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Sony Xperia Z mobileMore individuals are becoming interested in tough and rugged smart phones that will stay protected against the elements regardless of the conditions. The Sony Xperia Z is a great smart phone for active individuals who like to trek on hills and mountains or stay close to the beach. You will enjoy the great features that will keep you connected regardless of your current location. Here are some details.

About the Product

The Sony Xperia Z is a durable smart phone that is built for the outdoors. Connecting to the 2G network is done through GSM 850/900/1800/1900 – C6602 and C6603. Using the 3G network will be done through HSDPA 850/900/2100 – C6603. The 4G network can also be used via the LTE 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 – C6603. The network will be available through a micro-sim. The product was announced in January 2013 and many anticipate its scheduled release in March 2013. The Sony Xperia Z weighs 5.15 ounces and measures 5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 inches. It is dust and water-resistant and is IP57 certified. The product will stay protected against water up to a depth of 1 meter and for a span of 30 minutes. This allows you to take great shots underwater and in other wet places.

The Sony Xperia Z also has a TFT capacitive touchscreen featuring 16 million colors. The resolution is 1080 x 1920 pixels on the 5-inch screen. You also get multi-touch of up to 10 fingers. The device features scratch-resistant and shatter-proof glass, the Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 and Timescape UI. You can set the alert by choosing MP3 ringtones or vibration. There is a loudspeaker and 3.5 mm jack too. The Sony Xperia Z has an internal memory of 16 GB and 2 GB RAM and a card slot that allows you more memory of up to 32 GB. The GPRS offers speed of 107 kbps while EDGE offers speed of 296 kbps. The HSUPA speed is 5.8 Mbps, HSDPA speed is 42 Mbps and LTE Cat3 speed is 50 Mbps for upload and 100 Mbps for download.

Connectivity, Camera and More

Sony Xperia Z smart phoneThe Sony Xperia Z will link via Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA and Wi-Fi Direct. There is also the Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, NFC and the microUSB v2.0. The smart phone has a 13.1-megapixel camera offering images with a resolution of 4128 x 3096 pixels. There is also an LED flash and autofocus. Some of the camera features include face detection, sweep panorama, HDR, geo-tagging, touch focus and image stabilization. The video camera offers a resolution of 1080p at 30 fps. There is a video light, video stabilization, continuous autofocus and HDR. There is also a secondary 2.2-megapixel camera providing 1080p at 30 fps.

The Sony Xperia Z is powered by the Android OS v.4.1.2 JellyBean with a planned upgrade to v4.2. You can expect the Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 chipset, Adreno 320 GPU and Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait CPU. There is a proximity sensor, accelerometer, compass and gyro. You can also send messages via Email, MMS, SMS, Push Email and IM. The device has a stereo FM radio with RDS, an HTML browser, A-GPS support, GLONASS and Java support

The Sony Xperia Z smart phone comes in black, white or purple and is powered by the non-removable Li-Ion 2330 mAh battery. It will cost $865 which is a very reasonable price considering all the powerful features.

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