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The Xperia Z1 is unveiled at IFASony CEO Kazuo Hirai reveals the Xperia Z1 flagship phone at IFA in Berlin.
Gentlemen, this is the much anticipated Xperia Z1. The Xperia Z1, is the absolute embodiment of that one Sony Ethos. With Xperia Z1, we have evolved Sony's award-winning Omni-balance design and with its 1 piece aluminum frame and tampered glass created a smartphone that is not only beautiful but fully-waterproof. We designed Xperia Z1 to deliver Sony's compact digital camera image quality in a smartphone with technologies and expertise directly from our digital imaging team. Xperia Z1 features Sony's G-lens are R1/2.3-inch Exmore RS for mobile image sensor with 20.7 megapixels and Sony's BIONZ for mobile image processing engine. These 3 elements work as one to create fantastic pictures just as human's eye requires a cornea, the retina and, of course, the brain to all work together. And the clear image zoom will give you up to 3 times focus with 0 loss of clarity. And all of these technologies are custom and of course exclusive. An imaging experience you will find only in a Sony smartphone. But on top of the no-compromise picture quality, we are also bringing completely new experiences tailored for creativity. For example, with Social Life, you can include friends and family in important events even if they can't physically be there. You can personally broadcast every scene using Social Life direct from Xperia Z1's camera and swing through your Facebook page. So your friends see exactly what your Xperia Z1 sees with likes and comments automatically posted in real-time to Xperia Z1's display. So your friends can even actually ask you or direct you by asking you to pan or zoom on different things at that party. And next, Info-Eye. Info-Eye enables you to explore points and object of interests right from the camera viewfinder. What you do is simply snaps something. And Info-Eye will tell you everything you need to know. What food goes best with that wine? The plot line behind the certain book, it will even recognize easy landmarks.