New Delhi: Sony has finally launched its 2014 flagship Z2 smartphone in India. The phone comes bundled with the Sony SmartBand fitness tracker band initially, for free.
Sony is also bundling 6 free HD movies for download, one full-HD cricket game, and 3 months Bigflix subscription, apart from a Sony original case worth Rs. 2,990, for free.
Sony had earlier announced the Xperia Z2 flagship and Xperia M2 mid-range smartphones at the Mobile World Congress, besides the Xperia Z2 Tablet. Notably, the Xperia Z2 does not come with support for 4G/ LTE bands in India.
The Z2 features a 5.2-inch (1080x1920 pixels) Triluminos display with X-Reality engine. The display, which the company claims is the best in class, the shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass comes with multi-touch finger support up to 10 fingers.
The device is powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AB) processor with an Adreno 330 GPU, the Xperia Z2 features 3GB of RAM.
The Z2 runs the latest Android version, Android KitKat, and is water-resistant and dust-proof.
The device comes with 16GB of built-in storage and features microSD card storage expandability up to 64GB. The device gets its juice from a 3000mAh battery that's rated to deliver up to 830 hours of talk time, standby time of 880 hours, continuous music playback time of 110 hours.
The talking point of the smartphone is its 20.7 MP rear camera with Exmor RS sensor as its predecessor, capable of 4K (Ultra-HD) video recording. There is also a 2.2-megapixel rear camera. The phone comes with background defocus and slo-mo recording features. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, HSPA+, Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi hotspot functionality, DLNA, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC, FM radio with RDS, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
At the same time, Sony has also launched the SmartBand SWR10 in India, priced at Rs. 5,990. The Sony SmartBand, introduced at MWC, focuses on tracking the fitness and health of users and also monitors user's sleep, receive notifications and handle media playback options. The Sony SmartBand is waterproof and comes with a ‘Lifelog' app, which lets the users see what images users have taken, what places they have been visiting and how they have been ‘communicating with the world'.
Earlier, the company introduced the Xperia M2 Dual at Rs. 21,990.