Sony India on Monday announced it was slashing the prices of two of its top-end smartphones in India. The Sony Xperia X Dual, which was launched back in May, is now priced at Rs. 38,990. The Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual on the other hand, which was launched in October last year, is now priced at Rs. 47,990.
To note, the Sony Xperia X was priced at Rs. 48,990 when it was launched in May, reflecting a Rs. 10,000 drop in price. The Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual was launched at Rs. 62,990, but saw another price drop in the intervening period to Rs. 55,990, making the effecting price drop Rs. 8,000.
The Sony Xperia X Dual features a 5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) Triluminos display for mobile powered X-Reality for mobile engine; a 23-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture and a 1/2.3-inch Exmor RS sensor, predictive hybrid autofocus, and pulse LED flash; 13-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 aperture; 3GB of RAM; 64GB inbuilt storage, expandable storage support up to 200GB via microSD card, and 4G LTE support. The Xperia X Dual packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor. It measures 142.7x69.4x7.9mm and weighs 153 grams.
The Sony Xperia Z5 Premium was the 'world's first smartphone featuring a 4K display'. Its 5.5-inch comes with a resolution of 2160x3840 pixels and an impressive pixel density of 806ppi. It is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC, coupled with 3GB of RAM. Apart from the 23-megapixel rear camera, it bears a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with with 16GB of built-in storage, with support for expandability via microSD card (up to 2TB). It bears a 3430mAh battery.