Sony Xperia XZ Premium Price, Specs, Release Date, Opinions, Pros and Cons

Sony Xperia XZ Premium planned to be released in May 2017. It was believed that Sony is reducing their interest in the smartphone market during the 2016. But, Sony surprised their fans with handful of new smartphone models at MWC, 2017. One of them is the Sony Xperia XZ Premium. It comes with stunning high-end specifications.

Take a look at specifications, price, features, opinions, pros and cons of Sony Xperia XZ Premium.

Price of Sony Xperia XZ Premium

The price of Sony Xperia XZ Premium is not yet released. We will update the price details as soon as possible.

Specifications of Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Features Specs
Display 5.46-inches, IPS LCD Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Screen Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Operating System Android 7.1 Nougat
CPU Snapdragon 835 Octa-core (Kryo) Processor
GPU Adreno 540
Memory 4GB of RAM
Inbuilt Storage 64GB
Storage Upgrade 256GB via micro SD card
Primary Camera 19MP with Protective Phase Detection Laser Autofocus, LED Flash
Video recording 2160p @ 30 fps, 720p @ 960fps
Secondary Camera 13MP
Battery 3230mAh (Non-removable)
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, side mounted
4G Yes
SIM card type Dual SIM or Single SIM (based on region)
Weight 195gms


Specs and Review of Sony Xperia XZ Premium


Sony Xperia XZ Premium has a 5.46-inch screen and 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution. The multi-touch feature works with up to 10 fingers. The special display features in Sony Xperia XZ Premium are HDR10 Compliance and support for X-reality engine. The display comes with Triluminos technology. The corning gorilla glass 5 protects the display.


Sony Xperia XZ Premium packs Snapdragon 835 Octa-core processor with 2.45GHz clock speed. It is coupled with Adreno 540 GPU.

RAM and Storage

Sony Xperia XZ Premium has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The storage is expandable up to 256GB using the microSD card.


The latest Android 7.1 Nougat runs in Sony Xperia XZ Premium.


Sony Xperia XZ Premium has a 19MP rear camera sensor with EIS (Gyro), LED flash and predictive phase detection and laser autofocus. The front camera has 13MP sensor with 1.12 micron pixel size and 1080 pixel image resolution. The video resolution is available maximum at 2160p @ 30fps. Interestingly, it has 720p video resolution with 960 frames per second.


Sony Xperia XZ Premium is powered by a 3230mAh non-removable battery. The fast charging feature is available along with the quick charge 3.0.

Other Features and Connectivity

GPRS, Edge, 3G, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth (version 5.0, A2DP, aptX, LE), GPS, NFC, USB Type C 1.0 reversible connector and USB host are the connectivity feature available in Sony Xperia XZ Premium. Unlike other smartphones, Sony Xperia XZ Premium has the fingerprint scanner on the side. This smartphone has the IP68 certification which assures water proof and dust proof.

Pros and Cons of Sony Xperia XZ Premium


  • Premium Design with IP68 Certification
  • Top Notch Display Quality
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Snapdragon 835 – High-end Processor
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 19MP and 13MP Cameras
  • Amazing 2K and 720p @ 960fps Video Resolution
  • Side mounted Fingerprint Scanner
  • USB Type C Port
  • Quick Charge 3.0
  • Android 7.1 Nougat OS


  • Battery capacity could have been higher

Opinion – Sony Xperia XZ Premium

It seems Sony worked seriously on Sony Xperia XZ Premium. They picked every part with utmost care. If the battery crossed 3500mAh capacity, then it would be perfect. Overall, Sony Xperia XZ Premium is a fantastic high end model. The display in this smartphone is the industry best display.

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