Sony's President and CEO of Sony Mobile Communications, Kunimasa Suzuki, today introduced the Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone, Xperia Z2 Tablet, Xperia M2 smartphone and wearable SonyWear product, SmartBand. The announcement was made at this year's Mobile World Congress. Here's more info:
Xperia Z2 - The world's best camera and camcorder in a waterproof smartphone The Xperia Z2 is Sony's best ever premium waterproof smartphone. It combines Sony's camera and camcorder technologies, acclaimed TRILUMINOS Display for mobile with Live Colour LED, the world's first digital noise cancelling technology in a smartphone and signature OmniBalance design.
A new enhanced video mode captures and preserves memories in stunningly detailed 4K resolution, and SteadyShot image stabilisation ensures footage stays smooth and clear, even if you are walking.
Unique to Sony, Xperia Z2 is underpinned by an out-of-the-box introductory content offer that includes six blockbuster movies from Sony Pictures, including Captain Phillips, through the Video Unlimited service as well as 30 days free trial of the Music Unlimited service and a range of PlayStation Mobile games
Xperia Z2 specs:
Display: 5.2" Full HD TRILUMINOS Display for mobile with X-Reality for mobile picture engine 16,777,216 colours Full HD 1920x1080 pixels
Camera: 20.7 MP Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, 4K video capture
Memory RAM: 3 GB Flash memory: Up to 16 GB Expansion slot: microSD(TM) card, up to 64 GB (SDXC supported)
CPU and OS: Google Android 4.4 (Kitkat) 2.3 GHz Qualcomm MSM8974AB Quad-core
Battery Battery: 3000 mAh minimum
Durability IPX5 and IPX8 (waterproof) IP5X (Dust protected)
Xperia Z2 will launch globally from March 2014.
Xperia Z2 Tablet - The world's slimmest and lightest waterproof tablet Building on the success of the acclaimed Xperia Tablet Z, Sony introduced Xperia Z2 Tablet, representing the pinnacle of tablet innovation.
Sharing many of the same exciting features as Xperia Z2, Xperia Z2 Tablet features the TRILUMINOS Display for mobile with Live Colour LED, and digital noise cancelling technology for no-compromise entertainment viewing and listening experiences.
Xpera Z2 Tablet specs:
OS and CPU: Google Android 4.4 (Kitkat) 2.3 GHz Qualcomm APQ8074+MSM8974AB Quad-core Adreno 330
Display 10.1" TFT 16,777,216 colours, 1920 x 1200 pixels
Camera 8.1 MP 16 x digital zoom Front-facing camera (2.2 MP 1080p)
Memory RAM: 3 GB Flash memory: Up to 16 GB Expansion slot: microSD card, up to 64 GB
Xperia Z2 Tablet will hit markets worldwide from March 2014.
Xperia M2 - The best smartphone technology in its class6 Reinforcing a commitment to bringing the best smartphone technology to the widest range of consumers, the ultra-fast Xperia M2 features Sony's premium experiences. OmniBalance design, a razor sharp 8MP camera with Exmor RS for mobile, stunning processor performance, 4G LTE connectivity and a long-lasting battery all feature in this mid-range smartphone.
Xperia M2 will be supported by a unique entertainment package of 3 blockbuster movies, 30 days free trial of the Music Unlimited4 service and a range of PlayStation Mobile games.
Xperia M2 specs:
OS and CPU: Google Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean MR2) 1.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8926 Quad Core (Gina, Rex) 1.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8226 Quad Core (Rita) Adreno 305
Display 4.8" display 960 x 540 pixels and 16,777,216-colour TFT
Camera 8 megapixels 4 x digital zoom HD video recording (1080 p)
Battery Battery (Embedded) 2300 mAh
Memory RAM: 1GB Flash memory: Up to 8 GB Expansion slot: microSD card, up to 32 GB
Xperia M2 will be available worldwide from April 2014.
SmartWear Experience - SmartBand SWR10 and new Lifelog application available from March 2014 First introduced at CES, SmartBand SWR10 is the first product within the SmartWear Experience vision - a new user experience based around three core pillars - Lifelogging, "Wearing smart" and "Life tools".
It represents a different proposition that goes beyond health or fitness tracking. SmartWear Experience is grounded in logging life; entertainment and social activities, in a useful and colourful way - users can reminisce at the past, make the best of the present and plan for the future.
SmartBand and Lifelog application will be available from March 2014 in over 60 markets worldwide.
Sony also revealed that SmartBand, along with SmartWatch 2, are official smartphone accessories of the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup. Along with custom themes and wearable styles, a new application will be available through Xperia Lounge that will enable fans to stay in the know as the tournament unfolds, and remain updated on all the highs and lows through subtle alerts.