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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.

You may also be interested in the Sony Xperia X Compact.

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.

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 Type Android Smartphone
Model Sony Xperia Performance
Announced 27 February, 2016
Released Yes
Status Available


2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 800/ 850 / 900 / 1700/ 1900 / 2100
4G Network 1700/2100, 1800, 1900, 2100, 2300, 2500, 2600, 700, 800,850, 900 MHz
SIM Type Nano SIM
SIM Count Dual SIM


2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G Up to 450 Mbps
Speed HSPDA+ 42.2 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5


Type Smartphone
Dimensions 70.5 x 143.7 x 8.7 mm
Weight 165g
Protection Metallic material
Colours White, Graphite, Pink, Black, Gold


Display Type IPS LCD touchscreen
Size 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density ~441  ppi pixel density
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Gorilla Glass 4
Features n/a
Secondary Display n/a


Primary 23MP
Image Yes
Video 1080p@30fps Video
Features HDR, Continuous shooting, Digital image stabilization, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Macro mode, Scene mode, Self timer autofocus, Geo-tagging, IOS, panorama camera with LED flash
Flash Yes, LED flash
Secondary 13 MP


Operating System Android OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat)
User Interface – Stock OS
Java Support Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
CPU Quad-core
GPU Adreno 530
RAM (Memory) 3 GB RAM
Internal Storage 64 GB
Card Slot Expandable up to 256 GB (dedicated microSD slot)
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, barometer, gyroscope compass
Controls TouchPad, Lock Button, and Volume Key


Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct,
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
HDMI n/a
Wireless Charging n/a


Battery Type Li-Polymer Battery
Capacity 2700  mAh Battery
Placement Non-removable
Standby 530 hours
Talk Time 15 hours
Music Play


SMS Yes (threaded view)
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes & BBM


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio Yes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert Types Vibration, Ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree Yes, 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.

What is The Current Sony Xperia X Performance Price and Availability Status?

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