The Sony Xperia XZ Premium, which was launched in June this year for Rs 59,990, will start receiving Android 8.0 Oreo updates from December. Japan, the company’s home country, will be the first country to receive the update and it is expected that the update will be rolled out to other countries as well in future. The smartphone in India is available at Amazon India, all Sony official stores and select retail outlets.
In other news related to the Xperia XZ Premium, Sony has also announced the red colour version for Sony XZ Premium smartphone named ‘Rosso’. The new variant will go on sale in Japan on October 27 at Docomo, the country’s biggest carrier.
The device sports a 5.5-inch 4K HDR Triluminous display with X-Reality mobile picture engine and dynamic contrast enhancement coupled with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and back panel. The smartphone is powered by 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 256 via microSD card support.
The smartphone runs on latest Android 7.0 Nougat and is juiced up by a 3230mAh battery with Smart Stamina mode and Qnovo adaptive charging. The device also comes equipped with Sony’s native DSEE HX technology which basically up-scales streamed tracks or MP3s to near High-res quality. Also one can play PlayStation 4 console games on the Xperia XZ Premium.
The smartphone sports a 19-megapixel rear camera which supports Super slow motion 960fps video capture, Predictive Capture, Ant-distortion shutter, Triple image sensing technology, predictive Hybrid Autofocus, 5-axis stabilisation and 4K video recording. For the front, there is 13-megapixel Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, 22mm wide angle lens, ISO6400 and aperture f/2.2.