Sony Xperia X Performance Launched – Android v6.0.1, 3 GB RAM, 23 MP Camera, Quad Core

Sony launched a high end smartphone called Xperia X Performance into the market. The expected price of new Sony Xperia X Performance is around Rs.49,999/- in India and $749 in USA. This is not yet released to the market. If you are planning to buy Sony Xperia X Performance you must be aware of its advantages, disadvantages, price and specifications.


Expected Best Price: Rs.49,999(India), $749 (USA)

Key Features:

  • 5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Android OS, v6.0.1(Lollipop)
  • 23 MP Rear Camera & 13 MP Secondary camera.
  • Quad Core processor
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 2700 mAh battery

Advantages of Sony Xperia X Performance:

  • Sony Xperia X Performance comes with latest Android OS, v6.0.1(Marshmallow)
  • Presents 5.0-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with Multitouch in it
  • It provides 3 GB RAM and with Dual-core 2.2 GHz & dual-core 1.6 GHz processor
  • It is equipped with powerful Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 latest chipset
  • Brings an internal memory of 32 GB and expandable memory supported with upto 200 GB
  • Comes with 23 MP rear camera and 13 MP front facing camera and with additional features like phase detection, autofocus, LED flash, 1/2.3″ sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama.
  • Its display has moderate ppi pixel density for its resolution (~441 ppi pixel density)
  • Full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
  • It comes with Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating screen protection.
  • This is an IP68 certified – dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
  • It has a good battery capacity of 2700 mAh which is required feature.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC
  • Available in multiple color variants
  • It comes with additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Document viewer, Photo editor/viewer.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • Design is impressive and looks stylish.
  • Performance is superb with no lags.

Disadvantages of Sony Xperia X Performance:

  • Comes as Non Removable Battery Device.
  • This is bit heavy to carry.
  • No FM Radio supported
  • This is just a Quad Core processor device, as it is of huge range mobile it should be octa core processor.
  • No quick charging.
  • No IR Blaster.
  • Bit over priced.
  • No Quad HD display resolution.


General Features

Brand: Sony

Model Name: Xperia X Performance

SIM Type: Optional Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Operating System: Android OS, v6.0.1(Marshmallow)

Processor: Dual-core 2.2 GHz & dual-core 1.6 GHz

Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820

Colors: various

Accessories in Box: Handset with built-in Battery, Charger, User Manual, Warranty Card


Touch Screen: IPS LCD capacitve touch screen, 16M Colors

Display Size: 5.0 inches (~441 ppi pixel density)

Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels

Other Display Features: Multitouch with Multitouch with Triluminos display & Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating screen protection


Dimensions: 144.8 x 71.1 x 7.6 mm

Weight: 165 g (5.82 oz)

Camera Features

Rear Camera: 23 MP

Front Camera: 13 MP

Video Recording: yes, 1080p@30fps

Other Camera Features: phase detection, autofocus, LED flash, 1/2.3

Battery Capacity

Type: Non-removable Li-Ion 2700 mAh battery

Talk Time: --

Standby Time: --

Memory & Storage

Internal: 32 GB

Expandable Memory: microSD, up to 200 GB



GPRS: yes

EDGE: yes

3G: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - F8131, F8132

4G: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - F8131, F8132

Wifi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot

USB Connectivity: microUSB v2.0, USB Host

Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP, apt-X, LE

NFC: yes

GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (region dependent)

Other Features

FM: No

Sensors: Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass

Additional Features & Apps: Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Document viewer, Photo editor/viewer.


USA: $749

India: Rs.49,999

7.5 Total Score
Over priced !!!!!

Sony Xperia X performance is a good smartphone as Sony Xperia X. It comes with latest android OS, 23 MP Camera, 3 GB RAM. But it is over priced for its features. Go with LG G5 or Galaxy S7

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