Sony Xperia XA: Specifications, Hard Reset and User Manual

Sony Xperia XA is a high-end smartphone running on Android v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) operating system. There’s plan for an upgrade to v7.0 (Nougat). The Sony Xperia XA packs Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 chipset with powerful octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU. It also incorporates Mali-T860MP2 GPU and 2 GB of RAM. With such specifications, this device can be a great productivity booster. It also has the capacity to handle high-graphics games for your entertainment. You shouldn’t be worried about the annoying delays as the monstrous processing speed makes various tasks easier to do. The 4G LTE connectivity is an advantage since it enables faster data speed. To support the performance, Sony Xperia XA uses non-removable Li-Ion 2300 mAh battery. The storage capacity is pretty decent. It provides 16 GB built-in memory and memory card slot for storage expansion. You are allowed to add microSD card up to 256 GB.

222201615512pm_635_sony_xperia_xaSony Xperia XA has a sleek and slim design. It comes with Sony’s signature design but with slightly curved corners. On the front panel you can see a large 5.0″ IPS LCD display and very thin bezel. It has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 294 ppi pixel density. That’s pretty good actually. It’s capable of delivering high quality visuals. You should be able to view HD videos and other high qualiy contents. The display also has wider viewing angles that give you more comfort while using the phone. The responsive touchscreen is fun to use and makes navigation easier. It supports multitouch up to 4 fingers. Large fingers can type comfortably due to its spacious virtual keyboard. Scratch-resistant glass is applied on the front panel to preven damages on the screen.

Above the display, you can find an 8 MP camera. It is equipped with f/2.0 aperture, 1/4″ sensor size, autofocus, HDR mode and HD video recording capability. It’s quite impressive for a front-facing camera. If you run a video blog then it can be very useful to help you make decent video contents. For the main camera, there is a 13 MP camera on the back of the phone. It has rich features including f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, 1/3″ sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama mode and HD video recording capability.


Other features available in Sony Xperia XA:

– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

– Connectivity options: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot; Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, aptX; NFC; microUSB v2.0; USB Host


– Radio                  FM radio, RDS

– Accelerometer, Proximity sensor and Compass

– Email, Instant Messaging, Push Email, HTML5 browser

– Fast battery charging (Pump Express+ 2.0)

– Xvid/MP4/H.264 player

– MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player

– Document viewer

– Photo and video editor

Dimensions: 143.6 x 66.8 x 7.9 mm (5.65 x 2.63 x 0.31 in)

Weight: 137.4 g (4.83 oz)


How to Hard Reset Sony Xperia XA

  1. From Main Menu go to Settings.
  2. Find Backup and Reset option.
  3. Select Factory Data Reset.
  4. Tap Reset Phone.
  5. Select Erase Everything.


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