Sony Launches Water-Resistant Phone Xperia Z Ultra

After launching it first waterproof and dustproof smartphone Sony Xperia Z in March, the Japanese Multinational is all set to give its consumers first waterproof and dustproof phablet Sony Xperia Z Ultra.

The company on the launch of its Smartwatch 2, latest and improved version of Smartwatch which is supposed to act as the second screen for your Android, announced the new phablet which will hit the markets in a couple of months. Supposedly the phablet is a better version of the most popular rugged smartphone Xperia Z. As an addition to Xperia series the device will sport all the best features of whole Xperia family along with some nice features of its own.

But what are those features of Sony Xperia Z Ultra that will make it better than any other smartphone or phablet available in market? Let’s have a peep into and try to find out the features of Sony Xperia Z Ultra that makes it an exceptionally great phablet.

Display:

The device is phablet cum smartphone with 6.4 inch display, posing Sony’s Triluminos technology, which was introduced at CES in Bravia televisions. It is supposed that with the new technology, the display will reproduce a greater range of rich, natural colors and natural shades. This also includes X-Reality for mobile, Sony’s intelligent super resolution display technology which analyses each image and reproduces lacking pixels and optimizes quality for having the sharpest videos in comparison to other devices available in market and even better than Sony Xperia Z.

Build and Looks:

If we talk about build and looks of the Z Ultra, it is a very attractive device. It seems that Sony wanted looks of the device to be different and at the same time bold but simple to make it heartthrob of various tech addicts. In order to achieve full marks on looks, Sony gave Z Ultra a stylish appeal with metallic frame on the front side along with tempered glass. One would be immediately impressed by its build design, it is as lovely as the Xperia Z with 0.26 inch thickness. Being large in size it doesn’t create problem to carry in hand because the company made it in a way that one would feel comfortable in carrying the device in hand with no weight and size issues.

Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Camera:

The device packs an 8MP rear camera for shutterbugs along with a 2MP camera on the front for video callers. As expected, the Z Ultra carries all the camera features of Sony Xperia Z. The lower pixel count of the device as compared to Xperia Z indicates better low-light shots. To make it a complete package, the device is also given dustproof and waterproof features of Sony Xperia Z which allows users to click pictures and videos under water. With this it also comes with a special feature for handwriting identification.

Processor:

To accompany such large display and other features, the device has been powered by a Qualcomm quad-core 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, which is actually latest by the company along with 2GB RAM. The device will run on latest OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

Storage:

The new device has been made a complete package with 16GB inbuilt storage expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card. No doubt it gives its users quite large storage for unlimited documents and files.

Connectivity:

On connectivity front like Xperia Z, Sony Xperia Z Ultra also poses 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB, NFC and 4G LTE making it worth buying device.

Battery:

As the device is given all new and powerful features and apps so in order to let the user with no complaints, the device has been powered with 3000mAH battery.

Verdict:

Since Sony tried its level best to make Xperia Z Ultra an extraordinary phablet with all best features of Xperia family along with some new things, it will definitely cost a hefty amount on our pockets. The camera of the new device won’t be as good as of Xperia Z but its other features will cover up here. If Sony prices the device economically, Sony Xperia Z Ultra sounds like a good device to go.

The article is contributed by Sanjay Kumar Negi. He works at 91mobiles.com, where users can search the lowest price for buying mobiles and tablets like Sony Xperia Z Ultra in India.