Known for its camera and smartphone innovation, Sony had launched 2 new Xperia product line model on Mobile World Congress early this year. The Xperia XZ Premium is one the smartphone launched from the MWC stage and it was awarded the best smartphone on MWC 2017. This highly rated smartphone has now arrived Malaysia and officially launched by Sony Malaysia today with a price tag at RM3399. Besides, Sony Malaysia also bring us another mid-range smartphone – the Xperia XA1 Ultra with 6 inches ultra large display at RM1899!
Sony Xperia XZ Premium specifications：
- 5.5 inches 4K HDR display/ Gorilla Glass 5
- Snapdragon 835 SoC
- 4GB LPDDR4 RAM + 64GB UFS 2.1 ROM
- 13MP Exmor RS front camera
- 19MP Motion Eye rear camera（support 960fps ultra slow mo and 4K recording）
- 3230mAh battery（with QC3.0 support）
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 water and dust resistant
- USB Type-C
- Bluetooth 5.0
- 156 x 77 x 7.9mm
- Available in black and silver (pink will be available soon)
The Xperia XZ Premium still imprints the convetional bar shaped design of all their Xperia smartphone and its got a 5.5 inches 4K HDR IPS display with 3840 x 2160 resolution and pixel density exceeding 800ppi!
It also sports state of the art Snapdragon 835 processor along with 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM and support microSD expansion up to 256GB. As a Sony flagship, the Xperia XZ Premium also comes with Hi res stereo audio support.
The 19MP Motion Eye rear camera is the biggest highlight of the XZ Premium. It is powered by IMX400 sensor and support ultra slow motion recording at 960 frames per second! The 13MP selfie camera also has a large aperture size at f/2.0 with 22mm wide angle lens.
Currently the XZ Premium is available in Deepsea Black and Luminous Chrome while the pink colour will be imported later this year.
Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra specifications：
- 6 inches Full HD display
- Helio P20 octacore SoC
- 4GB RAM+64GB ROM
- 16MP front camera, F2.0 aperture, 23mm wide angle lens, 1/2.6 inches Exmor RS sensor
- 23MP rear camera, F2.0 aperture, 24mm wide angle lens, 1/2.3 inches Exmor RS sensor
- 2700mAh battery with Pump Express+ 2.0 quickcharge
- USB Type-C
- Dual SIM standby with 4G LTE
- Available in black, white, gold, pink
The XA1 Ultra comes with 6 inches borderless Full HD display with 76.1% display to body ratio. It is sized at 165x79x8.1mm and weighted at 188g.
The entire XA1 Ultra is powered by MTK Helio P20 processor along with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM.
Another worth mentioning note of the Xperia XA1 Ultra is its camera. The rear 23MP camera comes with hybrid focus technology while the selfie camera support optical image stabilization and able to capture wide angle with its 23mm lens and front LED flash.
The Sony Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia XA1 Ultra will be available for pre-order on 11street, Sony Store, Sony Mobile Store and Sony Center from today till 4th June this year. Free gifts for pre-order for each devices are as below.
- Xperia XZ Premium（RM3399）：SBH80 bluetooth（RM399）, Touch n Go（worth RM100）, Screen Warranty Care+ screen protector and case = total worth RM728
- Xperia XA1 Ultra（RM1899）：UCH12W Quick Charger（RM199）smartphone case and screen protector = total worth RM328