Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra: The Curious Case of the Midranger Phablet [Review]

Sony’s Mobile Division has launched a few of its Xperia branded smartphones in Pakistan, catering to users with different requirements and budegst.

The company’s ranking in the international market were at a standstill and revenues have been falling but it seems like things are getting better with its new crop of devices. Opening up operations in new markets might also help the company regain its former glory.

To judge that, we have with us today the Xperia XA1 Ultra. If offers decent mid-range specs with a slightly premium price tag.

Is the phone really worth the high premium? Let’s find out in our full review of the Xperia XA1 Ultra.

Full Review [Urdu]

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Specifications:

  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio P20
  • OS: Android Nougat 7.1, Xperia Launcher
  • Supported Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE Dual-SIM
  • Display:
    • 6” with 1080p (1920 x 1080) resolution
  • Memory:
    • RAM: 4 GB
    • Internal: up to 64 GB
    • Card slot: yes
  • Camera:
    • Primary: 23 MP, 24mm f/2.0, 1/2.3″ sensor, 1080p video, LED Flash
    • Secondary: 16 MP, OIS, LED Flash
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Connectivity: microUSB, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LTE
  • Battery: 2700 mAh
  • Price: Rs. 39,999


  • Alam

    Paying 40000 bucks for a six inch “phab” with a 2700 mAh battery? This must be some kind of sick joke right?

  • Amir Gee

    meet my new hauwei mate 10 lite… superb phone…

    • Azhar Jamal

      in current market the best value for money is Mate 10 lite.

    • Share your experience

      • Amir Gee

        every thing is fine….. one thing really disturbing….. changing slowly……..

        • Ok But Honor 8 LIte Main Huawei Ka Apna ADOPTER Hai Aur Cable Samung Ki
          30 Main 60% Se Zaida Battery Percentage Bhar Jati hai
          Ye Try Karo Ya Phir Flight Mode Pe Rakh K Charging Karo Speed Hoga
          Ya Phir Adopter Change KARO

          • Amir Gee

            han main ne adopter change kya hai… mare pass ik Samsung ka fast charger prha tha… wo try kya acha response aya hai….

  • Moazzem Gondal

    40K for MediaTek chipset and 2700mAh battery LOL

  • Jahanzaib

    Seriously this must be a joke 6 inch Phablet with 2700mah where now a days copmanies offering 3000mah for 5 inch devices.

  • Sony Wale Paagal Ho Gaye Hai :)

  • Oviasif Ovihasan

    poor screen ppi , no 4K ..2700 mAh battery for 40,000… seriously man !!

  • Tabrez Malik

    40k main mediatek processor na fingerprint battery only 2700mah aur janab kehtay hain midrange phone hai nice joke