The Sony Xperia Z another quad core handset running Jelly bean OS will soon be available for a price of Rs. 38,990. The specifications are no doubt, impressive but there is more to it – this handset is water and dust resistant.

The Xperia Z comes loaded with Qualcomm snapdragon quad core processor (S4) with Adreno 320 GPU. The 5 inch TFT screen supports full HD resolution of 1920x1080p with 16M colors. The 10 point multi touch screen is scratch, dust and water resistant and also features the Bravia Engine 2 technology.

The camera is of a magnificent 13MP resolution placed on the rear side with LED flash and a 2MP on the front side. Full HD video recording is supported. Other camera features are Image stabilizer, red eye reduction, auto focus, object tracking and more.

The Sony Xperia Z is very slim – its 7.9mm thick and light weight – 146 grams. Other features included are 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3.5mm jack, FM, NFC and micro USB. This Jelly 4.1 powered handset comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage with micro SD support. The 2330 mAh battery gives a very talktime of over 11 hours and standby time of about 22 days.

The price is high but there are many features that make the handset worthy.

Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Z key features and specifications

  • Single SIM (Micro SIM) running Android 4.1 OS.
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor clocked at 1.5GHz + Adreno 320 GPU.
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and micro SD (16GB) support.
  • 5 inch TFT scratch + water + dust resistant screen with 1920×1080 pixels resolution (16M colours ~ 441ppi and 10 point multi touch support.
  • 13MP AF primary camera + 2MP secondary camera. Full HD recording and playback. 16x digital zoom.
  • 3G (14Mbps HSDPA), 2G (GPRS-107kbps, EDGE-296kbps), Wi-Fi, Micro USB, GPS with A-GPS/GLONASS, 3.5mm jack, DLNA, FM radio, NFC, 3D sound, TV out and xLOUD.
  • Sensors : Proximity, Accelerometer, Magnetometer, light and Gyroscope sensors.
  • 2330 mAh standard battery with impressive 11 to 14 hours talktime and 530 to 550 hours in standby.
  • Price Rs. 38,990 with exclusive pre-order offer from Flipkart.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor -