Sony has announced its latest flagship smartphone named Xperia XZ at the IFA 2016 in Berlin. The Sony Xperia XZ features a 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Triluminos Display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor along with Adreno 530 GPU. It has 3GB of RAM with 32GB or 64GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card.

It sports a 23-megapixel Rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1/2.3″ Exmor RS sensor, Predictive Hybrid AF, 5-axis stabilization, supports 4K video recording and a 13-megapixel Front camera with 1/3″ Exmor RS sensor, 22mm wide-angle f/2.0 lens, supports 1080p video recording. It has a fingerprint sensor on the side embedded into the power button for added security. The device measures 8.1 mm thickness and weighs 161 grams. It is also IP65/IP68 certified for dust & water resistance

The smartphone is backed by a 2900mAh battery and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. Connectivity options includes Dual SIM (Optional) 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, USB Type-C & GPS.

Sony Xperia XZ

Sony Xperia XZ Specifications:

  • Display: 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Triluminos Display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Processor: Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor, Adreno 530 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 3GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB internal storage (expandable up to 256GB)
  • Camera: 23MP Rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1/2.3″ Exmor RS sensor, Predictive Hybrid AF, 5-axis stabilization, support 4K video recording and a 13MP Front camera with 1/3″ Exmor RS sensor, 22mm wide-angle f/2.0 lens, 1080p video recording
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Battery: 2900mAh battery with Qnovo’s Adaptive Charge technology
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM (Optional), 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, USB Type-C & GPS
  • Dimensions: 146 x 72 x 8.1 mm and weighs 161 grams

The Sony Xperia XZ comes in Forest Blue, Mineral Black & Platinum colour options. It will roll out globally from next month in both Single and Dual-SIM variants. However, the company has not revealed the pricing yet.