Today, Sony held an official presentation of Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact and XA1 Plus smartphones for Russia and CIS, where we managed to visit our editorial office. Most of the devices that were first introduced at the IFA 2017 are already available for pre-order in Russia.
Xperia XZ1 is equipped with a 5.2-inch Full HD-display, has a flagship camera and has the ability to listen to music in Hi-Res Audio format. The Motion Eye camera with built-in memory module allows you to shoot video in Super Slow Motion mode at a speed of 960 frames per second.
Under the "hood" of the device – processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 4 GB of operating and 64 GB of internal flash memory. The smartphone has a hybrid slot – you can use either two SIM-cards, or a SIM-card and a microSD card. The smartphone supports LTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 a / b / g / n / ac), Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and is charged using the USB Type-C 3.1 port. The battery capacity of 2700 mAh can quickly be charged, protection of the smartphone from dust and water complies with the IP68 / IP65 standard.
The Xperia XZ1 Compact has smaller dimensions – it has a 4.6-inch display with HD resolution (720 x 1280 pixels). At the same time, the characteristics are still flagship: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 8-megapixel front camera, 32 GB of internal memory, USB Type-C. There is protection against ingress of dust and moisture in accordance with IP65 / IP68, a casing made of reinforced fiberglass and Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Pre-order for the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact will last from September 27 to October 3, as a gift give a column or wireless headphones. Xperia XZ1 is available at a price of 49,990 rubles, and XZ1 Compact – at a price of 39,990 rubles.
Another expected novelty was the smartphone Sony Xperia XA1 Plus, a new version presented earlier this year Xperia XA1. The display diagonal increased from 5 to 5.5 inches, while the screen of the smartphone has almost no frames. The technical characteristics of the novelty are impressive.
The Sony Xperia XA1 Plus has a 23-megapixel main camera with an incredible launch speed of 0.6 seconds. This module was previously installed in the Xperia Z5. The smartphone has support for Clear Image Zoom and Steadyshot functions for image stabilization.
The device also boasts a 5.5-inch Full HD display, covering 100% of the color spectrum of sRGB, eight-core Helio P20 processor with a frequency of 2.3 GHz, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory with expandability up to 256 GB with the help of microSD cards. The battery capacity is 3430 mAh, there is support for fast charging technology.
Sales of Sony Xperia XA1 Plus will begin in early October at a price of 25,990 rubles.
One of the important features was the ability to create a 3D model of the user. 3D Creator uses Sony's unique innovative algorithm to quickly and easily scan small objects. Ready images can be shared with friends, inserted in the same movie and even printed on a 3D printer, because in fact the smartphone creates a complete 3D model ready.