The Japanese Multinational Sony is all set to introduce the all-new Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact smartphones for the global market today. The new Xperia handsets will be the replacement to the smartphones like Xperia XZ, and Xperia X Compact launched a year ago. While technically, the new handsets are positioned under the zone of Xperia XZ Premium, but exceptionally both phones feature ultra-modern and high-end specs including the same sedate design, Snapdragon 835 SoC, and the new imaging features. However, unfortunately, Sony hasn’t dislodged much on the price range of the new handsets. While the Xperia XZ1 is priced at $700, which is only $100 less than the XZ Premium, the Xperia XZ1 Compact is tagged with the price range of $599.99 (roughly Rs. 38,500).

In terms of specifications and features, Sony Xperia XZ1baosts a 5.2-inch 1080p screen with the support for HDR content and is protected by the Gorilla Glass 5. With the IP68 water and dust-resistance certification, the handset is launched in four colour variants including Moonlit Blue, Venus Pink, Warm Silver, and Black. From today, the phone will be shipped to retail outlets with the Operating System of Android 8.0 Oreo for the US markets.

With the storage facility of 64 GB inbuilt storage and 4 GB RAM, the phone features 19 MP, EIS (gyro) primary camera and 13mp rear camera. With side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Fast battery charging, and a Non-removable Li-Ion 2700 mAh battery, Xperia XZ1 is expected to be one of Sony’s best-selling phones.

Likewise, the smaller variant model –Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact hosts Sony’s Triluminous 4.6-inch HD display with resolutions of 720×1280 pixels and is powered by Snapdragon 835 SoC. With 4GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU, the handset is said to deliver seamless performance. With 32GB of inbuilt storage, the phone also holds an expandable storage option up to 256GB. In the visual department, Xperia XZ1 Compact contains an 18-megapixel shooter at the front panel, while the rear panel features a 13-megapixel shooter. Measuring 129x65x9.3mm and weighing 143 grams, Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is a single-SIM handset.