Design and Display
The Sony Xperia XA Ultra features a 6-inch large full HD screen. Its IPS LCD display provides the user with a wide viewing angle and the pixel density of 367 ppi helps it render clear and sharp graphics. It is enclosed in a metal body and is available in three colour variants - Black, White and Lime Gold. The phoneÂs body also has a slim design having a thickness of just 8mm.
OS and Configuration
This device runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is powered by a fast 2 GHz octa-core processor. It also contains a mammoth 3GB RAM and Mali-T860 MP2 GPU loaded on MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755) chipset. These powerful features let this phone deliver an amazing performance even during long and intensive usage. The device contains 16GB internal storage and supports expandable storage of up to 200GB via microSD card.
The Sony Xperia XA Ultra houses a 21.5MP main camera with Exmor sensor, LED flash, hybrid autofocus and HDR photo. The major highlight of this phone is its excellent 16MP front camera which includes features like front flash and Exmor sensor which allows the user to click amazing quality selfies even in low lighting conditions. Other features present in the front camera are optical image stabilisation, auto-focus and gesture shutter.
Connectivity and Battery
Although it lacks dual SIM there are many other connectivity features present in this phone include 4G/3G connectivity, Wi-Fi with hotspot, NFC, Bluetooth and microUSB. While the sensors included in this phone are compass, gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity and light sensor. Although it lacks fingerprint sensor, a feature getting mainstream in most high smartphones today. This device is fuelled by a 2,700 mAh li-ion battery which supports fast charging feature.
The Sony Xperia XA Ultra is an excellent phablet which comes with a fabulous front camera. It has some minor drawbacks, but they are completely outweighed by its other powerful features. If you are a selfie enthusiast then this device is definitely the one you should go for.