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Sony Xperia X

alaTest has collected and analyzed 827 reviews of Sony Xperia X. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and design. The camera and performance are also appreciated. The social networking functionality and reception get negative comments. Views about the connectivity and battery are different.

usability, performance, camera, design, size

reception, social network

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Xperia X is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Xperia X

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Sony Xperia X from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the screen and price. The design and usability also get good feedback, whereas comments are divided on the performance.

portability, usability, design, price, screen

50% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020

Expert review by : Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

Sony Xperia X

 

In a year of impressive phones, notably the Samsung Galaxy S7 and HTC 10, the Sony Xperia X is a disappointment. Despite the new name, the Sony Xperia X is more of the same from the Japanese brand.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Xperia X review: Sony in a spin?

 

Sony Mobile seems to be in something of a spin. Having launched the Xperia Z5 family - in regular, Compact and Premium guises - the next throw of the dice was the Xperia X family, amidst rumours that the top-end Z was no more . The Sony Xperia X is...

Good cameras, Stamina mode will see the battery last you through the day, perfectly operable for day-to-day tasks

Price puts it at odds with competition, fingerprint scanner isn't the best, no waterproofing, less exciting screen design than Xperia XA

The Sony Xperia X is something of an oddity. It offers a pair of decent cameras in a package that's nicely designed. The specs are fitting for a mid-range device, delivering the performance you'll need for day-to-day tasks.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Sony Xperia X review

 

Can Sony's latest smartphone still cut it with the best of them?

Punchy screen ; Fast GPU ; Mostly-classy UI

Over-vivid display colour for camera preview ; Camera can’t match the best ; No 4K video capture

Not the biggest, fastest or most camera-savvy phone in the world, but still a good bet if you don't quite have the cash for a Samsung Galaxy S7 or LG G5

May, 2016

Expert review by : Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

Sony Xperia X review

 

A phone that doesn't quite know who it's aimed at

Slicker design ; Dedicated camera key ; Lower price

Battery life could be better ; Not water-resistant ; Terrible keyboard recognition

The Xperia X doesn't really fall into any camp as a smartphone. It's not the best-performer in any category, but it's not the cheapest of its kind either. It's lost some of the magic that Sony usually offers, and adds in some annoying bugs, but the...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Ashleigh Allsopp (techadvisor.co.uk)

Sony Xperia X review

 

The Xperia X has a lot going for it, but its price tag makes it difficult to recommend. Read on for our full Xperia X review.

We wish we could rate the Sony Xperia X more highly than we have. It has a stunning design with a screen size ideal for those who prefer the smaller end of the spectrum. The 5in screen is the sweet-spot for us here. It also offers a great battery life,...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Jessica Dolcourt (cnet.co.uk)

Sony's Xperia X is awesome to use one-handed (review)

 

Its compact shape and 5-inch screen makes Sony's less expensive Android phone a great fit.

The Sony Xperia X is a winning compact phone for its high-quality camera and ergonomic in-hand fit. The dedicated camera button gives you a convenient quick-shoot option.

Battery life is constrained, and the fingerprint reader won't work on the US version of the phone.

A reliable and likable midrange phone, the Xperia X stands out for its palm-friendly build and strong camera, but we can't recommend it for US customers.

May, 2016

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

Sony Xperia X Review: In Depth

 

Sony Xperia X Review: We've taken the Xperia X for a full test drive, and here's what we think of Sony's first big 2016 smartphone.

Unified design ; Fantastic cameras ; Fingerprint security ; Solid media machine

No water resistance ; Not as cheap as we'd hoped

The Xperia X is a curious endeavor from Sony, a flagship phone that willingly skimps here and there in order to undercut rival handsets. And while some might bemoan the lack of Snapdragon 820 action, or how the water resistance is a thing of the past,...

May, 2016

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony Xperia X review

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Sony says it's 'always one step ahead', so we put its Xperia X smartphone to the test to see whether it's out in front as claimed or left lagging behind the competition. Its processor is speedy, but does it have the necessary battery life to make it a...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Sami Mughal (oxgadgets.com)

Review: Sony Xperia X – a media masterpiece

 

At £450 when it was released, and a lot less now, the Xperia X makes a curious phone. It doesn't offer you the best of anything, but it still manages[...]

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Robin-Leigh Chetty (techsmart.co.za)

Sony Xperia X

 

The Xperia X from Sony has plenty of enviable elements, but a R12 000 price tag (32 GB) means it's not the best value for money option available at the moment.

Solidly constructed; Great Camera; Good Battery Life; Bright and Crisp Display

Overpriced; Fingerprint Sensor a Tad Finicky

The Xperia X is a good all-round smartphone. Its vibrant display, rich camera features and long lasting battery are enviable indeed. Charging consumers R12 000 for such a device, however, is simply too much, especially when the likes of the higher...

Jun, 2016

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