Sony launches Xperia ZR waterproof phone with 4.6-inch HD display
Sony has officially announced the Xperia ZR, about two weeks after the phone's specifications leaked on the Internet.
expected, the Xperia ZR features the highest level of water-resistance
and can capture photos and full-HD videos underwater, with IP55/ IP58
rating. One can keep it submerged in 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to
30 minutes. The phone has a 4.6-inches HD reality display sporting a
resolution of 720x1280 pixels.
Powered by a 1.5GHz Qualcomm
Snapdragon S4 quad-core processor, the Xperia ZR has 2GB of RAM and
internal storage of 8GB expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. It
sports a 13-megapixel fast-capture camera with Exmor RS featuring 16x
digital zoom with auto-focus and a VGA front facing camera. It has a
dedicated hardware button for the camera, and allows using it even when
the screen is locked.
The phone also offers NFC functionality and is LTE 4G capable."The
Xperia ZR pushes the boundaries on where and how consumers can use the
full potential of their smartphone. By combining Sony's leading camera
technology with the highest level of water-resistance, you will never
miss another moment." said Calum MacDougall, Director of Xperia
Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications. "Bringing together the best of
Sony's leading technology, media applications and easy one-touch
connectivity with the largest ever range of NFC-enabled accessories, the
Xperia ZR delivers the unique smartphone experience that people can
expect from Sony."The Sony Xperia ZR will launch across the gobble from Q2 2013, with availability varying depending on the market