The "ancient" Sony Xperia X and Xperia X Compact are officially brought up to date from a software standpoint ahead of many new flagship Android phones from other OEMs.
Priced as high as $450 back in the day, the 3GB RAM-packing, Android 7.1 Nougat-running and Oreo-eligible Sony Xperia X Compact is now just $280.
Android 8.0 Oreo will soon roll out to a bunch of Sony Xperia devices, including the X, X Performance, X Compact, XZ, XA1 and XA1 Ultra.
The upcoming Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is unsurprisingly nothing special in terms of design, with thick bezels, sharp corners and a seemingly metal build.
This G8441 has to be an IFA 2017-bound sequel for last year's Sony Xperia X Compact, with 720p screen resolution and a Snapdragon 835 SoC in tow.
Don't rule out the possibility of Sony unveiling a second-gen Xperia X Compact at IFA 2017, alongside a follow-up for the XZ Premium.
Sony's "premium standard" smartphone line is apparently dead and buried, X Compact included, with two more high-enders instead in the works.
In the market for one of Sony's two robust late 2016-released smartphones? Both the Xperia XZ and X Compact are now cheaper than ever before at Best Buy.
Android 7.0 Nougat is already officially making its way to Sony's third and fourth smartphones, namely the Xperia X and X Compact.
Amazon and Best Buy have the diminutive but powerful Sony Xperia X Compact on sale for $400, technically down from a $500 MSRP.
But only if you're willing to do a little firmware flashing. Yep, you gotta download some files and tweak a few, too. But if you're a fan of these phones...
The diminutive but powerful Sony Xperia X Compact is in stock at the OEM's many European e-stores, priced at the rough equivalent of $500.
An optimistic "Android N update strategy" from Sony makes the rumor rounds, calling for Xperia X Performance and XZ Nougat rollouts in October.
Sony's latest puny puncher of a smartphone is getting its pre-order runs started on Amazon at a confident price. Perhaps it's too confident.
The Xperia Z5 had it. The Xperia Z5 Compact also had one. So did the Xperia X Performance. But they all had their fingerprint sensors deactivated.
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Is this the only premium, small form factor android phone available? Here's our Sony Xperia X Compact first look from IFA 2016!
Due out worldwide sometime in September and October respectively, the Sony Xperia X Compact and XZ are already up for British pre-orders on Amazon.
Looking for an easy to hold, easy to maneuver premium Android phone? Enter the 4.6-inch Sony Xperia X Compact with a proficient 23MP rear camera.
Sony's small smartphone for this year may have been outed, but has it been on the up and up for the first time ever? As in up in the pixel count?
It's practically confirmed - Sony plans to take the wraps off a 4.6-inch and 5.2-inch Xperia X Compact and Xperia XZ at IFA 2016 with SD820 power.
Both the Xperia XZ (which may have been the Xperia XR and the F8331 in a past life) and the Xperia X Compact were revealed for a brief moment.
Samsung, Huawei and Sony are only a few of the companies looking to unveil exciting new gadgets at IFA 2016 in Berlin, with surprises possibly in store too.