The new Xperia XZ is the company’s latest flagship with nothing else but also a flagship specs, inside the metallic chassis is one of the most advanced mobile hardware coming from Sony. All of these features can now be at every Filipino’s palms, unless one is willing to shell-out a considerable amount of funds for this. While we thought the Xperia X and Xperia X performance are two premium handsets from Sony, the new Xperia XZ shots the bar higher and at the same time the price, Sony announced the official price of the Xperia XZ for the Philippines at37,990 Php.
So what do you get with that even more premium build and pricing? you may ask. There’s a 5.2-inch triluminos IPS LCD at 1080p and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass lamination, Under the hood is Qualcomm’s 4-core Snapdragon 820 chipset clocked at 2.15 GHz coupled to 3GB of system RAM and 64GB of expandable storage. The microSD card slot can accept up to 256GB of microSD cards
As claimed by experts in mobile photography, the Xperia XZ maybe one of Sony’s latest and probably the best there is in terms of mobile imaging, it comes with a 23 Megapixel main camera and an 13 Megapixel front facing shooter. Sony had always been under criticism on how it implemented its own Sensors on its Xperia devices but with the Xperia XZ, things has changed as it tested and yielded beautiful images, experts agreed that Sony’s implementation both on its hardware and software for imaging this time around is properly executed and can now come on par with other smartphones in the market.
The Xperia XZ comes in Dual SIM and is capable of 4G/LTE connectivity as well as support for 3G and 2G legacy network connectivity. As standard, it comes with an ample of other connectivity features including Wi-Fi and WiFi ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC and with USB Type-C (Version 2.0) reversible interface. There’s also a fingerprint scanner and a Hi Fi audio chipset onboard.
And finally, the Xperia XZ runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and comes with a nonremovable 2900 mAh Li-Ion battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support. The handset measures 146 x 72 x 8.1 mm and weighs 161 grams with IP68 certification which could only mean that it’s a dust and water-resistant to a depth of 1.5 meters and up to 30 minutes underwater. The handset can now be pre-ordered today with general availability on November.