After a recent exchange offers Sony attached to their Xperia Z and Xperia ZL, they have, as expected, thrown another dice in the Indian smartphone market called Xperia Z Ultra. The handset which was unveiled last month and put under coming soon banner a week ago is eventually up for buying on online retail Saholic at Rs. 44,990.
In terms of specification, the handset sports a massive and unconventional 6.4 inch TFT LCD screen along with Triluminos Display with X-Reality for Mobiles. The display offers 1920 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and features 16 M color depth.
Xperia Z Ultra runs on the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Operating System and is powered by a 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor supported by 2GB RAM. It also features Adreno 330 graphics and Qualcomm MSM8974 chipset.
Moving on to the camera segment, the recently launched Xperia Z Ultra comes packed with an 8 megapixels rear camera. The camera comes with features like White balance, Face detection, Touch focus, Smile shutter, Self-timer, Send to web, 16x digital zoom, Scene recognition, Picture effects, Touch capture, Image stabiliser, Quick launch, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, Superior auto, Sweep panorama, Continue burst mode, HDR for photos & videos, Full 1080p HD video recording, Object tracking and Image sensor. Moreover, The mega phablet also comes with a 2MP front-facing camera with 1080p video recording.
Further, the huge phablet, comes with 16GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 64GB via microSD card.
In terms of connectivity, the latest Xperia Z Ultra features 3G HSPA+, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC and USB.
Eventually, the handset is powered by 3050mAh battery capable of offering 120 hours of music playback, 7 hours of video playback, 14 hours of talktime on 2G network and 32 days of standby time on 2G network.
The handset comes with an IP55 / IP58 rating for dust and water resistance and has pen input with stylus. The 6.5mm thick Xperia Z Ultra weighs 212 grams and is currently available on the aforementioned online retail.
Saholic claims to deliver the handset in 6 business days and it also offers a free 16GB Micro SD card with the purchase. It seems the retail is selling Sony Xperia Z Ultra in Black and White variants.
However, looking at the competition, Xperia Z Ultra is likely to come under the high end rivalry filled with devices like, HTC One, BlackBerry Z10, Nokia 1020, iPhone 5 and more.