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Sony Xperia Z

Operating System: Google Android Jelly Bean 4.2

The 5-inch screen on the Sony Xperia Z smartphone officially makes it a phone-tablet hybrid, a "Phablet". Dust resistant and able to withstand up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes, the Xperia Z was built to endure. Sony made crystal-clear photos and videos a priority by loading the device with a 13-megapixel camera and HDR video. "One-Touch" is an Xperia Z motif, allowing users "one-touch" sharing, mirroring, backup and listening, with a string of features that allow a user to wirelessly connect with other Android or Sony products. The phablet runs on a 1.5GHz Qualcomm quad-core processor and contains up to 16-GB of on-board storage, 2-GB RAM and a microSD card slot.

Price: $579.99, without contract


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