Early this week Sony announced the new Xperia X smartphone lineup, but they were a bit quiet on where the device would launch. However an interview with CNET, Sony’s head of North American marketing confirmed that these new smartphones would indeed make a debut in the United States.

“We’re committed to coming to the US with these Xperia X phones,” said Don Mesa, head of North American marketing for Sony Mobile, in an interview Monday. “This year represents a new chapter.”

These devices like won’t ever make a debut on US carriers, especially Verizon or AT&T, but they will likely be sold unlocked from retailers such as Amazon for use on GSM carriers including T-Mobile, AT&T, and Cricket.



Pricing on these devices is unknown, but we do know the specs which are listed below. It’s unconfirmed when they devices will launch in the States.

Xperia X Specs

  • 5″ 1080p display
  • Snapdragon 650 processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage (microSD)
  • 23MP Rear Camera
  • 13MP Front Camera
  • 2,620 mAh battery
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Android Marshmallow

Xperia X Performance Specs

  • 5″ 1080p display
  • Snapdragon 820 processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage (microSD)
  • 23MP Rear Camera
  • 13MP Front Camera
  • 2,700 mAh battery
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • IP68 Water/Dust Resistant
  • Android Marshmallow

Xperia XA Specs

  • 5″ 720p display
  • MediaTek MT6755 processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage (microSD)
  • 13MP Rear Camera
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • 2,300 mAh battery
  • Android Marshmallow
Source: CNET