Sony today launched the biggest ever smartphone -Xperia Z Ultra- in the Indian market. The phone bears a sleek look and offers a 6.4 inch full HD display. Dimension wise, it comes with 6.5mm width, weighs 212 grams and provides a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels.
With Xperia Z Ultra, the Japanese major, for the first time integrates its Triluminos technology, which the company introduced at CES with its Bravia televisions. The technology helps the display reproduce greater range of rich, natural colours to deliver true, natural shades. The technology also includes X-Reality for mobile, Sony’s intelligent super resolution display technology which as per the company, analyses each image and reproduces lacking pixels to optimise quality for the sharpest videos.
The Xperia Z Ultra deploys a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and comes with 2GB of RAM. It offers 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 64GB via microSD card.
Among other features the Xperia Z Ultra gives its users an 8-megapixel Exmor RS rear camera and a 2-megapixel front facing camera. The device is LTE ready and offers NFC, Wi-Fi, 3G, DLNA and Bluetooth connectivity options. It has a 3,000mAh battery that Sony claims could deliver up to 14 hours of talktime and 768 hours of standby time.
Besides, the Xperia Z Ultra is dust and water proof just like its predecessors Xperia Z and Xperia Z Tablet. The Sony Xperia Z Ultra also offers handwriting recognition support and the device’s screen can work with a pencil or a stylus/ pen that has a tip of more than 1mm(in diameter).
The Xperia Z Ultra also comes with updated Sony Media Applications that include apps like Walkman, Movies and Album, and some India specific apps such as Sony LIV catch up tv app and Sony Music Jive app. The phone will also bundle a month’s access to BigFlix movie streaming app and the full version of the Asphalt 7 game.
The Xperia Z Ultra will be shipped along with some accessories like a stereo Bluetooth headset, magnetic charging dock and a cover with an additional battery, all available for an extra cost.The device is priced at Rs 46,990 and will be available from August 2 in stores.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra key specifications
- 6.4-inch TFT Triluminos display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels
- 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor
- 2GB RAM
- 8-megapixel rear camera with Exmor RS sensor
- 2-megapixel front facing camera
- 16GB internal storage expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
- Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
- 4G LTE/ NFC/ Bluetooth 4.0/ Wi-Fi
- 3000mAh battery