Sony Xperia XZ launched in India: Top 10 features you must know about

Sony has released photography-centric Xperia XZ smartphone in India with the triple image sensing technology at Rs. 51990. However, you will be able to buy the handset at Rs. 49990. The new Sony Xperia XZ ships with a wide range of features. In this article, we will explore all the new features at a single glance.

23MP rear camera with triple image sensing technology

Sony Xperia XZ features a 23MP rear camera with triple image sensing technology that enables you to capture beautiful images in motion with true to life colors in any extreme conditions. The camera provides the capability to capture images in 0.6 seconds at the touch of a dedicated shutter release button. Moreover, the camera also offers advanced features such as shutter speed and focus controls. You will be able to shoot clear videos with Sony SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode.

Sony Exmor RS sensor

The new triple image technology works with the integrated Sony Exmor RS sensor, which enables you to capture a high-quality image and autofocus (AF) speed combined with Predictive Hybrid AF. The sensor automatically predicts and track subjects and objects in motion for blur-free results.

Laser Autofocus Sensor

The 23MP rear camera integrates Laser Autofocus Sensor with distance sensing technology. This enables you to capture high-quality blur-free images in extreme low light conditions.

RGBC-IR sensor

The rear camera ships with an advanced RGBC-IR sensor with color sensing technology. This enables you to automatically adjust the white balance based on the light source in the environment. You will be able to enjoy superb true to life colors.

5-axis video stabilization

According to Sony, the Xperia XZ is the World’s first smartphone to ship with 5-axis video stabilization. This unique feature enables you to shoot smooth and stable video recording and playbacks. You need not have to worry about camera shakes since they are compensated in five different directions. This will happen even when you are walking or performing capture of extreme close-ups. The 5-axis video stabilization is available for both rear and front cameras.

13MP front-facing camera

Sony Xperia XZ features a 13MP Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, 22mm wide angle lens, ISO6400 with f/2.0 aperture. With this feature, you will be able to shoot accurate and enhanced selfies.

Premium design with loop surface

Sony Xperia XZ features a stunning loop surface design alongside metal rear side. The loop surface is manufactured inspired by a monolithic form. The shine on the rear surface is provided by ALKALEIDO metal with high brightness and high purity.

Iconic power button with fingerprint scanner

The fingerprint sensor is placed on the side of the Sony Xperia XZ phone. You will be able to pick up the handset without any major problems and perform secure unlock in a single movement. Moreover, it also provides a comfortable fit in the hand.

Water-resistant IP65/68

Sony Xperia XZ offers water-resistant capabilities using IP65/68. The phone is designed to withstand the splashes that are part of daily life. Even if your handset faced sudden onset of spills and unexpected showers, there will be no damages.

Quick charging

Equipped with a 2900mAh battery, the Xperia XZ offers Qnovo adaptive charging technology. This will enable you to get 5.5 hours of normal usage time with just 10 minutes of charging. Sony has bundled a Quick Charger UCH12 inside the product box.

Upgrade option to Android Nougat

Even though Sony Xperia XZ comes with Android Marshmallow, the company has confirmed that the handset will get Android Nougat update in the upcoming months. Hence, your investment will not go waste.

Sounding technology

Sony Xperia XZ features high-resolution audio with support for DSEE HX, LDAC, digital noise canceling, clear Audio+, S-Force front surround, and stereo recording.

With a weight of 161 grams, Sony Xperia XZ ships with a 5.2-inch FHD Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protected display, Snapdragon 820 processor, Adreno 510 graphics, 3GB RAM, 64GB eMMC storage and 2900mAh battery. As part of the launch offer, Sony is providing SmartBand Talk – SWR30 worth Rs. 8990 free for all customers who pre-order the handset from October 1 to October 10.

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