petercs, 27 Feb 2017XZ 23 MP, Premium 19 MP. Isn't serious. You do know that they're using a brand new Motion EyeÂ™ camera. It's capabilities are still limited to 19 MP due to the addition of the 960 FPS slow-mo function. But then again, a 19 MP image on the new sensor might actually look better than an 23 MP image on old sensor (who know they might be capturing at a lower MP and stretch it using predictive pixels to create a 23 MP image). It's all about how good the sensor can capture light and present them onto a digital file. We shall see how good the sensor really is in real-life application.
It's just like on PC. You can have a Pentium 4 running at 3.4 GHz to perform far worse than a 7th gen i5 on 2.4 GHz.. It's all about the efficiency and how well they can process more with less resources.
Ali Rashid5, 27 Feb 2017Never buying a sony with that ugly top and bottom bezels, come on, Xperia Z had these bezels, ... moreThose bezels are to ensure that the component are well spaced and protected for the IP certification of waterproofing and dustproofing. You will see similar bezel sized on other phones that are water-resistant like the S7 edge, and to show off that Sony logo.
Although, come to think of it, the S8 rocks a very slim bezel and still keep the IP68 certification. Interesting...
3230mAh battery is a deal breaker. My Z5 Premium is 3430mAh and the battery sucks. The new SoC won't be kind enough to save this badly-fuelled cock-up from Sony. Bloody shame as they could have wiped the floor at the premium end of the market. FM-RDS dropped as well, it seems. Another 2GB of RAM would have been sensible. Very disappointed. If there's no Note 8 then I'll stay with my iPhone 7+ until something sensible comes to market.
ripd sony....still the same design????? people thought this is z5 z4 z3 z2
Battery on a 4K HDR display shouldn't be a problem. Remember that the phone renders the screen at 1080p most of the time on normal use, just like Z5 Premium. the 4K HDR only kicks in when a 4K HDR content is being played / recorded. Even in my Z5, whenever I took a picture it will always look blurry for a few seconds and when the 4K display kicks in, the image suddenly becomes clear.
Plus you have Doze integrated and Stamina mode (which I always have it turned on all the time on my Z5 Premium)
Cpt. Power, 27 Feb 2017Man stop eating weed. 3230 mAh battery on 4k hd recording. I hope u carry with you 3-4 externa... moreFirst, do you want to create a professional movie on it?
Second, is Corning Gorilla Glass 5 a plastic?
Three, can you see the market interest? The price will not sunk if people love it
I've had my Z5 Premium for nearly 18 months now and I absolutely love it. Amazing phone in every way. I was actually considering not upgrading this year because it's so good, until I saw the Xz Premium.......... WOW!
Cpt. Power, 27 Feb 2017Man stop eating weed. 3230 mAh battery on 4k hd recording. I hope u carry with you 3-4 externa... moreYou do know the Snapdragon 835 uses less power and is actually a lot smaller compared to previous versions?
23mp camera wiz ois 6gb ram 4000mah battery zen u can call it premium
Gorgeous and powerful.. I love Xperia by Sony, always smooth, durable and amazing build quality. XZP, is the best for me.. I can't wait to buy this..
Rameyuk, 27 Feb 2017Designs are relative to the tastes of the customer. For me, Sony designs are tailored to the l... more"Playful" I don't think this is the word to describe it.. I mean Samsung can give you a business premium looking phones either.. and the touch wiz UI may be boring a little bit but the good thing in it that it Can be so advanced (according to device) while looking so simple this makes it Possible to use by everyone "work, or other things, it can be serious it can be fun" you decide, and that's one of their success reasons, and the same thing going with ios UI either.. While sony is limiting their Customers type.. But in the other hand I agree with you, HTC and LG may be the companies with the playful designs
Expectations never come true with Sony still end up with nothing special,
we already have Z5 Premium With 5.5" Screen and 4K Display what so special With XZ Premium, Still 5.5" No OIS and No Bigger battery still 3230mAh in fact Z5 Premium is more 3430mAh battery, using 4K Display smartphone needs more battery i expect this time Sony give at least 3600mAh battery but still disappoint, nothing special
carrying in pocket Z5 Premium with Weight 180g is not much comforts and now Sony surprise with Weight 195g XZ Premium Oh please....
Twatonk, 27 Feb 2017Only 3230 mAh battery for 4K HDR Display? Good luck with that!The snapdragon 835 is much efficient than the 810, no need to worry about the battery.
Trever, 27 Feb 2017Samsung and HTC still have the same design dude, no change whatsoever.Dude the s6 was a whole new level from the s5
and htc changed their design with the latest U Series. but sony still following the z3 shape with a little of improvements