After a long time, Sony has come up with a flagship model in India, aiming to compete against the likes of Samsung Galaxy S8, Google Pixel, LG G6 and the upcoming Apple iPhone 8. Yes, Sony recently launched the Xperia XZ Premium at Rs. 59,990 which is the first phone to feature a whopping 4K display and a competent camera, which has always been a forte of the Japanese manufacturer. The phone was first revealed at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 and now has finally made its way to the Indian market.
So, if you are looking to have a new flagship smartphone and Sony is in your consideration then here are some key questions related to the smartphone that you must be aware of.
Sony Xperia XZ Premium Pros
- 4K Display
- 19MP Camera
- Snapdragon 835
Sony Xperia XZ Premium Cons
- Exclusive To Amazon
Sony Xperia XZ Premium Specifications
|Key Specs||Sony Xperia XZ Premium|
|Display||5.46-inch IPS LCD|
|Screen Resolution||3840 X 2160 pixels|
|Operating System||Android Nougat 7.1.1|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835|
|Processor||Octa-core (4 x 2.45GHz Kryo & 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo|
|Storage Upgrade||Yes, via microSD, up to 256GB|
|Primary Camera||19MP, f/2.0|
|Secondary Camera||13MP, f/2.0|
|SIM Card Type||Dual SIM|
|Dimensions||156mm X 77mm X 7.9 mm|
Sony Xperia XZ Premium FAQs
Question: Does the Sony Xperia XZ Premium support Dual SIM slots?
Answer: Yes, it supports dual SIM slots.
Question: Does the Xperia XZ Premium support 4G VoLTE?
Answer: Yes, it supports 4G VoLTE.
Question: How much RAM and internal storage is offered with the Xperia XZ Premium?
Answer: The smartphone comes with 64GB internal storage and 4GB RAM.
Question: Can internal storage be upgraded in the Xperia XZ Premium?
Answer: Yes, the internal storage can be expanded via microSD up to 256GB.
Question: What are the color options offered with Sony Xperia XZ Premium?
Answer: Xperia XZ is offered in Luminous Chrome, Deepsea Black and Bronze Pink
Question: Does Sony Xperia XZ Premium offers a 3.5mm audio jack?
Answer: Yes, it features a 3.5mm audio jack.
Question: What are the sensors incorporated in Sony Xperia XZ Premium?
Answer: The Xperia XZ Premium gets fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, and color spectrum.
Question: Can battery be removed from Sony Xperia XZ Premium?
Answer: No, the battery cannot be removed.
Question: What is the SoC used in the Sony Xperia XZ Premium?
Answer: Sony Xperia XZ gets Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8998 835 chipset with octa-core processor (4x 2.5GHz Kryo & 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo).
Question: How is the display of the Sony Xperia XZ Premium?
Answer: This is one of the key highlighting part of the Sony Xperia XZ Premium as it gets a 5.5-inch high dynamic range (HDR)-ready display with 4K (2160 X 3840 pixels) screen resolution.
Question: Does Sony Xperia XZ Premium support NFC connectivity?
Answer: Yes, it supports NFC connectivity.
Question: Does Xperia XZ Premium supports adaptive brightness?
Answer: Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.
Question: Which OS version, OS type runs on the phone?
Answer: The device runs on Android 7.1 Nougat.
Question: Does it have capacitive buttons or on-screen buttons?
Answer: The phone has on-screen buttons.
Question: Does it come with a fingerprint sensor?
Answer: Yes, it comes with a fingerprint sensor.
Question: Does Xperia XZ Premium supports USB OTG?
Answer: Yes, the smartphone offers USB OTG.
Question: Does the Xperia XZ Premium features Gyroscope sensor?
Answer: Yes, the smartphone comes with Gyroscope sensor.
Question: What are the camera specifications of Xperia XZ Premium?
Answer: The Xperia XZ Premium features a 19MP rear camera which is capable of recording slow-motion video in 960 frames per second (FPS). Whereas, the front features a 13MP f/2.0 camera.
Question: Does the Sony Xperia XZ Premium support HDR mode?
Answer: Yes, it supports HDR mode.
Question: Can a user play 4K videos on Sony Xperia XZ Premium?
Answer: Yes, a user can play 4K videos on Xperia XZ Premium.
Question: Is there any dedicated camera shutter button on Xperia XZ Premium?
Answer: No, the device does not come with a dedicated camera button.
Question: How loud is the loudspeaker of Xperia XZ Premium?
Answer: The loudspeaker is decent enough to give impressive sound quality.
Question: Is there any offer with Sony Xperia XZ Premium?
Answer: Yes, a user will get SRS-XB20 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker worth, Rs 8,990 with a pre-booking on the smartphone between June 2 and June 11.
Question: Can Xperia XZ can be connected to Bluetooth Headset?
Answer: Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.
Question: Can mobile hotspot internet sharing is supported?
For the ones, who are looking to get impressive camera quality along with sound experience, Sony has come up with a perfect companion with premium finish and competent specifications. Yes, the phone will give a hard time to the existing flagship models due to the brand name and the features it has to offer in the respective segment. But, surely on design aspects, Sony needs to come up with something fresh to become a segment leader.