Exclusive: Sony Xperia Z1 to launch in India for Rs. 43,890, Sony DSC-QX10 for Rs. 12,990 and Sony SmartWatch 2 for Rs. 14,990, Xperia C coming soon
Sony is going to launch it's newly announced Sony Xperia Z1 in India on September 18th in an event in New Delhi along with Sony SmartWatch 2, Sony DSC-QX10 lens-style camera and Sony GTK-N1BT (Neo-Tank). The launch date is confirmed and every one is eagerly waiting for the smartphone to arrive, but stop, aren't you eager to know the price of Xperia Z1 before the launch, so that you can decide whether you wanna buy it or not.
To be straight, Sony is officially going to launch the Sony Xperia Z1 in India for Rs. 44,990, but the smartphone will be available across India for Rs. 43,890 only. Sony is also giving away few freebies along with the smartphone — Premium Case worth Rs. 2,990, 5,000mAh Portable Charger worth Rs. 2,790 and Free Xperia Accidental Damage Cover (Protect Secure).
Sony will also provide unlimited streaming & download for 6 months from 1.5 million songs across genres (Sony Music), lifetime free streaming of popular programmes from Sony TV (Sony LIV), free 3 months premium service of Magisto Video Editor & Maker, 3 months of online streaming for free (BIG FLIX) and free Asphalt 7 game with 3 freemium games and 2 try and buy games.
Sony is also offering 12 and 6 months EMI option for Xperia Z1 along with LINE-free Messaging app pre-installed. Sony is also going to launch three new accessories along with Z1 — Sony DSC-QX10 lens-style camera for Rs. 12,990, Sony GTK-N1BT powerful wireless speaker for smartphones and tablets for Rs. 17,990 and Sony SmartWatch 2 (SW2) for Rs. 14,990.
Sony will also launch Xperia C in India soon, but not on Sep 18th. The pricing is not yet revealed, but expect to hear the official price of Xperia C from TechDroid soon.
If you are unaware of specifications of all these five new devices, then here's they are. Do check out the images of the booklet for more information.
Sony Xperia Z1 comes with a 5.0-inch Full HD TFT Triluminos OptiContrast X-Reality for Mobiles display, Quad-Core Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.2GHz, Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB RAM, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, and single aluminium frame with tempered glass on the front and back. The smartphone is 8.5mm thick and weighs 170 grams.
Other specifications include, 16GB internal storage with 64GB microSD card expansion, 3,000mAh battery, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC support. Sony has also included a 1/2.3-inch 20.7MP Sony G lens Exmor RS rear sensor on Xperia Z1 with 8x digital zoom, dedicated camera shutter key, LED flash and mobile BIONZ image processing system along with 2MP Exmor R front facing camera.
The smartphone is water and dust resistant (IP55/IP58) and comes with wide range of camera applications, like Social live - which helps broadcast the precious moment live on social media, Info-eye - which helps to gain information in an innovative way, Timeshift burst - captures 61 frames over 2 seconds before and after you press the shutter and AR effects.
Sony Xperia C comes with a 5-inch qHD display, 1.2GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6589 processor, 1GB RAM, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, 8MP rear camera with LED Flash and Exmor R sensor, 0.3MP VGA front facing camera, 4GB internal memory with expanded till 32GB using microSD card and 2,330 mAh battery. The smartphone has Dual SIM support.
Sony DSC-QX10 feature an 1/2.3-inch 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor with 10x optical zoom and optical image stabilization. The lens camera comes with Sony G lens and f3.3 aperture. The QX10 weighs only 105 grams and comes with 16GB of internal storage, with is expandable upto 64GB using microSD card.
Last but not the least, Sony SmartWatch 2 comes included with Bluetooth 3.0, Multi-touch 1.6-inch LCD display, NFC support and IP57 certification, water resistant. With Sony GTK-N1BT (Neo-Tank) features 100W RMS output power, wireless music playback via NFC & Bluetooth, multiple source playability: USB, FM & Audio IN and Multi-colour LED effect.