Sony Xperia ZR waterproof smartphone Mark Peters : May 13th 2013 - 12:11 CET
Sony Xperia ZR Android smartphone : Sony Mobile is proud to announce the waterproof Xperia ZR smartphone featuring the highest level of water-resistance for capturing breathtaking pictures and Full HD videos underwater. The new Sony Xperia smartphone offers advanced technology and mobile content with a large 4.6-inch HD Reality display, 13 megapixel fast capture digital camera, 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor, and 4G LTE network support. The Sony Xperia ZR Android phone also features 'Battery Stamina Mode' which improves the standby time of your smartphone by four times or more by automatically shutting down battery-draining apps whenever the touch screen is off and starting them up again when the display is back on.
Sony Xperia ZR smartphone features
The Xperia ZR waterproof smartphone is precision-crafted to handle whatever life throws at it. With its sleek, yet durable design, the Xperia ZR is your perfect companion in and out of the water. As well as being dust-resistant, this waterproof smartphone is IP55 and IP58 compliant, so you can keep it submerged in 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes. Combined with its dedicated camera key, the waterproof capabilities let you capture Full HD videos or take pictures underwater, capturing the sharpest visuals. The digital camera key also allows you to shoot even from a locked screen, meaning you’ll never miss a unique moment again.
Taking pictures with the Xperia ZR
Featuring Sony’s 'Exmor RS for mobile' image sensor with HDR (High Dynamic Range) technology for both pictures and videos, the Xperia ZR smartphone captures perfect pictures and videos, no matter what the conditions. Superior Auto mode combines Scene Recognition with high quality performance image processing technology (HDR and noise reduction) to automatically shoot with the most optimal settings. And when you want to capture action fast, simply turn on 'Burst mode' to shoot an unlimited number of images at 15 frames per second.
Sony Xperia ZR price and availability
The solid yet comfortable styling of the new Sony Xperia smartphone is matched by a choice of classic and fresh colours - black, white, pink and mint - each allowing you to express your own style. The waterproof smartphone will launch in various global markets from Q2 2013 (availability will vary by market). Sony Xperia ZR price information will be announced prior to the official release date.
Sony Xperia ZR review
As soon as we receive a test sample, we will put this waterproof smartphone to the test and publish a Sony Xperia ZR review. Visit the Sony Mobile website for additional product information and availability of optional Xperia ZR accessories.
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