Yesterday, Sony unveiled its new Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact smartphones. It will replace the X Compact, and XZ smartphones released one year ago.
XZ1 have Snapdragon 835 processor of Qualcomm and refined designs plus a full metal frame. Besides that, the XZ1 pair will be among the first smartphones to launch with new Android 8.0 Oreo pre installed in it.
Both smartphones have Motion Eye camera system of Sony that first debuted in the XZ Premium earlier 2017. The camera can record super slow motion 720p video at a speed of 960fps in addition to 4,000 videos at standard speeds.’
Also, the phone has a 19-megapixel sensor with Predictive Capture that will take a picture a few seconds before you hit the shutter button. But for video, this phone offers SteadyShot stabilization for video. It even doesn’t have optical image stabilization for stills.
It has a 13-megapixel front-facing camera.However, XZ1 Compact smartphone has a super-wide-angle 8-megapixel front camera with a 3D scanning mode.
The camera can scan an object and save the file as a ‘3D’ picture, which it can then transfer it to a 3D printer or share to the internet.
The company plans to integrate the characteristic with games, so it your head will be scanned, and you can use it as an AVATAR, but those partnerships are not yet concluded.
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The XZ1 smartphone has a 1080p HDR and 5.2-inch display while the smaller Compact model has a 4.6-inch 720p screen. Both characteristics Gorilla Glass 5 for durability and duo are rated IP68 for water resistance capability.
Both phones also share the RAM (4GB), a similar processor (Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835), and battery capacity of 2,700mAh.
The XZ1 has 64GB storage capability, while the Compact one has 32GB. Both phones support storage expansion via microSD card, though you can use two SIMs in XZ1 at the same time if you don’t place in a microSD card.
Sony says that these specifications make ‘XZ1 Compact’ only small phone in the mobile market. As all of the other phones that have Snapdragon 835 processor have bigger screens.