Sony Xperia ZR the quad core water resistant and dust proof phone can now be pre-booked for Rs. 29,990 via Infibeam. This handset can record full HD videos – under water.

The single SIM Xperia ZR is 10.5 mm thick and weight is 138 grams. It’s a water resistant handset (IP55/IP58 certified) that can be submerged underwater for up to 5 feet (for not more than 30 minutes). The handset is powered by 1.5GHz QUALCOMM quad core processor (Snapdragon S4 pro) and runs on Jelly Bean 4.1 OS.

The TFT screen is 4.55 inches (Shatter proof / scratch-resistant glass) with resolution 1280×720 pixels. The ZR comes loaded with 2GB RAM and 8GB internal storage plus the SD card slot that can hold cards of up to 32GB. The primary camera is 13MP resolution, it’s auto focus with 16x zoom and with LED flash support. The secondary camera is VGA resolution. Full HD video recording and play back is supported. In fact you can record videos underwater.

Other features included are 4G (needs confirmation), 3G,  2G, NFC, Bluetooth, micro USB, 3.5mm jack and GPS. There is magnetic, gyro, light, accelerometer and proximity sensors. The ZR comes with non-removable Li-ion battery of 2330 mAh capacity.

Price Rs. 29,990 (via Infibeam) Also available on 0% EMI for 3 / 6 months. Shipping by mid June.

Sony Xperia ZR

By Rajeev Rana

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