Sony has unveiled their latest device, the Xperia XZ adding another premium smartphone to their Xperia range. It is the world’s first smartphone with 5-axis stabilisation on the rear camera using triple image sensing technology.
This technology comprises of three main components: Sony original Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, Laser autofocus sensor with distance sensing technology and RGBC-IRi with colour sensing technology. The 23MP rear camera has quick start-up going from standby to capture in 0.6 seconds as soon as the dedicated shutter release button is pressed. Shutter speed and focus controls are also present to finely tune shots. The front camera isn’t left far behind with its super high sensitivity going as high as ISO6400 and 22mm/90 degree wide angle lens making it suitable for low-light and group selfies. Video capture borrows from Sony Handycam camcorders using Steadyshot with Intelligent Active Mode.
Sony has used suitable build quality with Gorilla Glass 4 protecting the screen and a metal back. The fingerprint sensor has been placed on the side of the phone making it easy to reach. The XZ is also IP65/68 certified to resist water splashes.
For a limited period, the device can be pre-booked from 1 October to 10 October at all Sony Center, retail outlets and Amazon India at a special price of Rs.49,990. As a pre-booking offer customers will get SWR30 Smartband Talk worth Rs.8,990 free. Later it will retail for Rs.51,990.
Display: 5.2″ FullHD
CPU: Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
GPU: Adreno 530
Memory: 3GB RAM
Colour: Forest Blue, Mineral Black, Platinum
Camera: 23MP rear, 13MP front