Small Compact Phone in India under 18k

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    Hi,
    I was looking for Compact phones and can't seem to find any recent compact phones from Sony released in India.
    • Can anyone let me know some reliable websites where I can purchase Sony X Compact?
    • What are the other options in India for specs as below:
      • 5" or lesser screen size
      • Preferably AMOLED
      • Good battery life and camera (I don't do gaming on phone)
     
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    The iPhone SE is a possible alternative to consider. It is now available at around 18-19k.

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    Yeah , it is but it has been almost two years since it was launched and there are already rumors of iphone se 2 (though with a considerable higher screen size). That would be my last resort.
     
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    It's not worthy of that price. Would've been a good option for 8-9k instead.
     
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    Compact phones are getting rare nowadays. Most people prefer big screen, so companies have almost completely abandoned compact segment. I would suggest you take a look at upcoming Honor 9 Lite & Honor 8 (HTC 10 Lifestyle too maybe).

    I'd say look for phones with width of 70mm or less. Such phones can be used with single hand. Moto X4 & G5 Plus have bad screen to body ratio. Lenovo Z2 Plus is a good compact phone for 10k. You can also have a look at refurbished or imported Samsung Galaxy S7 at ebay.

    I think Sony X Compact was never released in India, nor XZ1 Compact. Even if they were released it would have been overpriced making it a bad value for money option like iPhones. I find entire Sony lineup not so good. Their flagships still have outdated big bezels.
     
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    I am getting 24hrs of usage with 7-8 hrs SOT with medium usage(zenfone 3 32GB)
     
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    Xperia XA2 has been announced with 5.2 inch screen and 75% screen to body ratio and it should launch sometime next month, it has great specs and should retail around 22k.

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    Typical Sony overpricing as expected? Would've been a good alternative to Mi A1 or G5s+ for 13-15k.
     
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    Yeah its a little overpriced but it has ds630 and a big 3300mah battery and android oreo with treble support. Its competition is Moto X4 which is in the same price range.

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