Smartphone Showdown: Sony Xperia XA2 v HTC U11 Life

Introductions

The HTC U11 Life is mid-tier refresh of the last year’s flagship U11. It’s the cheapest smartphone with squeezable Edge Sense technology around and it comes IP67-rated against water damage. It’s also the first Android One handset available in Australia.

You can read our full review of the HTC U11 Life here.

Then, the Xperia XA2 is Sony’s swan song for their OmniBalance design language. It’s got a classic blocky design, 5.2-inch display and a 23-megapixel rear camera that comes augmented by Sony’s Exmor RS for mobile image sensor. It also features 4K recording, 120fps slow motion video capture and a 120 degree super wide-angle 8MP camera on the front.

You can read our full review of the Xperia XA2 here.

Which is the better buy?

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