Sony Xperia XZ1, the latest flagship smartphone in the Japanese consumer electronics giant, will probably be launched in India on Monday. The smartphone has been first unveiled at IFA 2017 overdue last month, alongside the Xperia XZ1 Compact along with also the Xperia XA1 Plus. Notably, the latter smartphone has been found in India last week, and up to now, there are not any signs of the Xperia XZ1 Compact being attracted to India. The Sony Xperia XZ1 India launch is set to occur at an event in New Delhi, and we advise that you keep tuned to Gadgets 360 for the latest updates from the event.
In America, the Sony Xperia XZ1 is priced at $699.99 (approximately Rs. 45,000), and one can anticipate a fair premium on such price tag when it’s brought to India. In the event, the business said that the smartphone will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo starting September, and it remains to be seen if that is the case with its India launch at the end of this month.
Sony Xperia XZ1 specifications, attributes
The high-end Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a MotionEye 19-megapixel Exmor RS detector camera with 3D scanning abilities as its highlighted attribute. The rear camera supports 5-axis stabilization and is capable of doing slow-motion video recording at 960fps, as the one we watched in Xperia XZ Premium, in addition to 4K video recording. It will declare in single-SIM and dual-SIM variants – the latter could be anticipated to launch in India.
On the front, Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a 13-megapixel camera with an aperture of f/2.0 and 22mm wide-angle lens for collection selfies. It is also powered by Sony’s Exmor RS mobile imaging sensor.
The Sony Xperia XZ1 includes a ‘flagship loop surface’ with a metal unibody. 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 tech configured for mobiles. It is also shielded with Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
On the storage part, the Sony Xperia XZ1 packs 64GB of inbuilt storage with an option to enlarge it further using a microSD card (up to 256GB).
The Sony Xperia XZ1 includes a fingerprint scanner embedded to the power button (nevertheless, Sony states that its availability may not be available in most markets), located at the right side of their smartphone. It packs a 2700mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 3.0 technology. The smartphone is water and dust resistant with an IP68 certification. For audio, the smartphone comes with Hi-Res Audio, digital noise cancellation, S-Force surrounds audio, stereo recording, and Qualcomm’s own aptX audio software.
In America, the Xperia XZ1 will be available in Moonlit Blue, Venus Pink, Warm Silver, and Black colors. It steps 148x73x7.4mm and weighs 156 g.