Sony Cell Eire has introduced the launch of two new smartphone units in its flagship Xperia household; the Xperia XZ1 (obtainable from mid-September) and the Xperia XZ1 Compact (obtainable from October).

​The brand new units characteristic world-first smartphone know-how — a 3D scanner known as Creator. The know-how allows the person to seize 3D scans in only one minute, utilizing as much as 4 scan modes; head scan, face scan, meals scan and freeform scan. Scans can be utilized to create a bunch of content material together with 3D stickers for messenger apps, highly-detailed PlayStation characters, avatars for apps and wallpapers and way more.

Scans may also be uploaded to rising 3D communities akin to Sketchfab, which counts over a million international customers, or despatched to a 3D printer and made right into a memorable souvenir of a widely known landmark, a reminiscence from a particular occasion or the face of a buddy or member of the family.
The ‘Discover Extra’ button throughout the 3D Creator app permits customers to discover a wider and ever-growing 3D ecosystem, obtainable via Google Play.

Alongside the 3D Creator, the XZ1 and XZ1 Compact introduce customers to extra, content-capture capabilities such because the Predictive Seize digital camera instrument. Predictive Seize mechanically begins buffering photos earlier than the shutter button is pressed by intelligently recognising refined actions like a smile. The person can choose a second that will have been uncaptured from a number of as much as 4 photographs.

In one other growth, each units introduce Autofocus Burst which sees the digital camera intelligently comply with its topic, adjusting the main focus to ensure fast-moving, motion photographs keep sharp.

The Xperia XZ1 will likely be obtainable from chosen Irish operators from mid-September in Black and Moonlit Blue. The Xperia XZ1 Compact will likely be obtainable from chosen Irish operators from October. Pricing and arrival dates will likely be revealed within the coming weeks.

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Commenting on the arrival of the brand new units, Ciaran Cleary, Sony Cell Communications Eire stated: “Shoppers are capturing extra content material on cell than ever earlier than and Sony Xperia is correct on the coronary heart of that. With over 70 years’ heritage of innovation in know-how, Sony continues to permit customers to seize particular moments and recollections in new and thrilling methods.

“The 3D Creator characteristic is a primary for smartphone, permitting customers to seize recollections in a frequently evolving means. We’re wanting ahead to seeing how it’s loved within the Irish market when the XZ1 arrives to retailers mid-September.”

Different key options of the Xperia XZ1 embrace:

  • The most recent Movement Eye™ digital camera constructed utilizing know-how from Sony’s ‘α’ and Cyber-shot™ digital camera ranges, for capturing life in methods no different smartphone can. Its memory-stacked Exmor™ RS picture sensor pushes movement seize to the subsequent stage, producing distinctive picture high quality.
  • Video document perform at 960 frames per second, offering beautiful Tremendous sluggish movement video playback. Rounding off the premium digital camera expertise is the first-class 13-megapixel entrance digital camera with a 1/three” sensor and a show flash so that you’ll get excellent selfies in any gentle.
  • Sony’s BRAVIA TV know-how to deliver extra color and distinction to TV exhibits and films in beautiful realism, by incorporating HDR (Excessive Dynamic Vary) in its 5.2” full HD show. Additional applied sciences, together with TRILUMINOS™ Show for cell, X-Actuality™ for cell and Dynamic Distinction Enhancer work collectively to present razor-sharp, detailed and brighter photos on display screen.
  • The genuine sound of Hello-Decision Audio, permitting each nuance and element in a monitor to be loved. Advanced stereo audio system with S-Pressure Entrance Encompass, deliver 50% extra sound stress than earlier Xperia fashions. Plus, built-in Digital Noise Cancelling (DNC) know-how reduces exterior noise by as much as 98% when paired with DNC headphones for good, undisturbed listening. Sony’s new h.ear (pronounced ‘hear’) headphones will even be obtainable this yr.
  • Timeless design exterior with signature flagship loop floor and seamless metallic physique for a premium, understated look and refined really feel within the hand. Designed with energetic utilization in thoughts, the machine has been constructed with a full physique joint construction that’s robust in opposition to any twist and bend. Equally robust in opposition to outdoors parts, Xperia XZ1 is waterproof, dust-proof and bolstered with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 on the show so it’s robust sufficient to face up to bumps and drops.
  • For a personalised contact, the built-in fingerprint sensor works to intuitively recognise the proprietor, giving distinctive and safe assurance.
  • Sensible Stamina works forward of time to maintain customers powered-up by estimating how lengthy battery will final, based mostly on how the smartphone is generally used, prompting customers to activate Stamina mode when wanted.
  • Powered by the cutting-edge Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Cell Platform with X16 LTE, the XZ1 is designed to supply blazing-fast Gigabit LTE downloads speeds (as much as 1Gbps) and efficiency. The Snapdragon 835 Cell Platform is engineered to assist beautiful graphics, clean efficiency and enhanced battery effectivity, good for clean, responsive gameplay of PlayStation®four video games on PS4 Distant Play. File transfers are additionally super-charged due to the USB three.1 connection which is 10 occasions faster than USB with a switch velocity of as much as 5Gbps.
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Options of the Xperia XZ1 Compact embrace:

  • A premium compact smartphone in Sony’s uncompromised design philosophy, that includes lovely diamond reduce edges and a metallic end.
  • IP65/IP68 for water resistance iv, a metallic antenna on prime and backside for improved connectivity and a robust, anti-twist and bend full-body construction with Glass Fiber bolstered plastic materials along with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5.
  • Obtain speeds of as much as 800Mbps to obtain an episode of a TV collection in 30 seconds. Efficiency can be boosted by the intelligence of Sensible Cleaner which mechanically detects unused apps and clears the cache, giving the quickest, smoothest efficiency potential.


  • A variety of supporting equipment will likely be obtainable together with Type Cowl Contact in corresponding colors for Xperia XZ1 and Type Cowl Stand in corresponding colors for each Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact.
  • Additionally obtainable is Fast Charger UCH12W[v] offering hours of battery time by plugging in for just some minutes.
  • The brand new SBH24 Stereo Bluetooth® Headset, permits customers to get pleasure from music and discuss wirelessly, and the STH32 Stereo Headset will each be obtainable in completely matched colors to each smartphones.


  • The Xperia XZ1 will likely be obtainable from chosen Irish operators from mid-September in Black and Moonlit Blue. Pricing will likely be confirmed within the coming weeks.
  • The Xperia XZ1 Compact will likely be obtainable from chosen Irish operators from October. Color variations and pricing will likely be revealed within the coming weeks.
  • Each will ship with Android™, Oreo.

For extra data on Sony Cell Communications Eire go to To maintain updated with Sony Xperia product information and launches in Eire, go to @SonyMobileIE on Fb and @SonyXperiaIE on Twitter and Instagram.

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