Sony announced pricing and availability for all four (count 'em, four!) phones in its Xperia X range: the midprice X (), budget XA, upmarket and . But what's the difference?
The chart below helps you hunt out details in size, specs and price, but here's a simpler take-away to keep in mind as you read: They're listed from least to most expensive.
Xperia XA: The least expensive of the bunch with entry-level hardware.
Xperia XA Ultra: Sony's hulking 6-inch phone, with a 16-megapixel front-facing camera.
Xperia X: A compact, 5-inch handset that's extremely easy to operate one-handed. It also has a 23-megapixel camera.
Xperia X Performance: The X, but with a faster processor and dust- and water-resistance.
Hardware and specs
|Sony Xperia XA||Sony Xperia XA Ultra||Sony Xperia X||Sony Xperia X Performance|
|Display size, resolution||5-inch; 1,280x720 pixels||6-inch; 1,920x1,080 pixels||5-inch; 1,920x1,080 pixels||5-inch; 1,920x1,080 pixels|
|Dimensions (Inches)||5.7x2.6x0.31 inches||6.5x3.1x0.33 inches||5.6x2.7x0.31 in||5.6x2.8x0.33 in|
|Weight (Ounces, Grams)||4.8 oz (137.4g)||6.70 oz (190g)||5.36 oz; 152g||5.8 oz; 164.43g|
|Mobile software||Android 6.0 Marshmallow||Android 6.0 Marshmallow||Android 6.0 Marshmallow||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Video capture||1080p HD||1080p HD||1080p HD||1080p HD|
|Processor||2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10||2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10||1.8GHz six-core Snapdragon 650||2.1GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
|Battery||2,700mAh (nonremovable)||2,700mAh (nonremovable)||2,620mAh (nonremovable)||2,700mAh (nonremovable)|
|Fingerprint sensor||None||None||Power button (disabled in US)||Power button (disabled in US)|
|Special features||N/A||N/A||Hardware shutter button||Water-resistant|
|Price off-contract (USD)||$280||$370||$550||$700|
|Price (GBP)||Converts to £190||Converts to £255||Converts to £375||Converts to £480|
|Price (AUD)||Converts to AU$ 390||Converts to AU$515||Converts to AU$760||Converts to AU$975|
|Availability||July 17||July 24||June 26||July 17|