Sony’s premium smartphone, the Xperia XZs has received a massive price cut of Rs 13591 in India. First unveiled at the MWC 2017, the smartphone arrived in April at Rs 49,990 but is now effectively priced at Rs 36399. The smartphone is notably available in three colour variants - Black, Warm Silver, and Ice Blue.
The Black colour variant is available at Rs 36,399, whereas Amazon India has a discounted Ice Blue and War Silver models going for Rs 37750 and 37495 on their website. Meanwhile, Indian e-commerce startup Flipkart is offering the Xperia XZs for 39,990 on their website.
The highlight of Sony Xperia XZs is its camera. The smartphone features a 19MP Sony IMX300 sensor with 25mm lens and f/2.0 aperture. The camera has predictive and laser autofocus, OIS, 4K video recording and HD super slo-mo recording. Also stacked with the camera is 'Motion Eye' technology with 5-axis digital stabilization. Up front, is a 13MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture as well.
In addition, Xperia XZs boasts a 5.2-inch Full HD Triluminos IPS LCD display with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution. The display also comes with X-Reality display tech and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Sony’s device comes with an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.
Under the hood, Xperia XZs comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory. The storage capacity can be further expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. A 2900mAh battery with Qnovo Adaptive charging and Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging powers the device.
As for the connectivity, the smartphone comes with 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, a USB Type-C port, and dual-SIM capabilities. The Xperia XZs comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box.
Recently, Sony started rolling out latest Android Oreo update for the Xperia XZs. The software carries build number 1.3.A.0.401 and weighs in at 1.2GB. Oreo brings out a number of new features to the device including Picture in Picture (PIP) display, background limits, snooze notifications, adaptive icons among others.