Sony is one of the oldest horses it the race of electronics. This company is pushing itself to regain its position in the smartphone market. It seems Sony is slowly adapting to the new era of smartphones and is all ready to compete against Samsung, OnePlus, Apple, Xiaomi and many more. Previously, there are leaks and rumor regarding Sony Xperia 5 Plus. The Xperia 5 Plus looked amazing and we all have been waiting for the official announced of the device. Sony is all release their flagship in 2020. Talking about the flagship, Sony has finally announced its mid-range flagship, Sony Xperia 10 II.
Design and Display
Sony Xperia 10 II houses a 6.0-inch OLED display having 1080 x 2520 pixels. It has a 77.6% screen-to-body ratio. Sony is keeping the display classic with visible notches on both the top and bottom chin of the device. It has a cinematic aspect ratio of 21:9. We have volume rockers on the right edge above fingerprint sensors. Looking at the aesthetics of Xperia 10 II it seems Sony is avoiding the current waterdrop notch or notch-less display. It all depends upon the users how they will respond when they get their hands on Xperia 10 II.
Triple Rear Camera Setup
On the camera department, Xperia 10 II rocks triple camera lenses on rear and a single selfie lens. For the selfie camera, we have an 8MP lens. With this, you can shoot videos 1080p@30fps. The notch on the top of the display confines the selfie camera.
For the rear camera, we have a triple camera setup. This consists of 12MP + 8MP + 8MP. With the triple rear lenses, you can shoot videos 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR. These lenses are aligned vertically on the top-right corner. Above these lies an LED flash.
Performance, Software, and Battery
Powering the Xperia 10 II Snapdragon 655 (11nm) is coupled with 4GB of RAM. For the GPU we have Adreno 610. For the internal storage, we have 128GB. This is expandable up to 1TB using microSDXC. This device runs on Android 10.0.
For the fuel, a 3600mAh battery is available. It also supports 18-watt fast charging (Quick Charge 3.0). Features like Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care and Stamina Mode are available. There is standard USB Type-C for the charging port. Xperia 10 II IP65/68 water resistant certified. Not only that both back and front of the device are protected with gorilla glass 6.
Sony Xperia 10 II Key Specifications
|Display||6.4-inch, OLED, 1080 x 2520 Pixels
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 6 [Front/Back]
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)|
Expandable up to 1TB using microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
|Primary Camera (Triple)||12 MP, 26mm (wide), PDAF + 8 MP, 52mm (telephoto), PDAF, 2x optical zoom + 8 MP, 16mm (ultrawide)
Videos : 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Shoot videos: 1080p@30fps
|OS and UI||Android 10.0|
|Battery||3600mAh, 18-Watt fast charging (Quick Charge 3.0)|
|Color Variants||Black, White|
|Sony Xperia 10 II Price in Nepal||~Rs 50,00 (4/128GB)|
Price and Availability in Nepal
Overall Sony has made good improvements on Xperia 10 II. But will this device able to battle the tough competition in the market? That’s the main question. I think it’s all up to the users to device the goods and the bad of Xperia 10 II. This mid-range from Sony is just announced and expected soon for its release. The price of Sony Xperia 10 II is 370 EUR. There’s no official confirmation from the officials on the prize and availability of this device here. But if it does, then the expected price of Sony Xperia 10 II in Nepal is Rs 50,000. If you are planning to buy mid-range under Rs 50,000 and in search of more better option then please read, Best smartphone to buy in Nepal under Rs 50,000.
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