Xperia ZR: Sony Presents Waterproof Android Smartphone

The Japanese company Sony has with the Xperia ZR unveiled a Smartphone, which is a particular feature offers. The model with the protection degree IP55 and IP58 certified with Google’s Android operating system is waterproof and protects against dust. Maximum 30 minutes the Sony Xperia ZR in the water swimming, as Sony reported. Then, the Smartphone will be always perfectly functional.

The Sony Xperia ZR similar based on the technical specifications the Xperia Z very strong. Therefore the Snapdragon S4 Pro Quad-core processor with a 1.5 GHz clock is used. 2 GB RAM memory will be as well as the 13-megapixel camera on the back of the Smartphone installed. Typical for Sony, the camera offers some interesting features, such as a 16-part multitimbral digital zoom and a LED Flash and auto focus. Videos can be recorded in 1080 p, so full HD.

Technical data

The integrated display measures 4.55 inches in diagonal and resolving the representation on the screen with 1,280 x 720 pixels. Here, too, the Japanese put on the Bravia technology known from the TV models, which is to implement a high-quality image sharpness. There are only 8 GB user available as internal memory. These are extensible by using a microSD card but comfortably to a maximum of 64 GB.
The Android Smartphone supports all current wireless and mobile technologies and has also an NFC chip on board. The operating system is jelly bean to Android in version 4.1 alias.


The Xperia ZR will be available in the summer of 2013 at WHEREVERSMARTPHONE.COM. Total Sony offers four different colors, still no information about the final price is available.