Hitechreview reported on the upcoming Sony Xperia ZU phablet some time ago but now more accurate and detailed information has become available online.
According to the latest reports on the Sony Xperia ZU the upcoming phablet will come with IP58 certification making it water resistant and dust proof. The device will also feature a 6.44-inch IPS sensor display at Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels, 342 ppi) that will make use of Sony’s Bravia Engine 2 for better images as well as multitouch technology.
Inside the Sony Xperia ZU will have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with four Cortex-A15 cores at 2.2 GHz and built-in Adreno 330 graphics. The phablet will also feature 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory (down from 32 GB as originally reported), a microSD card slot (up to 64 GB), 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, a rear 8 MP camera with an Exmor RS sensor, a front 1.3 MP camera and a 3000 mAh battery to power the device. The Xperia ZU may also feature a stylus for improved customer experience as well as support for NFC, LTE, HSPA+ and MHL.
In the USA the Sony Xperia ZU will become commercially available on June 25 with customers in Europe getting it sometime in July. The device will run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
Pricing is unknown but some sources claim the device will cost around EUR 700-800.