Sony at IFA 2017 trades show launched three smartphones – Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, and Xperia XA1 Plus. These smartphones are the latest additions to company’s Xperia X lineup with features such as MotionEye camera with 3D-image sensing, Hi-Res audio, HDR display for Xperia XZ1. The Sony Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact are priced $699.99 (roughly Rs. 45,000) and $599.99 (roughly Rs. 38,500) respectively in the US, and will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo starting September. The Sony Xperai A1 Plus has no price tag so far, but will start shipping in Autumn.
Sony Xperia XZ1 specifications, features
The high-end Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a Motion Eye 19-megapixel Exmor RS sensor camera with 3D scanning abilities as its highlighted feature. The rear camera supports 5-axis stabilisation and is capable of doing slow-motion video recording at 960fps, as the one we saw in Xperia XZ Premium, in addition to 4K video recording. It will be available in single-SIM and dual-SIM variants.
On the front, Sony Xperia XZ1 features a 13-megapixel camera with an aperture of f/2.0 and 22mm wide-angle lens for group selfies. It is also powered by Sony’s Exmor RS mobile imaging sensor.
The Sony Xperia XZ1 features a ‘flagship loop surface’ with a metal unibody. It will be shipped with Android 8.0 Oreo update, which is certainly a first amongst the non-Pixel devices. The Sony Xperia XZ1 is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU. It features a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) HDR display powered by Sony’s Triluminous display and X-Reality technology configured for mobiles. It is also…