Sony Xperia Z1 with 5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 processor, 20.7 MP camera announced


Sony Xperia Z1 Sony has just announced the Xperia Z1, the company’s latest flagship phone at the IFA 2013. It has a 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Triluminos Display with with X-Reality engine that would offer rich, natural colours, powered by 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor and runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). It has a 20.7-megapixel rear camera with Sony G lens with a 27mm wide angle f/2.0 aperture custom 1/2.3″ Sony Exmor RS image sensor, BIONZ image processing engine, , 1080p video recording and a 2-megapixel 1080p front-facing camera. It is 8.5mm thick and weighs 170 grams. Sony Xperia Z1 It has IP55 / IP58 rating for dust and water resistance. It comes with range of camera applications including Social live to broadcast live from the phone to Facebook, Info-eye which is a visual search application that offers info about landmarks, books and more from the live camera, the Timeshift burst mode takes 61 images in 2 seconds before and after you press the shutter and the AR effecsts act as a overlay a selection of fun, customizable animation using Sony’s AR augmented reailty tech. It comes pre-loaded with integrated PlayMemories Online, a cloud-based image and video service, All-Sync feature that offers unlimited instant auto uploads. Sony Xperia Z1 specifications

  • 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Triluminos Display with X-Reality for Mobiles
  • 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974 (LTE) or MSM8274 (HSPA+)) processor
  • Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Single Aluminium frame with tempered glass on the front and back
  • 20.7MP Primary Camera with Exmos RS sensor, HDR photos & videos, 1080p video recording.
  • 2MP front-facing camera with 1080p video recording
  • 8.5mm thick and weighs 170 grams
  • IP55 / IP58 rating for dust and water resistance
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio with RDS
  • 2GB RAM,  16GB internal memory, Upto 64GB expandable memory via microSD card
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with APT-X, GPS/ GLONASS, MHL, NFC
  • 3000mAh Battery with STAMINA mode

The Sony Xperia Z1 comes in Black, White and Purple colors. It would go on sale globally from September 2013. No word on pricing yet.


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