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By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 December 2016

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Despite sporting a great camera and solid processor, the Xperia X compact from Sony has lost the crucial element that made its smaller flagship predecessors so enticing.
PROS
Good camera; Solid processor
CONS
Body feels less premium; Not ideally specced
VERDICT
Despite proving solid in all departments, the X compact has arrived a little late on the scene. It's no fault of the phone, however, but simply a fact that it was released alongside the XZ flagship and is not specced in a similar fashion, as has been the trend for previous versions of Xperia compact devices, like the Z1 and Z1 Compact. As such, instead of users hoping for a smaller version of the XZ top of the range offering, what they actually have is a smaller version of the mid-range X with an improved c
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