Sony Xperia X Compact Hands On and Photo Gallery


Sony announced the Xperia X Compact at ongoing IFA 2016 Berlin. We are live at the event and have got our hands on the phone. Let’s take a detailed look at the hardware and specifications on the Xperia X Compact.


The Xperia X Compact has a 4.6-inch (1280  x 720 pixels) HD Triluminos Display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by hexa-core Snapdragon 650 64-bit processor with Adreno 510 GPU. Running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), the phone comes with 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 256GB via microSD card.


There is a 5MP front-facing camera with 1/3.06″ Exmor RS sensor, 22mm wide-angle f/2.0 lens, 1080p video recording. Also present is the Sony branding, earpiece and usual set of proximity and ambient light sensor.


There is front facing speaker on the bezel below the display which has three on-screen touch buttons.


A single nano SIM card slot is present on the left side. The phone measures 129 x 65 x 9.5 mm and weighs 135 grams.


The right side houses the power button that is equipped with a fingerprint sensor, volume rockers and dedicated camera shutter button.


A 3.5mm audio jack and a secondary microphone is present on the top.


The bottom houses a USB Type C port.


There is a 23MP camera at the back with Exmos RS sensor, 1/2.3″ sensor, f/2.0 lens, Predictive Hybrid AF, 5-axis stabilization, 1080p video recording.


The Xperia X Compact has a sleek design that feels great to hold in hand. It has a design similar to the XZ but in a smaller form factor and is appropriate for people with small hands.

Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C. There is a 2700 mAh battery on the phone that comes with Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging technology.

The Sony Xperia X Compact comes in Mist Blue, Universe Black and White colors and will roll out globally starting from October. No details about the price yet.

Sneha contributed to this post.

Author: Sandeep Sarma

Sandeep Sarma is a blogger and a freelance photographer. Apart from gadgets and phones, he also has a passion for movies and cars. He currently uses the S7 Edge as his main phone. Catch him on twitter at @sandeep9sarma