Sony has launched its latest flagship smartphone Xperia Z in the Indian market for Rs. 38,990. The smartphone will start retailing in the Indian market starting March 12.
Sony Xperia Z was first announced
at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013. It features a 5-inch full-HD display (1920X1080). The smartphone runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). Internally, it packs in a 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm S4 Pro processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. For camera, there is a 13-megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front camera.
The Xperia Z is IP55 and IP57 certified, making it water and dust resistant, features a full glass exterior, is 7.9mm thin weighing 149 grams and has a 2,330mAh battery. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC.
Sony has also announced the Xperia ZL smartphone
. Xperia ZL has the same specifications as the Xperia Z but is not water and dust resistant. The other difference is that Xperia ZL is slightly thicker at 9.8mm and comes with a 2,370mAh battery. (Also see: Xperia ZL price and availaibility confirmed
As of now, the only other smartphone with a full-HD display that is available in the Indian market is the HTC Butterfly
that was launched recently for Rs. 45,990.Sony Xperia Z key specifications
- 5-inch full-HD display
- 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor
- 2GB RAM
- 13-megapixel rear camera
- 2-megapixel front camera
- 16GB internal storage (expandable by 32GB)
- Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, Wi-Fi
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
- 2,330mAh battery
- 149 grams