Apart from flagship XPeria Z, Sony is gearing up for another water resistant smartphone. Dubbed as XPeria ZR, it will extend the features of XPeria Z to a new height. Just like its bigger brother XPeria Z, it receives IP57 certification for being water proof and dust proof phone. It can be immersed in 1.5 meter depth water for about 30 minutes and this time is ample enough for you to take full HD videos under water.Sony XPeria ZR Water Resistant

Going through the specifications of XPeria ZR pretty early into leaks, it sports 4.6 inches display screen providing 1280 x 720 pixels HD resolution and powered with 1.5 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor with 1 GB RAM. As a water resistant smartphone it receives IP55/IP58 certification which is higher than the IP55/IP57 rating found on XPeria Z and this can withstand water resistant for 30 minutes into 1.5 meter deep water. More information regarding this handset, it will be codenamed as Dogo with model number as C550X.

Design of this handset is just like XPeria ZL with glass body and it measures a thickness of 10 mm and weights 140 grams. It packs 2300 mAh battery on the rear side provide one complete day normal usage. 13 mega pixel primary camera has become quite common in smartphones and as just like all other XPeria latest phones, Sony has included Exmore RS function to it.

Under the hood of XPeria ZR, it has 8 GB internal storage capacity with a micro SD card slot supporting up to 32 GB storage. It's quite early to say whether it will include front facing camera or not. It should be equipped with nothing less than Android 4.1 Jelly Bean mobile operating system with TimeScape user interface customization for XPeria phones.

Sony XPeria ZR has following specifications –

  • 4.6 inches HD display screen
  • 720 x 1280 pixels resolution
  • 1.5 Ghz Quad core Qualcomm S4 Pro processor
  • 13 mega pixel Exmor RS camera
  • 8 GB internal memory
  • 32 GB micro SD card support
  • 2300 mAh battery
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS
  • WiFi, WiFi tether
  • 4G LTE connectivity(in some regions only)

More information, specs, launch date, availability will be known in coming days. Stay updated for more news coming up on Technos Amigos.