The Sony Xperia XZ Premium with 4K HDR display gets a RM700 price cut

Posted:  April 4, 2018   By:    14 comments   


Sony Xperia XZ Premium Malaysia

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is the world’s first smartphone to feature a high-resolution 4K HDR display and 960fps super slow-mo. When it was launched in Malaysia, it had a hefty price tag of RM3,399. If you’re still interested in this device, Sony Mobile Malaysia has just announced a price cut of RM700.

The Xperia XZ Premium is now officially priced at RM2,699 and it’s still a capable flagship for today’s standards. It gets a 5.5″ 4K Triluminos panel and under its mirror finish body, it has a Snapdragon 835 processor that’s mated to 4GB of RAM. It comes with 64GB of storage which is expandable via microSD. For better battery life management, the screen runs in 1080p most of the time and it switches to 4K only when it’s needed.

In the imaging department, it gets a 19MP 1/2.3″ Motion eye camera that can shoot incredible 960fps slow-mo videos. For selfies, it gets a 13MP f/2.0 front camera that can shoot 1080p videos.

Juicing up the Xperia XZ Premium is a 3,230mAh battery which supports Quick Charge via USB-C. You still get a headphone jack and there’s also IP68 dust and water resistance.

Apart from the Xperia XZ Premium, Sony has also reduced the price of the Xperia XA1 Plus to RM1,299. This is their mid-range 5.5″ Full HD smartphone that comes with a MediaTek Helio P20 processor, 4GB of RAM an 32GB of storage.

It carries a 23MP f/2.0 Exmor RS main camera and a front-facing 8MP f/2.0 selfie shooter. The fingerprint sensor is embedded in the side power button and powering the device is a 3,430mAh battery.

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If you’re interested in getting their latest Xperia XZ2 flagship smartphone, you still have time to enjoy its pre-order promotion with RM1,088 worth of freebies. According to Sony, they have decided to extend the promotion to 8th of April due to overwhelming response. Based on the Xperia XZ2 pre-order page, shipment is expected to start on 13th April 2018. You can learn more in our Sony Xperia XZ2 announcement post.

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14 Comments for The Sony Xperia XZ Premium with 4K HDR display gets a RM700 price cut

DC

It still more expensive than Huawei P20 lol

    apo

    quite cheap, almost same price as the A8 plus

Panda

I agree..
It should price less than RM 2000.
P20 is most interesting devices and it is the most current smartphones flagship in this month..

swan2

wake up pls sony, u cant be like those droiddroid living in tiny little world.

samseng1

folks here comparing sony with huawei.

driving china car now?

Auto

Overwhelming response… Sure or not? #fakenews

UntilDawn7am

4K on a smartphone is ridiculous. Sony should have kept it at 1080p to reduce cost.

doyee

Its true! But 4 month ago i buy my XZ PREMIUM with RM3099… this device is great and awesome. Perfect camera, and beautiful display

Mana XA2

Sony, launch XA2 early Feb and still until today NO Stock, better don't launch lah like this. Call up KLCC and Curve Sony Centre, NO stock at all. Now i think still got XA1 not finish yet so need to clear stock. So we need wait until XA3 launch to get is it. !!!!

    THOMAS

    Any way I sony supporters
    Sony love u all
    TV audio mobile…….

    Megane

    I just went to Sony the Curve . Stocks are there already

Eneloop

Go play with the demo unit at sony center first, if very decided liked the phone then only buy from 11 street lo, can use rm200 disc coupon leh. Now buy not bad la got free bluetooth headphone, else buy s9 or p20 better. The xz2 are nearing good but not quite matched the s9, p20 or ipX camera.

    Zaki

    According to GSMarena, xz2’s camera in on par with the s9. Surprisingly, if you’re using tripod, the lowlight quality of the camera is better than the s9

zaki

"If we've criticized the company's flagships before, it hasn't been for a lack of reasons, but it has brought some name calling our way. You can't please everyone, but the Sony loyalist may feel a little warmth reading this, for a change. This time around, the Xperia XZ2 proved to be as good and, on occasion, even superior to the Galaxy S9 in this shootout.

The funny thing is, Sony's phone hit the Galaxy where it hurt most – low-light photography. Support it properly, and the XZ2 will deliver better pictures that the S9 at night, in full auto at that. The Galaxy saves face with solid output when shooting handheld – courtesy of OIS, and a bright aperture, so not all is lost in the dark.

In daylight we'd really struggle to pick a winner. If you refrain from close-up scrutiny, the two are actually very hard to tell apart and when you do zoom in, it's a clash of approaches, neither strictly better than the other – the super-clean Galaxy versus the noisier but more detailed Xperia.

An unlikely winner in another area, the Galaxy is our pick for slow-mo video recording. Yes, Sony introduced it last year, and even upped the resolution this year. But it's Samsung that's wrapped slow-mo in more approachable and easier to use software, ultimately making it better as a whole.

Regular videos, on the other hand, are that little bit more likeable coming out of the Xperia, the 4K/30fps ones in particular, but it's not a night-and-day difference. What can possibly have you leaning either way is the 4K/60fps capabilities of the Galaxy and the HDR recording of the Xperia. Pick one."

https://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_s9_vs_son…