Sony has finally taken the wrap off from its latest flagship models, the Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact at the IFA 2017 in Berlin. Both the smartphones will be available globally starting from September and both will ship Android 8.0 Oreo.
Starting with the Xperia XZ1, the smartphone will be available in Moonlit Blue, Venus Pink, Warm Silver, and Classic Black colour options. The smartphone comes with a loop surface design and sports a 5.2-inch Full HD HDR display with Triluminos, X-reality picture engine and dynamic contrast enhancement, which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on front and back. The device comes with IP68 certification as well.
Another major highlight of the Xperia XZ1 is the camera. It comes with latest motion eye camera along with memory-stacked Exmor RS image sensor, which the company claims can record super slow motion videos at 960 frames per second. The primary camera comes with a 19-megapixel sensor with 1/2.3-inch sensor along with predictive capture, autofocus burst, anti-distortion shutter, triple image sensing technology and 4K recording. For the front, there is a 13-megapixel Exmor RS sensor with 22mm wide angle lens and aperture f/2.0.
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The smartphone runs on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with Adreno 540 GPU. The phone is backed by a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via micro SD card slot.
The device runs 2700mAh battery Qnovo Adaptive charging and Quick Charge 3.0. For sound, the company has added high-resolution audio, DSEE HX, digital noise cancelling, clear audio+, stereo speaker and Qualcomm aptX HD audio. On the connectivity front, the Xperia XZ1 supports 4G LTE with Cat16 (with up to 1Gbps download speed), Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB Type-C port and MIMO WiFi.
Xperia XZ1 Compact
Talking about the Xperia XZ1 Compact features the same rear camera as found in the Xperia XZ1. For the front, the device comes loaded with an 18-megapixel shooter with a 120-degree field of view, display flash and aperture f/2.4. Further, it features the same processor and sound systems which are found in its elder sibling.
The Xperia XZ1 Compact 4.6-inch HD Triluminos display along with X-reality picture engine and dynamic contrast enhancement, which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The phone is backed by a 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 265GB via micro SD card slot. The phone runs on 2700mAh battery with Qnovo Adaptive Charging and Quick Charge 3.0. On the connectivity front, it features 4G LTE with the Cat15 band (with up to 800Mbps download speed), Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB Type-C port and MIMO WiFi.