Sony launched four smartphones at this year s MWC 2017, namely Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZs, Xperia XA1, and the Xperia XA1 Ultra. The Japanese company has now sent out media invites for the launch of the Xperia XZs in India, which is scheduled to be held on April 3. There is however no mention of the remaining four Xperia smartphones.
Successor to the Xperia XZ, the new Sony Xperia XZs comes with a few minor upgrades, but the talking point is a camera capable of capturing super slow-mo videos at 960 frames-per-second. The Predictive Capture feature buffers up to four images while preparing to capture, allowing users to choose amongst them if they ve missed the right time. The smartphone features a 19-megapixel Exmor RS sensor a the back, and a 13-megapixel selfie camera up front. The rear camera comes with a host of features starting with the new Motion Eye technology, which is based on the company s CyberShot cameras, and can capture movement the normal human eye is unable to see.
The Sony Xperia XZs further comes with improved low light photographic capabilities, when compared to its predecessor. The smartphone also comes with a fast anti-distortion shutter that allows users to capture a fast moving object with precision. More features include SteadyShot with 5-axis image stabilization with Intelligent Active Mode. Sony says that this helps reduce shake along with image stabilization that compensates for movement in five directions . ALSO READ: Sony Xperia XZ Premium with 4K HDR display, Xperia XZs, Xperia XA1 and Xperia XA1 Ultra launched at MWC 2017: Price, specifications and features
Sony Xperia XZs specifications, features
As for the rest of the specifications, the Sony Xperia XZs features a 5.2-inch Full HD (1080p) Triluminos display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. At the core of the smartphone is Qualcomm s Snapdragon 820 processor paired with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with 32GB onboard storage for the single-SIM variant and 64GB storage for the dual-SIM variant. The storage is further expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card. ALSO READ: Sony Xperia L1 Android Nougat smartphone unveiled: Specifications, features
The Sony Xperia XZs uses a 2,900mAh battery with Smart Stamina and Qualcomm s Quick Charge 3.0 technology. Smart Stamina monitors the power usage and optimizes the charging accordingly so that the battery doesn t run out before the end of the day. The connectivity options available on the smartphone include 4G LTE, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, and USB Type-C port. Additional features include Sony PS4 Remote Play and built-in speakers with S-Force Front Surround technology. The smartphone also comes with IP65 rating, which makes it resistant to dust and water. ALSO READ: Sony takes on Apple AirPods, launches Xperia Open Style concept earphones at MWC 2017
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