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In a nutshell

  • 5-inch HD display
  • 23MP camera
  • 32GB internal storage
  • Available in Black, Pink and Gold

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

“It’s rare that you’d find big specs like this on a compact smartphone – perfect if you want the flagship experience on a smaller scale.”

What Users Say

3.6 based on

  • Operating System

    Android Nougat (7.0)

  • Battery

    Up to 10 hours talktime

  • Camera

    23 Megapixels

  • Storage

    Available in 32GB

  • Display

    5 inches

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Design and display

High definition screen

The Sony Xperia XA1 is fronted by a 5-inch HD display, stretching right up to the rounded edges of the handset.

 

It’s bright and clear showing off every detail of your photos and videos, and makes for the perfect handheld movie theatre when using the likes of Netflix or Amazon Prime. 

Premium design

The XA1’s compact design makes it simple to hold and use in just one hand, and it’ll fit nicely in your pocket. 

Camera

Seriously impressive sensor

A 23MP camera is on board to make sure can always get the best photos and videos. And with a large f/2.0 aperture, letting in loads of light, getting great shots at night is a breeze too. 

Perfect selfies

The 23mm wide-angle front-facing lens lets you get the whole gang in the frame. And at 8MP, all your photos will look pin sharp. 

Under the hood

Smooth user experience

The XA1 has an octa-core processor on the inside, which will make sure you won’t be slowed down while using big mobile games or streaming films online. It’s backed up by 3GB RAM, and there’s 32GB of internal storage as standard. 

Smart battery

A 2,300mAh battery will keep you powered up all day long, but if you do find yourself nearing the red, you can turn on Sony’s STAMINA Mode. It limits some of the more power-hungry parts of the XA1, to keep you going for longer. 

SPECIFICATION SUMMARY

WHAT's IN THE BOX

The box contains

  • Device
  • User manual
  • SIM card removal tool
  • USB cable
  • Quick Start Guide

FULL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Specification

  • Body

    • Nano

  • Dimensions

    • 145 x 67 x 8 mm

    • 143 grams

  • Calls & Messages

    • Quad band

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Android Nougat (7.0)

  • Apps

    • Play store

  • Battery

    • USB Type-C

    • 2300 mAh

    • 10 hours

    • 603 hours

  • Special Features

  • Connectivity

  • Camera

    • LED

    • 1080p @30fps

    • 8 megapixels

    • 23 megapixels

  • Storage

    • MicroSD

    • 256 GB

    • 32 GB

  • Music and entertainment

  • Processor

    • Octa

    • Octa-core, Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20

    • 2.3 GHz

    • 3 GB

    • 2.3 GHz

  • Display

    • Full HD

    • 294 ppi

    • 720 x 1280p

    • IPS LCD

    • 5 inches

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Sony Xperia XA1 is rated 3.6 out of 5 by 19.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Value for money Bought xa1 for my daughter even though I have read disastrous reviews about screens being non responsive and other issues. Her handset has worked perfectly without lag, delay or any issues for months now. The screen is bright and clear, despite being a relatively low resolution. You can't tell unless you have super clear vision. It's fast, camera's great and gets good signal nearly everywhere. For less than £200, I'm not sure what else you want for your money. It's only 10 years ago when you'd have sold your house for this technology. Anyway, it's great and I would recommend. Hope this helps. Thanks
Date published: 2017-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good phone overall I would definitely recommend.
Date published: 2017-10-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Nice Camera, Terrible Screen Bought this phone in late April and over the last month or so the screen has become increasingly more unresponsive.
Date published: 2017-10-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful screen I have had this phone for three months now and I am seriously not impressed. It takes forever to pull down the drop down menu and also am not able to press the letter P unless you press right at the edge of the screen. My other half also has the same problems with his Xa1and he also has a yellow smudge appearing over his clock.
Date published: 2017-09-30
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