Sony has unveiled its newest flagship handset; Sony Xperia XZ Premium during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 which occurred last month. This handset from the Japanese tech giant was reportedly the first device to sport 4K display.
According to Silicon, Sony kept its signature sharp rectangular design of the Xperia line with the Sony Xperia XZ Premium. The Japanese tech company also claims that its newest flagship smartphone was the first in the world to feature 4K HDR (high dynamic range) display for a smartphone. This technology was noticeably inclined by the tech giant's work with its Bravia range of TVs.
Aside from the sharp display, the company also aims that the Sony Xperia XZ Premium will be a device for capturing video. The handset's camera was reported to have the capability to capture video at up to 960 frames per second which enables the users for a highly comprehensive slow motion playback. The Sony Xperia XZ Premium houses a 19-mepixel rear-facing camera and 13-megapixel front-facing snapper good for selfies.
Furthermore, NDTV Gadgets has noted that Sony Xperia XZ Premium is engineered with Qualcomm latest chipset; Snapdragon 835 that features Gigabit LTE speeds with X16 LTE modem. This processor works hand-in-hand with Adreno 540 GPU that is coupled with 4 GB of RAM. Sony's newest flagship device is armed with 64 GB of inbuilt storage that can be further expanded up to 526 GB through a microSD slot.
The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is powered by a 3,230mAh capacity battery and it is preinstalled with Android 7.0 Nougat. This handsets measures at 156x77x7.9mm, and weighs 195 grams. Lastly, its connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, and USB Type-C (USB 3.1) port.
With the above-mentioned specs, it appears that Sony Xperia XZ Premium is really a powerful device. Also, being the first phone to feature 4K display it creates an edge to its competitors in the smartphone arena.