Sony came out with the Xperia XZ only at the start of this month, but the phone has already received a significant price cut in order to spice up the interest.
The Sony Xperia XZ is the best phone available from the Japanese brand, but it has been criticized for being too pricey for the features that it offers. Still, it boasts an incredible build quality similar to the best in the business while also offering Sony’s legendary display technology.
The 5.2 inch display on the Sony Xperia XZ has the capability to go ahead on with the best in the business in terms of aspects like color reproduction and brightness levels. On paper, it feels let down by the lack of pixels due to the full HD resolution, but it becomes insanely difficult to spot the pixels with a naked eye. The QHD resolution does sound good on paper but it does have its inherent disadvantages like lower battery life. The full HD screen allows the Sony Xperia XZ to get away with only a 2900 mAh battery.
In the past, Sony has provided its flagship devices with a battery that is 20 or 30% greater in terms of capacity. Yet, they are now capable of offering the same battery life in a device that is only 8.1 mm thick and without any camera hump. There may not be a camera hump, but it should not lead into thoughts that the rear camera is not sufficiently powerful. Completely reworked from the ground up, the Sony Xperia XZ uses a 23-megapixel camera with new algorithms decided to bring the best. Even then, it may not be able to match the recently launched Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, but it still is a major improvement over previous Sony phones.
The snapdragon 820 processor at the heart of the device enables the Android Nougat update to be available sooner rather than later. The Sony Xperia XZ will be one of the first devices in the Sony line-up to receive this update. Previous Sony phones have been criticized for insufficient internal storage, but it is not a problem anymore on the Sony Xperia XZ with its 32 GB or 64 GB of on-board capacity in addition to the 256 GB users can add using memory cards. Launched at $699, the phone is now available for just under $650 in the North American markets.