Since we knew the existence of the Sony Xperia Sony Z formerly Yuga we have been following the rumors of this device which aims to become one of the best smartphones of 2013.

There have been several leaks that little by little let us see the layout and features of the Sony Xperia Z, and even its release date at CES 2013, but the truth is that nothing in the world of the rumor mill is concrete until formal presentations.

Sony introduced the Sony Xperia Z

The Sony Xperia Z has been presented today with the Sony Xperia ZL officially at CES 2013, where the Japanese unveiled the features that aims to make its flagship a worthy competitor to the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S3.

Sony Xperia Z: Design

Seeing the official images we appreciate their excellent design in all its glory. This continues with the broad outlines of the Xperia range, sporting a relatively square casing slightly rounded edges that give this piece of hardware all the presence and seriousness of a star device.

Its dimensions reach 139 mm long by 71mm wide, with a thickness of only 7.9 mm at both sides and a weight of 146 grams battery included.

Sony Xperia Z: Screen

Seeing its elegant design quickly noticed that their thin edges leave center stage to an amazing 5-inch screen that offers a Full HD resolution (1080 × 1920p) with Mobile Bravia Engine 2 technology and a scratch-resistant glass.

Sony Xperia Z: Processor

Inside the Sony Xperia Z everything continues to be spectacular, as this device has 2GB RAM and is powered by a quad core processor Snapdragon S4 Pro from Qualcomm at 1.5GHz and Adreno 320 GPU, a combination already used by the Nexus 4 of Google.

Sony Xperia Z: Camera

The camera is one of the strengths of the Sony Xperia Z which has a sensor used in many of the company’s compact cameras, the 13-megapixel Exmor RS. This is able to take pictures and even record video in HDR as the Oppo Find 5.

Furthermore, on his forehead, this device has a 2 megapixel sensor intended for video calling.

Sony Xperia Z: NFC

Like other high-end devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S3, the Sony Xperia Z will come with NFC, however, Sony has developed some accessories to enhance the use of this technology. Among these, are external speakers that do not need cables for reproduction and will begin to operate closer to the device only.

Sony Xperia Z: IP55 and IP57 certification

One of the workhorses of the new smartphone from Sony, will be its IP55 and IP57 certifications that give protection against dust and water up to 1 meter of water for 30 minutes.

Sony Xperia Z: Battery

Sony also has captured the imperative to increase battery life in smartphones current, and for that as well as including a large 2330 mAh battery, has developed a sleep mode of consumption called Stamina, which increased by 400% Standby time.

Sony Xperia Z: Availability

Unfortunately Sony has not given specific data about its release date, but we know that it will be available worldwide beginning in the first quarter in three colors, black, white and purple.

The storage capacity will not be limited to the internal memory as will have support for microSD cards up to 32GB and will have versions of 16 and 32 Gb.

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