Sony Xperia Z Boasts Sleek, Water-Resistant Design

 
 
By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2013-01-09
 
 
 

Thin Is In

The smartphone has a unique OmniBalance design with subtly rounded edges and smooth, reflective surfaces on all sides.

Thin Is In

Slippery When Wet

The Xperia Z has high dust- and water-resistance certifications (IP55 and IP57), along with a durable glass display, in case you do what this guy is doing.

Slippery When Wet

Fast Camera

The handset also comes packing a 13-megapixel fast-capture camera with Exmor RS for mobile, the world's first image sensor with High Dynamic Range (HDR) video for smartphones.

Fast Camera

Packing It In

When in Stamina mode, the battery improves standby time by at least four times by automatically shutting down battery-draining apps whenever the screen is off.

Packing It In

Reality Display

The Xperia Z's razor-sharp 5-inch full HD Reality Display is powered by the company's Mobile Bravia Engine 2.

Reality Display

What's App?

Sony media applications offer a consistent entertainment experience across a range of Sony devices, while the Album application enables access to Facebook friends' photos as well as browsing photos by location.

What's App?

Slim but Sturdy

Despite its slim 7.9mm body, the Xperia Z is highly durable with tempered glass and anti-shatter film on the front and back.

Slim but Sturdy

Dunk Tank

Just a not-so-subtle reminder that you can indeed fully submerge the Xperia Z in a body of water and the phone will still be fully functional.

Dunk Tank

Near-Field Entertainment

One-touch functions enable consumers to share music, photos and videos from their smartphones to an array of NFC-enabled Sony devices.

Near-Field Entertainment

Global Launch

The Xperia Z will launch globally in the first quarter, initially running Google Android 4.1 and being upgraded to version 4.2 shortly after launch for the latest Android user experience.

Global Launch

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