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Sony Xperia XZ1 with 3D scanning and Android Oreo launches in India
The Xperia XZ1 has made its way to India. Starting today, the smartphone is available at all Sony Centers and major retailers across the nation, coming in black color option (pictured below). It will set you back Rs. 44,990.
Launch offers include 5 percent cashback on purchases made with HDFC and ICICI cards and a Rs. 1,000 discount on the Style Cover Stand that can be yours for Rs. 2,490.
The Xperia XZ1 was launched back at IFA 2017 last month. It’s a high-end device with one of its most impressive features being the camera. The device is equipped with a 19 MP MotionEye sensor that allows you to map a 3D image of pretty much anything when paired with the 3D Creator app.
The camera also features what Sony calls Autofocus burst, which tracks and captures sequences of moving objects in sharp focus to avoid blurred action shots, and Predictive Capture, which begins queuing up pictures before you’ve even taken a shot. This means that if you happen to miss the subject you wanted to take a photo of — say, a raccoon crossing the street — before snapping the picture, you might be able to access it from one of the previously queued images.
The smartphone has a 5.2-inch Full HD display and is powered by the latest Snapdragon 835 chipset. It has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage with the option of expanding it for an additional 256 GB. The metal body houses a 2,700 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 and is resistant to dust and water thanks to its IP68 rating. Additionally, Sony’s handset also has a fingerprint scanner embedded in the home button on the side, sports a 13 MP selfie snapper, and runs the latest Android 8.0 Oreo software.
If you aren’t a big fan of the Xperia XZ1, you can opt for one of the other smartphones that have recently launched in India. These include the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, OPPO A71, Xiaomi Mi A1, and Lenovo K8 Plus, just to name a few.