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Sony Xperia XZ Premium with Snapdragon 835, 5.5-inch 4K display, 19 MP/13 MP Exmor RS announced at MWC 2017

Sony has announced a new flagship phone, called the Sony Xperia XZ Premium at the MWC 2017. The phone is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, with 4GB of RAM, and runs on Android 7.1 Nougat.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

The device sports a 5.5-inch 4K HDR TRILUMINOS display with X-Reality for mobile picture engine and Dynamic Contrast Enhancement. The phone has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and the back and a metal body. The Xperia XZ Premium has 64GB of UFS internal storage with support for up to 265GB of expandable memory via a microSD card.

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium features a 19 megapixel rear camera, with a 1/ 2.3” Exmor RS  image sensor, which supports  super slow motion video recording @ 960fps, and has Predictive Capture, Ant-distortion shutter, Triple image sensing technology, Predictive Hybrid Autofocus , SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization)  and 4K video recording .The front camera is a 13 megapixel camera with a 1/3.06” Exmor RS image sensor with a 22mm wide angle lens, ISO6400  and an f/2.0 aperture.

The phone is IP68 certified for dust and water resistant, and houses a fingerprint scanner in the power button (disabled in certain markets, but we have seen previous models allowing it to be enabled). The Xperia XZ Premium has a USB Type-C reversible connector, and is backed by a 3230mAh mAh battery with support for Smart STAMINA, Battery Care  and Qnovo Adaptive Charging. The phone uses DSEE HX and LDAC with stereo speakers for Audio.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium a

Sony Xperia XZ Premium technical specifications:

  • Operating System: Android 7.1Nougat
  • Display : 5.5-inch 4K HDR TRILUMINOS, X-Reality for mobile picture engine, Dynamic Contrast Enhancement, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 64-bit
  • GPU: Adreno 540
  • Storage : 64GB UFS + upto 256GB via microSD card
  • Memory: 4GB RAM 
  • Rear Camera : 19 megapixels, 1/ 2.3” Exmor RS  image sensor, super slow motion video recording @ 960fps, Motion Eye
  • Front Camera:  13 megapixels,  1/3.06” Exmor RS image sensor, 22mm wide angle lens, ISO6400, f/2.0 aperture
  • Battery : 3230mAh mAh battery with support for Smart STAMINA, Battery Care, Qnovo Adaptive Charging
  • Connectivity: USB Type C (USB 3.1)
  • Colours: Luminous Chrome, Deepsea Black

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium will be available globally from late Spring 2017.

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