"Xperia XA2 Plus further improves on Sony's innovation with a reimagined 18:9 display, Sony's Hi-Res Audio and powerful camera technology, to offer a unique content consumption and creation device for consumers at this section of the market", said Hideyuki Furumi, Executive Deputy President at Sony Mobile Communications.
Though the post did not reveal the price, Xperia XA2 Plus is expected to be a mid-range smartphone.
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The 6-inch screen has an 18:9 aspect ratio and Full HD+ resolution (2220 x 1080).
After the release of the latest flagship, the Xperia XZ2 Premium, Sony is expected to release yet another high-end offering the future only this time, the upcoming Xperia XZ3 is expected to be a real champ in the optics department. Both come in 32GB and 64GB storage configurations with expandable storage.
The company has also added a dedicated microSD card slot in the device so that users who want more storage can add cards with up to 400GB capacity to increase the storage of their device. Sony Xperia XA2 Plus comes with 3,580 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qnovo Adaptive Charging. "On the camera front, the smartphone will bear the rear camera of 23-megapixel with 1/2.3" Exmos RS sensor, Hybrid Auto-Focus, 84° wide-angle f/2.0 lens. The smartphone also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Look for it to go on sale next month in your choice of silver, black, gold and green color schemes. On the connectivity front, the Xperia XA2 Plus supports LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and USB Type-C.