Sony Mobile‘s new flagship device – the Xperia Z1 is now available for sale in the Malaysian market, after its grand media launch in September. The “Honami” is the device that encapsulates all the best of Sony’s technology, application and services.
The 5-inch Xperia Z1 is Sony’s finest, and features the award-winning “G Lens” with a 27mm wide angle and bright F2.0 aperture, custom-made 1/2.3-type CMOS image sensor Exmor RS for Mobile, with a heart-stopping 20.7MP resolution. The mind-blowing camera capabilities is also attributed to Sony’s BIONZ for mobile image processing engine.
The Full HD TRILUMINOS Display for mobile is brilliant and crisp, housed in a sleek, dust and water-resistant (IP55 & IP58) exterior featuring the acclaimed OmniBalance design.
The Xperia Z1 doesn’t just look good, but has top-of-the-line performance to boot. The device packs a quad-core 2.2Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, one of the fastest mobile processors available and comes bundled with 2GB RAM, 16GB flash storage, expandable to 64GB via microSD.
Sony has integrated a massive 3,000mAh battery, and coupled with Sony’s Battery STAMINA mode, outstanding battery life is assured.
Hardware is nothing without software, and thus, Sony has a buffet of bundled software like camera-specific Social live, Info-eye, Timeshift burst and AR effect apps. Sony also has a full accessory ecosystem of premium entertainment and connectivity.
Pricing and Availability
The Sony Xperia Z1 is available starting 4 October in a choice of black, white and purple colour finishes. It is priced at RM2,399 (SRP). For a limited time, the Z1 comes bundled with the Magnetic Charging Dock DK31, worth RM700.
Exclusive limited time offer
Consumers who purchase the Xperia Z1 from October to December, will be entitled to three months worth of free music streaming from Akazoo, a social music app that comes pre-loaded in the device. Users will also be able to download up to six movies for free through Movies Privilege.