Sony unveiled three new Xperias last week at CES held at Las Vegas after a series of speculations and rumors. All three Xperias are up for pre-orders in US and UK region, revealing exact prices of Xperia Xa2, Xa2 Ultra and Xperia L2. This is the first time, Sony’s XA-series features Qualcomm SoC instead of MediaTek chipsets. Major USP of these smartphone is dual camera on Ultra, 23 mega-pixel rear camera, bigger batteries and few others. It is expected that withing few weeks these handsets will reach India, however no concrete information is available yet.
In US, e-retailer, BestBuy.com has listed on the handsets and opened the windows for pre-booking. Here Sony Xperia Xa2 32GB bears a price tag of $349.99 (approx. Rs.22,999), Xa2 Ultra will cost $449.99 (approx Rs.29,999) and Sony Xperia L2 for a value of $249.99 (approx Rs.15,999). All three Xperias are listed in various colour options such as Xa2 can be booked in Pink, Silver, Black and Blue. Xa2 Ultra can be bought in Gold, Silver, Black and Blue. And, the lower-priced Sony Xperia L2 is ready in Black, Gold and Pink hues.
Two e-retailers in UK have listed all three models with different price tags. Clove Technology states price inclusive of VAT, where Xperia Xa2 is priced at EUR 299 (approx Rs.22,999), Xa2 Ultra bears the price tag of EUR 379 (approx Rs.29,999) and entry-level model L2 is valued at EUR 198 (approx Rs.15,999). Another seller, Unlocked-Mobiles.com charges £298 for Xa2, £378 for Ultra and £198 for L2, all prices at this seller are excluding VAT.
These Sony handsets will be released for sale in US on 16th February, 2018. It is interesting to note that, these Xperias are the first Sony smartphones to bear a working fingerprint sensor in US. There is no information regarding Indian Launch and Pricing yet, but within few weeks all three smartphones will reach India.