Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Great features but Underpowered!!

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus mid-range smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Sony Xperia XA2 Plus advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Sony Xperia XA2 Plus price in India is around Rs.25,999 and $399 in the USA. Currently, it is available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus

Best Price: Rs.25,999(India), $399(USA)

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Key Features:

  • Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • 6.0 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • 23 MP rear camera, 8 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa-Core processor and Snapdragon 630 chipset.
  • 4/6 GB RAM and 32/64 GB Internal Memory
  • 3580 mAh Battery

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Advantages (Pros):

  • Sony Xperia XA2 Plus comes with the latest Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • Presents 6.0-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and Multitouch in it.
  • Its display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
  • Sony Xperia XA2 Plus display has good pixel density for its full HD+ resolution (~402 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 4/6 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • Sony Xperia XA2 Plus has equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 32/64 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot).
  • It offers 23 MP rear camera with additional features like (f/2.0, 24mm, 1/2.3″), PDAF, LED flash, Geo-tagging,
    touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • It offers 8 MP front-facing camera with additional features like (f/2.4, 1/4″).
  • Supports Quad HD video recording at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR.
  • It has the battery capacity of 3580 mAh which is great for heavy usage.
  • Performance is smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass.
  • Design and build quality are great.
  • It offers great and loudspeakers.
  • Supports FM radio.
  • It is available in Silver, Black, Gold, Green colors to choose from.
  • Sony Xperia XA2 Plus supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0).

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Snapdragon 630 is underpowered for its price.
  • No dual camera set up.
  • Comes with hybrid SIM slot. So you can’t use both SIM cards and microSD card at a time.
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
  • No NFC connectivity support.
  • The gyro sensor is missing.

Check out Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Specifications:

General Features
Brand Sony
Model Name Xperia XA2 Plus
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 8.0
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 508
Colors Silver, Black, Gold, Green
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~78.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Dimensions 157 x 75 x 9.6 mm (6.18 x 2.95 x 0.38 in)
Weight 205 g (7.23 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Camera Features
Primary Camera 23 MP (f/2.0, 24mm, 1/2.3″), PDAF, LED flash
Secondary Camera 8 MP (f/2.4, 1/4″)
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Other Camera Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
RAM and Storage
RAM 4/6 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3580 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0).

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8 Total Score
Great features but Underpowered!!

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus smartphone comes with superb features for its price, but underpowered with Snapdragon 630 chipset, we suggest to check other mobiles also if you are looking for a good mobile around 25k.

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