The Sony Xperia XZs is announced: what does Xperia Premium's little brother bring to the table?
|Sony Xperia XZs|
|Platform||Android 7 Nougat|
|Dimensions||146 x 72 x 8.1 mm, 161g weight|
|Display||5.2” Full HD (1080 x 1920)|
|Performance||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
|Cameras||Main: 19MP, 1/ 2.3” Exmor RS, 960fps slow motion video capture, Anti-distortion shutter, 4K video recording|
Front: 13MP 1/3.06” Exmor RS, 22mm wide angle lens
|Storage||32/64GB + microSD support|
Water proof for those cocktail parties by the poolIn terms of size, the XZs has very minimal side bezels, so it's fairly narrow and comfortable to handle with a single hand. The exact dimensions are 146 x 72 x 8.1 mm, and the phone weighs 161g. In fact, these are the exact measurements of the Sony Xperia XZ, and the similarities between the two don't stop there.
Performance and cameras
Super slooooow moooooHowever, the Xperia XZs does come with several improvements over last year's flagship. The most notable enhancements include 4 GB of RAM, dual SIM support, and the inclusion of Sony's new 19 MP camera sensor which can shoot videos in super slow motion (960 fps). This sounds really cool on paper: everything looks better in slow motion, and this new camera gives you the possibility to shoot the slowest of them all. We don't yet know what will the quality and resolution of those super slow videos be like, but we are excited to see.
Expectations, price and release date
This story is part of:Sony at MWC 2017 (11 updates)
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