Sony has just unveiled its latest flagship smartphone Xperia XZ1 and its compact variant, Xperia XZ1 Compact at IFA 2017 in Berlin. Xperia XZ1 will be available in Black, Venus Pink, Warm Silver and Moonlit Blue color options from September, 2017 onwards globally.
Sony Xperia XZ1
The highlights of Xperia XZ1 is that its the first smartphone which comes with Android 8.0 Oreo OS out of the box. It also comes with new camera feature which is called 3D scanning mode. The rear camera of this smartphone can scan any object and save that as 3D image and you can later send that to a 3D printer or post the result on a social networking site.
Other specifications include 5.2 inch Full HD HDR Triluminos display which is shielded by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor clubbed with Adreno 540 GPU and 4GB of RAM. This IP68 certified smartphone comes with a fingerprint scanner which is placed in its home button.
On the camera front, Xperia XZ1 flaunts a 19MP auto focus Motion Eye rear camera with Exmos RS sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 5 axis stabilization, 960 fps slow-motion video recording and 4K video recording capability. It also bears a 13 MP front camera which comes with f/2.0 aperture and full HD video recording.
There is 64GB of ROM which is expandable by up to another 256GB using microSD card slot. Xperia XZ1 will be available in both single and dual SIM variants and houses a 2700mAh battery with Qnovo adaptive charging technology. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type C port.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
Sony has also showcased smaller variant of this smartphone called Xperia XZ1 Compact. It includes a 4.6 inch HD Triluminos display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and has an 8 MP frontal sensor with 1/ 4″ Exmor R sensor, f/2.4 aperture and 1080p video recording. Other specifications of Xperia XZ1 Compact are same as Xperia XZ1.
Key Specifications of Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact:
|Model||Sony Xperia XZ1||Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact|
|Display||5.2 inch Full HD HDR Triluminos display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection||4.6 inch HD Triluminos display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection|
|Processor||Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor||Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor|
|Camera||19 MP rear and 13 MP front camera||19 MP rear and 8 MP front camera|
|Software||Android 8.0 Oreo OS||Android 8.0 Oreo OS|
|Dual SIM||Yes (Optional)||No|