Sony unveils Xperia Z Ultra with 6.4-inch display

Sony Xperia Z UltraAs expected, Sony today stepped into the phablet arena and unveiled the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, a premium large-screen Android smartphone. It made the announcement at Mobile Asia Expo 2013 taking place in China.

“The Xperia Z Ultra is the most exciting revolution in large-screen smartphone entertainment devices with both the slimmest and largest Full HD smartphone display* in the world that is second to none.” said Calum MacDougall, Director of Xperia Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications. “We’re already bringing the best of Sony technology and design across a range of premium smartphones and tablets, and now we are bringing this same premium offering to the large-screen smartphone segment, setting a new standard for others to follow.”

Sony Xperia Z Ultra specifications

  • Processor: 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • Cellular connectivity: LTE/HSPA+/EDGE/GPRS
  • Other connectivity: A-GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, DLNA
  • Display: 6.4-inch Full HD (1080×1920) TRILUMINOS
  • Internal storage: 16GB
  • External storage: MicroSD cards up to 64GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 8MP AF with “Exmor RS for mobile” sensor
  • Front-facing camera: 2MP
  • Connectors: 3.5mm audio jack
  • Battery: Non-removable 3,000mAh
  • Dimensions: 179.4 × 92.2 × 6.5 millimeters
  • Weight: 212 grams
  • Colors: Black, white or purple
  • Other: Waterproof and dust-resistant (IP55/IP58)

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra display will respond to a number of input methods including touch, a pencil or a capacitive stylus or metal pen with tip diameter over 1 millimeter.

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra will launch globally starting in Q3 2013. Specific availability will vary by market. Pricing was not announced today.

Source : Sony Mobile Communications