Sony Xperia Z launched in India for Rs. 38990

Sony Mobile has launched the Xperia Z, their latest flagship device in India. It was announced at CES 2013 earlier this year, and appeared on Sony India website last month. Sony announced the Xperia Z launch date in India last week, and the Xperia ZL also launched along with the Xperia Z. Price of both the Xperia Z and the Xperia ZL were already revealed online. The Xperia Z has a OmniBalance design with rounded edges and smooth, reflective surfaces on all sides. It has durable tempered glass on front and back. It has IP55 and IP57 ratings for dust and water resistance.

It has a 5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) Reality display with mobile Bravia Engine 2 at 443 ppi, powered by 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 processor with Adreno 320 GPU and runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). It has a 13MP camera with LED Flash, Exmor RS sensor for HDR images and video, 1080p Full HD video recording and a 2.2MP HD front-facing camera.

It is just 7.9 mm thick and weighs 146 grams. Other features include 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory and expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD. Connectivity features include, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz/5 GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS / GLONASS and NFC. It packs a 2330 mAh battery and the battery stamina mode would improve the battery life up to 50%.

The Sony Xperia Z comes in Black, White and Purple colors and is priced at Rs. 38,990 (MRP). It would go on sale across India from 12th March. It would come with 8GB of free data from Vodafone valid for 2 months. Pre-loaded Sony Music music streaming app would offer 6 months unlimited music streaming and the Sony LIV video streaming app would let you watch over 77 Sony TV shows.

Check out our Sony Xperia Z photo gallery.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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