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The Sony Xperia XZ just got a tonne better

Sony Mobile has gone out with the availability of its latest and greatest handset, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium and it’s brilliant.

The latest addition to the Xperia X series family, the Xperia XZ Premium is available now in heaps of colours and coming in at a price that’s affordable enough ($1099), meaning it’s a handset you can now get your mits on within reason.

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It will be available for purchase online and in-store from Vodafone, Optus, Virgin Mobile, and Sony in Deep Sea Black, while both Luminous Chrome, and Deep Sea Black are up for selection from JB-Hi-Fi and Sony.

The phone packs some seriously snazzy new bits to wow its users like…

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The ground-breaking Motion Eye camera system

  • World’s first 960 frames per second Super slow motion video playback that is four times slower than other smartphones, giving you more details than has ever been possible in the palm of your hand.
  • New Predictive Capture stays one step ahead and automatically starts buffering images when it detects motion even before you press the button, so you can find a moment your eye may just have missed from a selection of up to four shots taken a second before you clicked.
  • 19MP high resolution sensor with 19% larger pixels to capture more light and provides exceptional detail and sharp images even in low-light and backlit conditions.

An outstanding 4K HDR Display like no other

  • World’s first 4K HDR (High Dynamic Range, 2160 x 3840) 5.5” display – uses Sony’s BRAVIA TV technology to give you an immersive 4K HDR viewing experience in the palm of your hand.

Lightning fast and powerful performance

  • Super-fast 1Gbps download speeds to get 4K movies in your hands in seconds.
  • Powered by the cutting-edge Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile Platform.
  • Supercharged file transfer thanks to the USB 3.1 connection – 10 times quicker than USB 2.0 with a transfer speed of up to 5Gbps.

An harmonious and unified design from every angle

  • Exquisite glass loop surface which when turned over reveals a luxurious mirrored effect on the back.
  • Features seamless flowing lines and intuitive finger-print sensor power button[v].

It makes life easier

  • Water resistant, dust-proof, and increased durability with reinforced Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back of the handset.
  • Battery is maximised with Smart Stamina, which accurately estimates how long your current battery will last based on your normal usage.
  • Battery Care and Qnovo Adaptive Charging included to protect your battery and keep it healthy up to twice as long.
  • Xperia Tips and new Xperia Actions offer you handy advice about the features you’re using and even suggests map downloads based on your location.


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