Sony has launched Xperia XZ Premium, the company’s latest flagship smartphone in India. It was introduced back in February at MWC 2017 event in Barcelona. It is the world’s first smartphone with a 5.5-inch 4K HDR display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (64-bit) SoC. It also packs 4GB of RAM, 64GB of expandable internal storage and runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat). In India it comes in Dual SIM variant.
It has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and back, IP65/68 ratings for dust and water resistance, fingerprint sensor embedded into the power button and packs a 3230mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support that can charge the phone up to 60% in 45 minutes.
Moving onto the camera, it comes with a 19-megapixel Motion Eye rear camera with 1/ 2.3″ Exmor RS memory stacked sensor, Predictive Capture, Anti-distortion shutter, Triple image sensing technology, 5-axis image stabilization for shake-free videos, 4K and 960fps slow-motion video recording. On the front it sports a 13-megapixel camera with 1/3″ Exmor RS sensor, 22mm wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture and 1080p video recording. It also has a dedicated camera shutter button, similar to the predecessor.
Sony Xperia XZ Premium specifications:
- 5.5-inch 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) HDR TRILUMINOS Display with X-Reality Engine, sRGB 138%, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (64-bit) SoC with Octa-core (4 x 2.45GHz Kryo & 4 x 1.9GHz Kryo) CPU
- Adreno 540 GPU
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB via microSD card
- Android 7.1 (Nougat)
- Hybird Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
- 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz & 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS/ GLONASS/BDS, microUSB 3.1, USB Type-C, USB OTG
- 3.5mm audio jack, DSEE HX, LDAC, Digital Noise Cancelling, FM Radio
- 19MP Motion Eye rear camera with 1/2.3″ Exmos RS sensor, Predictive capture, PDAF, EIS, 5-axis stabilization, LED flash, [email protected] (4K) / [email protected] (super slow motion) video recording
- 13MP front camera with 1/3″ Exmor RS sensor, 22mm wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording
- Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, E-compass, Ambient Light, Barometer, Color spectrum sensor
- Non-removable Li-Ion 3230mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
- Dimensions: 156 x 77 x 7.9 mm
- Weight: 195 grams
- Colors: Luminous Chrome, Deepsea Black
The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is priced at Rs. 59,990 and will be available starting from June 12th. It will be available for pre-order at all Sony Center, select retail outlets and online exclusively on Amazon.in from today, June 2nd. All pre-orders get a free SRS-XB20 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker worth Rs. 8,990. Sony is also offering Sony LIV subscription for 3 months worth Rs. 349 and 5200 Game Credits in Modern Combat 5 for free.