Sony Xperia Z Ultra with 6.44-inch FHD Display, Snapdragon 800 Processor Now Official
After such a long wait, leaks, and rumours, Sony has officially announced the biggest and the best Smartphone of the world, Sony Xperia Z Ultra today in Shanghai at Mobile Asia Expo 2013. Packing such mind blowing specs, the Smartphone will be available sometime in Q3 in Black, White and Purple colour options. Sony has also told BBC that Xperia Z Ultra will go on sale in China, Indonesia and Singapore in July followed by Europe in September. Pricing details are not yet known.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra is the world's biggest smartphone and is world's first device running on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 Processor. In addition, Xperia Z Ultra is also the first smartphone to come with company's TRILUMINOS display. The company claims that TRILUMINOS Display for mobile reproduces a greater range of rich, natural colours to deliver true and natural shades. Sony has also included their X-Reality for mobile on Z Ultra. X-Reality for Mobile is Sony's picture engine that analyses every single image to optimise colours, sharpness and contrast.
"The Xperia Z Ultra is the most exciting revolution in large-screen smartphone entertainment devices with both the slimmest and largest Full HD smartphone display* in the world that is second to none." said Calum MacDougall, Director of Xperia Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications. "We're already bringing the best of Sony technology and design across a range of premium smartphones and tablets, and now we are bringing this same premium offering to the large-screen smartphone segment, setting a new standard for others to follow."
"With Xperia Z Ultra you don't even need a stylus. Pick up any pencil or pen with conductive tip and you can start writing or drawing. And you can write during calls, so you'll always be ready capture your thoughts as they happen. Note taking and sharing has never been easier," a Sony executive stated.The new Xperia Z Ultra is waterproof**, ultra-slim with a lightweight design so you can enjoy it anytime, anywhere. It’s the first smartphone ever to incorporate a Full HD TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile powered by Sony’s latest X-Reality™ for mobile picture engine to deliver the most immersive viewing experience imaginable. Additionally, the Xperia Z Ultra will also feature the fully integrated Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor with 2.2 GHz quad-core CPUs, 4GLTE and HD voice to provide a seamless connected entertainment experience, industry-leading battery performance and amazing speed.
The Sony Xperia Z Ultra comes with 6.44-inch Full HD TRILUMINOS Display with X-Reality for mobile, having resolution of 1920x1080p and 342PPI density running 2.2GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974 - LTE or MSM8274 - HSPA+) Processor, Adreno 330 Graphics, 2GB RAM and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.
The Smartphone also include pen/stylus input on the screen (capacitive stylus or metal pen with tip diameter over 1mm), 8MP rear camera with Exmos RS sensor, with 2MP front facing camera, both the camera's are capable of recording Full HD 1080p Videos.
Specs & Features of Xperia Z Ultra -
- Display -
- Screen - 6.44-inch Full HD TRILUMINOS Display with X-Reality for mobile
- Resolution - 1920x1080p
- Density - 342PPI
- Thickness - 6.5mm
- Weigh - 212 grams
- Processor - 2.2GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
- Graphics - Adreno 330
- Android OS - 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
- RAM - 2GB
- Camera - Both camera's are capable of recording Full HD 1080p Videos
- Rear - 8MP with Exmor RS Sensor
- Front - 2MP
- Storage - 16GB, expandable upto 64GB via microSD Card
- Battery - 3000mAh
- Additional Features - Water & Dust Resistant (IP55/IP58 certification), 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA, aGPS, ANT+, GLONASS, NFC and New & Updates Sony Media Apps
Sony Xperia Z Ultra is the biggest thinnest smartphone of the world with only 6.5mm thickness and weighs only 212 grams. The smartphone is fully water and dust resistant having IP55/IP58 certifications, which means that the device can be dipped in 1.5m water for 30mins easily.
Other features include, 16GB internal memory with 64GB expandable memory using microSD Card, 3000mAh Battery, 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA, aGPS, ANT+, GLONASS and NFC. The smartphone also comes with new and updated Sony Media Applications – WALKMAN, Movies and Album as well as Sony Reader app for access to e-Books.