Sony Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra available in Canada on March 22nd

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Both devices will be released on March 22nd for $400 and $520CAD at Freedom Mobile or $419.95 and $529.95CAD at Videotron.

While the Sony Xperia ZX2 may have been the big news from the company over the past few weeks on the smartphone front, the more affordable mid-range Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra now have Canadian pricing and a release date. Both devices will be released on March 22nd for $400 and $520CAD at Freedom Mobile or $419.95 and $529.95CAD at Videotron.

Both mid-range devices, the XA2 and XA2 Ultra feature 1080p edge-to-edge displays in a new borderless design, Snapdragon 630 CPUs, up to 32 or 64GB storage space and 3 or 4GB of RAM depending on the model. As with most smartphones these days, the focus on the XA2 series seems to be the camera.

Announced at CES 2018, Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra elevate every photo and video taken with the 23 MP main camera which includes 4K video recording and 120fps slow-motion video capture. Considered the perfect selfie phone, Xperia XA2 Ultra features dual front cameras and sports a 16MP camera with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and display flash for blur-free night-time selfies, as well as an all-new secondary 8MP front camera with super-wide-angle lens. Users will have no problem fitting the entire group in one shot on Xperia XA2 Ultra. With Xperia XA2 Ultra, users can enjoy the perfect selfie any time, any place, with everyone in the frame.

Key features of the Xperia XA2 include:

  • Borderless 5.2” edge-to-edge Full HD display (1080p) with curved 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass and Image Enhancement Technology.
  • 23 MP main camera with 1/2.3″ Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, Hybrid Autofocus, Quick Launch and Capture, Low-light photo: ISO 12800, 24mm wide-angle F2.0 lens, 5x Clear Image Zoom, and SteadyShot.
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon630 Mobile Platform. Up to 32GB flash memory and 3GB RAM memory
  • Android Oreo 8.0
  • 3,300 mAh battery capacity, STAMINA mode, and Qnovo Adaptive Charging
  • Always-on fingerprint sensor located on back

Key features of the Xperia XA2 Ultra include:

  • Borderless 6.0” edge-to-edge Full HD display (1080p) with curved 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass and Image Enhancement Technology.
  • 23 MP main camera with 1/2.3″ Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, Hybrid Autofocus, Quick Launch and Capture, Low-light photo: ISO 12800, 24mm wide-angle F2.0 lens, 5x Clear Image Zoom, and SteadyShot.
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform. Up to 32/64GB flash memory and 4GB RAM memory.
  • Android Oreo 8.0
  • 3,580 mAh battery capacity, STAMINA mode, and Qnovo Adaptive Charging

As mentioned above, both devices will be available in Canada at Videotron and Freedom Mobile on March 22nd in black or silver depending on carrier availability.

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