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Sony Xperia X Premium to sport HDR, 1 billion color depth display

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Remember our recently published article about the speculation of Sony releasing a 4K HDR displays for smartphones? Well, it looks like that we’re on point here. The latest rumors suggest that the upcoming flagship successor to the Xperia Z5 Premium will be called Xperia X Premium. And it will feature HDR screen similar to high-end Bravia TVs today.

More on the HDR, the resolution is unclear if we will still see the 4K Ultra HD screen of Z5 Premium. But one thing we know is that the HDR for mobile is really happening and Sony will be the first to feature such technology on upcoming Xperia X Premium.

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By comparison, HDR displays produce way brighter screen and hundred times more accurate in producing colors with its 1.07 billion color depth while typical AMOLEDs have only 16.8 million colors.

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Allegedly, the Xperia X Premium will offer 2x more max brightness than the Galaxy S7 Edge, 120Hz refresh rate, and a whopping 2000:1 contrast ratio. These numbers really look promising but remain unclear until we’ve seen it sitting side-by-side with Super AMOLED.

How about your display pick, Super AMOLED or HDR? Let’s know in the comments if you’re excited with the Sony Xperia X Premium and what other specs and features do you expect.

Sony Xperia X Premium Full Specs, Release, Price in the Philippines

  • Display: 5.5-inch HDR screen, 2000:1 contrast, 1300 nits, 1 billion color depth
  • Design: Metal + waterproof and dust resistance IP68
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor
  • GPU: Adreno 530 graphics
  • RAM: 3GB RAM
  • Memory: 32GB + 200GB microSD card
  • Camera: 23MP f2.0, Steady Shot hybrid stabilization, 4K video
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nutella
  • Port: USB Type-C
  • Price: Estimated at Php 40k / $800
  • Release: Estimated in September announcement
  • Where to buy in PH: Sony Philippines
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Hi! I'm Jade, an Electronics and Communications Engineer and tech enthusiast. I am the editor-in-chief here at ManilaShaker and on our YouTube channel. If you have questions, suggestions or anything we could talk about you can find me Instagram and Twitter @jadejardinico.

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