Sony has introduced the new Xperia 10 and 10+ phones at the MWC. Both the devices are aimed squarely at the mid-range segment and sport matching specs. Also, the other rather interesting quality of the two phones are their super tall build, that makes them stand head and shoulders above the industry trend where foldable phones, punch hole displays or 5G phones are more in vogue.
In fact, the one thing that catches the attention with the new X10 and X10+ right away is the tallish stance of both the phones. That has to do with the 21:9 aspect ratio of the 6- and 6.5-inch display of the Xperia 10 and 10+ respectively. That coupled to the brilliant Full HD displays make them excellent entertainment devices, just right for watching movies shot in the ultra-wide format, something so very prevalent with filmmakers at the moment.
Another distraction with the two phones can be its bezel at the top which is quite substantial when the competition has decided to do away with it. That said, the extra long displays can make it quite tolerable as the screen is where the users would remain fixated, likely giving the forehead a miss.
However, a likable aspect of the new Xperia 10 and 10+ and that has been made possible thanks to the longish displays is that both support multitasking like none other. In fact, there seems enough room for even three windows comfortably. Sony is also offering the Side Sense with AI feature that essentially allows the user to pick the required app by swiping from the sides. This is also helpful for one-handed operation given the rather expansive displays.
On the interior, both the Xperia 10 and 10+ come powered by the quite capable Snapdragon 636 chipset while a 64 GB of storage is also standard on both. However, while the Xperia 10 sports a 3 GB RAM, the bigger 10+ comes with 4 gigs of it. Also, a twin camera setup is another common aspect with both the phones. That includes a 13 mp and 5 mp combo on the Xperia 10 while the 10+ features 12 mp and 8 mp sensors at the back.
On the whole, pretty standard stuff all the way with the new Xperia 10 and 10 + except that both have that stretched feel like none other. Price is anybody’s guess at the moment.