Continuing its vision to deliver innovative technology, Sony India made another addition to the Xperia range with the launch of Xperia XZ. Bundled with innovative offerings, this flagship device ensures even more intelligent and personified experience. Xperia XZ packs two powerful cameras: a 23 MP main camera with triple image sensing technology that captures images with three times the precision and a 13 MP wide angle front camera.
23MP main camera with triple image sensing technology
Sony’s new flagship smartphone, Xperia XZ brings new and improved camera technology to give you the best pictures from Xperia yet. Oozing camera excellence using Sony’s heritage in camera technology and in collaboration with our digital imaging engineers, the new models feature one of the most advanced cameras in a smartphone. Maximising Sony’s acclaimed image sensor, two additional assisting sensors have been added to become Sony’s triple image sensing technology. This technology allows you to capture beautiful images in motion with true to life colours in virtually any conditions. Triple image sensing technology comprises of three technologies:
- Image Sensor: Sony’s original Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor which provides a powerful blend of high quality image and autofocus (AF) speed combined with Predictive Hybrid AF which intelligently predicts and track subjects in motion for blur-free results
- Laser Autofocus Sensor: Added to this is the Laser AF sensor with distance sensing technology, which captures beautiful blur-free photos in challenging low light conditions
- RGBC-IR Sensor: The RGBC-IR1 sensor with colour sensing technology accurately adjusts the white balance based on the light source in the environment, enabling you to enjoy superb true to life colours
The 23MP main camera not only gives you clear shots, but also super-fast start-up going from standby to capture in 0.6seconds2 at the touch of a dedicated shutter release button, ensuring you are ready to take the perfect shot whenever it might strike. Advanced features have been added for those who want more flexibility with manual settings to further enhance the shooting experience and creative possibilities, such as shutter speed and focus controls.
Videos are ever more popular for capturing and sharing unique moments on social media, as Xperia XZ brings significant advancements in the evolution of image stabilization, cultivated in Sony’s Handycam® camcorders, with Sony’s SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode to enable superb video.
More Manual settings for greater control: Xperia smartphones give you the chance to be a photography buff and set your creativity free. With manual focus and shutter speed controls, you have more creative freedom than ever
World’s first smartphone with 5-axis video stabilization
Xperia XZ is the World’s first smartphone with 5-axis video stabilization3 enabling you to shoot smoother and stable video4 recording and playbacks. Camera shakes are compensated in 5 different directions even when walking or capturing extreme close-ups5. This feature is applicable to both front and main camera.
Xperia XZ provides a 13MP front camera for the selfie perfectionist, with its super high sensitivity as high as ISO6400 and 22mm/90-degree wide angle lens it will make the best of your pose even in low-light and group selfies. Xperia XZ also offers the highest quality recording in 4k so you get sharp, crisp footage that is full of detail.
Premium design with loop surface for an accurate fit in the hand
With its stunning loop surface design, the 13.2 cm (5.2) glass display with Gorilla Glass 4 and metal back of the Xperia XZ become one, to provide a perfect fit and beautiful feel in the hand. The loop surface is inspired by a monolithic form, whilst ALKALEIDO™ metal with high brightness and high purity provides shine and a feeling of depth which both enhance its premium design.
Sony’s iconic power button with fingerprint scanner for added convenience
Knowing who you are by just holding the phone, the fingerprint sensor power button6 on Xperia XZ is intuitively placed on the side of the phone, so you’re able to pick up and securely unlock in a single movement and adds to the comfortable fit in the hand.
Water resistant IP65/68
Xperia XZ is built to withstand the splashes that are a part of everyday life. Sony’s expertise in functional design is carried through to the Xperia XZ with a water resistant7 design to take the worry out of a little splash of water, so you can relax about sudden spills or unexpected showers.
Xperia XZ comes with an amazing 13.2 cm (5.2) full HD display. Under the hood it runs on a powerful 2.15 Ghz 64-bit processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 with 64GB internal memory and 3GB RAM. The Xperia XZ has a full metal body and also sports the unique fingerprint scanner on the power button. Xperia XZ has a 2900 mAh battery with Qnovo Adaptive Charging and Battery Care that optimizes battery charging based on user behavior and battery condition, to deliver up to two times battery life span.
The Sony Xperia XZ is a dual SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include 4G, VoLTE, ViLTE, VoWiFi, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and NFC. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope. It comes with Type-C USB for easy charging with no more upside down cable.
The device is pre-loaded with Android Marshmallow and Android Nougat will be available via firmware upgrade in the coming months.
Quick charger in the box
Xperia XZ comes with a Quick Charger UCH12 in the box. It enables you to use Xperia XZ for 5.5 hours of normal usage with just 10 minutes of charging.
Learning your habits to improve your experience
We’ve incorporated intelligent features into our smartphones so that they can assist you to make your daily life more convenient, more efficient, and more enjoyable. Xperia XZ features new Battery Care8 complemented by Qnovo adaptive charging which work in harmony to keep your battery healthy and make the lifespan last up to twice as long9 . Qnovo adaptive charging monitors and adjusts the charging current to avoid damage for battery longevity whilst Battery Care controls the charging based on learned habits and avoids excess charging by pausing charge at 90% and only completes the charging just before it’s needed. Xperia Tips also recognises user habits to provide personalised tips and recommendations, helping you optimise your own personal user experience while Smart Cleaner automatically maximises performance by cleaning the cache from certain apps based on learning their usage so optimal performance is achieved at all times.
Bundle offers with Xperia XZ:
Quick Charger UCH12 bundled in the box
Sony LIV: Free 3 months subscription worth Rs.349
Modern Combat 5 Gameloft credits worth Rs.780
Limited period Pre-booking offer Xperia XZ can be pre-booked at all Sony Center, select retail outlets and online exclusively on Amazon.in from 1st October to 10th October 2016. As a pre-booking offer customers will get SmartBand Talk – SWR30 worth Rs. 8,990 free.