Sony debuts Xperia Z Ultra smartphone

Sony has announced a rather unique mobile device – the Xperia Z Ultra. The new company product comes with a large 6.44-inch display and resembles a small tablet, yet its chassis is thin and light and brings the device back to the smartphone world. Sony markets it as a smartphone so be it but the Xperia Z Ultra is a serious alternative to current small-sized tablets.

The Xperia Z Ultra measures 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm and weighs 212 grams. The device boasts a large 6.44-inch display that works at Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) and makes use of Sony’s Triluminos technology. The display also features sensor technology and allows writing using a stylus. Inside the Xperia Z Ultra includes a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor at 2.2 GHz and Adreno 330 graphics, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory that can be expanded via the integrated microSD card slot. In addition the smartphone comes with two cameras – one rear at 8 MP and one front at 2 MP and support for the IP55 and IP58 standards, which makes the Xperia Z Ultra water and dust resistant.

The rest of the specs include support for Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, DLNA, LTE, a 3000 mAh battery that Sony says can power the Xperia Z Ultra for up to 11 hours of talk time (5.5 hours of video play) and finally Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.

Pricing is unknown but the Xperia Z Ultra will not be cheap.


Source: Sony

Related posts

AMD to release Kabini chips with no integrated GPU

AMD to release Kabini chips with no integrated GPU

A few months ago AMD launched the Socket AM1 platform, designed to provide low cost computing to budget-oriented markets and users. Given the nature of the platform the US company offers low-power processors of the Kabini family that come with integrated graphics processing units that reside on...

ZTE debuts Prague S smartphone

ZTE debuts Prague S smartphone

The Chinese smartphone maker ZTE has announced the new Prague S smartphone. The new device upgrades the already launched My Prague handset but keeps the same dimensions and even looks. The new Prague S comes with a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED OGS display at Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels)...

AMD touts its Bristol Ridge APUs

AMD touts its Bristol Ridge APUs

At Computex 2016 after presenting the Radeon RX 480 video card, AMD has also announced its mobile Bristol Ridge processors that have been in the news feed for quite some time now. The new chips, sadly, come with the older Excavator architecture instead of the eagerly expected Zen architecture...

Leave a comment