Sony introduced at MWC 2017 several new smartphones, including the flagship model Xperia XZ Premium. This is not the first such device the company already had a similar camera – Xperia Z5 Premium, which had one strange feature: its display in normal mode displays a picture in Full HD, and when viewing the video switched to the 4K mode.
New Premium Xperia XZ works on the same principle. In fact, 4K resolution is still only available for watching videos. Novelty is equipped with 5.5-inch screen with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels and support for HDR. It is argued that this is the first smartphone in the world with this display. While it’s unclear what resolution it will display home screen and a utility application, but most likely it will be Full HD.
Xperia XZ Premium is equipped with a 835 Snapdragon processor clocked at 2.45 GHz, 4 GB RAM and flash drive 64 GB. Built-in memory smartphone supports recording at speeds of up to 1.5 GB/s built-in battery Capacity is 3230 mAh.
In the presence of front 13mp camera and a 19-megapixel main photo module. The latter needs to tell apart. The thing that gives you a new camera – capable of high-speed shooting 960 fps in 720p resolution. Slow will not the whole movie, but only a few seconds. And the beginning of a slow fragment is selected manually, in the process of shooting.
In smartphones Apple is a snippet of the video that is played in slow motion, you can choose after the fact. However, iPhone 7 features time-lapse is much more modest – 240 fps in 720p resolution.
Available USB type-C and 3.5-mm audio Jack and front-facing stereo speakers. The device works with two SIM-cards. Implemented fast charging technology Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
The Xperia XZ Premium housing is protected against dust and moisture according to the standards IP65 and IP68. It will be available in silver (Chrome Luminous) and black (Deep Sea blue) colors and will go on sale in may-June 2017. The cost of new items is not specified.
Model Sony Xperia XZs be slightly to yield XZ Premium: the smartphone has a Snapdragon 820 processor, 4 GB of RAM, 32/64 GB of internal memory, same camera. Resolution 5.2-inch screen is 1920×1080 pixels, the battery capacity is 2900 mAh. Both devices are Sony running the Android operating system 7.1.
Sony Xperia XZs will be available in April for about $700.