Along with the Sony Xperia X Compact, Sony also announced the Xperia XZ at the IFA 2016. It is a high-end smartphone and comes in the flagship category because of its hardware specs and features.

Sony Xperia XZ sports a 5.2-inch 1080p full HD screen with Triluminos Display and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor and it runs on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.

Sony Xperia XZ : Full Hardware Specs, Features, Price and Availability

Just like the Sony Xperia X Compact, it also has a fingerprint sensor on the power button. The same 23-megapixel primary camera with Predictive Hybrid Autofocus is used in Sony Xperia XZ too to capture the perfect shot without any blur and with the focus on the subject perfectly.

There is a 13-megapixel front-facing camera with 22mm wide-angle lens provided for taking great selfies and video calling, similar to the previously launched Sony Xperia X smartphone.

And being the high-end smartphone model, Sony Xperia XZ also comes with IP68 ratings for water resistance and there is also a dedicated camera shutter button provided to quickly launch the camera app from any screen and start capturing the moment.

The complete list of all hardware specs and features of Sony Xperia X Compact smartphone is given below.

Sony Xperia XZ : Full Hardware Specs and Features

- 4G LTE Capability

- Single / Dual SIM

- IP68 Certified for Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1.5 Meter and 30 Minutes

- 5.2-inch HD Triluminos IPS LCD Screen with X-Reality Engine, Oleophobic Coating, 1080 x 1920 Pixels Resolution and 424 PPI

- Corning Gorilla Glass Protection

- Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 Hexa-core Quad-core (2.15 GHz Dual-core Kryo and 1.6 GHz Dual-core Kryo) Processor

- Adreno 530 GPU

- 32/64 GB Internal Memory

- 3 GB of RAM

- microSD Card Support up to 256 GB, Dedicated microSD Card Slot

- 23 MP Primary Camera with Predictive Hybrid Auto-Focus, Phase Detection and Laser Auto-Focus 5-Axis Stabilization, LED Flash, 1.25 ┬Ám Pixel Size

- 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 1080p@60fps Video Recording

- 13 MP Front-facing Camera with 1080p Full HD Video Recording and HDR

- Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS, Planned Upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat OS

- DSEE HX, LDAC, Digital Noise Cancelling

- 24-bit/192kHz Audio Output

- 2,900 mAh Non-removable Li-ion Battery

- Fast Battery Charging with Quick Charge 3.0 and Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging Technology

- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Hotspot,

- Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE


- FM Radio, RDS

- A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (Market Dependant)

- USB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector, USB Host

- Magnetic Compass, Gyro, Fingerprint Scanner, Accelerometer, Barometer, Color Spectrum and Proximity Sensors

- 146 x 72 x 8.1 mm Dimensions

- 161 g

The Sony Xperia XZ will be available in Mineral Black, Platinum, Forest Blue and Deep ink color options. The price of Sony Xperia XZ is not revealed yet but it will be will available globally from 17th October, 2016.