Best Price: Rs. 14,999
- Android v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) upgradable to v4.4.2 (Kitkat)
- 8 GB + 32 GB Expandable
- Does not support Indian bands
- FM Radio
- Water proof
- Lightweight (138 g)
What makes Sony Xperia ZR unique?
- Can shoot full HD videos submerged in 1.5 metres of water for up to 30 mins
- Premium features of the Sony Z at an affordable price
- The best1 Sony phone with 8 GB memory
- The Android Jelly Bean phone priced around Rs. 14,000 with the highest RAM
- Improved rugged features
- Affordable price tag
- Good camera
- Average front camera
Rugged, powerful and affordable
Display and Configuration
The Sony Xperia ZR is a lower-end variant of the popular Sony Xperia Z, which doesn’t compromise a lot on features. It sports a 4.55-inch display with HD resolution and 319ppi pixel density. It runs on Android 4.1, now upgradeable to Android 4.3. A KitKat update is in the pipeline. It is powered by a 1.5GHz Quad-core Snapdragon processor supported by an Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB of RAM.
Camera and Storage
The Sony Xperia ZR packs in a 13MP Autofocus camera with LED Flash. It also has a VGA front camera for video calling. The camera features an Exmor RS Sensor for HDR images. The main attraction of Sony Xperia ZR is the capability to shoot photos and full HD videos underwater for 30 minutes at a stretch.
Battery and connectivity
Sony Xperia ZR is backed by a 2330 mAH battery. Connectivity features include LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, DLNA, Bluetooth V4.0, GPS and micro-USB.
If you’re an adventure freak or spend most of your time outdoors, the Xperia ZR is an affordable option. If offers similar features of the Xperia Z at a lower price tag.