Sony Xperia XZ Premium announced with 960fps video recording, Snapdragon 835

Today, Sony announced Sony Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia XZs smartphones. The latest Sony flagship smartphone will be powered by Snapdragon 835, 4GB RAM and 64GB Storage. Also, the phone will feature a 4k HDR display.

However, the highlight of the Sony Xperia XZ Premium is its camera. The backend camera is 19MP and the front camera is 13MP with a wide-angle lens and F/2.0 aperture. According to the company, the camera is so advanced that it captures motion that the human eye can’t see. It brings tech used on Sony ‘α’ and Cyber-shot cameras along with a memory stacked Exmor RS sensor to create a new system dubbed “Motion Eye.” with a 5x image scanning and data transfer that lets you record at up 960fps and playback at super slow motion.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Full Specifications

ProcessorQualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 64-bit, Adreno 540 GPU
RAM4GB
Storage64GB UFS with MicroSD card support
Back camera19MP 1/ 2.3”  Exmor RS™ memory stacked image sensor, Super slow motion 960fps video capture, 4K video recording
Front camera13MP 1/3.06” Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor, F/2.0, 22mm wide angle lens, ISO6400
Display5.5″ 4K HDR TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile with X-Reality™ for mobile picture engine
Battery3230mAh Smart STAMINA and Qnovo Adaptive Charging
DesignIP68 rating, Fingerprint sensor on power button (only some markets, read: probably not US), USB Type-C, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (front and back)
Colors Luminous Chrome, Deepsea Black
Operating SystemAndroid 7.1 Nougat

Sony Xperia XZs Full Specifications

The Sony Xperia XZs will be powered by Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM and 32/64GB storage. Back end camera is 19MP and front facing camera is 13Mp with the same Motion Eye system with 960fps video capture, super slow motion, predictive capture before pressing the shutter button, and so on.

ProcessorQualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 64-bit, Adreno 530 GPU
RAM4GB
Storage32GB/64GB eMMS
Back camera19MP 1/ 2.3”  Exmor RS™ memory stacked image sensor, Super slow motion 960fps video capture, 4K video recording
Front camera13MP 1/3.06” Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor, F/2.0, 22mm wide angle lens, ISO6400
Display5.2″ 1080p Full HD TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile with X-Reality™ for mobile picture engine
Battery2900mAh STAMINA and Qnovo Adaptive Charging, Quick Charge 3.0
DesignIP65/IP68 rating, Fingerprint sensor on power button (some markets), USB Type-C
Colors Ice Blue, Warm Silver, Black
Size and Weight146 x 72 x 8.1 mm, 161g
Operating SystemAndroid Nougat

Sony Xperia XZ Premium will be available globally in Luminous Chrome and Deepsea Black, starting late Spring 2017. There’s no pricing information yet, but the expected price tag is around $900.

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