Sony had its IFA event a few minutes ago and it didn’t disappoint, the company announced a followup to the Xperia Z which was announced in January.

Sony Xperia Z1:

The Z1 which was known as the Honami is a sold water resistant smartphone that comes with a 20.7MP camera that records videos in 1080p, the camera has a large 1/2.3″ sensor and the device measures only 8.5mm.
The device takes the best features of the Z and makes them better, as its certified to go deeper underwater, a newer display and a faster Snapdragon 800 chipset running Android 4.3 with Sony’s custom UI.

Connectivity for days the Z1 has 4G LTE connectivity, along with Wi-Fi a/b/g/n and NFC. Powering the whole phone is a 3 600mAh battery, the flagship will come in black, purple and white.

The Lens:

Sony is launching the Cyber-shot QX line of camera sensors, one is the QX100 and the other the QX10. The QX will set you back $500(R5000) it has a 20.2MP resolution, F/1.8 ZEISS Vario-Sonar T* lens, 3.6x optical zoom and stabilization.

The QX10 is smaller and has 10x – and has a Sony G Lens coupled with a 1/2.3″ 18.2MP Exmor R sensor, the QX10 will set you back $250(R2500). Both lens shoot 1,440 x 1080p
video at 30 fps. The lens can be attached to a number of Android smartphones, but Sony has its own custom attachments that the lens come with for its Xperia smartphones.

Images Courtesy: GSMarena



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