Most of the Smartphone manufactures are teaming up with Search Giant Google to release Google Play Edition of their headsets. Sony is the next in line to release Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition in the US markets. The device can be bought from Google Play Store for $649 (Approximately Rs. 39,800) plus tax. The phone comes with Unlocked GSM / UMTS / HSPA+ / LTE network and can be used other markets.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition will get the latest Stock Android treatment. There is no word on official release date for Asian Markets including India. As far as specifications are concerned, they are almost the same as the original device apart from the stock Operating System. The phone is also IP55 and IP58 rated which makes it dust and water proof to certain extent. Let’s take a look at full specifications of the phone.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition Full Specifications
|Name||Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition|
|Dimensions||179 x 92 x 6.5 mm|
|Network||Unlocked GSM / UMTS / HSPA+ / LTEGSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHzUMTS: 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G LTE: 700 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz
|Display||6.4-Inch Full HD Triluminos Capacitive touch screen, Shatter proof and scratch resistant glass, 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, 342ppi pixel density, X-Reality Engine, 10 Finger Multi-touch|
|Processor||2.2GHz Quad Core Krait 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8974 Chipset|
|Storage||16GB in-built, expandable up to 64GB via MicroSD Card slot|
|Front Camera||2 Mega pixels, 1080p video @ 30Fps|
|Rear Camera||8 Mega Pixels with Autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Video @ 30Fps|
|Operating System||Android 4.4 Kit Kat (Non Google play edition will get the OS update soon as well)|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Ambient light, gyroscope, proximity, compass|
|Connectivity and Features||2G, 3G, 4G-LTE, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 and 5GHz), Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, HotSpot , NFC, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0(MHL), 3.5mm Audio jack, Stereo FM radio with RDS, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS|