Sony Unveils Xperia ZR smartphone with Enhanced Features

After got the nice reviews about Sony Xperia Z and ZL, the Company has officially unveiled Xperia ZR mark as the highest level of water proof resistant smartphone. Talking about the shape of the device, it has a similar shape as well as more compact version of the Xperia Z.


The new handset, Sony Xperia ZR offers 4.55 inch touch screen display capable of providing a 720p resolution. Xperia ZR is packed with 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and coupled with 2GB of RAM. In terms of memory specification, it has 8GB of in-built memory  extended up to 32GB via MicroSD card slot.

The mobile phone can retain their quality in water up to 1.5m(5 feet). It features a 13MP photo snapper on the back with Exmor RS image sensor with full HD video recording. The water resistant phone can protect the film underwater with full HDR  video quality. It runs on Android v4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System.

Mr.Calum MacDougall, Director of Xperia Marketing at Sony Mobile communication said,“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.”

Specification and Features of Sony Xperia ZR smartphone :

The Sony Mobile Bravia Engine 2 runs on Android v4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System.

Xperia ZR smartphone has a dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor clocked at 1.5GHz speed and also comes with Adreno 320 GPU chipset.

The device is IP55/IP58 certified making it as a good handset for consumers than Xperia Z smartphone.

It offers a 4.5 inch HD LCD packed with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

As far as memory concern, includes 2GB RAM and 8GB internal storage that can be expandable up to 32 GB via MicroSD card slot.

The handset offers dual camera capability such as 13 MP Exmor RS auto focus camera with LED flash  and comes with front shooter for video call while walking.

The connectivity options include Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, DLNA, NFC, Xperia Link and 3.5mm audio jack.

Price and Availability :

Sony Xperia ZR smartphone is set to arrive in the market before the end of the second quarter of the year in Black and White flavors. There is no detail of price yet.

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