Sony Mobiles finally announced its latest flagship in the most popular Z series dubbed as “Sony Xperia Z4”. The smartphone was being launched at an event being held at Japan. The handset is almost quite similar to its predecessor the Xperia Z3 in terms of design.
The handset was only announced for its home country, there is no details on global announcement. Sony Mobiles revealed that the smartphone will be available to purchase only to China starting this summer, but did not provide the pricing details. The company latest flagship phone Xperia Z4 launch comes almost 7 months after the launch of Xperia Z3 whhich was being launch at IFA in September 2014.
The latest Sony Xperia Z4 flagship smartphone features a 5.3-inch Full-HD Triluminos display with screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. Like various high-end devices, this handset is also powered by a 64-bit octa-core (1.5GHz quad core + 2GHz quad core) Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor and is includes 2930 mAh battery on the back.
The Sony Xperia Z4 includes 3GB RAM, 32GB of internal storage and a microSD card slot for memory expansion (extendable up to 128GB). On the camera front, it equips the same 20.7-megapixels autofocus rear camera of its predecessor, the Xpeira Z3. The rear camera includes various features like 1 /2.3-inch Exmor RS BSI sensor, Bionz iage processor, and a plused LED flash. It is also accompanied with a 5.1-inch front facing camera with Exmor R BSI sensor.
It also adds IPX5/IPX8 features in the device which makes the handset waterproof and IP6X certification gives the device waterproof ability. Sony also adds waterproof USB port this time to the flagship.
The connectivity features included are Bluetooth, Wi-Fi with hotspot, Glonass, Micro-USB, 3G, 4G LTE / A-GPS, DLNA and NFC. The dimensions of the handset measures 146 x 72 x 6.9mm and weighs 144 grams.
The Sony Xperia Z4 comes in White, Black, Copper and Aqua Green color variants. No word on pricing and global launch of the device.
Alongside with Sony Xperia Z4, company also showcased new accessories which includes a new case window and new desktop holder, which will be available to purchase along with the handset.