Sony Xperia ZR

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Market Status: Available in India

Release Date: 2013-08-16

Updated on:Nov 28, 2014

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Key Features

  • Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
  • 4.55 Inch, 720x1280 px display, TFT
  • Quad core 1500 MHz processor
  • 13 MP Primary Camera, 0.3 MP Secondary
  • 3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
  • 8 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 32 GB
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 2330 mAh, Li-Ion battery
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 phone priced around Rs. 16,000 with Quad-Core processor
  • The fastest Sony phone with 8 GB memory
  • 1based on 91score

For

  • Improved rugged features
  • Affordable price tag
  • Good camera

Against

  • 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.

Ruggedness

Sony Xperia ZR is certified with IP55/IP58 rating, an upgrade over the Sony Xperia Z. It can survive in 1.5 meters of water depth for 30 minutes. Additionally, its screen is protected with Dustproof, scratchproof and shatterproof coating.

Verdict

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. 

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The best price for Sony Xperia ZR now is: Rs. 16,999

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    Sony Xperia ZR - 8 GB - White;4.6"Touch;13 MP Cam;1.5 GHz Qualcomm quadcore

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    Rs. 19,399.00

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    Sony Xperia ZR C5502 (White)

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    Rs. 22,599.00

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    Sony Xperia ZR (Pink)

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    Rs. 16,999.00

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    Sony Xperia ZR C5502 White

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    Rs. 24,890.00

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    Sony Xperia ZR ,Black

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    Rs. 25,081.00

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Sony Xperia ZR Specifications

General

Brand Sony
Model Xperia ZR
Operating System Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
SIM Size Micro
Box Contents Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card

Performance

Processor Quad core, 1.5 GHz, Chipset: Qualcomm APQ8064
RAM 2 GB

Storage

Internal Memory 8 GB
Expandable Memory Yes, Up to 32 GB

Display

Screen Size 4.55 Inch
Screen Resolution HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density (sharpness) 323 ppi
Display Type TFT
Screen Protection Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

Main Camera Yes, 13 MP, Auto focus
Front Camera Yes, 0.3 MP
Flash LED
Video Recording Full HD @ 30 FPS, Recording Formats: 3GPP, MPEG4
Zoom Yes, Digital Zoom, 16 x
Camera Features Digital image stabilization, Exmor-R CMOS image sensor, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Battery

Capacity 2330 mAH, Li-ion
TalkTime Up to 11 Hours(2G) / Up to 13 Hours(3G)
Stand By Time Up to 470 Hours(2G) /Up to 520 Hours(3G)

Connectivity

Operating Frequency GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS Yes, 107 kbps
EDGE Yes, 296 kbps
3G Yes, HSDPA 42 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
4G Yes (doesn't support Indian bands)
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
USB Connectivity Yes, USB Port, microUSB 2.0
More Connectivity DLNA, NFC

Design

Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Weight 138 grams
Dimensions 131.3 x 67.3 x 10.5 mm
Colours
Ruggedness Dust proof, Water proof

Features

Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light sensor, Proximity sensor
Applications Google Play Store, Document Viewer

Multimedia

FM Radio Yes, RDS, Stereo FM
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

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4 Expert Reviews for Sony Xperia ZR

Recent Expert Reviews
  • Sony Xperia ZR review: Ready to dare
    GSMArena team
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    30 Jul 2013 | gsmarena

    Squeezing your flagship smartphone in a tinier, sportier shell is the fad in Android these days. Not the one to blindly follow the pack, Sony has chosen to do things differently. The Xperia ZR didn`t get as far down as the Galaxy S4 mini and the One mini, and got a 4.55" display rather than a 4.3" diagonal. However, unlike its HTC and Samsung rivals, the Sony Xperia ZR is keen to match the oomph of its flagship, offering better IP protection at t...

    Verdict: It should be obvious by this point that the Sony Xperia ZR is not just another shrink-to-fit exercise like most of them minis. Instead of focusing on size, Sony chose to put the specs first, take it from there and see how compact it can get. The resu...

  • Sony Xperia ZR Android phone (preview)
    Ross Catanzariti
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    14 May 2013 | goodgearguide

    If you`re annoyed by the trend of huge smartphones, the Sony Xperia ZR should be right up your alley. It`s a smaller version of the flagship Xperia Z but it offers much of the same features and functions including water and dust resistance....

    Pros: Water and dust resistant,Camera works underwater,Compact design,

    Cons: A little thick,No real wow factor,No word on AU release,

  • Sony Xperia ZR Review: First Look
    Alex Todd
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    13 May 2013 | recombu

    What happens when you blend two of Sony’s latest handsets and throw the result in a swimming pool? You get the newly announced Sony Xperia ZR – Sony’s new Android smartphone, aiming to offer a balance of high-performance, design and waterproofing thrown in for good measure. The Xperia ZR looks more Xperia Z than Xperia SP with a greater emphasis on the company’s most recent OmniBalance design direction. The hallmarks are a...


  • Sony Xperia ZR
    Maia Riesebieter
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    14 May 2013 | digitaltrends

    Sony’s Xperia ZR is powered by a quad-core 1.5 GHz processor, runs Android 4.1, and offers 2 GB RAM and 8 GB storage. With a 13.1 mp rear camera that offers a video resolution of 1080 mp, the Xperia ZR offers NFC support, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Wi-Fi, and Mobile Hotspot Tethering...

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5 User Reviews for Sony Xperia ZR

Overall User Rating (3.6 Out of 5 based on 5 ratings)

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    Best Features: Its ruggedness

    Pros: Camera BATTERY PERFORMANCE

    Cons: Front camera

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  • Awesum Phone In This Price Range
    Abhishek Kothari
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    27 Jan 2014

    Best Features: Water resistant

    Pros: Water resistant, Processing speed, Camera

    Cons: Front camera vga, internal memory only 4.6 gb user available, not full HD screen but still good enough

    Overall: I think this is awesum phone in this price range. It has all the features which one would willing to have in his/her phone. I luv this phone.


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    Abhishek Kothari
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    Best Features: Water resistant

    Pros: Water resistant, Processing speed, Camera

    Cons: Front camera vga, internal memory only 4.6 gb user available, not full HD screen but still good enough

    Overall: I think this is awesum phone in this price range. It has all the features which one would willing to have in his/her phone. I luv this phone.

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