Sony has announced two new Xperia smartphones, the Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact. The Sony Xperia XZ will be going on sale from early October while the Sony Xperia X Compact will go on sale soon in September, as per the company. No pricing details have been announced for the Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact so far. The company is expected to reveal the pricing closer to the local launches of the smartphones.
The Sony Xperia XZ features a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display.The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and will pack 32GB of on-board storage. The device supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 200GB). The new Xperia XZ will come with the USB Type-C and will support Quick charge. The smartphone has been built of a brand new “trademarked material” by Sony. The Xperia XZ sports a 23-megapixel rear camera with the sony’s IMX300 sensor and LED flash. The smartphone comes with Predictive Hybrid AF which can enable to track and predict the subject’s next move. Their is also a 13-megapixel front camera. Sony also added Laser AF sensor for low light shots. It packs a 2900mAh battery.
On the other hand, Xperia X Compact features a smaller 4.6-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display similar to Z5 Compact. Much like the Xperia XZ, the Xperia X Compact sports a 23-megapixel rear camera with the company’s same IMX300 sensor. It is powered by Snapdragon 650 (hexa-core) processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. The device sports a 23-megapixel rear camera with the company’s same IMX300 sensor. There is also a 5-megapixel front camera. It comes with Type-C reversible port and supports Quick Charge 2.0.
Talking on launch, Hideyuki Furumi, Executive Vice President, Added,
“With Xperia we want to assist you when and where it matters most, making your everyday lives more convenient, more effortless, more spontaneous. With Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact you can capture every moment as you see it, with blur-free images day or night, and with true to life colours thanks to our new triple image sensing technology.”