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Xperia XZ Premium officially named “Best New Smartphone at MWC 2017”

XZ premium Glomo

The most watched prize at the Gobal mobile awards at MWC has been won by Sony’s new flagship, Xperia XZ Premium for the ‘Best new smartphone’ for their latest smartphone announced during MWC. The Glomo Award is the latest of 30 accolades (and counting) received while attending Mobile World Congress 2017 for Sony Mobile’s innovation flagship, with media recognition including: UK Blog Awards “Best Innovation”, Tech Radar’s “Reader’s Choice” & “Best Smartphone” and Wired’s “Coolest of MWC”.

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“Xperia XZ Premium is our most technologically capable smartphone ever” said Hiroki Totoki, President...

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An attention catching Xperia XZ Premium and XZs announcement from Sony

Sony just unveiled its brand new handsets, among which were the Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia XZs

Xperia XZ Premium

XZ premium

The Xperia XZ Premium is the top of line product announced by Sony at the MWC and it is one of first to be announced with newest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. The Xperia XZ is simply a spec monster, boasting highest specs in all departments from display to processor to camera. It is built with a 5.5″ Triluminos 4K display with support for HDR, a display which Sony claims is 40% brighter than the Z5 Premium....

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Sony's amazing new camera sensor shoots 1080p video at 1000fps

Sony has yet announced a latest breakthrough in smartphone camera technology. 

Sony revealed its latest smartphone camera sensor which it says can shoot 1080p slow-motion video at a blistering 1,000 frames per second. In practice, that equates to footage that can be slowed down 64 times, and a solution to the worst problem with smartphone video. An induustry first, the new 3-layer CMOS sensor can capture slow motion video about eight times faster than its competition with minimal focal pane distortion, according to Sony.

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The sensor can also take 19.3MP images in 1/120th of a second,...

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Sony Xperia XZ is the hit model of 2016 2nd Half

Apteligent reportAccording to report from Apteligent on the top new device launches of 2016. Sony Xperia XZ emerged as a suprise hit from models launched in 2H of 2016.

This puts it strongly ahead of the likes of Google Pixels, snap on transformer phone Moto Z, the feature-loaded LG V20, the powerful OnePlus 3T and the heavily promoted HTC Bolt (aka 10 Evo outside the US). We could also note that the Moto Z adoption suffered a drop after Black Friday.

Well, the Sony Xperia XZ seems to have hit the right note with a nicely built, designed...

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Sony extends X series with Sony Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact

Sony has just announced two new Xperia phones at IFA 2016 - the new flagship Xperia XZ and a new compact phone - Xperia X Compact.

The XZ comes in 5.2" IPS display on the Xperia XZ, keeping 1080p. It's got a Snapdragon 820 chip with 3GB RAM, top-notch connectivity options, stereo speakers, and 32GB storage with a microSD card slot. Sony keeps up with the upgraded USB scene with the new USB Type-C. Water-proofing is back after Z5 range while it did not stay in the already released X series.

Sony will release the XZ in three colours: mineral...

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