The Sony Xperia Z, along with the ZL, form Sony’s Android flagships for early 2013. The phone has a five-inch 1080p screen, Snapdragon S4 quad-core processor, and a thirteen-megapixel main camera. One of its most stand-out features is its waterproofing, allowing the phone to function while fully-submerged, even recording underwater video. The Xperial ZL, though similar to the Z in many respects, lacks this key ability.
Sony’s focus shifts to ‘premium’ smartphones in India as the latest profit-seeking move
It’s all about the “premium” Xperia X family in India and other regions going forward, as Sony decides to no longer pursue smartphone sales volumes.