The latest flagship device from Sony, the Xperia XZ Premium has leaked in a new color. The color in question happens to be bright red and images of the device first surfaced on popular Chinese social media website, Weibo. According to the post, the upcoming color variant will be available domestically in Japan, and an unlocked version for the international market may be launched after the domestic launch. However, the new color variant will be a limited edition device, and it will not be produced in a large quantity.
As for the device itself, the new red color is indeed striking and it comes with a glossy finish which can be compared to that of the Solar Red HTC U11. It has become increasingly common in recent times for smartphone manufacturers to release limited edition smartphones. This includes the likes of OnePlus, OPPO and even Apple. While the Xperia XZ Premium will have a new color variant, the internals of the device will likely remain identical to the other color variants. If you would like a recap of the specs of the Xperia XZ Premium, do read on.
The Xperia XZ Premium is the latest flagship smartphone from Sony, and it is packed to the brim with high-end specs. This includes a 5.5-inch 4K TRILUMINOS display, which pushes content at FHD by default, but it can display 4K content if needed. Powering the device is a Snapdragon 835 processor while graphics are handled by the Adreno 540 GPU. Memory wise, it comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage. For optics, it sports a 19-megapixel camera from Sony, assisted by OIS, RGB color sensor and distance sensor. It happens to be one of the most feature packed camera ever found in a smartphone and you can read more about it here. Selfies are handled by a 13-megapixel front-facing camera. The device which comes with an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance, packs a 3,230mAh battery which can be charged via the USB Type-C port located on the device. For software, it ships with Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box, along with Sony’s own custom UI.