Sony Mobiles has formally announced the launch of Xperia Z Ultra smartphone in India today. The handset is priced at Rs 46,990. Earlier, many online retailers’ website were offering users to prebook the smartphone for Rs 44,990.
The Sony Xperia Z Ultra has a slim profile that is waterproof as well. The device comes with a 6.4 inch display with full HD Triluminos technology based display that claims to provide better visuals. The phone is powered by a 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and have Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system. Even with such large display and a powerful hardware, the phone is just 6.5mm thick and weighs 212 grams. The construction of the phone uses aluminum chassis instead of a plastic one in Xperia Z for durability.
Xperia Z Ultra is water and dust proof with Ingress Protection 55 and 58 certification which even allow the device to shoot videos and images underwater. Its 8 megapixel camera at the back features “Exmor RS for mobile”, HDR for both photos and film, while Superior Auto mode automatically activates HDR and noise reduction when needed.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra comes with handwriting recognition which is compatible with any pencil and selected stylus or pen (capacitive stylus or metal pen with tip diameter over 1mm). The phone has connectivity options like NFC, LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio with RDS.