5/13/2013 10:45:33 AM
Sony readies its most water resistant handset for the summer
Sony has revealed its most waterproof handset to date, with the Xperia ZR set to go on sale by the end of next month.
The latest high-end smartphone from the manufacturer is 4G ready, has a 4.6 inch HD Reality display, features a quad-core 1.5GHz processor and a 13MP camera. The device can be submerged in up to 1.5 metres of water for up to 30 minutes, with the ability to film high-definition video underwater. Among the other features are a Battery Stamina mode that improves the standby time of the device by up to four times by automatically shutting down battery draining apps when the screen is off. The handset will be available in black, white, pink and mint.
Calum McDougall, director of Xperia marketing at Sony Mobile Communications, said: 'The Xperia ZR pushes the boundaries on where and how consumers can use the full potential of their smartphone. By combining Sony’s leading camera technology with the highest level of water-resistance, you will never miss another moment. Bringing together the best of Sony’s leading technology, media applications and easy one-touch connectivity with the largest ever range of NFC-enabled accessories, the Xperia ZR delivers the unique smartphone experience that people can expect from Sony.'
Author: Graeme Neill