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Sony: Xperia Z available in Malaysia on 6th March 2013

(Source: LowYat.net)

Good news for Sony Xperia fans, Xperia Z will land on Malaysia market as early as 6th March 2013. The pre-book of the flagship smartphone is now available at Sony Mobile outlet, according to my colleague that pre-book Xperia Z, exact price still unknown but to be estimate around RM 2299.

Xperia Z: durability tests YouTube videos & FCC documents

Seems like the gorgeous design Sony Xperia Z is tougher than it looks, despite of glass materials covered front and back panel of the phone. Instead of already known water resistant and dust proof features, the phone also comes with highly durable tempered glass. Check out videos below:

You can take a look on teardown images of Sony Xperia Z at “Annex C Internal photographs of the EUT“. For full FCC (Federal Communications Commission) documents, head to this site: http://goo.gl/lRXMf


Sony: total of 18 promo videos for Xperia Z & Xperia ZL

Videos, lots of promo videos! Sony Mobile released a huge amount of short-length clips on YouTube for their recent announced premium Android smartphones. Total of 18 videos, 11 for Xperia Z and 8 for Xperia ZL.

i) Sony Xperia Z

ii) Sony Xperia ZL

Sony: Xperia Z and Xperia ZL unveiled, globally launch in Q1 2013

The Japanese giant electronics products manufacturer’s mobile department, Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) introduced its new flagship Android premium smartphone – Sony Xperia Z.

Alongside of Xperia Z (Yuga), a design variant will also be released in Q1 2013 in selected markets, dubbed as Xperia ZL (Odin). Xperia ZL delivers the same immersive entertainment experiences as Xperia Z but in a smaller form factor.

Xperia Z Features:

  • 5” 1080 x 1920p full HD Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2
  • 13MP Fast Capture camera with Exmor RS for mobile, the world’s first image sensor with HDR video for smartphones
  • Dust and water resistant (IP55 & IP57) with a durable glass display
  • 1.5 GHz asynchronous quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor with 2GB RAM
  • Battery STAMINA mode improves your standby time by at least 4 times
  • One-touch functions enable consumers to easily share music, photos and videos from their smartphone to an array of NFC-enabled Sony devices
  • LTE, 4G for superfast entertainment
  • A unique OmniBalance design with subtly rounded edges and smooth reflective surfaces on all sides
  • Easy and fast One-touch functions to wirelessly share music, photos and videos across devices
  • Sony’s media applications deliver rich user experiences and instant access to entertainment services
  • i) Xperia Z Specs:

  • Display: 5″ 1920 x 1080 Full HD Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2, 443ppi
  • Processor: 1.5GHz Qualcomm APQ8064+MDM9215M Quad Core
  • OS: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (wiil be upgraded to 4.2 shortly after launch)
  • Size: 139mm H x 71mm W x 9.4mm D (5.47 x 2.79 x 0.31 inches)
  • Weight: 146g (5.15 oz)
  • Durability: IPX5/7 (Water-resistant) & IP5X (Dust-proof)
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Storage: 16GB
  • Expansion slot: microSD card, up to 32 GB
  • Camera: 13.1-megapixel Exmor RS with Auto focus, HDR video and Burst Mode
  • Front Camera: 2.2-megapixel 1080P
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0, 3.5mm audio jack, NFC, 4G LTE support
  • Battery: 2,330mAh
  • Color: Purple, Black and White


  • ii) Xperia ZL Specs:

  • Display: 5″ 1920 x 1080 Full HD Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2, 443ppi
  • Processor: 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8064 Quad Core
  • OS: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (wiil be upgraded to 4.2 shortly after launch)
  • Size: 131.6mm H x 69.3mm W x 9.8mm D (5.18 x 2.7 x 0.39 inches)
  • Weight: 151g (5.33 oz)
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Storage: 16GB
  • Expansion slot: microSD card, up to 64 GB
  • Camera: 13-megapixel Exmor RS with Auto focus, HDR video and Burst Mode
  • Front Camera: 2.1-megapixel
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0, 3.5mm audio jack, NFC, 4G LTE support
  • Battery: 2,370mAh
  • Color: Black and White
  • Differences of Xperia ZL:

  • comes without IPX5/7 (Water-resistant) & IP5X (Dust-proof), not waterproof as Xperia Z
  • ZL’s plastic back compares to the glass back on Xperia Z
  • designed in more curved, the body has smaller bezel but slight thicker and heavier
  • different placing of speaker, flash and rear camera at the back
  • front-facing camera placed at bottom right of the phone
  • dedicated camera button on ZL’s right side bar
  • equipped with infrared emitter that able to remote control IR enabled device
  • microSD card expansion slot that support up to 64 GB
  • Check out more information about Xperia Z and Xperia ZL at these links:

    i) Sony Official: Xperia™ Z
    ii) Sony Official: Xperia™ ZL
    iii) Complete Press Kit: SOMC Xperia_Z press kit
    vi) Press Release: Introducing Xperia™ Z – the best of Sony in a premium smartphone

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