+ Friday August 23rd, 2019

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Announced earlier this week, Virgin Mobile has today released the Sony Xperia XA to purchase online or in-store from the 4th of July.

The phone is a stunningly designed handset with an almost borderless edge-to-edge display. Virgin Mobile has begun offering the handset in an exclusive Rose Gold colour option, or you can choose a more traditional Graphite (black) colour.

Virgin Mobile is offering the handset in a range of plans starting at $38 per month, with all plans also including Data Rollover. Selected Virgin Mobile Plans also offer bonus data offers available if you sign up before August 15th.

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The Xperia XA is excellently specced with a Mediatek Helios P10 processor and 2GB of RAM, it also comes with a 13MP rear camera with hybrid auto-focus and 8MP front-facing camera.

 Sony Xperia XA
Release dateFebruary 2016
Screen size5.0-inch
Screen technologyIPS LCD
Resolution1,280 x 720
Rear camera13MP
Rear aperture
Front camera8MP
Front aperture
ChipsetMediaTek helio P10
Core config2.0 GHz x 8
MicroSDYes, up to 200GB
Battery2,300 mAh
Battery removable
Headphone PortYes
Headphone Location
Speaker Configuration
WIFI standards
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • DLNA
  • Hotspot
Bluetooth standards
  • 4.1
  • LE
  • A2DP
  • A-GPS
Android OSAndroid 6.0.1
Vendor skinXperia UI
Dimensions143.6 x 66.8 x 7.9 mm
  • White
  • Graphite Black
  • Lime Gold
  • Rose Gold

If you want to check out the Xperia XA then you should head over to the Virgin Mobile website to order yours or check out the offers.

Source: Virigin Mobile.

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