Sony had announced the Xperia XZ Premium during the Mobile World Congress 2017. Today, the company launched the flagship device in India. The device runs on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and will be available to buy from June 12 from retail stores and Amazon India.
The pre-boking period for the device is from June 2 – June 11 and those who pre-book the device will get a Sony SRS-XB20 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker worth Rs. 8,990 for free. Apart from this, they will also get a 3 month subscription of Sony LIV worth Rs. 349 and 5,200 in-game credits in Gameloft’s Modern Combat 5.
Sony Xperia XZ Premium Specifications
The Xperia XZ Premium comes with a 5.5 inch Triluminous IPS LCD display with 4K resolution. At 5.5 inches with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, you get a pixel density of ~801 PPI. The device comes with Sony’s loop design with curved sides. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with Sony’s custom skin on top. The device comes with premium design and has a reflective surface.
Powering the Xperia Premium is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU. The phone comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, with support for microSD cards up to 256GB
The Xperia XZ Premium comes with a Motion Eye camera, referencing the webcams on Vaio laptops. Featuring a 19 MP f/2.0 camera lens, the XZ Premium features some very impressive specs. The truly jaw-dropping aspect about this camera is that it can record slow motion 720p HD videos at a whopping 960 fps, which is 4 times slower than every other smartphone out there. Other than that, it can record 4K and 2K videos as well.
It comes with SteadyShot digital stabilisation, along with Optical Image Stabilisation, Phase Detection and Laser Autofocus. Assisting the camera is a single LED flash and a colour spectrum sensor.
On the front, you get a 13MP f/2.0 camera with 1.12 µm pixel size.
Other features include fingerprint sensor and IP68 dust and water resistance. Connectivity features include Single/Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.2, aptX, GPS and NFC. The phone also comes with USB 3.1 and USB Type C 1.0 reversible port, with support for USB Host. It comes with Gigabit-class connectivity with the X16 modem.
The Xperia XZ Premium is powered by a 3230 mAh battery and supports Qualcomm’s quick charge feature.