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Sony Returns to the Flagship Arena with Xperia XZ Premium

Sony Returns to the Flagship Arena with Xperia XZ Premium


Sony is one of the manufacturers that got many mentions in this year’s Mobile World Congress for their flagship smartphones which includes the Sony Xperia XZs. After its big reveal, the flagship comes with a deluxe version, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium, which will be released this year. Sony is saving the premium version for a later release, while the Xperia XZs is already available for pre-order in Asian markets like India. Here are the features of this lite phone flagship from Sony.

Sony is one of the manufacturers that got many mentions in this year’s Mobile World Congress for their flagship smartphones which includes the Sony Xperia XZs. After its big reveal, the flagship comes with a deluxe version, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium, which will be released this year. Sony is saving the premium version for a later release, while the Xperia XZs is already available for pre-order in Asian markets like India. Here are the features of this lite phone flagship from Sony.


At long last, the much-awaited Android Nougat 7.0 update will makes its way for the venerable yet relevant Sony Xperia Z5. Despite being released nearly two years ago, the Sony Xperia Z5 is still going strong since its specs are not really that dated. It may prove to be a long wait but Sony has been one of the first manufacturers that has came forward to affirm its commitment in updating its large range of smartphones during the sudden release of Android 7.0 Nougat by Google. Recently, it has just released the Android Nougat update for Sony Xperia X, XZ, X Performance and X Compact. Next, it will be Sony Xperia Z5's turn.

At long last, the much-awaited Android Nougat 7.0 update will makes its way for the venerable yet relevant Sony Xperia Z5. Despite being released nearly two years ago, the Sony Xperia Z5 is still going strong since its specs are not really that dated. It may prove to be a long wait but Sony has been one of the first manufacturers that has came forward to affirm its commitment in updating its large range of smartphones during the sudden release of Android 7.0 Nougat by Google. Recently, it has just released the Android Nougat update for Sony Xperia X, XZ, X Performance and X Compact. Next, it will be Sony Xperia Z5's turn.


Sony Alpha DSLR-A230 Specs

Release Date in Malaysia
ModelDSLR-A230
DateOct 2009
Memory
Compatible memory cardsMS PRO Duo,MS Pro-HG Duo,SD,SDHC
Display
DisplayLCD
Display diagonal6.86 cm (2.7")
Display resolution (numeric)230400 pixels
Audio
Built-in microphoneNo
Ports & interfaces
USB version2.0
DC-in jackYes
Lens system
Optical zoom11x
Focal length range (f-f)18 - 200 mm
Lens structure (elements/groups)13/15
Filter size6.2 cm
Weight & dimensions
Width128 mm
Depth67.5 mm
Height97 mm
Weight450 g
Light exposure
ISO sensitivity100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Light exposure modesAuto, Manual
Light exposure correction± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure controlProgram AE
Picture quality
Camera typeSLR Camera Kit
Megapixel10.2 MP
Sensor typeCCD
Maximum image resolution3872 x 2592 pixels
Still image resolution(s)1920 x 1280,2896 x 1936
Image stabilizerYes
Image formats supportedJPG
Supported aspect ratios16:9
Total megapixels10.8 MP
Flash
Flash modesAuto, Fill-in, Flash off, Flash on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash range (wide)10
Flash exposure lockYes
Flash guide number1 m
Flash recharging time4 s
Camera
White balanceCloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten
Scene modesNight, Portrait, Landscape
Photo effectsBlack&White, Vivid
Self-timer delay2,10 s
Battery
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery life (CIPA standard)510 shots
Battery typeNP-FH50
Design
Colour of productBlack

Reviews of Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

macworld.com
Reviewed on 2010-03-19
User friendly; good value; eye sensor focusing; image-stabilised body, HDMI-out port.
Plasticky feel; blocky design and control layout; uncomfortable handgrip.
Editor's Note: The following article is reprinted from Macworld UK. Visit Macworld U.K.'s blog page for the latest Mac news from across the Atlantic. Currently the lightest-ever Sony single-lens reflex camera at about a pound, the A230 is a little ligh...
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cameralabs.com
Reviewed on 2009-11-01
Built-in IS which works with any lens, Beginner-friendly user interface, One of the cheapest DSLRs around.
More noise than rivals at high ISOs, Slow continuous shooting, No live view or movie mode, Body shape may not be to all tastes.
Sony’s Alpha DSLR-A230 is one the company’s latest entry-level DSLRs. Announced in May 2009, it’s the successor to the Alpha A200, and inherits many features from this earlier model including the same 10.2 Megapixel CCD sensor and built-in image st...
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photographyblog.com
Reviewed on 2009-09-14
The Sony A230 is a new entry-level 10.2 megapixel DSLR camera, replacing the popular A200 model. Intended to be easier to use for people new to SLR photography, the A230 features a smaller and lighter design and enhanced user interface. The A230 reta...
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pcmag.com
Reviewed on 2009-08-25
Competitive price. Lightweight. Good image quality. Noise is unnoticeable up to and including ISO 1600. Clever interface guides beginners. HDMI port with support for HDMI CEC.
LCD does not support Live View. Kit lens produces soft images at wider apertures. Still image frame rate is a bit sluggish when compared with comparable cameras.
Sonys latest entry-level SLR shooter, the 10.2-megapixel Alpha DSLR-A230 ($549.99 direct, with 18-55mm kit lens) is competitively priced, captures great images, and delivers a solid feature set for the money. You wont get extras like a Live View L...
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ephotozine.com
Reviewed on 2009-07-17
Nice design, Image stabiliser, Dual slot SD/SDHC & MS, Easier GUI (Graphical User Interface), Minimalist design to prevent confusion
No OK button despite being asked to use it, No live view
Sony continue to challenge their rivals with the release of new DSLRs. The Alpha A230 is an entry level model for users moving up from prosumer compacts. As a replacement to the , the A230 sits in line with the , and . All share the same resolution...
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cnet.com
Reviewed on 2009-07-16
The Sony Alpha DSLR-A230 has fast autofocus; high magnification viewfinder for its class; dual card slots; relatively simple, straightforward operation; built-in wireless flash and image stabilization; helpful SteadyShot indicator.
Smallish grip; default settings produce suboptimal photos.
A modest update over its predecessor, the , the Alpha DSLR-A230 offers the same essential feature set in a redesigned body with sufficient quality and performance-enhancing firmware tweaks to merit the term "upgrade." And like its predecessor, the res...
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photoreview.com.au
Reviewed on 2009-09-01
Sonys Alpha DSLR-A230 is a modest update of the A200, which we reviewed in January 2008. Although this camera was one of three models announced in mid-May, it has taken until mid-September for a review unit to reach us, which is a pity as we were able...
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