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Sony Xperia XZ to be available in the US starting October 2 for $700

Sony Xperia XZ comes in Forest Blue, Mineral Black and Platinum colors.

Sony had unveiled the Xperia XZ smartphone along with Xperia X Compact at IFA 2016 in Berlin earlier this month. Now the pricing and availability details of the Sony Xperia XZ has been revealed by the company.

The Sony Xperia XZ will be made available starting October 2 in the US. The unlocked version of the smartphone will be available for purchase at Amazon and Best Buy for about $699.99, as well as other partnering retailers. Sony Xperia XZ comes in Forest Blue, Mineral Black and Platinum colors.

The Sony Xperia XZ comes with a 5.2-inch full HD (1920x1080 pixels) Triluminos display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection and a quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor with Adreno 530 GPU, which is clubbed with 3GB of RAM. The dual SIM variant of Xperia XZ comes with 64GB of internal storage while the single SIM model has 32 GB of ROM. Both the variants have expandable memory slot for up to 256GB micro SD card and Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. The phone has a 2,900 mAh battery with Qnovo's Adaptive Charging technology and a fingerprint sensor. It is also dust and water resistant and is IP65/IP68 certified for the same.

Sony Xperia XZ has a 23 megapixel primary camera with 1/2.3" Exmos RS sensor and f/2.0 lens. It comes with Predictive Hybrid AF and 5-axis stabilization features and can record 4K videos. A 13-megapixel secondary camera is in the phone for selfies and video chats which comes with 1/3" Exmor RS sensor, 22mm wide-angle f/2.0 lens, 1080p video recording. The smartphone supports 4G LTE network and comes will GPS/GLONASS, WiFi 802.11 ac, a USB Type C port and Bluetooth 4.2. The Sony Xperia XZ measures 146 x 72 x 8.1 mm and weighs 161 grams.

First Published : Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 13:35




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