The waterproof Sony Xperia ZU (Ultra) is finally in India at a price of Rs. 44,990. The said price of the phone is the online price and can vary from store to store. Let us have a look at some of the features and specifications of the phone.
The device comes with 6.4-inch display, which happens to be a Full HD screen. The glass of the Smartphone is shatter-proof as well as scratch-resistant. The resolution of the screen is 1920 X 1080 with 334ppi. Apart from being waterproof, the phone is also dust resistant.
The phone runs the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS on the device. Sony has taken the OS as close to Google’s intentions on UI as possible. This means there are too many cosmetic changes in this version from the past. The larger screen will make it possible for easy viewing. Moreover, there is an extended grid on the home screen. That will allow up to six shortcuts for apps to be included.
There is 16GB of internal memory built in the phone. And with the MicroSD card, it can be extended up to 64GB. That is enough storage even for HD videos these days. In spite of having a dust resistant and waterproof body, the phone can support the MicroSD card, which of course comes under the flap.
The Smartphone comes with two cameras – the rear camera comes with 8MP Exmor RS sensor and a 2MP front camera. There are quite a few features for the camera software like face detection geo-tagging, HDR, Panorama mode as well as image stabilization. Both cameras of this Sony device can shoot in 1080p videos. However, the video stabilization feature comes only for the rear camera.
The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is bundled with 3000mAh battery. It is a powerful battery that comes with a long backup of a whopping 14 hours of talk time. It also has 32 days of standby time.
The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is one such Smartphone that is packed with features. There is an important feature like handwriting recognition and the phone is friendly with any pencil or capacitive stylus or even metal pens that have a tip diameter more than 1mm.
This is the first venture of Sony in the phablet segment. The response the device gets will certainly device gets will make Sony take a lot of decisions in the near future. At the moment, the phablet looks unbeatable.