Sony electronics introduced their new flagship android phone on 7th January at CES 2013. With the launch of Sony xperia Z, Sony has also entered in 5 inch smartphone club. This phone has very good configurations which all of you would love to have in our cellphone.
Sony xperia Z specifications:
Sony Xperia Z Hardware and O.S:
This android smartphone is powered by Snapdragon S4 pro quad core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz. Along with this; there is also Adreno 320 graphics processor included. Gravity, proximity and Accelerometer sensors are also included. The dimensions of this hone are 139 x 71 x 8 mm which is pretty good. In spite of being 5 inch smartphone, the phone weighs only 147 g. As far as operating system is concerned, it will be running on latest Android O.S, i.e. v4.1.1 jellybean.
Sony xperia Z display size, type:
Xperia Z has 5 inches full HD display, which means it has resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is TFT capacitive touchscreen with 16 million colors and 440 pixel density. Along with this, it also has scratch-resistant shatter proof glass. This display is powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2. It has multi-touch support up to 10 fingers.
Sony xperia Z camera features:
Just like Sony xperia T, this smartphone also features 13.1 megapixels main camera with LED flash and auto focus. It can take pictures of resolutions 4128 x 3096 pixels and record 1080 p HD videos at 30 fps too. Sony Xperia Z is the first smartphone in the world to feature HDR. HDR technology enables users to capture extremely sharp images even if in strong backlight. In short, you can get crystal clear images whatever the conditions be. It also has front facing camera of 2.1 mega pixels for making video calls.
Sony Xperia Z connectivity options:
This phone supports Micro-SIM. There is 2G and 3G network available. In addition to this, Sony Xperia Z features LTE connectivity.
- LTE connectivity frequency: LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600.
- GPRS: Yes, speeds up to 110 kbps.
- EDGE: Yes, max. Speed of 300 kbps.
- 3G: HSDPA speed of 42 mbps, uploading speed, HSUPA speed of 5.8 mbps.
- LTE (4G): 100 mbps downloading and 50 mbps uploading speed.
- Wi-Fi configuration: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot.
- Bluetooth: Yes, v4.0 with A2Dp.
- NFC included.
- Micro USB v2.0 port is also included.
- GPS: Yes, with Glonass and A-GPS support.
- JAVA apps can also be run on this smartphone, through JAVA MIDP emulator.
- It also has stereo Radio.
- 3.5 mm jack for connecting head phones.
Sony Xperia Z memory options:
Xperia Z has an internal memory of 16 GB and RAM of 2 GB. Around 14 GB of this internal memory will be available to user. This memory can further be expanded through micro SD card slot present up to 32 GB.
Sony Xperia Z battery:
Xperia Z boasts a battery of 2330 mAh which is non-removable type. It is Lithium ion polymer battery. This battery is enough to provide a stand-by time of 500+ hours on both 2G and 3G networks, and talk-time of 14 hours on 2G and 11 hours on 3G networks. You can expect music playback time of up to 40 hours. Besides normal mode, there is also an energy saving mode called as Battery STAMINA mode. When this mode is turned on, all apps using background data will be turned off when screen is off. User can select some apps to add to blacklist so that you can let them access data. With this mode, you can battery run time can be extended up to 4 times.
Sony Xperia ZL:
This is another member of Xperia family. All features are similar to Xperia Z, only the dimensions differ. The ZL is thicker but small in size. Also, Xperia Z is light in weight than Xperia ZL.
Sony Xperia Z additional features:
The Xperia Z is water proof just like Sony Xperia J. It can remain in clean water for up to 30 minutes. It is also dust proof.
Sony Xperia Z price in India, U.S, availability:
Sony Xperia Z will be priced at around 35000 rupees when available in India, which is approximately $700. This phone is worth its price in this price range.
You may also like HTC butterfly, Samsung Galaxy note 2 or Samsung galaxy grand. Both Note 2 and Butterfly has dual core processor and HD display and can act as good competitors for Xperia Z. See our Sony tag for more products of Sony. Also you may like CES 2013.
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