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 smartphone is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with Adreno 540 GPU. There is a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 256 via microSD card support.
Sony Xperia XZ Premium can be considered as the first smartphone that comes equipped with 5.5-inch 4K HDR Triluminous display with X-Reality mobile picture engine and dynamic contrast enhancement coupled with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
What makes it even more special is the fact that one can play PlayStation 4 console games on the Xperia XZ Premium. However, it would be interesting to see whether the device will be able to handle some intense graphics of a console.
The smartphone sports a 19-megapixel rear camera which supports new Motion Eye camera system, 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. It would be interesting to see the performance of both the cameras in the coming days.
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.