Vensla, 11 May 2017Design reminds me of Xiaomi Mi3yeah. they copy mi3
+ great camera, there are not many phones that can compete with it,
+ very narrow, easy to hold if you don't have Klitchko sized hands,
+ dual sim AND micro SD at the same time,
+/- Mediatek SOC -> some say it's much worse than Qualcomm SOC, but I haven't seen any comparison of power consumption, performance between these chips,
- small battery, but I am not a heavy user,
- lots of preinstalled software like facebook app (I prefer facebook lite).
Anonymous, 11 May 2017What about performance? A3 is worse than last years XA in every benchmark, just check A3's ... moreWe are purely comparing battery performance here. No need to drag out all these data. Just pointing out that there is nothing to be overly excited about XA1's supposedly good battery performance.
Anonymous, 11 May 2017A3 has same screen resolution as XA1. The 0.3 inch screen difference is negligible. The 2 nm a... more Compare it to X Compact and Z3 Compact...
Z3 compact is the king of battery.
Looks like I'm getting this as an upgrade from my M4. Everything is an upgrade (or the same) but damn that video quality is just not good at all (camera makes up for it).
Anonymous, 11 May 2017A3 has same screen resolution as XA1. The 0.3 inch screen difference is negligible. The 2 nm a... moreWhat about performance?
A3 is worse than last years XA in every benchmark, just check A3's review.
While Xa1 is on par with sd625 and also on par with A5 in cpu performance, but weaker in Gpu performance.
A3 is expensive than Xa1, has 2gb RAM, 16gb internal storage and the most dreadful thing............. Larger bezels( less STB ratio).
But A3 has FP scanner and ip68 certification and better battery, whats your choice?
Xain47, 06 May 2017Well considering A3 is just 4.7inch and packs a weaker SOC plus 14nm architect....... It's 93h... moreA3 has same screen resolution as XA1. The 0.3 inch screen difference is negligible. The 2 nm architecture difference is also negligible. 93 hr vs 72 hr is a significant difference of 30% though.
Anonymous, 11 May 2017Anyone remember ZL? It looks good. Hope they don't forget it.i had one, awsome phone with a great design and best STB ratio on it's time.i loved it more than the original Z.
Aspros, 09 May 2017Yet another big bezel monster, ok I understand that not every phone can have small bezels, as ... moreExactly my thoughts. The Z3 compact was amazing. I got one for my girlfriend and she loved it, I thought it was a great phone, and such great specs such compact. These days it feels like Sony did a 180 spin and can't even fit a few low-range components in a large body.
What is wrong with you, Sony? Ive been reading these reviews out of sentiment, but they just make me miss the times of the Z series until the Z3 compact. Such great phones for their times they were.
Pikwik, 10 May 2017That samsung / sony fanboys war, when you can get a honor 8 for the same price, better on ever... moreAlright, I appreciate your opinion.. But I don't like chinese smarthphone especially Huawei because of their ugly User Interface. And if I can grab a long terms product, why not?
shakeelmohammed, 10 May 2017Oh please what are you talking about the xzs crushed its camera making it one of the best go o... moreusing the compare tool on gsmarena it's show clearly that the XA1 has a better image sharpness over the XZs on all 4 sides, how is that possible !
YourNicknameOptional, 10 May 2017Are you have to do what the other do for something that unnecessary? Yea, that stupid.Can't not accept it?
That samsung / sony fanboys war, when you can get a honor 8 for the same price, better on everything, and a lot of other phones are better in that price range than samsung A and xperia X.
Anonymous, 10 May 2017If 5 years ago, people may say: wow, what a beauty! But now, they may be amazed by the bezel..... moreAre you have to do what the other do for something that unnecessary? Yea, that stupid.
shakeelmohammed, 10 May 2017Oh please what are you talking about the xzs crushed its camera making it one of the best go o... moreSony XZs May security patch is just avialable yesterday (or today), idk what are you talking about, Can you explain more what is your opinion?
Ps: please put some (,) I can't breath, really..