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Possible FCC certification for Sony Xperia XA2

A Sony smartphone has recently passed through the FCC regulatory body in the United States, with the device thought to be the Sony Xperia XA2. The successor to last year’s Sony Xperia XA, the new handset has been subject to a number of recent leaks, increasing speculation that it could soon be officially announced by Sony.

Unofficial images of the Sony Xperia XA2 have appeared online recently, indicating that the device is at a relatively advanced stage of development.

The Mobile World Congress trade show is due to get underway on 27 February, and would provide ideal staging for Sony to launch the handset.

It is rumoured that the Sony Xperia XA2 will feature a MediaTek Helio P20, in contrast to the MediaTek Helio P10 that was present in last year’s edition of the smartphone.

There is also speculation that the amount of memory will be doubled in the Sony Xperia XA2 to 4GB RAM.

It is likely that the 2017 smartphone to go on sale at around ¥2,200, which directly convert to approximately €300/£260/$320.

[via The Leaker]