These are the Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2

These are the Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2

As Sony prepares to update three of its low to mid-range offerings - Xperia XA, XA Ultra, and L1 - leaks are happening fast. Going by the timing, it is possible that all three smartphones - Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and Xperia L2 will be officially unveiled by Sony at its CES 2018 press conference.

On the face of it, there isn't much of a change in design from 2017's models, with slim bezels either side of the screen but relatively large ones top and bottom.

The most interesting change sees Sony drop its long-running power button fingerprint sensor for a circular rear scanner under the camera lens.

Meanwhile, the 6.0-inch XA2 Ultra is keeping its full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution and the same memory and storage as the XA Ultra - 4GB of RAM and 64GB SSD. The smartphone will also retain the same display configuration as that of the XA1 Ultra. The XA2 will arrive with a 21-megapixel, 4K capable camera on the back, along with a 7-megapixel front-facing snapper and the XA2 Ultra will get the same rear camera, but will have dual-15-megapixel front-facing cameras, which ties in with the recent rumour.

These are the Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2

The Sony Xperia L2 may be powered by a Snapdragon 630 processor, too, though its screen is expected to be a 5.2-inch one with just 720 x 1280 pixels. The handset is expected to run Android 8.0 Oreo on board out of the box, and there will be a 21MP camera on back capable of recording 4K video.

First up is the Sony Xperia XA1, the flagship entry in the series.

The report mentions that these mid-range Sony smartphones could be shifting from MediaTek to Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor. However, it will maintain its predecessor's 5.2-inch, 720p display size, and resolution and likely come with the older Android Nougat when it ships. Sony has a history of announcing Xperia smartphones both at CES as well as MWC, so there is a good chance that the trio will indeed show up in Las Vegas.

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