Sony launched the Xperia Z, its new flagship smartphone in the Indian market in the first week of March. The USP of the phone is its 5-inch 1080p HD display, in addition to its water and dust resistant build, and a 13.1-megapixel camera. It's the second phone after the HTC Butterfly, to feature a full-HD display. However, it's priced about Rs.7,000 cheaper than the Butterfly at Rs. 38,990. Sony is also trying its best foot forward in promoting the phone in the Indian market with a star-studded marketing campaign. But does the phone stand out among other phones of the top strata of the high-end smartphone segment? We try to find out.
Sony Xperia Z smartphone was launched in January 2013. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels.
Sony Xperia Z is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm MDM9215M processor. It comes with 2GB of RAM.
The Sony Xperia Z runs Android 4.1 and is powered by a 2,330mAh non-removable battery.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Sony Xperia Z on the rear packs 13.1-megapixel camera. It sports a 2.2-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.
Sony Xperia Z based on Android 4.1 and packs 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 64GB). The Sony Xperia Z is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Micro-SIM card.
Connectivity options on the Sony Xperia Z include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.00, NFC, FM radioWi-Fi Direct, Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL), 3G, and 4G. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer.
The Sony Xperia Z measures 139.00 x 71.00 x 7.90mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 146.00 grams.
As of 24th July 2019, Sony Xperia Z price in India starts at Rs. 32,490.
|Product Name||Price in India|
|Sony Xperia Z (White, 2GB RAM, 16GB)||₹ 25,145|
|Sony Xperia Z (Black, 2GB RAM, 16GB)||₹ 32,490|
|Sony Xperia Z (Purple, 2GB RAM, 16GB)||₹ 32,490|
Sony Xperia Z price in India starts from ₹ 32,490. The lowest price of Sony Xperia Z is ₹ 32,490 at Amazon.
|Release date||January 2013|
|Dimensions (mm)||139.00 x 71.00 x 7.90|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||2330|
|Screen size (inches)||5.00|
|Processor make||Qualcomm MDM9215M|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||64|
|Operating system||Android 4.1|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.00|
|Number of SIMs||1|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)||Yes|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||No|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|