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Sony launches high-end Xperia Z Smartphone

A new phone is entering into the fiercely competitive smartphone market. The Sony Xperia Z, a soon to be released 5inch smartphone, will add to the options of buyers while making it tough for other competitors. Let us examine what new this phone has to offer.

 SPECIFICATIONS:

Xperia ZDisplay
The Sony Xperia Z has a 5” super bright full HD screen with highest pixel density of 443 ppi (1080x1920 pixels) when compared to other existing smartphones. The BRAVIA TV technology engineers have worked in developing this screen.

Addition of OptiContrast panel has reduced reflection and made the view clearer. The front and back panels are made of glass and skeleton frame is made of tough glass fibre polyamide. The screen is scratch-resistant one. This mobile has screenshot-capturing feature. Xperia Z is tested to be water and dust resistant. You can use this camera even in the rain.

Operating System
Xperia Z is supported by Google Android Jelly Bean 4.1 operating system.

Processor
This mobile is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. You can run multiple apps simultaneously and enjoy fast web browsing.

Dimensions
This 5” mobile has the dimension of 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm and weighs 146 grams.

Battery
Sony claims that battery supports talk time up to 11 hours and standby time for up to 550 hours.

RAM and Storage
Xperia Z comes with 2GB ram and internal storage of 16GB. It also supports expandable memory up to 32GB.

Camera
This phone has a powerful 13.1 megapixel CyberShot camera and 2MP Front-facing camera. HDR (High Dynamic Range)
technology is introduced in this mobile, which helps take better photographs during high contrast situations. Even front camera supports HDR photos and the front camera helps
video calling in low light conditions. 

With Superior Auto, users without knowledge of different modes of camera also can shoot better pictures. This mode comes with HRD and noise reduction and it automatically sets itself for optimal settings. A digital zoom of 16x, face detection, Geo-tagging, red-eye reduction, sweep panorama are some of its other features.

The Sony Xperia Z has a 5” super bright full HD screen with highest pixel density of 443 ppi (1080x1920 pixels) when compared to other existing smartphones. The BRAVIA TV technology engineers have ... more 
The Sony Xperia Z has a 5” super bright full HD screen with highest pixel density of 443 ppi (1080x1920 pixels) when compared to other existing smartphones. The BRAVIA TV technology engineers have worked in developing this screen. less 
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Wed 23 Jan, 2013 11:30 AM IST

Pricing
This phone is yet to be released in India and official pricing is not yet announced. Time will tell how it competes with its fierce rivals like iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S3, LG Nexus 4 and others.

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