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Sony unveils waterproof Xperia Z Ultra smartphone

Sony Mobile Communications unveiled the new Xperia Z Ultra smartphone at the Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai, China.

Xperia Z Ultra

The new smartphone is said to be waterproof, ultra-slim with a lightweight body and comes with a 6.4inch Full HD TRILUMINOS Display, powered by Sony’s X-Reality for mobile picture engine that offers enhanced viewing experience.

Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with 2.2GHz quad-core CPUs, the phone runs on the Android operating system (OS) and comes with 4GLTE, HD voice, 1080p resolution screen, 16GB internal storage memory with support for 64GB microSD card.

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The mobile features an 8MP rear camera with Exmor RS for mobile that provides high definition recording (HDR) for both photos and film, and is claimed to offers a battery backup of 11 hours talk time or 120 hours of audio playback.

Xperia Z Ultra is said to be the slimmest phone on the market, with a body width of 6.5mm and weighing 212 grams with the front and back made of tempered glass and the OptiContrast panel fitted in to a solid metal frame.

The device comes with handwriting recognition that is compatible with any pencil and selected stylus or pen and also supports one-touch function that allow users to share music, photos and videos.

Additionally, the phone features a Magnetic Charging Dock DK30, which has a magnetic pin that allows users to place it on the dock with or without the phone cover.

Sony will launch the Xperia Z Ultra in third quarter this year globally.
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