Sony Unveils ‘Xperia Z’ Water-Resistant Smartphone at CES 2013
Sony unveils Xperia Z, its new water-resistant smartphone with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system at CES 2013. The new Xperia Z has features like 5-inch Full HD 1080p Reality Display, 13 MP camera, 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro Quad-Core processor, 2 GB RAM and 4G LTE. Sony has used improved technologies in Xperia Z like Exmor RS mobile for camera, Omni balance design and Mobile Bravia Engine 2.
Lets have a quick look at the Sony Xperia Z features
Design and durability are the two best features that a Sony handset will always have, thanks to its design innovations. Sony introduces new Omni Balance design with Xperia Z. With smoother and reflective edges, the front and back sides of Xperia Z are made of glass. Another important factor Xperia Z is super slim, allows for a slimness of 7.9 mm. Also it is water resistant upto 1 meter, resistant to water jets and dust resistant.
Xperia Z has equipped with a 5-inch screen with full HD Reality. Sony has added Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 that lets you to view every detail and presents better viewing experience.
Xperia Z has 13 MP camera to capture images with high quality. Sony has introduced Exmor RS technology for mobiles. Exmor RS is an image sensing technology which includes HDR(High Dynamic Range) video. HDR for photos and videos captures natural colours in any light.
HDR to camera lets you click images at different exposure levels and HDR to video lets you record even in high contrast scenarios.
The powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor will make sure to give the maximum performance and speed. This 1.5 GHz Quad core processor is the best fit for this phone which improves multi-tasking.
Some of the other features include Adreno 320 GPU graphics to play advanced and 3D games, Ultra-fast 4G/LTE technology which provides a speed 10 times better that 3G and HD Voice to eliminate back ground noise and to improve call quality.
Sony Xperia Z Specifications:
|Specification||Sony Xperia Z|
|Operating System||Android v4.1, Jelly Bean (upgradable to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean)|
|Processor||1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro Quad-Core processor|
|Screen Size||5 inches|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels full HD Reality Display|
|Graphics||Adreno 320 GPU|
|Internal Storage||16 GB (expandable up to 32 GB)|
|Primary Camera||13.1 MP Fast Capture camera with Exmor RS for mobile, HDR video, Superior Auto and Noise Reduction|
|Weight and Dimensions||Weighs 146 grams and measures 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm|
|Battery||Up to 11 hours|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n GPRS/EDGE/HSPA|
|Bluetooth||v4.0 with A2DP|
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