Sony Xperia X Dual Review

Sony Xperia X Dual

Sony Xperia X Dual Review


  • The Sony Xperia X Dual is valued at Rs. 48,990.
  • It has some better than average camera traps, and shoots well in low-light.
  • Devices 360 rates the telephone 7/10.

Sony might confront a decrease sought after for its cellular telephones, however the Japanese gadgets mammoth keeps on succeeding in different offices, including its gaming and camera sensor divisions. Taking after the Sony Xperia Z5 territory, the organization has kept on building up its cell phone lineup, and reported another leader "X" scope of cell phones prior this year at MWC 2016.

This conveys us to its most recent lead gadget: the Sony Xperia X Dual. Valued at Rs. 48,990, the Xperia X Dual is solidly situated among the fat cats. In spite of the fact that the telephone isn't exactly also determined the same number of other more reasonable choices, Sony wants to make up by pressing in a lot of camera innovation that it cases will help you take incredible pictures. Does the Sony Xperia X Dual have what it takes to experience its sticker price? Discover in our survey.

Sony Xperia X Dual Review

Look and feel

We would have expected the adjustment in naming traditions to stamp significant general changes, yet the configuration dialect of the new telephone nearly looks like that of the Sony Xperia Z5 (Review). From the square like shape to the bends around the corners, the Xperia X Dual adheres to Sony's attempted and tried styling, and looks extraordinary thus.

The all-metal body assists with this, furthermore gives this telephone a genuinely premium and strong form. The Xperia X Dual is likewise a tiny bit littler than its forerunner, with a 5-inch screen set up of the 5.2-inch one on the Xperia Z5. It's additionally greatly all around adjusted, with equivalent heave regardless of how you hold it. This makes the Xperia X Dual especially simple to hold and grasp.

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The front of the telephone has an unspecified scratch-safe glass which bends off at the edges to seem to mix into the sides. There are two speakers for stereo sound. The front camera, Sony logo, and nearness sensor are all at the top.

Sony Xperia X Dual Review

The back of the telephone highlights a dull metallic completion with a scratched Xperia logo, and the camera and glimmer at the upper left. The top has the 3.5mm attachment; the privilege has the force catch, an awkwardly found volume rocker, and camera catch; the base has the Micro-USB port; and the left has the crossover double SIM plate. You needn't bother with an ejector pin to open the plate; your nails will do the trap. It's additionally worth saying here that the Xperia X Dual is not water-safe, with Sony dumping one of its past telephones' greatest offering focuses.

The Sony Xperia X Dual has a unique mark sensor incorporated into the force catch, much the same as the one on the Xperia Z5. The sensor does not work in standby mode, and you will initially need to wake the telephone to utilize it. This should be possible by essentially pushing down the force catch and keeping your finger set up for a small amount of a second. This occasionally functions admirably and rapidly opens the telephone, yet not generally.

Sony Xperia X Dual Review

We can say as a matter of fact this isn't the best spot for a unique mark sensor, and we had some issues with it. Due to the little size and limited state of the catch itself, it's regularly dubious to get your finger set up legitimately, and this prompted numerous fizzled endeavors to open the telephone. You have to hold the telephone especially with the right finger on the sensor, and we thought that it was every one of the somewhat badly designed. Also, a light touch won't do it; you truly need to keep your finger solidly on the sensor to open the telephone. It's no place close as snappy and precise as the one on the a great deal not so much costly but rather more capable OnePlus 3

Sony Xperia X Dual Review

The gadget has a 5-creep full-HD IPS LCD screen with a pixel thickness of 441ppi. It's somewhat littler than the 5.2-inch screen on the Xperia Z5, however you won't generally have the capacity to differentiate between the two initially. It's actually fit for going brighter than the Amoled screens on the OnePlus 3 and Samsung Galaxy S7 territory, however endures a bit with regards to difference, dark levels and shading range.

Be that as it may, all alone, the screen of the Xperia X Dual is not too bad. It has great dark levels for a LCD screen and a praiseworthy shine range. Hues are perfect and practical. Sony likewise has some valuable changes that enhance the photo quality, with a better than average versatile splendor mode, X-Reality motor which hones pictures, and a super-clear mode which makes the hues more energetic. The last isn't exactly on a par with it sounds, making hues look a bit excessively improbable. There's additionally the capacity to modify the shading temperature. Essential capacities, for example, savvy backdrop illumination control and twofold tap to wake are likewise present. At this cost however, a 1440p screen should be a given.

Sony Xperia X Dual Review

Determinations and programming

While different cell phones in this classification, including the a great deal more moderate OnePlus 3 and Xiaomi Mi 5 (Review) are fueled by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, the Sony Xperia X Dual utilizations the Qualcomm Snapdragon 650, alongside 3GB of RAM and 64GB of inside capacity. Curiously, the Snapdragon 650 is likewise utilized by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (Review), a cell phone which costs not exactly a fourth of the Sony Xperia X Dual's asking cost.
There's double SIM 4G availability with a cross breed SIM opening, support for up to 256GB of expandable stockpiling through microSD cards, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/air conditioning, Bluetooth 4.2, and NFC. The telephone has a 2620mAh battery, and backings Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 innovation, despite the fact that our survey unit accompanied a customary 7.5W charger in the container. Sony's prevalent Stamina and Ultra Stamina modes are additionally present, which will give you a chance to extend your battery life longer in circumstances where you require it.

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The Xperia X Dual keeps running on Android 6.0.1, with Sony's Xperia UI on top. The essential look and feel of the interface hasn't changed throughout the years, keeping up its feeling of request and clean design. The notices shade and snappy switches menu are like the ones in the stock Android launcher, and the framework holds a double layered UI that keeps things uncluttered and considers better utilization of gadgets. In any case, there are awfully numerous pre-introduced applications on the telephone, and a ton of this is bloatware that can't be uninstalled.

Sony Xperia X Dual Review

This incorporates Amazon Kindle, AVG Protection, Clean Master, Hungama Play, Sony Liv and a modest bunch of amusements, which can be incapacitated however not evacuated through and through. Sony Liv was especially vexatious, continually pushing notices that must be hindered through the framework settings. The feeling that we get is that Sony is making a decent attempt to push accomplice applications and administrations to you, which can pester considering you've effectively paid a great deal for the telephone and shouldn't need to be subjected to this.

The application drawer is somewhat diverse, with some additional elements incorporated into it. Aside from having the capacity to scan for particular applications and control home screen settings, there's likewise a different screen to one side of the application drawer where applications you utilize much of the time are gathered together. You can likewise enact application suggestions from Google Play, in spite of the fact that there's frequently no rationale to the proposals. Administrations that aren't accessible in India, for example, Spotify Music, T-Mobile and Lyft, and also different applications that aren't especially important to us were prescribed, and you're unrealistic to utilize this element much subsequently. All in all, while the product is proficient and functions admirably generally, we aren't especially awed with some of Sony's increases, which are more vexatious than supportive.

Sony Xperia X Dual Review


The Sony Xperia X Dual has a 23-megapixel essential camera and a 13-megapixel front camera, both utilizing Sony's own Exmor RS sensors. The back camera has LED glimmer, and both are equipped for shooting video at up to full-HD determination. The back camera can go up to 60fps for standard video and 120fps for moderate movement. 4K shooting is an outstanding exclusion, which is interesting at a telephone at this cost level which touts photography as its fundamental component.

The camera application is genuinely well laid out, with brisk controls for the blaze, camera switcher, settings and exhibition access. The standard shooting mode is Superior Auto, yet you can likewise change to manual or video mode rapidly. A fourth alternative in the menu gives you access to the camera applications, which incorporates AR Effect, Sweep Panorama, Timeshift (moderate movement) and the sky is the limit from there. You can likewise introduce extra camera applications through Sony's 'What's New' application and Google Play. The settings menu gives you a chance to control different things, including how the snappy dispatch catch responds, determination, object following, and the sky is the limit from there.

Sony Xperia X Dual Review

There's additionally a computerized picture adjustment instrument called unfaltering shot, which remedies shakes when recording video, however doesn't generally serve as an adequate trade for the missing optical picture adjustment. There are additionally some fascinating elements, including prescient crossover self-adjust, which can track a moving question and keep concentrate on it. Speedy catch dispatches the camera while the telephone is bolted, centers, and catches a shot all inside 0.6 seconds, by holding down the committed camera key. Both of these components functioned admirably, catching conventional stills in both cases.

Going to the camera itself, the Sony Xperia X Dual catches a great measure of subtle element with great shading propagation, especially in sufficiently bright settings. The sheer determination of the photos guarantees that a great deal of point of interest is caught, and just a tiny bit of clamor and grain is unmistakable when you zoom in profound. You're unrealistic to have any issues with your regular pictures.
Where the telephone truly succeeds is in low-light photography. While the issues with grain do in any case crop up, the telephone figures out how to catch admirable measures of point of interest and shading even oblivious. There is a touch of oversaturation now and again in both sufficiently bright and low-light shots, however giving careful consideration to picture structure and concentrating legitimately will decrease this. Self-adjusting is to a great degree brisk, and for the most part brings the right part of the shot into core interest. The main office where the camera didn't exactly perform up to the imprint was in large scale photography and close-ups, which experience the ill effects of an absence of subtle element because of not having the capacity to legitimately concentrate on the subject at short proximity.

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Video quality is wonderful, and the telephone utilizes its computerized picture adjustment genuinely well to guarantee clean video when your hands aren't relentless. Shooting at 60fps creates clean video with smooth movement, and the level of light again has next to no effect on the nature of the video. The front camera is especially great, and will be valuable to you on the off chance that you take a considerable measure of selfies.


Sony has made somewhat of a bet with the Xperia X Dual by utilizing the mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 SoC. Albeit skilled in its own particular right, it doesn't exactly perform to the level of a lead cell phone that expenses about Rs. 50,000, thus this telephone is completely beated by less costly alternatives with higher-end SoCs. On the off chance that we slight cost for a minute, the telephone performs at levels that are generally tantamount to the leader telephones of a year ago, however that means that how great some of the current year's mid-range SoCs are. Execution was normally adequate, however there were some times when the Sony Xperia X Dual gave us inconvenience.

The greatest issues we had with the telephone were warmth related. Whenever charging, playing graphically-concentrated diversions or shooting video, the telephone warms up a reasonable piece at the back, close to the top. This is a matter for concern, especially when the telephone persuasively stops video recording because of warmth issues, which we encountered on different events. We likewise experienced quick battery channel and infrequent slacks and crashes with different applications. You're far-fetched experience this a considerable measure with conventional use, yet you'll likely need to manage uncomfortable warmth now and again.

Sony Xperia X Dual Review

We ran the telephone through our standard suite of benchmark tests, and got respectable scores of 77,123 and 31,781 in AnTuTu and Quadrant individually. GFXBench and 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme got scores of 31fps and 10,309. While the telephone is unquestionably a decent entertainer, better is accessible at much lower costs, and you ought to consider the opposition if execution is critical to you.

Gathering on cell and Wi-Fi systems, and also call quality, are better than sufficiently average. The Xperia X Dual utilizations a front-confronting double speaker set up, which guarantees better than average sound yield for when you're watching recordings or listening to music. Sound through earphones is tolerable too. Battery life, while satisfactory, isn't exactly up to the level of numerous also estimated gadgets. The telephone kept running for 10 hours, 29 minutes in our video circle test, and would for the most part endure the day with standard use, however missed the mark and required charging at night now and again. All in all, the Xperia X Dual isn't exactly the entertainer that a great deal of also estimated and more moderate gadgets are, and this makes advocating the Rs. 48,990 sticker price hard for us.

Sony Xperia X Dual Review


Sony's new lead Xperia X Dual gives us blended emotions. It's an excellent gadget that is constructed well, has a decent screen and games a component filled camera that takes great pictures in many conditions. Shockingly, there are not kidding blemishes also, with warming issues that bring about accidents, slacks and application shutdowns, and in addition a unique finger impression sensor that frequently wavers. The product is somewhat vexatious too, and the UI is not the most simple to utilize or customisable.

Our greatest issue is with the cost of the telephone. While a brand like Sony unquestionably can summon some premium, we feel that the Japanese organization has gotten it awfully wrong for this situation, and the Xperia X Dual expenses maybe Rs. 15,000 excessively. While Sony may feel that its prevalent camera innovation and traps give it leeway over contenders, the Xperia X Dual isn't exactly the all-rounder it could have been.

In case you're hoping to purchase a component filled, intense lead telephone at this moment, the OnePlus 3 is in all ways a superior gadget at an altogether bring down cost. Regardless of the possibility that you're taking a gander at a top brand, both the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5 (Review) offer a much better premium cell phone experience than the Sony Xperia X Dual at comparative costs. While the Xperia X Dual isn't an awful telephone by any methods, its one of a kind arrangement of issues will make it reasonable for just the most enthusiastic Sony fans, in any event the length of it stays at this cost.


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