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In an unprecedented and bold move, Sony just announced the world’s first smartphone with Motion Eye camera system in the Philippines. Found only on some of Sony’s Alpha and Cyber-shot cameras, the said camera system integrated on the latest Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia XZs pushes the boundaries of mobile photography. It brings a wealth of features on the smartphone like super slow motion and predictive capture.

Super slow motion mode on Xperia ZX Premium and XZs allows users to take videos with 6-second 960fps-shots at HD video resolution. With this feature, users will be able to create stunning and dramatic videos like how the pros do it. As earlier said, the same feature can be found on its Cyber-shot RX 100 Mark IV and Mark V.

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Another note-worthy feature on Xperia XZ Premium is Predictive Capture. It simply intelligently takes frames for you even before pressing the shutter button.

Apart from the aforementioned features, the latest Xperia XZ premium also touts a hyperpowerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (the first phone with such chipset to be introduced in the Philippines). Also, premium flagship of Sony also has a 4K HDR 5.5-inch display.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Launch 60Sony is no stranger to introducing smartphones that have the features that can beat its competitors. Ranging from Playstation-connectivity integration to camera-prowess, Sony has been a consistent news maker in the mobile industry, which gained the a huge local to international fan-base and awards.

Sony’s newly announced smartphones – Xperia XZ Premium, XZs and even the budget-friendly XA1 and XA1 Ultra – are integrated with technologies that are superior in its class. (Summary Specs Courtesy: Gadget Pilipinas and GSM Arena)

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Specs:

  • Body: Glass Loop Surface (Gorilla Glass 5), IP68 waterproofing
  • Screen: 5.5″ Triluminos display, 4K resolution (2,160 x 3,840px), HDR
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 835 running Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Camera: 19MP Motion Eye camera (1/2.3″ Exmor RS, f/2.0); SteadyShot, Anti-distortion shutter, predictive capture
  • Video: 4K video recording, 720p @ 960fps slow-mo
  • Selfie: 13MP (1/3.06″ Exmor RS, f/2.0)
  • Memory: 4GB RAM, 64GB on-board storage, microSD slot
  • Connectivity: 1Gbps LTE, USB-C
  • Battery: 3,230mAh, QuickCharge 3.0, Qnovo adaptive charging
  • Fingerprint reader: Market dependent
  • Audio: Stereo speakers, High-resolution audio
  • Price: PhP 45,490
  • Freebie: Sony Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (SRS-XB20) valued PhP4,999
  • Availability: June 2017

Sony Xperia XZs Specs:

  • Body: IP68 waterproofing, Gorilla Glass 5
  • Screen: 5.2″ Triluminos display, 1,080 x 1,920px resolution
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 820 running Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Camera: 19MP Motion Eye camera (1/2.3″ Exmor RS, f/2.0); SteadyShot, Anti-distortion shutter, predictive capture
  • Video: 4K video recording, 720p @ 960fps slow-mo
  • Selfie: 13MP (1/3.06″ Exmor RS, f/2.0)
  • Memory: 4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB on-board storage, microSD slot
  • Connectivity: 450Mbps LTE, USB-C
  • Battery: 2,900mAh, QuickCharge 3.0, Qnovo adaptive charging
  • Fingerprint reader: Market dependent
  • Audio: Stereo speakers, High-resolution audio
  • Price: PhP 39,990
  • Availability: June 2017

Sony Xperia XA1 Specs:

  • Body: Borderless edge-to-edge screen
  • Screen: 5″, 720 x 1,280px resolution
  • Chipset: Helio P20 running Android Nougat
  • Camera: 23MP camera (1/2.3″ Exmor RS, f/2.0); SteadyShot
  • Video: 1080p video recording
  • Selfie: 8MP (1/4″ Exmor R, f/2.0), autofocus
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 32GB on-board storage, microSD slot
  • Connectivity: 300Mbps LTE, USB-C
  • Battery: 2,300mAh, Pump Express+ 2.0, Qnovo adaptive charging
  • Price: PhP 14,990
  • Availability: June 2017

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Specs:

  • Body: Borderless edge-to-edge screen
  • Screen: 6″, 1,080 x 1,920px resolution
  • Chipset: Helio P20 running Android Nougat
  • Camera: 23MP camera (1/2.3″ Exmor RS, f/2.0); SteadyShot
  • Video: 1080p video recording
  • Selfie: 16MP (1/2.6″ Exmor RS, f/2.0) with OIS, dedicated flash, autofocus
  • Memory: 4GB RAM, 32G/64GB on-board storage, microSD slot
  • Connectivity: 300Mbps LTE, USB-C
  • Battery: 2,700mAh, Pump Express+ 2.0, Qnovo adaptive charging
  • Price: TBA
  • Availability: TBA
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