Sony Xperia XZ Premium Review

Sony bets all the chips and pushes to the maximum specifications of its new top of the range smartphone, the Xperia XZ Premium. After years in which the Japanese company has failed to carve out an elite position in the mobile market, this year it decided to jump over the obstacle and make a crazy phone with 4K and HDR display, unprecedented speed of downloads and an advanced camera that can also capture the movements that the human eye cannot grasp.

For the first time in a smartphone, Xperia XZ Premium UltraHD has a 5.5-inch screen with a resolution of 2160 x 3840 pixels which brings the technology designed by Sony for Bravia TV inside the small movable screens. The result is a bright and brilliant visual where stand the vibrancy and color contrast. An improvement that allows the Japanese to propose an exclusive selection of content in 4K HDR Amazon Prime Video and stream or download original series to see when and where you want, with ultra-vivid color and sharpness breathtaking.

The other point of your smartphone's strength is in the photographic industry, where Sony has decided to incorporate all the knowledge in the field of imaging to create the new Motion Eye camera system that allows you to capture moments of life like no other smartphone. It is, in fact, the first device to have a 19-megapixel sensor ExmorTMRS equipped with additional memory and so far exclusive technology of high-end compact cameras, which enables a scan of the image and data transfer five times faster.

This means that you can create videos of daily lives by recording 960 frames per second, with a video playing in the Super slow motion 4 times slower than any other smartphone to ensure unprecedented detail right from the palm of their hand.

Also new is the design: the exterior is characterized by the smooth glass surface in the back reveals a luxurious mirror effect. All aspects of Xperia XZ Premium are together by a same logic, with sinuous lines that delineate the uninterrupted power that integrates the fingerprint reader, the new live wallpaper that moves the elegant circles tap the screen, to the screen colors that combine well with the exterior case.

Under the hood, there is the new Qualcomm SnapdragonTM 835, making it one of the first smartphone that supports the class LTE network Gigabit, the last step before the arrival of 5G allowing you to revolutionize the way in which the 'user uses the device, ensuring of fiber optic speeds while on the move. Also this processor also supports advanced graphics capabilities, delivers superior performance and improves battery efficiency.

There is the USB-C, water resistance and dust and resistant Corning Gorilla Glass glass 5 in front and in back of the phone. Will be released in the spring at a price that has not been made official. Along with the Sony Xperia XZ Premium, the Japanese have presented at the Mobile World Congress being held in Barcelona three other smartphones.

The Xperia XZS, lead in selected markets the same Motion Eye system in a form factor of 5.2 " and will be available from beginning of April 2017 in Ice Blue colors, Warm Silver and Black and two mid-range models the Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra.

Building on the success of last year's models, the two Xperia XA features sleek borderless design with edge-to-edge screen. Both exceed expectations with the specifications of the main photographic camera high, which include a 23 MP sensor range and shooting capability even in low light, while XA1 Ultra was created specifically for fans of selfies, with his camera front 16 MP.