Sony has announced the Sony Xperia Z Ultra handset powered by Snapdragon 800 quad core processor clocked at 2.2GHz with 4G support and with a big screen of 6.4 inches. The pricing details are not yet disclosed by the handset will hit the stores globally from Q3, 2013.

Though the screen is of 6.4 inches, Sony claims that that is the world’s slimmest handset with Full HD resolution. The handset also supports any pen / pencil or stylus (tip diameter over 1mm) just like the one we have seen on the Samsung Galaxy Note.

Sony Xperia Z ultra (different from Xperia Z and Xperia ZR handsets) supports 4G and comes with 16GB of internal storage. The battery is of 3000 mAh capacity with talktime of up to 11 hours.  This handset sails on Jelly Bean 4.2 with 2GB RAM.  Z Ultra comes packed with NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS.

The AF camera (Exmor RS) on the rear is with 8 megapixel resolution and surprisingly does not come with LED flash. There is a front facing camera with 2MP resolution.  The handset weighs about 212 grams.

Sony Xperia Z ultra

Sony Xperia Z ultra Key features and Specifications

  • Quad core 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with Adreno 330 GPU.
  • 6.4 inch Full HD TRILUMINOS™ display with 1920×1080 pixel resolution (344.2 ppi). Touch panel is covered with Super Hard Coat ASF.
  • Android 4.2 OS.
  • Ultra slim with 6.5mm uniform thickness and dust resistant / water proof (IP55/IP58).
  • Works with any Stylus pen / pencil with diameter over 1 mm.
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage (11 GB for users) and micro SD card slot (64GB) for adding extra storage.
  • 8MP rear AF camera (Exmor RS) without flash. Front 2MP camera.  You can shoot full HD video (underwater too). HDR mode for both videos and photos.
  • 4G, 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS (A-GPS), micro USB and 3.5mm audio jack.
  • 3000 mAh battery (Battery Stamina mode) with over 5 hours of continuous usage and up to 11 hours of talktime / 510 hours of standby time. Music playback up to 120 hours.
  • Price : Unknown | Will be available in Black Purple and White colors by Q3, 2013.

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