21:9 has its perks: Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus First Impressions

21:9 has its perks: Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus First Impressions

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Last month, the Sony Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus were announced along with the slew of other devices at MWC. The phones have been available for a little while now and our own Daniel Marchena from XDA TV has had some time gather his thoughts. These phones don’t look like the typical smartphone of today since they have super tall 21:9 displays. How does that affect daily usage? Is it a beneficial feature? Check out Daniel’s hands-on video below.

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CategorySony Xperia 10Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Dimensions and Weight156 x 68 x 8.4mm, 162g167 x 73 x 8.3mm, 180g
DesignCorning Gorilla Glass 5, Side senseCorning Gorilla Glass 5, Side sense
Display6.0-inch FHD++ LCD, 21:96.5-inch FHD++ LCD, 21:9
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 630Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
Memory3GB RAM4GB RAM
Storage64GB UFS, expandable with microSD up to 512GB64GB, expandable with microSD up to 512GB
Rear Cameras13MP (1/3.0″) + 5MP (1/4″) Bokeh
ISO 12800 (photo), ISO 3200 (video)
4K movie recording
12MP (1/2.8″) + 8MP (1/4″) Optical Zoom/Bokeh
ISO 12800 (photo), ISO 3200 (video)
4K movie recording
Front Camera8MP (1/4.0″)
ISO 3200 (photo), ISO 1600 (video)
8MP (1/4.0″)
ISO 3200 (photo), ISO 1600 (video)
Battery2,870mAh3,000mAh
ChargingPD chargingPD charging
AudioHigh-Resolution Audio, DSEE HX, LDAC, Smart Amplifier, Monaural speaker, Stereo recordingHigh-Resolution Audio, DSEE HX, LDAC, Smart Amplifier, Monaural speaker, Stereo recording
SoftwareAndroid 9 PieAndroid 9 Pie
Connectivity3CA LTE, Cat. 12/13 LTE3CA LTE, Cat. 12/13 LTE
Ports and ButtonsSide-mounted fingerprint scanner, 3.5mm headphone jackSide-mounted fingerprint scanner, 3.5mm headphone jack
ColorsBlack, Silver, Navy, PinkBlack, Silver, Navy, Gold