Sony launches its new smartphone “Xperia XZ1” with real-time 3D capture

Sony India launched its new smartphone Xperia XZ1 at Rs. 44,990/-.  It is Sony’s first 3D capture or 3D Scanning smartphone. The advanced elements technology comprises of Autofocus Burst (10FPS) and Full HD- HDR Display. The smartphone’s camera stands out for its prowess with new Smile Predictive Capture.

It showcases Sony’s core expertise in camera technology and image sensing, with a combination of four inventive new camera focused features – the 3D Creator, Super slow-motion video, new Smile Predictive Capture and Autofocus burst from Motion-Eye camera. Together with support from a 13.2 cm (5.2) Full HD HDR display, High-Resolution Audio and a unique OmniBalance approach to a unibody design.


The new Xperia XZ1 features the innovative 3D creator. The 3D Creator is Sony’s pioneering in-house algorithm built on the strength of its Motion Eye camera technology and proprietary IP. With the capability to scan objects and people in 3D and then share across different platforms and media, the 3D Creator is a step forward in Sony’s push towards expanding the possibilities of communication and social and virtual sharing.

High quality 3D scans of objects can be rendered in just a minute using four scan modes; head scan, face scan, food scan and freeform scan. Each mode has its own custom guides for ease of use. Scanned objects can then be shared on messenger apps using 3D stickers or uploaded to 3D communities such as Sketchfab. Users can also bring scans to life by using them as avatars on the camera’s AR effects options, third party apps or as live wallpapers. Scans can even be printed on a 3D printer and converted into memorable keepsakes. The 3D Creator app also sports a ‘Find More’ option that provides access to a growing 3D ecosystem via Google Play. Like, one can turn himself/herself into a rockstar, try their favourite moves in a video using their 3D Scan with application.

The new Xperia XZ1 comes with Autofocus burst, which tracks and captures sequences of moving objects in sharp focus, so there’ll be no more blurred action shots. One can also watch their images come to life by creating amazing video animation of images captured in Autofocus Burst mode. This new Autofocus burst intelligently follows your subject, adjusting the focus to make sure your action shots stay sharp. Rounding off the premium camera experience is the first-class 13-megapixel front camera with a 1/3″ sensor and a display flash.

The new Predictive Capture stays one step ahead and automatically starts buffering images when it detects action or even a smile, before you press the shutter button. So you can find a moment you may have missed from a selection of up to four shots. Its new Autofocus burst intelligently follows your subject, adjusting the focus to make sure your action shots stay sharp.

Xperia XZ1 incorporates the latest Motion Eye camera built using know-how from Sony’s ‘α’ and Cyber-shot camera ranges, for capturing life in ways no other smartphone can. Featuring a memory-stacked Exmor RS image with technologies usually only found on premium cameras, it provides 5x faster image scanning and data processing. This enables you to create sensational videos from your everyday moments by recording in 960 frames per second, providing stunning Super slow-motion video playback. This magnificent feature gives you more detail than has ever been possible in the palm of your hand.

Using Sony’s BRAVIA TV technology, Xperia XZ1 brings more colour and contrast to immerse yourself in your favourite shows and movies in stunning realism, by incorporating HDR (High Dynamic Range) in its 13.2 cm (5.2) Full HD display. Further technologies, including TRILUMINOS Display for mobile, X-Reality for mobile and Dynamic Contrast Enhancer work together to give razor-sharp, detailed and brighter images on screen.

Xperia XZ1 is powered by the cutting-edge Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with X16 LTE, designed to provide blazing fast Gigabit LTE downloads speeds (up to 1Gbps) and performance to enjoy a modern lifestyle whilst working or having fun. The Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform is engineered to support stunning graphics, smooth performance and enhanced battery efficiency. Perfect for smooth, responsive gameplay of your favourite PlayStation4 games using PS4 Remote Play.

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