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Sony Xperia X Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

The Sony Xperia X is a 2016 model featuring a 5-inch IPS LCD display, 23MP camera, and a 2620 mAh battery. Read more about the features of the Xperia X to see if it's right for you.
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Key Features

  • Release Date:  2016, February
  • Price: 200 EUR
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650
  • Processor: Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72)
  • Memory: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM - F5121
    64 GB, 3 GB RAM - F5122
  • Display: IPS LCD 5 inches, 1080 x 1920
  • Main Camera:  Single, 23MP
  • Selfie Camera:  Single, 13MP
  • OS: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Dimensions: 143 x 69 x 7.7 mm
  • Weight: 153 g
  • Battery:  2620 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

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Discover the complete range of Sony Xperia X specifications in the detailed specs table below.

Linked models: Sony Xperia XZ3 | Sony Xperia XA2 Plus | Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium | Sony Xperia XZ2 | Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact |

Sony Xperia X specs

General specs

Brand and model

Sony Xperia X

Release date

2016, February


143 x 69 x 7.7 mm (5.63 x 2.72 x 0.3 in)


153 g (5.4 oz)

Body build

Front/back glass & aluminum frame


White, Graphite Black, Lime Gold, Rose Gold


2620 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

Approximate price200 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

5" inc

Screen area

68.9 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1080 x 1920 px

PPI /points per inch/

441 PPI

Screen protection

Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating

Other - Triluminos display
-X-Reality Engine

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

23 MP, Single

Camera specs

-23 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1/2.3'', PDAF


LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video 1080p@30fps, 1080p@60fps
Front (selfie) camera

13 MP, Single


13 MP, f/2.0, 22mm (wide), 1/3''

Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system OS

Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)


Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650

Other models with the same chipset include: Sony Xperia X Compact, Xiaomi Mi Max, Sony Xperia X, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro
Processor CPU

- Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72)

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 510

External memory

microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only

Internal memory

32 GB, 3 GB RAM - F5121
64 GB, 3 GB RAM - F5122

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Up to 107 kbps
Edge Up to 296 kbps
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0, USB Host
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 0.97 W/kg (head)     0.97 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.72 W/kg (head)     1.23 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio, RDS
Headphone jack Yes
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
- Also known as Sony Xperia X Dual F5122 with dual-SIM card slots


Antutu 7 Score93268 (Position 324 out of 2128)
GeekBench 6 Single Core286 (Position 456 out of 529)
GeekBench 6 Multi Core650 (Position 510 out of 528)
GeekBench 5 Single Core269 (Position 1289 out of 1886)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core714 (Position 1525 out of 1875)
GeekBench 4 Single Core1373 (Position 236 out of 1024)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core3282 (Position 398 out of 1022)
Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Sony. However, there may be differences in specifications.
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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Sony Xperia X was around 200 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2016, February.
The weight of the Sony Xperia X is 153 g.
The screen size of the Sony Xperia X is 5" inches.
The size of the Sony Xperia X is 143 x 69 x 7.7 mm (HxWxD).

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