Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Sony officially announces Xperia Z1 - 20.7 Megapixels camera with G Lens

Sony is ready for the new flagship in Berlin, IFA. Sony Xperia Z1 is officially announces after few leaked and it is an improvement of the current Sony Xperia Z.

Sony Xperia Z1 Key Specification :

  • 5" TFT triluminous display of 1920 x 1080 pixels and X-Reality for mobile
  • 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory with microSD slot
  • 20.7MP EXMOR RS back facing camera with 1080p video recording
  • 2MP front facing camera with 1080p video recording
  • IP58 Waterproof
  • LTE
  • NFC
  • 3000 mAh
  • Android 4.2.2
  • 44 x 74 x 8.5mm
  • 170 grams

Nothing surprising but the camera is worth mentioning. It using 1/2.3" EXMOR RS sensor size with Sony own imaging processor known as BIONZ. The G lens is 27mm wide with F2. We are looking forward for the performance of this phone camera. Abit disappointed though it wasn't available Android 4.3 out of box and also no 4k video recording.

Sony camera also included few new features :

  • Social Live : Broadcast precious moments live from Xperia Z1 to Facebook and get your friends comments right on your screen.
  • Info-eye : Innovative visual search function that provides related information on landmarks and on items such as books or wine simply by capturing them with the camera.
  • Timeshift burst : Capture the perfect shot every time - Xperia Z1 takes 61 images in 2 seconds - a second before and after pressing the shutter - so you can scroll back and forth to find the perfect image.
  • AR Effect : Overlay a selection fun, customizable animations to create pictures using Sony SmartAR augmented reality technology.

The Sony Xperia Z1 will be available this month in Black, White and Purple.