Sony's Xperia Z Ultra will let you write on it with keys, coins and pens [video]

Sony's Xperia Z Ultra will let you write on it with keys, coins and pens [video]
According to a video posted yesterday, Sony's upcoming foray into the phablet category will let you write on it with pretty much everything you have at your disposal, granted its diameter is bigger than 1mm, or so the Japanese company claims.

The folks behind Chinese ePrice appear to have taken this promise to heart, for they have posted a video on YouTube where they subject the Xperia Z Ultra's screen to some rather extreme testing.

Luckily, a Stanley knife doesn't appear to register well enough with the phablet, so that precludes us from suggesting you consider a more sensible alternative that has your (future) phablet's longevity closer to heart. That being said, using your keys will work. And so will a coin or a pen. Actually, we'll just let you have a look for yourself, and see that Sony's promise mostly holds true.

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is set for launch by the end of the month in Hong Kong, and as early as September 13 in the UK. Availability info is still sparse, but we'll let you know once we know more.



source: ePrice via XPERIA Blog

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Xperia Z Ultra
  • Display 6.4" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3050 mAh(16h 3G talk time)

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23 Comments

1. q_businessman

Posts: 7; Member since: Dec 19, 2012

I am oddly enthralled by this device. Too bad i won't be able to afford one. :/

2. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Our Daniel was WAAAAAAAAY cooler with the S4 control via milk bottle, fork and... iPhone. :D http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEdLhRzGi-U PhoneArena for the creative win!!!

5. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

no comparison. it's the ability to register handwriting with various things that is being featured here but maybe gs4 can actually do the same.

3. Lyngdoh

Posts: 319; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

It would be awesome treat if sony use this technology in honami too.

24. jomzkie

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

YEAH! its great for scratching ur DISPLAY! LOL!

4. SakuroAkino

Posts: 141; Member since: Jul 12, 2013

thats nice

6. wendygarett unregistered

Your fingers is the best stylus :) key? Coins? Seriously? ain't nobody got time for that..

7. kobainez

Posts: 454; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Ain't nobody got time for u troll

20. jomzkie

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

TROLL ur self!

10. istitch

Posts: 181; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

why dont you jot down notes using your fingers?

13. kobainez

Posts: 454; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

U sketch using ur fingers??

21. jomzkie

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

without ur fingers u cannot type anything on the screen!ST***D! use ur finger!use ur BRAIN!

22. jomzkie

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

without ur finger u cannot hold a single coin to sketch on that AWFUL display!

9. joey18

Posts: 664; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

amazing but big bazel i dont like

11. Aviiiiis

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

Why should I think about it when the big beast is coming on 4th of September, that will show what should be the real qualities of phablet.

14. kobainez

Posts: 454; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

plastic beast? LMAO

19. jomzkie

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

plastic phone that can sell million device! and how about SONY!? A BIG FLAP!

12. AsisHaas

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

I think note 3 will become like this .

15. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

what to expect!! they love copying others innovation coz all they can do is do a lot of bloatware

18. jomzkie

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

whos copying phablet now?Oh! is that u SONY whos copying SAMSUNG! LOL

23. jomzkie

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

what can we expect to SONY!? we expect copying SAMSUNG!

16. jomzkie

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

well sony is also a copycat becoz galaxy note is the first phablet!

17. jomzkie

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

Plastic is the BEAST!

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