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Sony Xperia XZ with Snapdragon 820, 23MP camera launched in India for Rs 51990

Sony Xperia XZ, that was unveiled at the IFA 2016 in Berlin earlier this month, has been officially launched in India today. It will also go on sale in the US starting from October 2 for $699.99. Lets check out its features, specifications, pricing and availability below.

Sony Xperia XZ - Flagship 2016

Sony Xperia XZ Specifications

The Sony Xperia XZ features a 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Triluminos display, that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit 14nm processor along with Adreno 530 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 64 GB of internal memory, which can also be expanded further up to 256 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with Xperia launcher on top of it.

The Xperia XZ comes with a 23 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 1/2.3″ Sony Exmor RS sensor, Predictive Hybrid AF speed of 0.03 second, f/2.0 aperture, 5-axis stabilization. It can record 4K videos. On the front, there is a 13 megapixel front-facing camera with 1/3″ Exmor RS sensor, 22 mm wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. It can shoot Full HD 1080p videos. The smartphone is 8.1 mm thick and weighs 161 grams. The device supports Sony DSEE HX audio technology and has LDAC codec, comes with 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio with RDS. It also offers Digital Noise Cancelling and supports Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD card). It comes with a fingerprint sensor embedded into its power button and it is also water-resistant since it is IP65/IP68 certified.

The Xperia XZ comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual band) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, USB Type-C and GPS / GLONASS as connectivity options. It rocks a 2,900 mAh battery under the hood with STAMINA mode and supports Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging technology.

Sony Xperia XZ is the new flagship from Sony

The Sony Xperia XZ is available in Mineral Black, Platinum and Forest Blue color variants. It has been priced at Rs 51,990 (MRP) in India, however you can purchase it for Rs 49,990 (MOP or Best Buy price). It will go on sale starting from October 10 and can be pre-booked at all Sony Center, select retail outlets and online exclusively on Amazon India from October 1 to October 10, 2016. As a limited period pre-booking offer, customers will be getting a free SmartBand Talk – SWR30 worth Rs 8,990. Check out some other bundle offers.

  • Quick Charger UCH12 bundled in the box
  • Sony LIV: Free 3 months subscription worth Rs 349
  • Modern Combat 5 GameLoft credits worth Rs 780

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