Sony launches waterproof Xperia Z smartphone for Rs. 38,990

Japanese tech giant Sony is eyeing a tripling of revenues from the sale of Xperia series smartphones in India, which means that the company would garner close to 3,500 crore from their sale in India during the next fiscal.

Japanese tech giant Sony is eyeing a tripling of revenues from the sale of Xperia series smartphones in India, which means that the company would garner close to 3,500 crore from their sale in India during the next fiscal.

Visitors play US software giant Microsoft's Xbox One at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, suburban Tokyo. Photo: AFP / Yoshikazu Tsuno
Visitors play US software giant Microsoft's Xbox One at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, suburban Tokyo. Photo: AFP / Yoshikazu Tsuno

Xperia Z has a 5'' screen supporting full high definition visual display, 13 megapixel camera and is built on Android 4.1 platform. The phone has quad core processors and 2GB RAM.

Xperia Z would compete with Samsung's Galaxy series, Apple's iPhones and Nokia's Lumia series. Hibi said the smartphone market in India is intensely competitive, but "…we have offered cutting edge technology in our smartphones that will help us win over customers."

Visitors try out new GungHo Online Entertainment Inc's new game 'Puzzle & Dragons Z' on Nintendo 3DS at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba. Photo: Reuters/Yuya Shino
Visitors try out new GungHo Online Entertainment Inc's new game 'Puzzle & Dragons Z' on Nintendo 3DS at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba. Photo: Reuters/Yuya Shino