IFA 2016: Sony announces Xperia XZ with 5.2-inch 1080p display and 23 MP Predictive Hybrid AF camera

Sony has announced its latest flagship smartphone Xperia XZ at the IFA 2016 in Berlin. The phone gets a 5.2-inch 1080p screen, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and is powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor. It has got a fingerprint sensor on the power button, 23-megapixel rear camera with Predictive Hybrid Autofocus, 13-megapixel front-facing camera with 22mm wide-angle lens. The phone gets IP65/IP68 ratings for water resistance.

Sony Xperia XZ tech specifications

  • Dimensions: 146 x 72 x 8.1 mm; 161 grams
  • Display: 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Triluminos Display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, Water Resistant (IP65/IP68), Fingerprint sensor
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Optional)
  • Battery:2900 mAh Battery with Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging technology
  • Processor: Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 64-bit 14nm processor with Adreno 530 GPU, Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB (Dual SIM) internal memory, expandable memory up to 256GB via microSD card
  • Camera: 23MP rear camera with Exmos RS sensor, 1/2.3″ sensor, f/2.0 lens, Predictive Hybrid AF, 5-axis stabilizatio, 4K video recording
  • 13MP front-facing camera with 1/3” Exmor RS sensor, 22mm wide-angle f/2.0 lens, 1080p video recording
  • Special Features: DSEE HX, LDAC, Digital Noise Cancelling
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C

Colors: Forest Blue, Mineral Black and Platinum
Availability: October 2016
Pricing: Not yet disclosed