Sony launched its flagship Xperia XZ Premium mobile in India on Thursday. The smartphone will be made available from June 12. The price of Sony Xperia XZ Premium is Rs. 59,990. The mobile will be available from Sony Center, select retail outlets, and Amazon.com.
Pre-bookings for the smartphone will start from June 2nd, Fiday and will continue to happen till June 11. There is a jackpot offer for customers who will pre book the smartphone, which is that they will a Sony SRS-XB20 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker worth Rs. 8,990 for free. Sony is also offering a 3-month subscription to Sony LIV worth Rs. 349 for free for all buyers, as well as Gameloft’s Modern Combat 5 with 5,200 in-game credits.
The smartphone was initially revealed at MWC 2017, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium has a top-end Snapdragon 835 SoC. The touting feature of the smartphone is its 19- megapixel Motion Eye camera with a 1/2.3-inch Exmor RS memory stacked sensor that’s capable of shooting videos at 960 frames per second. The camera also has predictive hybrid autofocus and predictive capture features to offer. Other highlighting features are 25mm f/2.0 lens, and 1.22-micron pixel sensor.
Talking about the front camera of the smartphone, Sony Xperia XZ Premium has a 13-megapixel 1/3.06-inch Exmor RS sensor, which is paired with 22mm wide-angle f/2.0 lens. The smartphone is dust and water resistant with an an IP65/68 rating, as well as the use of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both the front and back of the smartphone. It has dual SIM (Nano-SIM) feature.
The smartphone runs Android 7.1 Nougat and boasts a 5.5-inch 4K (2160×3840 pixels) HDR Triluminos display with an sRGB 138 percent spectrum and the X-Reality for Mobile display engine.
The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, paired with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone has 64GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 256GB). Connectivity options comprise 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C (3.1), and a 3.5mm audio jack.
It is supported by a non- removable battery of 3230mAh. The Sony Xperia XZ Premium measures 156x77x7.9mm, and weighs 191 grams. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.