Sony Xperia X Compact: News and photos


Available since Oct 2016

updated on 04. September 2017 12:20
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  • good camera
  • good video mode


  • relatively expensive
  • no 4K recording
  • Plastic Housing

To the Xperia X, the compact model will join the IFA in 2016 in Berlin. What makes the compact design technically, we present to you here.

[Update from the 2. February/16. March] The security patch for February 2017 and is available for Download./The security update for March will be rolled out.

[Update from the 16. December, 16:34] In a few days is the Update to Android 7.0 Nougat users of the Xperia X Compact. In many Parts of the world such as Russia, Australia, South America, the middle East and Southeast Asia, the update was released already.

[Update from 15. November, 10:59] security update for November will be rolled-out.

The Xperia X Compact is the handy model, which has been lacking until now in the year 2016 by Sony. The 4.6-inch Smartphone but differs only in the size of simultaneously presented Xperia XZ.

A other processor: Snapdragon 650

In contrast to the Xperia Z, the Xperia is equipped with X Compact with the Snapdragon 650 and the graphics chip Adreno 510 (instead of 530 as the flagship). Also, the Xperia X Compact gets three gigabytes of RAM and an internal memory of 32 gigabytes. Also: The internal memory can be expanded using a microSD to up to 256 gigabytes. The battery is a little small, should be with 2,700 mAh, but completely sufficient.

The form factor is significantly smaller than the Xperia XZ: With dimensions of 129 x 65 x 9.5 millimeters and a weight of 135 grams, it is lighter and smaller, but slightly thicker. The housing is made from aluminum, but from plastic, which is processed in high quality. The resolution of the display, with 1280 x 720 pixels is smaller than the Xperia XZ, but also comes with TFT technology and a display of 16.8 million colors.

Camera and Features

The main camera with 23 mega pixels and is also equipped with the predictive Hybrid auto focus with Laser-focus-support – however, you have to do without the optical image stabilizer. The front camera gets in the compact model, however, “only” 5 megapixels. As the operating system 6.0 Marshmallow comes to Android.

Release and availability

The Xperia X Compact comes in colors night Black, White and fog Blue on the market. For the compact model, 449 euros have to put on the table.

All Specifications

Size 129 x 65 x 9.5 mm
Weight 135 g
Display 4.6 inch TFT
Camera Resolution 23 Megapixel
Processor Snapdragon 650
Storage capacity 32GB
Operating system Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Expandable Memory Yes
Front Camera-Resolution 5 Megapixel
Color Night-Black, White, Mist Blue
Product type Smartphone
Memory 3GB
4G/LTE Yes
Data transfer USB C, Micro-SD, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, GPRS/EDGE, UMTS
Cores / Clock Frequency 6 / 2 x 1.8 + 4 x 1.4 GHz
Graphics Chip Adreno 510
Battery performance 2700 mAH
Dual-Sim no
Stylus no
Fingerprint scanner Yes
Status Sold out
Martkeinführung Oct 2016