Sony announces Xperia Z1 smartphone

Sony Xperia Z1

Sony has unveiled the Xperia Z1, a 4G LTE handset that features NFC, a 2.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, 20.7 megapixel camera and a 5-inch full HD Triluminous display.

The fully waterproof device runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and will come with Social Live, a new feature allowing the user to broadcast video straight to Facebook, and Info-eye, a service that recognises and then provides users with information about what they’ve just snapped.

A video shows off the new Sony flagship’s capabilities:

The Xperia Z1 will ship later this month.

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