Sony Xperia 10 Plus Review: Advanced Version Of Xperia 10
The Sony Xperia 10 Plus is the advanced version of the Sony Xperia 10. Both phones were launched at the MWC that took place in Barcelona. The phone has been upgraded with a better SoC and RAM. Even the battery capacity has also been upgraded as well. Read on as we will be looking at the full specifications and features of the Sony Xperia 10 Plus and the price with availability.
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Sony Xperia 10 Plus Key Features And Specs
- Display: 6.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2520 pixels
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie, 4GB/6GB Of RAM
- Processor: Snapdragon 636, Octa-core 2.8GHz
- Memory: 64GB built-in storage
- Camera: 12MP + 8MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera
- Battery: 3,000mAh non-removable battery
Design And Display
The Sony Xperia 10 Plus features similar body design with the later. The phone is built with a combination of Aluminum Alloy and Glass. It has a smooth panel that house the dual camera and an LED flash, while the fingerprint scanner is placed on the sides. It measures 8.3mm in thickness and weighs 180 gram which is heavier than the 10. This is understandable considering the battery capacity on the inside. The Sony Xperia 10 Plus is also available in multiple colors that include Black, Navy, Silver, and Gold.
On the display, the phone offers a screen size of 6.5-inch 1080p+ IPS LCD display and it sports a 21:9 aspect ratio just like the Xperia 10. It has a screen density of 422 PPI with a corning gorilla glass 5 protection against scratch and cracks.
The Sony Xperia 10 Plus has a combo rear cameras set-up that consists of 12MP wide-angle lens alongside f/1.8 aperture and PDAF with another secondary camera of an 8MP telephoto sensor which also has an f/2.4 aperture, PDAF, and 2x optical zoom. The main camera has LED flash HDR, Panorama and also has the ability to shoot both 4k and 1080p videos at 30fps. The front camera is still 8MP and it has f/2.0 aperture and can also shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
Hardware And Software
Under the hood is a Snapdragon 636 SoC on the phone which has an octa-core processor that clocked at a speed of 1.8GHz alongside an Adreno 509 GPU. The Sony Xperia 10 Plus has 4GB RAM, while the Chinese version comes with a huge 6GB RAM. Both are paired with 64GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable via micro SD card up to 512GB. It’s powered by Android 9.0 Pie with Sony’s UI on top.
The handset has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3000 mAh with 18W fast charging technology. Other features include 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Dual-band WiFi, WiFi hotspot, WiFi direct, GPS, NFC, FM radio, a 3.5mm jack, and other regulars.
Sony Xperia 10 Plus General Specifications
|Dimensions||167 x 73 x 8.3 mm (6.57 x 2.87 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||180 g (6.35 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Color Shades||Black, Navy, Silver, Gold|
|Back Camera (Main)||12 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 1.25µm, PDAF|
8 MP, f/2.4, 53mm (telephoto), 1/4″, 1.12µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom
|Selfie Camera (Front)||8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1/4″, 1.12µm|
|Camera Features||Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie)|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm)|
|Technology||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Display Size||6.5 inches, 98.7 cm2 (~81.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2520 pixels (~422 ppi density)|
|Internal||64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 6 GB (for China only)|
|Card slot||microSD Card, (Yes)|
|Capacity||Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery|
|2G Band||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)|
|3G Band||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 – I3213, I4213, I4293|
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 – I3223
|4G Band||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600) – I3213, I4213|
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – I4293
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 25(1900), 28(700), 29(700), 66(1700/2100) – I3223
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|GPS||Yes + A-GPS support, & GLONASS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Games||Built-in + Downloadable|
|MISC||Active Noise Cancellation With Dedicated Mic, Photo/video Editor, Document Viewer|
Sony Xperia 10 Plus Price And Availability
The Sony Xperia 10 Plus will sell at a price of $480. The phone will soon be available Globally and anyone can afford it as well.