Sony's rugged water and dust-resistant flagship smartphone Xperia ZR finally went on sale at online stores on Saturday.
Popular e-commerce sites Flipkart and Saholic have begun selling the Xperia ZR sales for ₹29,000, whereas other retailers- India Times Shopping is currently taking preorders. Infibeam has listed the smartphone but the sales are yet to begin.
Xperia ZR sports a 4.6-inch TFT screen with HD (720x1280p) Reality and BRAVIA Engine 2 display technologies and pixel density of 319 ppi (pixels per inch).
The Sony phone runs on Android mobile OS v4.1.2 Jelly Bean powered by a 1.GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro qua-core processor with Adreno 320 graphics engine.
Sony Xperia ZR boasts of IP55(Water-proof) and IP58(Dust-resistant) certifications. It can record Full HD video for 30 minutes under water for up to five feet, a notch up compared to its elder sibling Xperia Z which can only take snapshots under 3.3 feet of water.
Considering the price-tag and hardware specifications, Xperia ZR is expected to give a stiff fight to the recently launched LG-Google Nexus 4 which also falls in the same price bracket.
Key specifications of Sony Xperia ZR:
|Model||Sony Xperia ZR|
|Display||4.55-inch TFT screen with HD Reality display and houses BRAVIA Engine 2,Resolution: 1280x720p
Pixel density: 319 ppi(pixel per inch)
|OS||Android v4.1 Jelly Bean OS|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor with 1.5GHz CPU speed|
|Storage capacity||8GB, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card|
|Camera||Main:13.0-megapixel camera with 16x digital zoom, exclusive Exmor RS camera lens sensor with HDR (High Dynamic Range)Front: VGA camera|
|Add-ons||Under-water video recording up to 5 feet for 30 minute, NFC,A-GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0,micro-USB|
|Dimensions||131.0 x 67.4 x 10.4 mm|