Today, Sony (NYSE: SNE ) unveiled its new premium Xperia Z Ultra Android smartphone. At 6.4 inches, the company says the phone is the world's largest, slimmest, and only waterproof, full-HD smartphone display.
The phone's features include:
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.2 GHz quad-core processor, with 4G LTE connectivity.
- Write and sketch on the display with any pencil and selected stylus or pen.
- Capable of filming full HD underwater.
- HD voice.
- Dust-resistant design.
- Battery-saving features that automatically turn off background functions when not in use.
Calum MacDougall, Sony's mobile communications director at Xperia, said in a press release that, "We're already bringing the best of Sony technology and design across a range of premium smartphones and tablets, and now we are bringing this same premium offering to the large-screen smartphone segment, setting a new standard for others to follow."
The Xperia Z Ultra will launch globally in Q3 2013, with exact availability varying depending on the market. Sony hasn't released pricing details.