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Sony Returns to the Flagship Arena with Xperia XZ Premium

Reymart Sarigumba
19/5/2017

After Sony launched their new flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ Premium, at the Mobile World Congress, consumers, as well as rivals, are eyeing the release of the device. This is because it sports new features and improvements over its previous version, the Xperia XZ.

Sony follows the “bezel-less” trend as the Xperia XZ Premium comes with a display whose glass surface goes all the way around the handset. Sony called this design a “glass loop” surface, which comes with metal finishing at the top and bottom of the device. What’s more, the glass surface is Corning Gorilla Glass 5, one of the latest in glass solutions, that can withstand 1.6-meter drops onto hard surfaces. Also, Sony has made the flagship thinner than its predecessor, the Xperia XZ, which launched in 2016.  It also houses a fingerprint sensor which is an easy and secure way to lock your device.

As for the camera, Sony adapted the photographic technology they used in their high-end cameras to come up with a Motion Eye system integrated on the Xperia XZ Premium. Together with 19 MP sensor on the back, users will be able to shoot clear, detailed images in low or bright lighting conditions.

In the specs departments, the Xperia ZZ premium runs on a Snapdragon 835 chipset, one of Qualcomm’s newly launched processors. With that advanced chipset comes a “Gigabit-Class LTE” capability which allows the device to have a download speed of up to 1 Gbps. The processor also enables users to play games from their PlayStation 4 consoles on their smartphones, something mobile gamers will surely adore.

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium will soon be available in shops sometime in June. Its estimated price should be around 3000 RM in Malaysia, 5000 HKD in Hong Kong, 32,000 PHP in the Philippines, and 900 SGD in Singapore.


Reymart Jan Sarigumba
12/5/2017

Sony Xperia XZ Premium is one of the hottest flagships to arrive this year. All of the rumors surrounding its features faded into oblivion when Sony attended the Mobile World Congress this year. Sony revealed that the Xperia XZ Premium delivers videos in slow motion, capable of shooting 960 frames per second. It also hosts an impressive 4k HDR display. Aside from these, the flagship comes with a decent IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. Sony is following the footsteps of its rivals like Apple and Samsung that host this kind of protective feature. The XZ Premium is also equipped with a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 that covers its 5.5-inch IPS LCD HDR display. Beneath its stunning display lies a powerful Snapdragon 835 chipset as well as eight cores clocked at 2.45 GHz and 1.9 GHz with Adreno 540 GPU.

Sony’s premium flagship also never falls behind when it comes to its storage capacities. The XZ Premium can hold up to 64 GB of internal storage and can be expanded up to 256 GB through a micro SD card. It is also loaded with the latest Android version which is the Nougat. In terms of the battery, the flagship is packed with a 3200 mAh battery.

There weren’t many mentions about Sony’s flagships in terms of their camera but this time they probably will with the XZ Premium’s powerful 19 MP back camera and a 13 MP decent front snapper. After its big reveal, there have been only a few reports about its official release date. It was announced that the flagship will be shipped to users starting June 1st. The same date is listed for the XZ Premium’s listing on Amazon UK. For South East Asian markets, there’s no official date as of yet. In terms of price, the flagship is believed to be at least 2820 RM in Malaysia, 5,050 HKD in Hong Kong, 32,375 PHP in the Philippines, and 915 SGD in Singapore.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Specs

Release Date in Philippines
ModelXZ Premium
DateJul 2017
Processor
Processor frequency2.45 GHz
Processor familyQualcomm Snapdragon
Processor model835
Processor cores4
CoprocessorYes
Coprocessor frequency1.9 GHz
Coprocessor cores4
Display
Display diagonal14 cm (5.5")
Display resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
TouchscreenYes
Screen shapeFlat
Display typeTFT
Display glass typeGorilla Glass
Display number of colours16.78 million colours
Native aspect ratio16:9
Touch technologyMulti-touch
Display brightness700 cd/m²
Touchscreen typeCapacitive
Second displayNo
Ports & interfaces
USB portYes
USB connector typeUSB Type-C
USB version3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1)
Headphone connectivity3.5 mm
Weight & dimensions
Weight195 g
Width77 mm
Depth7.9 mm
Height156 mm
Network
SIM card capabilitySingle SIM
Mobile network generation4G
SIM card typeNanoSIM
3G standardsHSPA+,UMTS
4G standardLTE
Wi-FiYes
BluetoothYes
2G standardsEdge, GPRS, GSM
Wi-Fi standards802.11a,Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac),802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Bluetooth version5.0
Bluetooth profilesA2DP, AVCTP, AVRCP, DID, GAP, GAVDP, GOEP, HFP, Map, OPP, Pan, PBAP, SAP
2G bands (primary SIM)850,900,1800,1900 MHz
2G bands (secondary SIM)850,900,1800,1900 MHz
3G bands supported800,850,900,1700,1900,2100 MHz
Tethering (modem-mode)Yes
Wi-Fi DirectYes
Near Field Communication (NFC)Yes
Security algorithmsEAP,EAP-PEAP,EAP-TLS,MSCHAPv2,TKIP,WPA,WPA2
Storage
RAM capacity4 GB
Internal storage capacity64 GB
Compatible memory cardsMicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Maximum memory card size256 GB
USB mass storageYes
Navigation
Position locationYes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)Yes
GLONASSYes
Electronic compassYes
Wi-Fi positioningYes
Software
PlatformAndroid
Operating system installedAndroid 7.1
App distribution platformGoogle Play
Google applicationsGoogle Maps,Google Play,YouTube
Camera
Rear camera typeSingle camera
Rear camera resolution (numeric)19 MP
Front camera typeSingle camera
Front camera resolution (numeric)13 MP
Rear camera flashYes
Rear camera aperture number2
Digital zoom8x
Front camera aperture number2
Flash typeLED
Sensor typeExmor RS
Optical sensor size25.4 / 2.3 mm (1 / 2.3")
Maximum frame rate960 fps
Video recording modes1080p,2160p
Auto focusYes
Zoom capabilityYes
ISO sensitivity4000, 12800, Auto
Video recordingYes
Video stabilizerYes
Image stabilizerYes
GeotaggingYes
Multi-shotYes
Self-timerYes
Battery
Battery capacity3230 mAh
Design
Form factorBar
Product colourBlack
International Protection (IP) codeIP68
Protection featuresDust resistant, Water resistant
Subscription
Subscription typeNo subscription

Reviews of Sony Xperia XZ Premium

pinoytechblog.com
Reviewed on 2018-02-02
It's hard being one of the best, but Sony does it anyway with their top Android offering, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium. This device claims to offer a solid, top-shelf experience that only Sony can provide. Today, we'll check out and unbox the Xperia XZ Prem...
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gadgetpilipinas.net
Reviewed on 2017-10-02
Build Quality, Gaming Performance, Camera Performance, Great Battery Life, Vibrant Display
Top and bottom bezels are way too big, Back panel is a smudge magnet and is quite slippery, Slow motion feature can be improved
The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is one of the Japanese tech giant's entries into the high-end segment. It sports a stunning 4K display, a Snapdragon 835, and a camera that's not only touted to offer great photos, but specializes in video recording as well.I wa...
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techpinas.com
Reviewed on 2017-07-25
As a technology blogger and gadget reviewer for almost ten years now, I've been fortunate to have held and owned many gorgeous and luxurious smartphones made by top handset makers across the world. I remember being instantly smitten by the then-unique gl...
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yugatech.com
Reviewed on 2017-07-01
Excellent performance, Great camera, Good multimedia features
Finicky super slow-mo capture, Uncomfortable to hold
Sony's top Android smartphone offering has all the bells and whistles to make it a viable contender against other top dogs. While Samsung and LG have opted to go with an all-screen phone, Sony is still taking the simple path. With its tried and tested des...
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unbox.ph
Reviewed on 2017-05-23
Sony has finally shown off their newest flagship device, the Xperia XZ Premium to the Philippine press today. The new phone represents the cutting edge of Sony's mobile efforts, armed with the best components and hardware available on the market today...
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hardwarezone.com.ph
Reviewed on 2017-02-28
We've had the opportunity to try out the Sony Xperia XZ Premium at MWC 2017, which led to some insights in the new features and hardware that were covered in our earlier piece here. In a nutshell, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium is an exciting reveal as it's o...
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topnewreview.com
Reviewed on 2018-04-02
WHILE SONY'S XPERIA Z5 Premium had the distinction of being the first smartphone in the world to boast a 4K display, outside of viewing photos and video content, that Ultra HD screen only ran at 1080p in order to save battery, making it ultimately a bit o...
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topnewreview.com
Reviewed on 2018-04-02
A great smartphone with a 4K screen, but there are better devices for lessYOU HAVE TO hand it to Sony – no matter what the competition has come up with in recent years, it has stuck to its design guns. While Samsung has added curved edges to its phone...
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cnet.com
Reviewed on 2017-11-06
Reason No. 297 why waterproof phones are handy.A few years ago, you'd be hard pressed to find an elegant, premium phone that was also waterproof. Aside from Sony's Xperia phones, most waterproof phones were clunky-looking with mid-tier specs.These days th...
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techguysmartbuy.com
Reviewed on 2017-10-19
When you think of Sony, you think about the PS4 for gaming, A6500/A7R II for cameras, and maybe Blu-Ray. Not necessarily smartphones even though their lenses are used for about 90% of smartphones today. Well, they've been making smartphones for quite a wh...
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dxomark.com
Reviewed on 2017-09-21
Effective stabilization, Good target exposure in most conditions, Accurate and stable white balance outdoors
Frame-to-frame differences in sharpness when walking, Inconsistent white balance indoors, Frequent unnecessary refocusing
The Xperia XZ Premium is Sony’s current flagship smartphone and comes with a 19MP 1/2.3-inch image sensor that is based on Sony’s 3-layer stack technology for smartphones, allowing for fast readout speeds and a 960 fps slow motion video mode...
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laptopmedia.com
Reviewed on 2017-08-26
Stylish and water-resistant body, 5.46-inch 4К HDR display with Triluminos and X Reality technologies and useful settings, Relatively durable battery and power saving modes, Fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C and Quick Charge 4.0 technology for faster chargi...
Fingerprint magnet, A rather big body, OS and its files occupy above 14GB of storage
In the beginning of this year Sony officially announced their Xperia XZ Premium flagship, even though its sales started a couple of months later. The device is finally in our hands so we can share with you our comprehensive review.Xperia XZ Premium is a h...
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theverge.com
Reviewed on 2017-08-24
Bright, pixel-dense display, Snappy performance, Good battery life
Underwhelming camera, Unergonomic design, Display bezels are huge by 2017 standards
What defines a premium product? To my mind, it's the added benefit or advantage of something that you wouldn't be able to obtain at a lower price. An example might be the $4,000 Focal Utopia headphones with beryllium drivers, whose sound is hard to rival...
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androidcentral.com
Reviewed on 2017-07-28
The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is the first Sony smartphone to hit MrMobile's review roster, and it's not playing around. It's not every day you review a phone with a Snapdragon 835 and a 4K HDR display crammed into an ostentatious and water-resistant mirrore...
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notebookcheck.net
Reviewed on 2017-07-17
nice-looking case made of glass and metal, brilliant 4K HDR display, good front camera, nifty slow-motion videos, compatible with high-resolution audio, water and dust resistant, up-to-date operating system, 3.5 mm audio combo, fast Wi-Fi, large number o...
pressure-sensitive front, wide bezels, main camera lacks sharpness, super-slow-motion function has strong time limit, a lot of bloatware, Wi-Fi reception is only good close to the router, GPS module a little slow, mediocre and noisy call quality, slight...
Bringer of new technologies. Sony's high-end smartphone, the Xperia XZ Premium, offers many innovative technolgiges in the area of sound and display (HDR), but its case seems a little out-of-date. Find out whether you really should not judge a book by its...
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tomsguide.com
Reviewed on 2017-07-08
Gorgeous 4K HDR displa, Bright screen shows off lots of colors accuratel, Solid front- and rear-facing camera, Powerful performance
4K content is limited at this stag, No fingerprint senso, So-so battery lif, compared to other flagship, Super-slow-motion feature feels like a novelty
Sony's televisions and game consoles are incredibly popular, but its smartphones? Not so much. So the company went back to the drawing board with this year's model. The result, the $800 Xperia XZ Premium, combines the best of Sony's Bravia TVs and its Pla...
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androidauthority.com
Reviewed on 2017-06-28
Sleek design, Powerful 4K display, Top-notch performance, Great audio experience, Lightweight software is snappy and smooth, Powerful Auto camera, Dedicated camera button
Design is all too familiar, No fingerprint reader in western units, Software ROM cripples Android Pay, Battery life average overall
It's been a while since I've used an Xperia phone. While Lanh has done a great job reviewing them in the last year or so, I have had the pleasure of using the Xperia XZ Premium for the last couple of weeks. Though we have seen a number of iterations in a...
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cnet.com
Reviewed on 2017-06-16
The MyLink infotainment system comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Teen Driver lets parents keep tabs on those with a newly minted driver's license
Adaptive cruise control is not available at all. Depending on trim level, many advanced driver's aids are part of a package
Sony's XZ Premium flagship has just about everything you could ask for from a top-end phone. A 4K display, insanely powerful processor and a unique super-slow motion camera all make this handset great.And yet I'm not completely smitten.Beyond the headline...
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androidheadlines.com
Reviewed on 2017-06-13
Sony's latest premium flagship is a real stunner; packing the latest in mobile technology, the Xperia XZ Premium fulfills its namesake in more ways than one. Retailing for around $700, Sony is packing in a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset, 4GB of LPDDR4 RA...
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androidcentral.com
Reviewed on 2017-06-09
Sony gets more right than ever before, but continues to have a few key stumbles that keep it from being in the conversation in the U.S.Sony's march of alphabet soup phone names continues on with the Xperia XZ Premium, and as you'd expect from such a name...
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