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
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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