Sony Xperia X Performance Review, Specs And Price

Sony Xperia X Performance is a high-end smartphone of the Xperia X series and like other Sony’s high-end flagship smartphones it has an IP68 rating.  The smartphone was unveiled at last year’s Mobile World Congress alongside other devices that covers the mid-range and low-end smartphone category among which the Sony Xperia X was the flagship. In terms of performance the Xperia X is similar to the Xperia XZ smartphone but at a lower cost. Despite the high-end status of the device, it has only gotten cheaper and cheaper since its release earlier this year.

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Sony Xperia X Performance Key Specs & Features

  • 5.0-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
  • 2.15GHz quad-core Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 CPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB and 64GB Internal Storage variant, up to 256GB memory card support
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • 23MP Rear Camera and 13MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Support
  • Single and Dual Hybrid SIM variant (Nano SIM)
  • Non Removable 2700mAh Battery
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
  • IP68 dust and water resistance certification

Sony Xperia X Performance Review

The Sony Xperia X Performance being the top-end device of the X Series as a nice comfortable build with the common rounded edges. This device unlike most Smartphones has a rugged dust and water resistance of up to 1.5m in water for 30minutes. Apart from the fact that the device has a full HD 5.0-inch 1080 x 1920 pixel screen resolution, it also has a 441ppi that ensures a crisp and clear display. If you are a fan of topnotch hardware the more than capable Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 gives you a faster performance experience.

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The internal storage sits at 32GB which is expandable using a microSD card to about 256GB and a 3GB RAM for app multi tasking. In terms of connectivity it features an high speed Wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and 4G LTE connectivity. However the battery is still lacking with a staggering 2700mAh.

Sony Xperia X Perfornance 4 Full Technical Specifications


Device TypeAndroid Smartphone
ModelSony Xperia Performance
Announced27 February, 2016


2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G NetworkHSDPA 800/ 850 / 900 / 1700/ 1900 / 2100
4G Network1700/2100, 1800, 1900, 2100, 2300, 2500, 2600, 700, 800,850, 900 MHz
SIM TypeNano SIM
SIM CountDual SIM


2GGPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4GUp to 450 Mbps
SpeedHSPDA+ 42.2 Mbps
Web BrowserYes, HTML5


Dimensions70.5 x 143.7 x 8.7 mm
ProtectionMetallic material
ColoursWhite, Graphite, Pink, Black, Gold


Display TypeIPS LCD touchscreen
Size5.0 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Density~441  ppi pixel density
Touch ScreenYes
ProtectionGorilla Glass 4
Secondary Displayn/a


Video1080p@30fps Video
FeaturesHDR, Continuous shooting, Digital image stabilization, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Macro mode, Scene mode, Self timer autofocus, Geo-tagging, IOS, panorama camera with LED flash
FlashYes, LED flash
Secondary13 MP
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Operating SystemAndroid OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat)
User Interface– Stock OS
Java SupportYes


ChipsetQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPUAdreno 530
RAM (Memory)3 GB RAM
Internal Storage64 GB
Card SlotExpandable up to 256 GB (dedicated microSD slot)
SensorsFingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, barometer, gyroscope compass
ControlsTouchPad, Lock Button, and Volume Key


BluetoothYes, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct,
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeYes, microUSB v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Wireless Chargingn/a


Battery TypeLi-Polymer Battery
Capacity2700  mAh Battery
Standby530 hours
Talk Time15 hours
Music Play


SMSYes (threaded view)
EmailYes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM RadioYes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert TypesVibration, Ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
HandsfreeYes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer- IP68 resistance certification
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Sony Xperia X Performance in Nigeria. At the moment, you can buy any of the smartphones at leading online stores in the countries. Xperia X price in Nigeria is expected to range from 95,000 Naira to 210,000 Naira in Nigeria.

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