The Japanese Smartphone maker unveiled their new flagship Xperia XZ1 in India today. Initially the smartphone was announced at IFA 2017 alongside its smaller variant Xperia XZ1 compact. It will be available for purchasing from September 25 onward from both offline and online stores. The handset will be available in Moonlit Blue, Venus Pink, Warm Silver, and Black colors.
Starting with the configuration, the Sony Xperia XZ1 has a 5.2-inch Triluminos HDR display with Full-HD (1920 x 1080) resolution and will be protected by Gorilla Glass 5. The smartphone is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU. Additionally, the smartphone comes with 64GB of fast UFS storage, which can be expanded via a microSD card.
On the rear, Sony Xperia XZ1 sports a Motion Eye 19MP Exmor RS sensor camera with 3D scanning abilities as its highlighted feature. It will also support 5-axis stabilisation and is capable of doing slow-motion video recording at 960fps, similar to its predecessor Xperia XZ Premium, with 4K video recording. As for Selfie camera it will feature a 13MP camera with an aperture of f/2.0 and 22mm wide-angle lens for group selfies and it has an Exmor RS mobile imaging sensor.
The handset packs a smaller 2700mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 3.0 technology. The smartphone is water and dust resistant with an IP68 certification. For audio, the smartphone comes with Hi-Res Audio, digital noise cancellation, S-Force surround sound, stereo recording, and Qualcomm’s own aptX audio software. Connectivity includes Bluetooth 5.0, 4G LTE, VoLTE, NFC, Dual-band MIMO Wi-Fi a/c and USB 3.1. The smartphone will be running on Android 8.0 Oreo with Sony custom skin on top.It measures 148x73x7.4mm and weighs 156 grams. The Smartphone would will carry a price tag of Rs. 44,990.
As for the launch offers customers will get a Rs.1,000 discount on the Rs.3,490 Style Stand Cover and 5 percent cashback on HDFC and ICICI cards, as well as No cost EMI offers.