The Xperia Z represents Sony’s first stab at the smartphone market in 2013, which has been unveiled at the CES tech show in Las Vegas but now finally have the release date for it. Sony Xperia Z release date 28 February confirmed as its pre-orders open where previously it had been said that the phone would land anywhere between the middle of February and March, but Three in the UK has now put a firm date on it i.e 28 Feb.

Sony Xperia Z has a massive 5-inch screen with Reality Display which makes it larger than the likes of the HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S3. The display sports a full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution along with a pixel density of 443, compared to the iPhone 5’s 326. It is a lot lighter than it looks as it weighs only 146 grams. It is also just 7.9mm, so it has a much better profile than the likes of the Nokia Lumia 920. Also it is discussed to be certainly the best-looking Sony phone yet. Company guarantee that the screen will be very responsive and touch screen operation will even works when the display or your hands are wet.

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It operates on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon processor – the 1.5GHz asynchronous quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor with 2GB RAM. This phone will be available with 16GB Storage memory and also have microSD Card Slot to provide you the option to extend the memory till 32GB

Coming toward the feature of Xperia Z, it packs the IP57 standard, which means that it is water resistant up to 1m for 30 minutes. The phone also has Sony’s brand new Mobile Bravia Engine 2, which has been designed for crisper detail, more saturated colours, and real time contrast optimization. Also it is the first phone to include Sony’s EXMOR RS sensor, enabling HDR. The phone will also support 4G – for all UK LTE networks.

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About Camera: this phone supports a 13MP camera on the rear (with 1080p video), along with a 2MP front-facing cam that can deal with 720p video. It also include Sony’s Sweep Panorama, along with various other picture effects and a burst mode, operating at 10fps which makes it capable of taking any number of consecutive shots, until the memory is full up.

This phone got a 2370MAh battery. Moreover with this massive memory support Sony has also thought avout including a feature called Battery Stamina Mode. This is designed to conserve as much battery life as possible. Its seems the idea behind this is that when the screen is off, the phone automatically turns off everything else, except for telephony. The mode is optional and you can also tweak the settings so that you can choose apps to leave on – for example, so that you can get email and social network notifications.

Highlighting the features:

1. 5-inch screen with Reality Display and full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution

2. 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor

3. 16GB Storage (microSD Card Slot)

4. 13.1MP rear camera/2.2MP front-facing camera

5. 2,330 mAh battery (Non-Removable)

6. 2GB RAM

7. water resistant up to 1m for 30 minutes.

Sony has labeled Sony Xperia Z with the price tag of  £529 in UK (approx. Rs 44,200), a little less than HTC Butterfly ad which is almost equal to the Iphone 5 (16 GB), Sony S3 . So it will be good fight to watch between all this brand and we will definitely suggest to have one look on Sony Xperia Z before you decide you smartphone.

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