Sony Xperia XZ greets the world with its high performance hardware

The 1st September marks the first day of IFA 2016 happening live at Berlin where many manufacturers and distributors over the world get around to show case their latest consumer electronics and gadget to people around the globe. Same goes to Sony in which they had unveiled the latest Xperia XZ smartphone that comes with a similar hardware from the Xperia X Performance – the iconic Snapdragon 820 and 3GB RAM.

Sony Xperia XZ:


  • 5.2 inches 1080p display
  • Snapdragon 820 SoC
  • 3GB RAM+32GB ROM(support microSD storage expansion)
  • 23MP rear camera+13MP front camera(IR autofocus, colour detection, 4k video recording, 5 axis gyroscope OIS)
  • 2900mAh battery with QC 3.0
  • USB Type-C
  • Available in black, blue and white


The Xperia XZ is abit unconventional when it comes to the design as it features a new design concept known as Loop Face. The smartphone itself appears like a brick, a pure rectangle with no other means. However, there is also a curved edge and a 2.5D curved glass that makes gives a comfortable grip.


The body is brushed with Alkaleido aluminum that offers glossy reflection for a premium feeling.


The Xperia XZ comes with a 5.2 inches Full HD display, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, 2900mAh battery and more.


However, most attention are shifted to its camera as this Xperia XZ offers a infrared autofocus module that is not present on the Xperia X Performance.


Apart from shorter focus time and 4K video recording, the camera also comes with 5 axis gyroscopic OIS that offers great stability when comes to video recording.


Despite packed with a 2900mAh battery, Sony claims that this smartphone is able to last for a day without a single recharge.


The Xperia XZ is expected to be available on early October this year and it will be available in variety of colours such gold, blue and black. While the pricing of this smartphone has yet to be announced, it is expected to be priced higher than the Xperia X Performance at around RM3000.

Besides, Sony also unveiled the Xperia X Compact!

Sony Xperia X Compact:


  • 4.6 inches 720p display
  • Snapdragon 650 SoC
  • 3GB RAM+32GB ROM
  • 23MP rear camera+5MP front camera(IR autofocus, colour detection, 4k video recording, 5 axis gyroscope OIS)
  • 2700mAh battery with QC 3.0
  • USB Type-C



Apart from the Xperia XZ, Sony also introduce a new gadget into the Xperia Family – the Xperia X Compact that features a similar hardware with the Xperia XZ but with a smaller display.


Packing with Snapdragon 650, 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM, other hardware specification is almost identical with the Xperia XZ. Are you delighted by its smaller display for easier single handed operation?

Source : 快科技