Sony Announces Xperia Z and Xperia ZL in India with a Price Starting at Rs. 35990

Sony Xperia Z

Sony has launched its flagship Smartphone, the Xperia Z in India. It was unveiled at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2013) in January this year. Along with Xperia Z, the company has also launched the Xperia ZL, a design variant of Xperia Z but in a smaller form factor.

Sony Xperia Z has a 5 inch super bright Full HD 1080p Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2. Powered by a 1.5GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor alongside 2GB of RAM, the device offers 16GB of internal memory that can be expanded up to 32GB with MicroSD card. There’s a 13 MP Auto focus rear camera with LED Flash and a 2.2 MP 720p front-facing camera for video chat.
Sony Xperia Z has high IP55 & IP57 ratings for water and dust resistance, the same is sacrificed in the Xperia ZL. Other specs include Adreno 320 GPU, 4G-LTE, 3G-HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, NFC, Bluetooth and GPS. Measuring 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm at 146 grams, the device houses a 2330 mAh battery that offers up to 11 hours of talk time and up to 550 hours of standby time.

Sony Xperia Z Key Specifications:

  • Android v4.1.2 -Jelly Bean (upgradable to 4.2)
  • 5-inch, 1920×1080 full HD Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
  • 1.5GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor
  • Adreno 320 GPU
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory with MicroSD support up to 32 GB
  • 13 MP rear camera with Auto focus and LED Flash
  • 2.2 MP 720p front-facing camera
  • IP55 & IP57 certified – water and dust resistance
  • 4G-LTE, 3G-HSPA, and 2G bands
  • Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • NFC and Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
  • MHL-MicroUSB v2.0
  • Dimensions: 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm; 146 g
  • 2330 mAh non-removable Li-ion battery

Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL Price in India :

Sony Xperia Z carries a price tag of Rs. 37990 (~USD $700) in India. It is available in three color options – White, Black and Purple. On the other hand, the Xperia XL is priced at Rs. 35990 (~USD $660) in India with White and Black color options.


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