As per rumors Sony will soon launch the Sony Xperia ZR handset with a quad core processor, 4.6 inch HD screen. The ZR is an upgraded (trimmed down) version of the Xperia Z model, Xperia ZL and like its predecessor; the ZR handset too will be water resistant.

The rugged Sony Xperia ZR comes with 2GB RAM and is powered by Qualcomm S4 pro quad core chipset clocked at 1.5GHz. The internal storage is 8GB with microSD card support. As per rumors the ZR handset will come with a 13MP auto focus rear camera (EXMOR RS). Full HD recording is supported. There is a secondary camera too.

The 4.6 inch touchscreen with Sony mobile Bravia engine 2 will support resolution of 1280×720 pixels (319ppi). The battery is of 2300 mAh capacity. The water resistant rating on the ZR is higher than as on the Xperia Z handset. The Xperia Z handset can easily survive in 1.5 meters of water for up to 30 minutes. With better water resistant rating the ZR will provide additional resistance. Other common features like 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, micro USB, 3.5mm jack etc, are included.

This is all we know for now stay tuned for more.

Source : xperiablog.

Sony Xperia ZR quad core water resistant handset

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