Sony Xperia XZ Premium (SIM Free / UK)
As the name implies the XZ Premium has a specification list that is something special.
Most notably, the Motion Eye camera that adorns the back of the device.
A 4K HDR display provides an immersive display whilst Android 7 gives you all the benefits of the mobile operating system.
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Reasons to buy the Sony Xperia XZ Premium
- Android 7 (Nougat) Operating System – The latest version of the OS with Google services and apps pre-installed with access to many more via the Play Store
- 64GB internal storage – Plenty of space to store apps and other media
- 4GB RAM – Do more with less lag and slow down
- MicroSD memory card slot – Expand the storage options on the handset
- 5.5” 4K HDR display – A super rich and immersive screen with immense detail and clarity
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 – Scratches and impacts are resisted front and back thanks to this toughened glass
- 3230mAh battery – All day battery life with battery saving technology built in
- Quick charge 3.0 – When you need power, charge faster
- Water resistant – IP65/68 rated it can be immersed in fresh water to a depth of 1.5 meters for 30 minutes
- 19-megapixel rear camera – Capture great pictures and video with 4K recording, 8x digital zoom, steady shot, super slow motion and quick captures facilities
- 13-megapixel front facing camera – Stabilised with great images even in low light
- 4G connectivity – Download quickly on the go and remain connected
- Bluetooth 5.0 – For fast, reliable connection to peripherals
- USB Type-C – The reversible connector makes for simple cable connections
- Fingerprint sensor – Secure your device from unwanted access, but unlock quickly too
- Hi-Res audio support – Listen to music in more detail
- PS4 remote play – Play your PlayStation 4 from your smartphone – from anywhere, providing you and your PS4 have internet connectivity
Colour and memory variants
The Sony Xperia XZ Premium launched in 2 colours, Luminous Chrome and Deepsea Black.
64GB of internal memory and 4GB of RAM are available for each model.
Only the Deepsea Black is available from Clove.
- SIM Free Sony Xperia XZ Premium
- Sony UCH12 Mains Quick Charge 3.0 (UK 3-pin)
- Sony UCB20 USB Type-C Data Cable
- Sony MH750 earphones
The XZ Premium looks and feels just as high end as the name itself.
Seamless flowing lines of the Gorilla Glass 5 surfaces offer a sleek exterior that houses a series of internal specifications that put the XZ at the top of the field for smartphone technology 2017.
The top and bottom edges have been diamond cut and the stainless steel camera lens ring offers a premium appearance.
Built into the power button is a super fast fingerprint sensor that when programmed, only authorised users, in other words, you, can access the content on your smartphone. Confirming your identity extremely quickly it is no hassle to have the extra level of protection.
Like many other premium smartphones, the XZ Premium is IP65/68 rated. Protected against water spills and dust, you can even take calls in the rain. In fact, the XZ will even survive immersion in fresh water to a depth of 1.5 metres for 30 minutes.
With the Motion Eye camera that is built into the XZ Premium, it is possible to record video at a whopping 960 frames per second for playback some many times slower than any other smartphone to bring a new dimension to your video capture.
4K recording is present, as you would expect from the 19-megapixel sensor.
Predictive capture stays one step ahead of the action, it starts buffering images even before you have even pressed the button and there is a physical camera shutter button as well as the on-screen shutter.
The new memory-stacked Exmor RS™ for mobile sensor has 5x faster image scanning, for sharper motion images whilst the redesigned G Lens captures detail and texture accurately, for higher optical clarity from corner to corner. And Sony has upgraded their renowned BIONZ for mobile intelligent image-processor, giving you more accurate motion detection and faster image processing.
With bigger pixels than previous models, the Xperia XZ Premium captures more detail and light in every picture.
HDR photos, 8x digital zoom, SteadyShot and 0.5-second quick launch and capture, as well as manual, are all extra features built into the XZ Premium. Together all of these improvements delivers images that are more detailed, better lit and overall more impressive than cameras found in previous devices.
4K HDR Display
As the world's first smartphone with a 4K HDR display the XZ Premiums screen provides exceptional definition, colour and contrast.
Using Sony BRAVIA TV technology, the Xperia XZ Premium plays 4K HDR content that’s so clear and lifelike, it takes your breath away.
As is to be expected images are adjusted to reduce noise and ensure an overall smoother and clearer on screen image.
TRILUMINOS display for mobile is a unique technology embedded into the XZ that can produce about 138% of the colour spectrum that standard displays show. Every hue is beautifully intense and vivid, bringing images and movie clips to life. More shades mean more realism in every image, so even subtle changes in colour can have a dramatic result on the accuracy of the on-screen image and affect the way you view a scene.
Sony is not a just manufacturer of smartphones, it produces TVs, audio-visual equipment, cameras and more. Such a broad portfolio of products means expertise can be easily used in other parts of their business and the smartphone division has taken advantage of this with the XZ Premium.
Hi-Res audio support is included meaning you can enjoy music in more detail whilst DSEE HX lifts even compressed audio files to a new level so that they sound more like they would in the studio.
LDAC is a technology developed by Sony that provides an enhanced audio experience with media transmitted by Bluetooth. Transferring up to 3 times as much data, the result is richer, clearer audio.
Stereo speakers on the front of the XZ Premium, coupled with the S-Force Surround Sound technology, provide you with a three-dimensional sound field when headphones are not connected. If you want to connect headphones the 3.5 mm headphone jack has been retained.
Premium performance is a guarantee on the XZ with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor.
From making calls to sending emails, to sharing media and playing games on the go, this generation of processor delivers stunning graphics and industry-leading performance, with battery life in mind.
4GB RAM keeps you multi-tasking efficiently too.
64GB of storage is built into the Premium, but this can be expanded further with a MicroSD card of, up to, 256GB.
Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, 4G and DLNA are some of the wireless technologies built into the XZ from Sony.
Via WiFi, you can connect to your PS4 and play console games on your smartphone, thanks to Remote Play.
For physical charging and data connectivity, you have a USB Type-C 3.1 port on the base of the phone which can be used to not only transfer content between the phone and a computer but also charge the built-in battery 3230mAh battery quickly when using the Quick Charger UCH12W.
All day battery life is possible but for the most power hungry of users STAMINA mode goes above and beyond the Android Operating Systems battery saving technologies, predicting your power levels, warning you and giving you the facility to adjust the power settings on the phone.
Android 7.0 is the latest version of the popular mobile operating system that is installed on the XZ.
From the moment you switch the device on you have access to lots of great software features from Google and Sony.
Sign into a Google account you already have or create one in just a few moments and the capabilities of the XZ Premium are further enhanced as your contacts, calendar appointments, applications and more become available to you.
Access the Google Play store for your favourite third party applications and services.
Within less than 10 minutes you can be up and running.
Sony also put on plenty of their own customisations that allow you to get more value from this 4G enabled handset.
In fact, the device can learn from you and make your life that little bit easier.
Some people mute their phone and reduce brightness before they go to bed. Others increase brightness and turn on Bluetooth during the day. Whatever unique things you like to do, Xperia Actions offers to do them for you.
You don’t have to know everything about your phone to enjoy it. But as your Xperia XZ Premium gets to know you, it offers you handy advice about the features you’re using. Just simple, occasional tips that help you use your phone to the fullest.
The Xperia XZ Premium even learns which apps you use the most. And by automatically deactivating unused apps and clearing the cache, it always gives you its fastest, smoothest performance.
The XZ Premium is a smartphone like no other; the world's first with a 4K HDR display and a list of features that leaves many other smartphones behind.
|SIM Free & Unlocked||Yes|
|Speed||2.45 GHz & 1.9 GHz (2 x Quad Core)|
|Make/Model||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835|
|Other||Adreno 540 GPU|
|Capacity (Up to)||256GB|
|Type||4K IPS LCD|
|Resolution||3840 x 2160 (~807 ppi)|
|Other||Corning Gorilla Glass 5, TRILUMINOS Display, X-Reality engine, Dynamic Contrast Enhancer, sRGB 138% spectrum, Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Frequencies||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|Frequencies||800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|Speed||HSPA 5.76 / 42.2 Mbps|
|Frequencies||LTE Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 32, 38, 39, 40 ,41|
|Speed||LTE-A (2CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps|
|Version||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 / 5 GHz)|
|Data||USB 3.1, Type-C|
|Power||USB 3.1, Type-C|
|Hardware Buttons||Power, Volume Up, Volume Down, Camera Shutter|
|Antenna Type||GPS / GLONASS|
|Built-in Software||Google Maps|
|Flash||Auto Focus and LED Flash|
|Camera Lens||f/2.0 aperture, 1/2.3" Exmor RS sensor, 1.22µm pixels|
|Other||Triple image sensing technology, Predictive Hybrid Autofocus, 960 fps super slow motion videos, Predictive Capture, 0.5 sec Quick Launch & Capture, Anti-distortion|
|Front Facing Camera||Yes|
|Formats||MP3 / eAAC / WAV / Flac player|
|Formats||Xvid / MP4 / H.265 player|
|Near Field Communication||Yes|
|Type||Non removable Li-ion|
|Dimensions||156 x 77 x 7.9 mm|
|Other||Smart Stamina, Qnovo Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Fingerprint Sensor, PS4 Remote Play|
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Do you ship internationally?
Yes - If you are located outside of the UK you may want to take a look at our list of FAQs for international customers on the following link: http://www.clove.co.uk/international-customers.aspx
Is this phone SIM FREE and Unlocked?
Yes, this phone is unlocked and can be used with networks around the world.
Do check the specifications to ensure compatibility in your region with your network provider. No SIM card or contract applies to this phone.
Is this phone brand new?
Yes. Unless the description of the product suggests otherwise (I.e. EX-DEMO) then this product is brand new and has not been used before.
Is there any network/operator branding?
No - There is only the manufacturer’s branding.
What SIM card does this phone use?
This phone takes a nano SIM card
Is this handset LTE compatible?
Does this phone have a removable battery?
Is this phone waterproof?
Yes, this phone is IP65 & IP68 rated. It can be submerged in fresh water to a depth of 1.5 metres for up to 30 minutes. Read more HERE.