After announcing dust and water resistant flagship Xperia ZL2 in Japan last week, Sony has now introduced a mid-range smartphone, called Xperia A2 in the homeland. Part of the Japanese telecom operator NTT Docomo’s summer device line-up, the device would go on sale in mid-June in Japanese market. The pre-booking of the Xperia A2 has already been started in Japan.
According to the press release shared by NTT Docomo, the Xperia A2 is said to sport 4.3-inch HD 720p Triluminos display, LTE connectivity and NFC support. It operates on latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat, and packs a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.2GHz. Like Sony’s other high-end offering, it’s also a duat and water-resistant smartphone.
Likely to be available in Lavender, Grey Black, White and Orange colour options, the Xperia A2 includes 2,300 mAh battery, 2.2MP front camera and 20.7MP rear shooter with LED flash and BSI CMOS sensor.
In the press release, NTT Docomo hasn’t mentioned the capacities of embedded RAM and internal memory, but the phone is expected to pack 2GB of RAM and 16GB of on-board storage with an option to expand it up to massive 128GB via microSD card. There is no word on pricing at the moment, and we’re not expecting to see it in other markets outside Japan.
In addition to Sony Xperia A2, NTT Docomo has also introduced five more Android smartphones – Samsung Galaxy S5, Xperia Z2, Aquos Zeta, Arrows NX, and Disney Mobile SH-05F – as well as two Android tablets – Aquos Pad SH-06F and Xperia Z2 Tablet – as a part of its summer line-up.Sony Xperia A2