Experience the best of Sony in a smartphoneThe Sony Xperia Z is a touchscreen enabled, full HD Android Smartphone designed, developed, and marketed by Sony Electronics. The phone was announced by Sony at CES 2013; the official launch date has not been confirmed. The Xperia Z will be released with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Sony Xperia Z will be priced at A$749 in Australia, €739 in Finland and 699$ in Germany. The phone is set for a global release in 1st Quarter 2013.Sony has built the phone to be dust and water resistant.With Xperia Z, we introduce our new OmniBalance design. The design is focused on creating balance and symmetry in all directions. Xperia Z has subtly rounded edges and smooth, reflective surfaces on all sides, which are held together by an innovative skeleton frame.Both the front and back are made of glass, with a seamless surface. Together with enhanced reflection coating on the top, bottom and sides, Xperia Z actually mirrors the world around you. OmniBalance design balances technology vs. design, letting you get so totally immersed in the content that the hardware disappears.
The Sony Xperia Z has a full 1080p screen. The screen is 5" with a resolution of 1920x1080. The Xperia Z has approximately 443 ppi density. The Sony Xperia Z is also dust-proof and submersible water resistant for up to 30 minutes. The phone has a 13mp primary rear-facing camera with Sony's Exmor RS sensor for mobile which makes it the world's first smartphone with high dynamic range imaging (HDRI) full HD video and the world's highest resolution phone front facing camera with 2.2mp. Both the front and back of the phone are covered in Dragontrail glass manufactured by Asahi Glass Co..The phone dimensions are stated to be 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm and weight is 146 grams (including battery). It comes with a Li-ion battery of 2330mAh capacity. The Xperia Z will ship with a 1.5Ghz quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor and have 2048 MB of RAM. The phone is 4G capable, supporting
We tested the Xperia Z to make sure it can keep going even after 30 minutes under water. It can even withstand water jets. The high IP55 & IP57 rating means you can use it in the rain, take photos by the pool and easily clean it off from everyday spills and dirt.We even put Xperia Z in a dust chamber for rigorous testing, to make sure its operations were unaffected.