Sony has announced the three new smartphones in their X series line up Sony Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, and Xperia XA1 Plus at IFA 2017 in Berlin. The Sony Xperia XZ1 is premium smartphone among three with highlighted features such as MotionEye Camera with super slow motion, new 3D creator, High-Resolution audio.
The Sony Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact will be ship with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box starting from September and are priced at $700 and $600 respectively in the USA. The price of Sony Xperia XA1 Plus is not yet officially announced.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Specifications
The Sony Xperia XZ1 featuring a 5.2-inch Full HD TRILUMINOS HDR display with gorilla glass 5 protection. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa core Soc coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, can be expandable up to 256GB. The smartphone has a metal unibody design and IP68 rated water and dust resistance.
Sony Xperia XZ1 sports a 19-megapixel MotionEye camera with 1/2.3″ Exmor RS sensor and 25mm wide f/2.0 aperture. The camera is capable t shoot 960fps Super slow motion video, same as we seen in Xperia XZ premium. Additional, features such as Autofocus burst mode, X8 digital zoom, HDR Photo, triple image sensing technology, 5-axis image stabilization and also it can capture 4K videos at 30fps. On the front, it has 13-megapixels camera with f/2.0 aperture and 1/3″ sensor size.
The smartphone packs with 2700mAh non-removable battery with Qnovo Adaptive Charging technology. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GNSS, NFC, Google Cast, and USB 3.1 Type C.,
The smartphone comes in Four different colors Moonlight Blue, Black, Warm Silver, and Venus Pink. It measures 6.1″ x 3.0″ x 0.3″ and weighs 156 grams.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact Specifications
The Xperia XZ1 Compact is a smaller version of Xperia XZ1. It comes with same Snapdragon 835 chipset coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal, which expandable up to 256GB Via micro-SD card. However, the display size is less compare to Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 compact sports a 4.6-inch 720p Triluminous display with same gorilla glass 5 protection.
Coming to the camera, the Xperia XZ1 compact comes with the same 19-megapixels camera sensor with almost same features and functionalities. However, the front camera is changed, it sports an 8-megapixels selfie camera with 120 degrees wide-angle 1/4″ sensor.
The Xperia XZ1 compact also ships with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box and packed with same 2700mAh battery. Rest of the specifications are same and colors too.
Xperia XA1 Plus Specifications
The Xperia XA1 plus is an upper tier mid-range smartphone, sports a 5.5-inch Full HD LCD display. The smartphone is powered by MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 coupled with 3/4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal memory, which further expandable up to 256GB.
The smartphone comes with a 23-megapixel camera at the rear with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, autofocus and LED flash. The camera has a large 1/2.3″ Exmor RS sensor for low light photography. On the front, it has 8-megapixel 23mm wide-angle lens with f/2.0 aperture. Both cameras can capture videos up to 1080p.
The Xperia XA1 Plus packed with a 3430mAh battery with MediaTek Pump Express Plus 2.0 fast charging. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, Google Cast, NFC and USB type C. The smartphone will be available in three colors Gold, Black, and Blue.