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Sony’s new Xperia smartphones offer a standout 21:9 viewing experience

Leading smartphone brand Sony Mobile has launched three new smartphones, offering powerful features and stunning design.

At the top of the pile is the flagship Sony Xperia 10 Plus, offering more screen and more possibilities to users. Alongside the Xperia 10 Plus is the slightly smaller Xperia 10, while Sony has also unveiled the Xperia L3, which offers remarkable value for money.

Sony is the first to introduce the 21:9 aspect ratio to the smartphone market, offering a true new viewing experience for owners of the Xperia 10 or 10 Plus. Whether you plan on gaming, consuming video content, or just browsing through your social media – the Sony Xperia 10 range’s wide display will enhance this experience significantly.

Additionally, this wide display resolution is perfect for running two apps simultaneously, allowing users enhanced productivity benefits alongside its standout entertainment value. This dual-app functionality also feeds into your entertainment experience – you can text your friends while simultaneously watching a video, for example.

Here are the highlights of Sony’s three newest mid-range smartphones.

Xperia 10 Plus

Xperia 10 Plus

The Xperia 10 Plus offers users a full HD+ 6.5-inch display in its wide, all-new 21:9 aspect ratio. The 21:9 aspect ratio extends to the capturing of videos and images, fitting the screen perfectly and offering a truly amazing experience.

However, it’s not just the aspect ratio of the camera that makes it stand out. The Xperia 10 Plus offers a potent dual-camera set up, using 12MP and 8MP lenses and offering users 2x optical zoom when taking photographs. It also lets you use Bokeh effect to add extra drama to your photographs.

Under the hood, the Xperia 10 Plus offers fantastic value thanks to its powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core chipset. It also offers users 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard memory.

You’re guaranteed to have a great time listening to your favourite songs thanks to advanced audio technology, including Sony’s High Resolution Audio and LDAC technology, which is present within both the Xperia 10 Plus and the Xperia 10.

The Xperia 10 Plus has a recommended retail price of R8,999 – offering great performance at an affordable price.

Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie
Display 6.5-inch HD+, 21:9 aspect ratio
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
RAM 4GB
Storage 64GB
Primary Camera 12MP + 8MP with 2x Optical Zoom
Battery 3,000mAh
Price R8,999

Xperia 10

Xperia 10

The Sony Xperia 10 is a slightly smaller alternative to its flagship 10 Plus brother.

Sporting a 6-inch full HD+ display, the Xperia 10’s screen also utilises Sony’s all-new 21:9 aspect ratio.

It also offers a dual-lens camera system, ensuring that you take superior photos. These two lenses offer 13MP and 5MP photography respectively, and it also take photographs in a 21:9 ratio. Like the Xperia 10 plus, you have access to Bokeh effect for added photography options.

It packs quite the punch in terms of performance, offering 3GB RAM and 64GB onboard memory, while utilising Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 630 mobile platform as its chipset.

The Xperia 10 has a recommended retail price of R6,499, which offers a cheaper, yet still powerful, alternative to the Xperia 10 Plus.

Sony Xperia 10
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie
Display 6-inch HD+, 21:9 aspect ratio
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
RAM 3GB
Storage 64GB
Primary Camera 13MP + 5MP
Battery 2,870mAh
Price R6,499

Xperia L3

Xperia L3

Last, but certainly not least, is the Sony Xperia L3 smartphone. This black device boasts a 5.7-inch HD+ display, which utilises an 18:9 aspect ratio.

The Xperia L3 offers a 13MP and 2MP dual camera system, as well as a powerful 8MP front camera that offers users engaging portrait selfie effects. Like the X10 range, the L3 includes bokeh effect to allow you to take creative, artistic photographs.

Its sizeable 3300mAh battery is another fantastic feature that will keep your phone running for ages – whether you’re taking photos or in a call.

The L3 features 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard memory, as well as an octa-core processor that will ensure that your experience is smooth and reliable.

Considering these powerful features, the recommended price of R4,499 offers fantastic value to those looking for a high-quality smartphone without breaking the bank.

Sony Xperia L3
Operating System Android 8.0 Oreo
Display 6-inch HD+, 18:9 aspect ratio
Processor Octa-core processor
RAM 3GB
Storage 32GB
Primary Camera 13MP + 2MP
Battery 3,300mAh
Price R4,499

Made for Xperia accessories for these three smartphones will be available in stores, allowing you to customise your Xperia smartphone and truly make it your own.

Find these and other great Sony smartphones on their website.

This article was published in partnership with Sony Mobile.

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