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Xperia™ ZR

Shoot in Full HD

Discover a durable smartphone from Sony

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  • Xperia ZR
  • This smartphone from Sony is perfect for HD recording.
  • This phone is designed for durability.
  • This smartphone comes in a range of stunning colours.
  • Experience a smartphone that can film Full HD video.


  • 138 grams
  • 4.93 ounces


  • 131.3 x 67.3 x 10.5 mm
  • 5.15 x 2.63 x 0.40 inches


  • 13 megapixel fast-capture camera with Exmor RS
  • 16x digital zoom with auto focus


  • 4.55 inches TFT
  • 16 millions colours, 1280x720 pixels

On the inside

  • Google Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Quad Core


  • Dust-resistant and waterproof (IP55 / IP58) [*]
  • Dust-resistant (IP55) [*]
  • Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass


  • Talk time: Up to 13 hours***
  • Standby time: Up to 520 hours***
  • Music listening time: Up to 45 hours***
  • Video playback time: Up to 8.5 hours***

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Downloads and takeaways

Detailed technical specification coming soon.


This is a listing of Xperia ZR‘s main features and functions. For a complete technical specification, download the Xperia™ ZR White paper (1 MB)

Camera and video

  • 13 megapixel camera with auto focus
  • 16x digital zoom
  • Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
  • Full HD video recording (1080p)
  • Front-facing camera (VGA)
  • Face detection
  • HDR for both picture/film
  • Flash/Photo light
  • Image playback, supported formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WBMP
  • Image capture, supported format: JPEG
  • Video playback supported formats: 3GPP, MP4, MKV, AVI, XVID, MOV
  • Video recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4

Connectivity and communication

  • 3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
  • aGPS
  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
  • DLNA Certified
  • Media Go
  • Media Transfer Protocol support
  • Micro USB support
  • Native USB tethering
  • NFC
  • Screen mirroring
  • Xperia Link
  • Wi-Fi® and Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality
  • Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync, Google Sync and Facebook


  • PlayStation Certified
  • Sony Entertainment Network (selected markets only)
  • Motions gaming
  • Video streaming
  • 3D games
  • Audio playback, supported formats: MP3, 3GPP, MP4, SMF, WAV, OTA, Ogg vorbis
  • Audio recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4, AMR
  • FM Radio with RDS
  • "Movies" application

Pre-loaded applications

  • Google Play**
  • Google Chrome**
  • Google Voice Search**
  • Google Maps for Mobile with Street View and Latitude**

Memory and storage

  • RAM: 2GB
  • Flash memory: Up to 8 G****
  • Expansion slot: microSD card, up to 32 GB


  • UMTS HSPA+ 900 (Band VIII), 2100 (Band I) Mhz (not available in all markets)
  • UMTS HSPA+ 850 (Band V), 1700 (Band IV), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I) (not available in all markets)
  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Display and design

  • 4.55", 16 million colours, 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Shatter-proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass
  • Capacitive touchscreen with on-screen QWERTY keyboard

* In compliance with IP55 and IP58, Xperia™ ZR is protected against the ingress of dust and is waterproof. Provided that all ports and covers are firmly closed, the phone is (i) protected against low pressure jets of water from all practicable directions in compliance with IP 55; and/or (ii) can be kept under 1.50 metre of freshwater for up to 30 minutes in compliance with IP 58.

** This feature is not available in all markets.

*** Values are according to GSM Association Battery Life Measurement Technique as performed in controlled laboratory conditions. Actual time may vary.

**** Memory comprises approximately 3.4 GB firmware, plus 4.6 GB of “Internal storage” for music, pictures and films, downloaded applications and their data

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