Sony officially introduced the new flagships, Sony Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact
Sony is a company that stays on the top manufacturers that always have something new and awesome for its fans. You didn’t expect that IFA 2016 will pass without a new flagship from Sony, did you? Not one, but two announcements brought joy to the fans of Sony in Berlin just few days ago. The Sony Xperia XZ and its smaller variant named the Sony Xperia X Compact belong to the new series of flagships of Sony – the “X.”
Sony Xperia XZ
There is a lot to say about the high-end Xperia XZ. The most significant feature of the device is its camera, but for that, later. The design of the flagship features a sleek panel with rounded edges. It is water and dust-resistant (of course) with IP68 certificate.
The chassis is made of the classic combo for a modern advanced handset – glass & metal. The size of the display measures 5.2-inch, while the resolution is 1080 x 1920 pixels. On the inside is ticking a quad-core processor with the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip and 3GB RAM. Sony is offering two options for the native memory – either 32GB (for the single SIM model) or 64GB ( for the dual-SIM device). It supports microSD cards. The OS that powers the Sony Xperia XZ is Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box.
Now, about the camera. The Xperia XZ is coming with a 23MP rear camera with triple image sensing technology. Apparently this innovative tech is utilizing the primary sensor with Predictive Hybrid AF to predict and track the subjects in order to deliver the most blur-free images. There is also a Laser AF sensor that is supposed to improve the shooting in low-light. The RGBC-IR sensor adjusts the balance.
I must mention also that the camera has a dedicated key on the side of the flagship that can start up the camera up in 0.6 seconds after it is pushed. The secondary camera doesn’t disappoint as well. It is a 13MP snapper with 90-degree wide angle.
The Sony Xperia XZ has a fingerprint reader and a USB Type-C on board. It supports all the connectivity features, including LTE. The 2900mAh battery of the smartphone will keep it running for a whole day in normal use.
Sony Xperia X Compact
Xperia X Compact is smaller in size and a bit more modest in terms of specs. It debuts with a 4.6-inch screen, 720p resolution. It works with Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 chip with 6 cores. There are 3GB of RAM to support the performance of the phone. Xperia X Compact has 32GB storage and a slot for microSD cards. The battery of the device is with a capacity of 2700mAh. The primary camera of the mini handset is the same as the original phone. Only the selfie snapper here is a 5MP camera instead of 13MP.
Everything shows that the Sony Xperia X Compact is launching sooner than larger flagship. Stay tuned for more details.