If rumours are to be believed, the much-anticipated Sony Xperia Z1 will have a 5-inch full HD display. it is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz .
The phone is likely have 2GB of RAM and internal memory of 16GB; it will also have a microSD card slot.
Speculations are rife that the Sony Xperia Z1 will come in three colours -black, purple and white.
The event has begun. Kaz Hirai, CEO, Sony takes the stage.
"Today, I'm going to introduce the latest additions to our incredible product portfolio."
Masaru Tamagawa, President, Sony Europe is on the stage now.
"Last month, Sony won five product of the year awards from EISA," says Tamagawa.
Kaz Hirai, CEO is back and is talking about different Sony products. He starts with cameras.
With the NEX-5T, Sony brings one-touch connectivity function to cameras.
He is now telling what all the HDR-MV1 music video recorder can do.
Hirai moves on to Vaio products.
Sony's 4K Handycam will be launched next month.
Hirai announces the addition of two new models to Sony's 4K Bravia TV range.
Hirai announces the launch of new high-resolution audio products
"A product that could only come from Sony."
It seems that something new is coming.
Hirai finally unveils the much-anticipated Xperia Z1 smartphone.
The Xperia Z1 is a waterproof smartphone.
The Xperia Z1 has a 1/2.3-inch camera sensor.
Timeshift burst can take 61 images within 2 seconds .
Hirai says Sony has opened up its camera software, thereby giving developers a chance to add more functionality to it.
The Xperia Z1 has a 5-inch full HD display.
It is powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon processor.
Sony's one-touch function lets you connect the Xperia Z1 to the other NFC-enabled Xperia devices.
He talks about the QX100 which enhances your mobile shooting experience. This camera lens can be attached to your phone.
The QX100 is a smartphone attachable lens style camera.
Sony also announces the QX10 camera lens. Both the QX100 and QX10 are compatible with Android and iOS devices.
The Xperia Z1 will be available in black, white and purple colours. It will be available globally from September 2013.
Sony Xperia Z1: Specs and availability
- 5-inch full HD display
- 1/2.3-type Exmor RS for mobile CMOS image sensor with 20.7MP
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core 2.2 Ghz processor, 3000 mAh battery, 4GLTE
- Memory - RAM 2 GB, Flash memory up to 16 GB, Expansion slot microSD™ card, up to 64 GB.
- To be available in black, white and purple colour variants
- Will be available globally from September 2013