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Sony Xperia ZR announced by Sony – New entry in the Xperia Z series


Sony has officially announced the Sony Xperia ZR, a new smartphone in the Sony Xperia Z series that is dust proof and water resistant just like the flagship Sony Xperia Z. In addition, there is something special about the Sony Xperia ZR when it comes to being water proof. Sony has improved the water proofing on the device due to which the device can be used under water for 1.5 meters (5 feet).

Sony recently released the Sony Xperia Z and the Xperia ZL, two of the most powerful smartphones Sony has come up with. And now, there is an addition to this list, the Sony Xperia ZR. Sony said that the Sony Xperia ZR will be a mid-segment smartphone, but the device has a very good hardware configuration making it one of the most powerful smartphones available in the market today.

As mentioned above, the most impressive feature on the Sony Xperia ZR is the improved waterproofing which will allow consumers to use the device under water for up to 1.5 meters or 5 feet. Xperia ZR has a lot of specs and features in common with the Sony Xperia Z. For example, the 13MP camera and also has Sony’s Reality Display technology.

The device is expected to be released in Q2, but there are no specific details available about the release date and pricing. If you are interested in checking out the hardware specs of the Sony Xperia ZR, then go ahead, here is the list we have:

Sony Xperia ZR Specs:

  • 4.6-inch touchscreen display
  • OptiContrast OLED screen with 720p resolution
  • IP55/IP58 Ingress Protection rating
  • Waterproof up to 1.5 m or 5 feet
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • 13 MP primary camera
  • 1.5 GHz quad-core CPU
  • Adreno 320 GPU
  • 2GB of RAM
  • LTE
  • NFC


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