, Sony has unleashed a monster upon the world, this time around called the Xperia XA1 Ultra. It's the bigger sibling to the XA1, packing most of the same hardware in a larger form factor, with a couple of improvements.

Great, accurate display ; Snappy performance with next to no slowdowns ; Near-stock Android ; Solid battery life

The seams around the edges aren’t great to look at ; Cameras are nowhere near the quality Sony promises them to be ; The earpiece is too quiet

2017-05

Consumer review by: Jakey (argos.co.uk)

Great screen size.

 

I am well pleased with this phone, easy to use,works a treat and camera and screen spot on.

2017-11

Consumer review by: John (argos.co.uk)

Phone

 

Good phone does everything I want from a phone

2017-11

Consumer review by: Tantar (argos.co.uk)

Amazing phone good quality and battery life

 

Happy with this phone. Good camera good battery and strong phone. I'm happy

2017-11

Consumer review by: Tom (argos.co.uk)

Excellent Phone

 

Excellent Phone,, bit disappointed about not having stereo speakers

2017-11

Consumer review by: Buttersideup (very.co.uk)

Great Phone

 

Great Phone, Quick, thin, fits in the toaster easily

2017-11

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2300 / 2700
Continuous audio playback time:55 / 64.9
Continuous video playback time:64.9 / 8.6
Gaming time:8.6
Standby time (2G):658
Standby time (3G):466 / 708
Standby time (4G):671
Talk time (2G):13.25
Talk time (3G):10 / 11.9

Call management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Digital Zoom:5
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y
Front camera aperture number:2
Front camera resolution (numeric):16
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y
ISO sensitivity:3200, 6400, Auto
Maximum frame rate:30
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.3
Rear camera aperture number:2
Rear camera resolution (numeric):23
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@30fps
Sensor Type:Exmor RS
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p
Zoom capability:Y

Design

Colour of product:Black / Gold / Pink / White
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display diagonal:15.2
Display number of colours:16 million colours / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 100 / 1920 x 1080
Display Type:IPS / TFT
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:367
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GPP, AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, Mid, MP3, OTA, WAV, eAAC+ / 3GPP,AAC,AAC+,AMR-NB,AMR-WB,FLAC,MIDI,MP3,OTA,WAV,eAAC+
FM radio:Y
Image formats supported:BMP,GIF,JPG,PNG,WEBP
Video compression formats:H.263,H.264
Video formats supported:3GPP,AVI,DIVX,H.263,H.264,MPEG4,VP8,VP9
Voice codecs:AMR-NB,AMR-WB

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Electronic compass:Y
GLONASS:Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G:Y
3G bands supported:850,900,1700,1900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+,UMTS
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVCTP, AVRCP, DID, GAP, GAVDP, GOEP, HFP, MAP, OPP, Pan, PBAP, SAP
Bluetooth version:4.2
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
Security algorithms:EAP,EAP-PEAP,EAP-TLS,MSCHAPv2,TKIP,WPA / EAP,EAP-PEAP,EAP-TLS,MSCHAPv2,TKIP,WPA,WPA2
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB / USB Type-C
Quick start guide:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Graphics adapter:Mali-T880
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.6
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:MEDIATEK
Processor frequency:2.3 / 2.4
Processor Model:Helio P20 / MT6757

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:7 / 7 (Nougat) / 7.0 / Nougat

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:4
Internal RAM type:DDR3
Internal storage capacity:32
Maximum memory card size:256
RAM capacity:4
RAM Type:DDR3
USB mass storage:Y
User memory:24

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.1
Height :165
Weight:188
Width:79