Sony Xperia XZ1 Launched; With 4GB RAM and MotionEye 19-megapixel Exmor RS sensor camera with 3D scanning

Sony has launched its latest flagship Sony’s Xperia XZ1 on Monday 25th Sep in the Indian market. As unveiled at IFA 2017, the Sony Xperia XZ1 ships with Android 8.0 Oreo. The biggest highlight of the Sony Xperia XZ1 is its 3D scanning camera. The Sony Xperia Z1 was launched globally with Xperia XZ1 Compact and the Xperia XA1 Plus. Xperia Z1 and Xperia XA1 Plus were already introduced for the Indian market recently. Sony may launch the Xperia Z1 Compact in the Indian market soon.

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Sony Xperia XZ1 Specifications and Features

The Sony Xperia XZ1 features a ‘flagship loop surface’ with a metal unibody. It features a 5.2-inch full-HD 1080×1920 pixels HDR display powered by Sony’s Triluminos display and X-Reality technology. The screen is also protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU.

Sony Xperia XZ1

The Sony Xperia XZ1 offers 64GB of inbuilt storage which is further expandable up to 256GB.

The Sony Xperia XZ1 has a MotionEye 19-megapixel Exmor RS sensor camera with 3D scanning abilities. The rear camera supports 5-axis stabilization and has the ability of slow-motion video recording at 960fps.

On the front, it houses a 13-megapixel camera with a f/2.0 aperture, Sony’s Exmor RS mobile imaging sensor and 22mm wide-angle lens for group selfies.

Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB OTG, USB Type-C, and GPS, etc.

The Sony Xperia XZ1 has a fingerprint scanner embedded in the power button found on the right side of the smartphone. It draws power from a 2700mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 3.0 technology. The smartphone is water and dust resistant with an IP68 certification. The smartphone comes with Hi-Res Audio, digital noise cancellation, S-Force surround sound, stereo recording, and Qualcomm’s own aptX audio software. It measures 148x73x7.4mm and weighs 156 grams.

Sony Xperia XZ1

Sony Xperia XZ1 Price and Availability

The Sony Xperia XZ1 is priced at Rs. 44,990 and will go on sale starting Monday, September 25 via both offline and online stores. The smartphone is available in the Black, Moonlit Blue, Venus Pink, and Warm Silver color variant. The smartphone box will pack a Quick Charger 3.0 UCH1.2. Other launch offers include a Rs. 1,000 discount on the Rs. 3,490 Style Stand Cover. 5 percent cash back on HDFC and ICICI cards, as well as zero percent EMI offers.


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