Sony Xperia XZ Premium Features 4K HDR Display, Set For June 1st Launch

Tech conglomerate Sony has finally announced the date when its first 4K HDR phone Sony Xperia XZ premium will hit the stores in Europe. The date would be – June 1st . The smartphone was first unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in February. The phone Sony Xperia XZ Premium features Sony’s Motion Eye camera which is claimed to be capable of shooting video at 960 frames per second.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

In a press conference held in Germany, O2 revealed the date. Moreover, Amazon UK has already also started accepting pre-orders for the phone. As per Amazon UK listing, the phone will be sold at a price tag of 649 pounds that roughly translates to Rs 53,600.

The device Sony Xperia XZ premium is said to be the upgraded version of its predecessors the Xperia XZs and XZ. These phones sported the same Motion Eye camera that Sony Xperia XZ Premium has. The Sony XZ Premium might hit the Indian markets before the end of the year.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Features and Specifications

On specs front, the Xperia XZ Premium sports the Snapdragon 835 SoC and houses 4GB of RAM. The phone comes packed with a 3,230mAh battery with QuickCharge 3.0 support. This handset runs an Android 7.0 out of the box and sports fingerprint scanner.

XZ premium is a neatly designed phone that features a ‘Glass Loop Surface’ and comes with a reflective mirror finish on its back.

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Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Camera

The device flaunts first of its kind camera system dubbed ‘Motion Eye’. Motion eye comes with the world’s first memory stacked sensor. A fast memory is embedded right into the camera stack to allow users capture video at an astonishing 960 frames per second. The speed is 4 times slower than any other smartphone available which claims to offer faster slow motion recording.

Furthermore, the phone Sony Xperia XZ premium features a19MP rear camera equipped with an aperture of f/2.0. Phone’s snapper comes with SteadyShot and an ‘Anti-distortion’ shutter, while a 13MP camera with an aperture of f/2.0 is available on front.

Lastly, the Xperia XZ Premium is the first smartphone in the world to come with a 4K HDR display which is 5.5-inch in size and is also 40% brighter than the Xperia Z5 Premium’s panel.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Complete Feature List

GENERAL

Release date February 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 156.00 x 77.00 x 7.90
Weight (g) 195.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3230
Removable battery No
SAR value NA

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches) 5.50
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 2160×3840 pixels

HARDWARE

Processor octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
RAM 4GB
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256
SOFTWARE
Operating System Android 7.0

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
NFC Yes
Infrared No
USB OTG No
FM No
Number of SIMs 1
SIM 1
SIM Type
GSM/CDMA
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No

SENSORS

Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No

List Credit: Gadgets360

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