Now, this is a big news. After Samsung’s announcement of their Galaxy Mega series (consisting of Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3 till now), Sony has not taken much time to get into the action with an amazing phone: Sony Xperia Z Ultra. The phone looks just awesome! Plus, Sony has actually used the big screen to put all the brilliant features in it unlike Samsung Galaxy Mega series. In this post, we will look at its features and specifications before its expected price and launch.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra Features and Specifications
The phone looks magnificent. The edges aren’t much curvy. But Sony has done all the right things that makes the big screen look awesome. It is the world’s slimmest HD phone (It is 6.5mm thick). So, Sony Xperia Z Ultra receives a big thumbs up in the design category. Also, the phone is Water and Dust Proof. It is water resistant up to 1 meter and for 30 minutes.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra is a phablet with a 6.4 inches capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It allows Multi-touch up to 10 fingers. What more, the glass is shatter-proof and scratch-resistant. It has Triluminos display. Another brilliant thing is that you can use a regular pen or pencil as a stylus for this phone. Also, the capacitive stylus will work for it.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra has 16 GB internal memory which is expandable up to 64 GB using a micro SD card. Also, it has a 2 GB RAM.
The phone is compatible with 2G, 3G and 4G. Sony Xperia Z Ultra has GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Tethering, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC and microUSB v2.0 in the connectivity section.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra has an 8 megapixels primary rear facing camera with auto focus and features like Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama. The camera can record high definition (HD) videos. The phone also has an 2 megapixels HD secondary front facing camera.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra runs on the latest Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean) and it definitely has enough features that it will get an upgrade to the next Android version once it is announced.
It has a quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 processor. It has a MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 chipset which is the fastest ARM chip to be put in a smartphone till now. It also has the new powerful Adreno 330 Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) for the big screen.
It has a Non-Removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh battery with talktime and standby time as follows:
StandBy : Up to 790 hours (2G) / Up to 820 hours (3G)
Talk Time : Up to 14 hours (2G) / Up to 16 hours (3G)
Sony Xperia Z Ultra Price and Availability
Sony Xperia Z Ultra is expected to launch in the next three months, i.e, the third quarter of 2013. The phone is expected to launch in three colors – Black, White and Purple.
We don’t have any official news for the price of Sony Xperia Z Ultra. This phone will definitely be a high-budget smartphone. The phone will be priced at around Rs. 40,000. Sony Xperia Z Ultra is a brilliant phone and it will be interesting to see how Sony handles its pricing.
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