SONY XPERIA XZ1 LANDS IN CANADA THIS FALL WITH BELL AND FREEDOM MOBILE\r\n\u00a0\r\nTORONTO, October 2, 2017 - Sony Mobile Communications (\u201cSony Mobile\u201d) today announced that\u00a0Xperia XZ1\u00a0will be available in Canada starting October 26, 2017 through Bell and Freedom Mobile. Pricing will be available from carriers at launch.\r\nRecently announced,\u00a0Xperia XZ1 offers immersive entertainment and content creation innovations through Sony\u2019s groundbreaking Motion Eye camera with Super slow motion video, 19MP Autofocus burst, pioneering 3D Creator feature, 5.2\u201d Full HD HDR display with streaming HDR video compatibility, and premium audio experience with S-Force Front Surround Sound and dual front-facing speakers.\r\nXperia XZ1 offers an eye-catching and timeless premium design with advanced processing power and\u00a0super-fast download speeds[i]\u00a0thanks to the\u00a0Qualcomm\u00ae Snapdragon\u2122 835 Mobile Platforms.\u00a0\u00a0The Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform is engineered to support stunning graphics, smooth performance and enhanced battery efficiency.\u00a0It will also launch with\u00a0Android 8.0 Oreo\u2122 out of the box.\r\nBuilding on Sony\u2019s traditional strengths in camera, visual and audio innovation, the Xperia XZ1 takes another step forward for fans of entertainment and content creation.\r\nThe camera on Xperia XZ1 comes equipped with Sony\u2019s exclusive Super slow motion video capture, courtesy of the Motion Eye camera system. The Motion Eye system consists of a powerful 1GB memory-stacked camera sensor that processes images five times faster than conventional cameras found in other smartphones. This, in turn, provides the ability to create incredible Super slow motion videos at 960 fps, which is four times slower than videos captured on other smartphones[ii].\r\nA new feature of the Motion Eye camera on Xperia XZ1 is Autofocus burst, which is an enhanced Predictive Hybrid Autofocus with rapid-fire burst capability that captures continuous motion at 10 fps while remaining in focus at 19MP resolution. Rounding off the premium camera experience is a 13MP front camera with\u00a0Sony Exmor RS\u00ae\u00a0ISO6400\u00a0and a display flash for taking outstanding selfies in any light.\r\nXperia XZ1 5.2\u201d screen 1080p Full HD HDR display produces crisp, clear images and videos even outdoors making it an ideal on-the-go entertainment hub.\r\nXperia XZ1 will be available in Sony\u2019s classic Black at launch.\r\nFor more information, please visit:\u00a0https:\/\/www.sonymobile.com\/ca-en\/products\/phones\/\r\n\r\n[i]\u00a0Xperia XZ1 offers up to 1Gbps based on Gigabit Class LTE Cat 16, dependent on market availability and compatible network.\r\n[ii]\u00a0Xperia XZ1 feature a memory-stacked image sensor capable of directly capturing slow motion video at 960 frames per second in High Definition (720p) using device hardware. Verified by Strategy Analytics' SpecTRAX Service against the published camera sensor specifications for over 11,000 smartphones. Correct as of 11\/8\/2017. In a Super slow motion sequence, this camera captures 0.184 seconds at 960 fps for a playback of 5.9 seconds each time.