A warm welcome to 2016, Sony.
GSM_commenter, 09 Jan 2018Again SONY again huge bezels, frames, thick body. SONY please leave this mobile job.A8 2018 and A8+ 2018 have bezels JUST AS LARGE, so aren’t you going to ask Samsung to also quit the mobile game?
*I know you won’t, GSMARENA TROLL!*
Daany, 09 Jan 2018Mehn... Blindness from hate is eating up ur brain. Both A8's are 75.5 stb. But your hate and i... moreYup, XA2 Ultra has more screen estate than the ones you mention...
And STILL they troll the bezels.
How foolish of em.
Anonymous, 09 Jan 2018A8 has around 80 Percentage. Don't know what you're talking about. No way this has that high r... moreMehn... Blindness from hate is eating up ur brain. Both A8's are 75.5 stb. But your hate and ignorance has made you totally shameless. Last year's Pixel 2 XL was bezeless at 76 stb but XA1U was having huge large bezels still at 76 stb according to guys like you.
Mehn U guys make me cringe *spit*
Nokia 6 2018 is at 73 stb... NONE OF YOU SEES THAT.
Again SONY again huge bezels, frames, thick body. SONY please leave this mobile job.
Habib Briziek, 09 Jan 2018Sony have so many fan trolls. And if they translate into sales, Sony would've been pass Samsun... moreNow you know why Sony articles always have the most active comment threads here.
The lower bezels and resulting ~ 75% STB ratio are much appreciated. The camera's specs look good. And their dedication to the 3.5 mm jack, FM Radio and even the hardware shutter button is commendable (learn, HTC, Moto, Apple, Huawei.....). The return of the Sony Power "button" is also nice. It's a good thing they abandoned the Mediatek for the dependable workhorse that is the Snapdragon 630.
Sony has been on a upward trend since 2017. Their battery capacities and endurance has been getting back to their original superb levels. The 2018 Sony flagships should be interesting.
Habib Briziek, 09 Jan 2018Sony have so many fan trolls. And if they translate into sales, Sony would've been pass Samsun... moreOh? Okay. Then wait when Sony invest more on advertising and GIMMICKS like your Samsung does and SATURATE the market with phones EVERY MONTH.
Habib Briziek, 09 Jan 2018Sony have so many fan trolls. And if they translate into sales, Sony would've been pass Samsun... moreAre you the one trying to find some serious attention?
Well I'm sorry to tell you but you have entered the wrong place.
Sony have so many fan trolls. And if they translate into sales, Sony would've been pass Samsung for number One spot by now lol.
Always love the quality of Sony phones. Using a XA1 Ultra here for almost a year now, and the speed of the phone is as good as one with SD820 when it first came out. Only wish that the new phones has waterproof.
I'm in with Sony!
Not for me..
I just hope they don't price the XA2 Ultra the same as the OnePlus 5T. On this side of the pond, Sony is gold. :(
XA2 should have came with 4GB RAM/64GB storage. Other than that, they look good
AnonD-664474, 08 Jan 2018Because they want to fully enable the sensor in all regions (side-mounted fingerprint scanners... moreA8 has around 80 Percentage. Don't know what you're talking about. No way this has that high ratio. S8 plus has 3300 mah battery which is close enough to xa2 ultra anyways
AnonD-664474, 08 Jan 2018You do have a point, but Sony wouldn't make the phones' sides as thin as they are if they put ... moreWeren't you the same guy who said side fingerprint is best for phone? It's ideal and what not, or perhaps tanner guy
What happened to that one?
Like the look of the new XA series, need a replacement for my 5 year old Z. Only thing I dont like about these phones is 2 power buttons which is pointless either remove the side power button or make the side finger print sensor is looks better than the rear. At least its separate to the camera unlike some of Samsungs designs
FPS on the back should be no problem, in fact better. We as sony phone users are just used to the FPS on the side.