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Sony Xperia XZ1 with 3D image scanning feature launched, priced at Rs 44,990

The Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a real-time 3D image scanning feature, allowing users to create 3D avatars of people and objects, and share across platforms.

tech Updated: Sep 25, 2017 14:52 IST
Kul Bushan
Kul Bushan
Hindustan Times
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The Xperia XZ1 allows you to take 3D avatars by scanning the subject in a 360-degree from the rear camera.

Sony on Monday launched a new smartphone, Xperia XZ1, in India. Priced at Rs 44,990, the highlights of the smartphone include its native 3D scanning feature, an IP68 certification for water and dust resistance, same as the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and 5.2-inch full HD HDR display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection.

The Xperia XZ1 allows you to take 3D avatars by scanning the subject in a 360-degree from the rear camera. The process is similar to how you take a panorama photo, just that Sony’s tech requires you to scan the image both vertically and horizontally. The image is processed to deliver a 3D image. The feature works offline, which essentially means the processing of the image happens on the device and not online. Once complete, you can share the 3D image with friends, project it on real life background or even get it 3D printed.

Sony Xperia XZ1 Specifications, Features

The Xperia XZ1 runs Android Oreo out-of-the-box and is powered by Qualcomm’s top-end Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. It comes with 64GB built-in storage and supports expandable storage up to 256GB via a microSD card.

The phone features a 19-megapixel rear camera with Sony’s ‘Motion Eye’ technology which enables slow motion video recording at a whopping 960 frames per second (fps). It has f/2.0 aperture, Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS), 5-axis stablisation and 25mm lens. On the front, the Xperia XZ1 has a 13-megapixel camera.

Connectivity options include dual-SIM, 4G, VoLTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, and USB Type-C port. It is powered by a 2,700mAh battery.

First Published: Sep 25, 2017 13:42 IST