At IFA 2016 this week, Sony unveiled a couple of new smartphones to be added to their Xperia X line of the devices and to joining the Xperia XA, Xperia XA Ultra, Xperia X, and the Xperia X Performance.
These new devices are the Xperia XZ and the Xperia X Compact.
The Xperia XZ is the new flagship, taking over from the Xperia Z5, it comes with a few improvements since the last model including USB Type-C connectivity, IP68 water and dust resistance and a new set of cameras.
On the back of the device there is a 23-megapixel shooter that combines two sensors, one is for taking the colour and the other is for capturing the depth of vision. This camera also has an ISO of 12,800 with manual controls and 0.6-second capture.
On the front, there’s a wide-angle lens shooter with an ISO of 6,400.
Elsewhere, the phone is pretty familiar. Featuring a metal OmniBalance design that measures 146 x 72 x 8.1mm.
It also comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB/ 64GB of internal storage, a fingerprint sensor, support for microSD cards, and a 2,900mAh battery.
The Xperia X Compact is the smaller version of the Xperia X, featuring a 4.6-inch 720p display, it has a design that measures 129 x 65 x 9.5mm and features a 23-megapixel rear-facing camera, 5-megapixel front facing camera and a fingerprint sensor on the power.
Inside there’s a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage and support for microSD cards.
Because of the smaller size, there’s also a smaller battery at 2,700mAh.
The Sony Xperia XZ and the Xperia X Compact will be available in October, the XZ will come in Forest Blue, Midnight Black and Platinum, while the Xperia X Compact will come in Mist Blue, Universal Black and White.