Sony unveiled the Xperia smartphone at IFA 2017, and now the smartphone is set to start in India. The technology giant has shipped out media invites for the launching event of this Sony Xperia XZ1 smartphone on September 25.

In the United States, the Sony Xperia XZ1 is priced at $699.99 (approximately Rs. 45,000), and one can anticipate a fair premium on such price tag when it’s attracted to India. In the event, the business said that the smartphone will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo starting September, and it remains to be seen if this is true with its India launch in the end of this month.

Sony Xperia XZ1 specifications, attributes
The high-end Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a MotionEye 19-megapixel Exmor RS detector camera with 3D scanning abilities as its highlighted attribute. The back camera supports 5-axis stabilization and is effective at doing slow-motion video recording at 960fps, as the one we watched in Xperia XZ Premium, in addition to 4K video recording. It will be declared in single-SIM and dual-SIM variants – that the latter could be anticipated to start in India.

On the very front, Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a 13-megapixel camera with an aperture of f/2.0 and 22mm wide-angle lens for collection selfies.

The Sony Xperia XZ1 includes a ‘flagship loop surface’ with a metallic unibody. The Sony Xperia XZ1 is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC combined with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU. It sports a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) HDR display powered by Sony’s Triluminous display and X-Reality tech configured for mobiles. It is also shielded with Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

On the storage area, the Sony Xperia XZ1 packs 64GB of inbuilt storage with an option to enlarge it further using a microSD card (up to 256GB).

The Sony Xperia XZ1 includes a fingerprint scanner embedded to the power button (nevertheless, Sony states that its availability might not be available in most markets), located at the right side of their smartphone. It packs a 2700mAh battery which supports Quick Charge 3.0 technology. The smartphone is dust and water resistant with an IP68 certification. For audio, the smartphone comes with Hi-Res Audio, digital noise cancellation, S-Force surrounds audio, stereo recording, and Qualcomm’s very own aptX audio software.

In the United States, that the Xperia XZ1 will soon be available in Moonlit Blue, Venus Pink, Warm Silver, and Dark colors. It steps 148x73x7.4mm and weighs 156 g.