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Sony Xperia XZ1 arrives in the US

Sony Xperia XZ1 arrives in the US

The company has already started sending out the media invitations for its latest Android 8.0 Oreo OS-powered smartphone launch event next week, which is scheduled to take place on Monday, September 25 in the land of New Delhi, India. The pricing and availability details will also be revealed on the same day.

Sony Xperia XZ1 is priced at $699.99 (approximately Rs. 44,960) in the US and it could be priced similarly in India as well.

Тhe Xperia XZ1 is the first device with Android Oreo out of the box.

Sony Xperia XZ1 is a high-end device from the company and comes with pretty impressive features and hardware.

As a recap, the Xperia XZ1 sports a 5.2-inch full HD Triluminos display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080. The screen is protected with Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 that ships with the handset.

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The Xperia XA1 has a 32GB of internal storage that expandable via microSD card slot up to 256GB.

It is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC processor coupled to 4GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU. Fans of smartphone photography will probably love the device's 19-megapixel Eye Motion primary camera which is capable of shooting super slow motion video at 960 fps. Front cameras differ with the former housing an 8-megapixel with no front flash or OIS, while the latter bears a 16-megapixel Exmor RS sensor with front flash, 23mm wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture, OIS, and autofocus.

It could be announced in single-SIM and dual-SIM variants. The smartphone is water and dust resistant with an IP68 certification. The connectivity options in the smartphone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, USB OTG, USB Type-C, Bluetooth, and Global Positioning System.

The power key houses the fingerprint scanner but it is disabled in the United States due to ongoing patent issues. The Sony XZ1 packs a 2,700mAh battery that supports Qnovo Adaptive Charging technology for fast charging. The handset weighs 156 grams and measures 148x73x7.4mm.

Sony Xperia XZ1 was unveiled in Moonlit Blue, Venus Pink, Warm Silver, and Black colors. The company confirmed price cut in a communication to retailers seen by Gadgets 360.


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