The all-new Xperia Z has a TFT display that supports 1920x1080p resolution and boasts of 441ppi pixel density. It runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and will soon be upgraded to Android 4.2, the manufacturer has said. Sony has used a quad-core 1.5GHz Krait processor and 2GB RAM in this smartphone. For memory, the device has 16GB onboard storage and 32GB microSD card support.
Connectivity options in the phone include 2G, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and microUSB 2.0. Sony Xperia Z comes with Battery Stamina Mode, which improves the standby time by four times or more by automatically shutting down battery-draining apps whenever the screen is off and starts them again once the screen is back on.
Alongside this phone, Sony also launched Xperia ZL, another Android 4.1-powered smartphone with similar hardware specifications. However, this device is thicker and heavier than the new flagship device and is not resistant to water or dust. It will retail at Rs 36,990 in the country.
At the launch event, Sony also announced its Xperia Tablet Z, a water- and dust-resistant tablet that runs on Android 4.1. This device will hit the stores in India in May this year, the company said.
Display: 5-inch TFT touchscreen with 1920x1080p resolution and 441ppi pixel density;
Operating system: Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), planned Android 4.2 upgrade;
Processor & RAM: 1.5GHz quad-core processor, coupled with 2GB RAM;
Storage: 16GB internal memory with microSD support up to 32GB;
Connectivity: 2G, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and microUSB 2.0;
Camera: 13MP rear camera with LED flash and 2.2MP front snapper; and